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It's time for East Texas to clean up its act

Record Admin Sep. 14, 2015, 12:47pm

There's one in almost every family: a black sheep, the one sibling or cousin who has to be different, can't follow the rules, keeps making the same mistakes, and is forever getting into trouble and embarrassing his relatives.

Diverting public funds to private use is illegal

The SE Texas Record Sep. 8, 2015, 8:20am

“Use of taxpayer funds should be reserved for purely public purposes, not the private benefit of an individual, corporation, or association.” That's the first sentence of a position paper published this summer by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).

Vice tightens on Ashley Madison website

The SE Texas Record Aug. 31, 2015, 12:20pm

Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr starred in An Affair to Remember in 1957

Paxton to EPA: Don't mess with Texas!

The SE Texas Record Aug. 24, 2015, 5:03pm

Gov. Greg Abbott spent much time and energy in his previous position as state attorney general fighting against the attempted usurpations of the Obama Administration, those of the Environmental Protection Agency in particular.

Can't find a public restroom? Thank Jonathan!

Record Admin Aug. 17, 2015, 2:43pm

We're not on a Seinfeld kick.

No Double Dipping! This means you, Brent!

The SE Texas Record Aug. 11, 2015, 10:20am

One of the funniest scenes from the Seinfeld show features George Costanza (Jason Alexander) dipping a tortilla chip in a sour-cream mix at a cocktail party.

Other states should follow the Texas model

The SE Texas Record Aug. 4, 2015, 10:15am

A little over a year ago, the Wall Street Journal ran an article entitled “Toyota Escapes to Texas.” The announcement of the Japanese car company's plan to move its sales headquarters from California to Plano was the jumping-off point for a recitation of the many advantages our state's business climate has over California's.

If you have no proof, don't go to court

The SE Texas Record Jul. 28, 2015, 8:03am

Ever wonder how much time you waste doing things that don't need to be done?

There's more than one way to go for the jackpot at a casino

The SE Texas Record Jul. 21, 2015, 11:07am

Some things you can take for granted.

Time to declare open season on trolls

The SE Texas Record Jul. 13, 2015, 11:38am

Troll slayer Unified Patents predicts that 2015 will set a record for patent litigation, with more than 6,000 lawsuits likely to be filed – the vast majority by nonpracticing entities, i.e., patent trolls.

Going to court? Hire a judge!

The SE Texas Record Jul. 6, 2015, 6:44pm

Story CopyJudge Ward served as a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas for 12 years.