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Blake Perez, left, a Temple High senior, poses Friday in his cap and gown at the fountain on Avenue H at 41st Street in Temple as his sister Jami takes pictures.

Dear Heloise: I’ve heard that low calorie, artificially sweetened drinks and sweeteners aren’t so good when I’m trying to lose weight. What do you think?

Dear Annie: I started seeing someone recently. “Matthew” is a perfect gentleman in many respects, but he has one habit that I find very rude and jarring: He burps, frequently, and sometimes without even covering his mouth. We sit down to watch a movie together after dinner, and all I can foc…