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Does IRS want you?

In its infinite wisdom – or lack thereof – Congress recently gave the U.S. Internal Revenue Service $80 billion in new funding as part of the Inflation Reduction Act before the agency had a plan for spending it.

Protecting Texas’ electric grid shouldn’t jack up energy bills

Imagine you’re a kid starting a lemonade stand. You take on all the risk, using your allowance to buy lemons, sugar and plastic cups. You are prone to market variables, such as the lack of foot traffic from neighbors. Yet you soldier on, craft a somewhat persuasive but mostly adorable sales pitch, and sling enough cups to keep your piggy bank fat and happy for a while.

Mickey Mantle's regrets

In 1994, a year before his death from alcohol-induced cirrhosis, hepatitis C and inoperable liver cancer, Mickey Mantle gave a remorseful interview to Sports Illustrated. The New York Yankees superstar center fielder and first-ballot Hall of Fame inductee recounted his life as an alcoholic with brutal candor. Mantle admitted that because of alcohol abuse, he ended up “killing himself.”

Helping children process trauma

April is both Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness month. The following article is the final article of a five-week series focusing on raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. Locally, HCWC served 660 community members that experienced sexual assault or abuse and 639 children at Roxanne’s House, our Children’s Advocacy Center.


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