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‘Your Jewish Friend’

By DANNY MINTON I opened the Houston Post in July of 1993, looking for the obituary of my father-in-law. While browsing the page, I discovered a small personal obituary in the bottom corner of the page. The note contained few words, and there were no pictures. I don’t remember the exact words, but the message remains with me even today.

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ACU Reschedules Summit for spring 2022

Abilene Christian University is postponing its annual Summit until spring 2022, due to concerns over the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. A revamped on-campus Summit is scheduled for March 31-April 1, 2022. Summit originally was scheduled to coincide with homecoming, which will proceed Oct. 14-17. The following news release was issued by Leah Andrews, Summit director. “We are sorry to announce that,

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We Can Do That Later

By JIM NICHOLS It is reasonable that few of us live with much sense of urgency. Occasionally, we find ourselves having to make specific plans and implement them with care, but, generally, what we have as tasks today can wait until tomorrow. Even with important tasks it is our tendency to delay them or build them into some plan. This

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Ballet Folklorico Leads 16 de Septiembre Festivities

St. Vincent 16 de Septiembre celebrationThursday, Sept. 166 p.m.–parade from St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church to Sears Park6:45 p.m.–Festivities at Sears Park, including Ballet Folklorico, mariachi band, and moreAll events are free, and the public is invited16 de Septiembre celebrations honor Mexico’s independence from Spain in 1810. Sept. 16 is believed to be the day that a cry for independence

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By DANNY MINTON Tradition in Texas History states that Sam Houston addressed his men on April 19, 1836, as they prepared for the “Battle of San Jacinto” with the words “Remember the Alamo.” Many of his men had friends in the battle at San Antonio and were anxious to take revenge. A little over a hundred years later, there would

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