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How ‘Green’ is Our Valley? Apparently, Not Very
Earth Day is coming up this weekend (Saturday, April 22nd) and you'd think most of the United States was pretty good at being earth-friendly by now. I'm not talking about whole solar-powered electric grids or a majority of vehicles powered by hybrid motors, but a state as big as Texas, which not onl…
Got Weed in Dallas? That’s A Ticket
There's been lots of loosening of marijuana laws across the country in recent years and, some of those changes have even hit the Lone Star State. While it's not a statewide change, the city of Dallas has decided to reduce possession of the wacky weed to a misdemeanor...
Celebrate Earth Day with Texas Adopt-A-Beach
Earth Day is coming up Saturday, April 22nd, and the Texas General Land Office invites you to celebrate at the beach for the 31st annual Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup.
This highly successful program invites volunteers to come to specific beaches for a few ours to help clean up litter and marine debris…
Great Places in Texas to Do Some Hiking
We love taking trips around the state to discover new things like great scenery. I've lived here for over twenty years, but I've only seen a small portion of the beauty Texas has to offer. Here's a list of some great places to visit in that you should definitely put on your list...
The 10 Most Redneck Texas Cities [VIDEO]
Are you a redneck? I hate to use stereotypes but, we all know a few. I have to admit that even though I'm a transplanted northerner, I've lived in the south long enough for a trait or two to rub off on me. Keeping stereotypes in mind, and with tongue planted firmly in cheek, here's a …
Which Texas Cities Are the Best Sports Cities?
When you consider factors including how well a city's sports team performs, average tickets prices to see them play, and the number of sports bars per capita, you can begin to compile a list of 2016's Best Sports Cities. Considering the diehard fans for pro sports teams in the Lone Star St…
2 Texas Teams Remain in AP College Football Poll
Texas beat Baylor on a last-second field goal 35-34 over the weekend handing the Bears their first loss of the season, which knocked Baylor down a few places, while Texas A&M had no problems crushing New Mexico State 52-10. Elsewhere in Texas college football, Texas Tech went into double ove…
What’s the Most Common Job in Texas?
Texas is a big state. There are numerous kinds of companies and industries in our state so, naturally there are lots of options when it comes to working. What do you think the most common job in the state would be? The answer might surprise you...

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