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Texas Ranked 11th on New ‘Definitive’ 50 States List
You've seen these kinds of rankings before, usually it's based on some subjective category like the best place to eat a steak or the city with the friendliest people. In this case, the website Thrillist ranked all 50 states based on what they describe as 'contributions to America...
Texas Has Some of the Best Cities for Driving
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You may not think so but, Texas has some of the best cities for driving. Now, before you go off on a rant about how bad drivers are in Houston, Austin and some of the other larger cities in Texas, keep in mind this is based on certain metrics...
Planning a Road Trip this Summer? Start Right Here in Texas
I love road trips. Getting out on the highway and exploring all that our great country has to offer, exploring out of the way diners and scenery. Needless to say, Texas has plenty to offer for your vacation. In fact, the website WalletHub crunched the numbers comparing states to find the best & …
This Just In-Texas is Still a Great Place to Start a New Business
Listen up entrepreneurs, the Lone Star state is a pretty good place to be if you're thinking about starting a business.
According to the financial website WalletHub, Texas is ranked 2nd in the nation in the average growth of the number of small businesses, 4th in the average length of workweek, …
Texas Unemployment Rate Down Below 5%
Even when the nation's economy was struggling in recent years, it was good to see that Texas managed to stay above the fray with better unemployment rates than the national average. Lately however, our rate in Texas is actually a little higher than the national average...
Report Says Lone Star State Not the Greatest for Children
A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation puts Texas near the bottom of the list when it comes to taking care of our kids.
The '2017 Kids Count Data Book' says that Texas is ranked only 41st in the nation in four key areas-health, education, economic well-being and family & co…
This Just In-Texas is Not Boring!
Here we go again, another website has done a little research comparing certain factors to determine what the most boring states in the nation are. I have some good news-Texas is not on the list. The Lone Star State is also not on the list of the most exciting states, either...
What’s the Most Dangerous City in Texas?
You hear a lot about crime in our state, and you may have wondered what city is considered the most dangerous?
The website 1point21 interactive compared cities with populations of over 100,000 (which counts Victoria out) and came up with a definitive list...
Does Texas Have a Big Drug Problem? Maybe Not So Much
We hear about drug busts and drug problems on the news all the time but when it comes down to it, Texas fares pretty well compared to other states. According to the personal finance website WalletHub, the States with the Biggest Drug Problems in 2017 compared the 50 states and the District of Columb…
10 Common Expressions that are Uniquely Texas (or not)
Texas is known for a lot of things like ranches, cowboys, oil and barbecue, just to name a few. To some, Texas is also known for some unique expressions that you've probably heard before but, if you weren't born and raised here like myself, then some may be new to you...

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