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Last Friday, in a tragic  hit and run wreck, an alleged drunk driver hit a group of pedestrians, including UT soccer players Kylie Doniak and Leah Payne.   Our thoughts are certainly with the injured and the families of the injured, especially Ms. Doniak, who was seriously injured.  But the incident is also a lesson to others.  In…

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Cedar Park made news earlier this week when the city declared that it’s adopting a zero tolerance policy towards uninsured motorists — every uninsured motorist stopped for a ticket or involved in an accident will now be given a citation instead of a warning.  While I applaud the efforts, I also wonder, “Why now?”  It shouldn’t be…

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Yesterday’s Austin American Statesman featured the tragic story of Carmen and Javier Chaparro, recent victims of the Bastrop County fires.  The Chaparros seem like great people.  Javier is a professional musician, and Carmen is a teacher who works with special-needs kids.  But sadly, after the fire, the Chaparros discovered that they didn’t have enough insurance…

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