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Trainwreck poster

In a Judd Apatow comedy, you can always count on the lead character following the same story arc. Usually he’s a hard-partying, pot smoking schlep who meets a girl and messes it up due to commitment phobia. In the end, he gets his act together and gets the girl back. Happy ending.

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Q. A credit card company sued me and has a judgment against me. Now it has garnished my bank account, and all the money in the account has been taken. I thought there was no garnishment in Texas?

A. With the exception of obligations for child support and student loans, Texas law prohibits wage garnishment. In other words, a creditor who sues for a credit card debt cannot garnish your wages through your employer. Creditors, however, can garnish a bank checking or savings account.

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“Unfettered,” according to the American Heritage Dictionary, means “free from fetters or other physical bonds.”

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The Lincoln Motor Company’s reinvention took a major step forward with the unvei

The Lincoln MKC is a unique creation from the ground up with an assortment of first-in-class features.

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Competition helps to bring us better products and services. Google has been actively courting Android users to its Google Docs apps for typical office purposes. Microsoft had previously made available some limited-functionality free Office product apps for smart devices, but only recently did Microsoft make available fully functional free Office apps for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, and Windows phones and tablets.

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‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ (left) and ‘Testament to Youth’

‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,’ starring Thomas Mann and RJ Cyler

Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

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“I get like a tigress when it’s about my kids,” wrote famed actress Meryl Streep.

I did not get to read the entire interview, but I can only imagine that someone had attacked one of her offspring and she did not like it very much at all. From some of the titles I read on printed media while waiting in grocery check out lanes, I am surprised that more mothers haven’t cried out or attempted to stop the printing of slanderous lies and innuendo that probably has little basis of truth.

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Windows 10 logo

Earlier this year, I wrote about some of the potential features that were being considered for the upcoming release of Windows 10. The release version is now complete, with Microsoft already producing packaged software for the retail channels, and PC manufacturers are producing machines with Windows 10 factory installed. Some of the big box stores and online sellers are already taking “presale” orders for Windows 10 software ($119 retail), and computers to be delivered or otherwise made available on the official release date, July 29.

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Ram Promaster City

The 2015 Ram ProMaster City is the newest addition to Ram’s commercial vehicle lineup and contributes to the expanding, purpose-built van segment with a number of best-in-class, functional elements.

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I read a quote this week from Amy Tan that has stuck in my mind more than many do: “In a Chinese family, the mother pulls very tightly on the bond to a point where the daughter asks, ‘Why can’t I know about such and such?’ and the mother answers, ‘Because I haven’t put it into your mind yet.’”

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