Texana 11/24/2017

Texas Ranked Most Dangerous State for Thanksgiving Travel Top Trending Products in Texas Saving the best for last: “Fixer Upper” family talks about final season VIDEO Working Ranch Cowboys Assoc. World Championship Ranch Rodeo results Did Jack Ruby know? 10,000 more FBI records unsealed from JFK assassination files Houston Texans cheerleaders unveil 2018 Sideline Calendar […]
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A brief history of the American Thanksgiving holiday.

George Washington, during his first year as President, issued the original American Thanksgiving proclamation setting aside Thursday, November 26 as “A Day of Publick Thanksgiving and Prayer.” Signed by Washington on October 3, 1789 and entitled “General Thanksgiving,” the decree appointed the day “to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal […]
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Listener: Lubbock needs some dog parks! And…

Lubbock needs some dog parks! And an in-door shooting range And a go-cart race track And a miniature golf course Annnnndddd a nice sandy beach!  Yeah I want them ALL! Geeez, my “quality of life” is – fire protection, good streets, good utilities and trash collection, police protection (get rid of the bums!!!).  I enjoy […]
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Lubbock-area news for 11/22/2017

Lubbock County Clerk waiving some fees for veterans Listener: Lubbock needs some dog parks! And… Mayor Pope to Host Coffee with the Mayor on Wednesday, December 6 Texas Tech University Ranked No. 3 in Top 20 Best Online Colleges in Texas List Texas Tech University Concert Band to Perform Final Concert of Semester Texas Tech […]
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Abilene-area news for 11/22/2017

Taylor County incumbents file for re-election Mayor calls new city secretary ‘asset to our team’ Highway 351 construction ahead of schedule VIDEO Report: Abilene man kidnapped, tied up with tape, forced into trunk at gunpoint, more Suspect arrested for firing gun around wife, children near Abilene High identified, more Abilene police report: Man scuffles with […]
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Wichita Falls-area news for 11/22/2017

City council accept grants for Lake Wichita boat ramp expansion, more Wichita Falls Thanksgiving holiday trash schedule Crowds gather to see Fantasy of Lights start Burglary stopped in progress, 17-year-olds arrested Man arrested for alleged murder of Clifton Carr Family of Gideon Carmichael, killed helicopter pilot, establish scholarship fund Haskell pilot remembered for helping others, […]
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Exposed: Paxton prosecutor mislead grand jury to get indictment

Well we’ve more dirty deeds for the press to ignore from the special high-paid prosecutors in the case against our Attorney General Ken Paxton. Jon Cassidy (who else?) of the Texas Monitor reports that a new, previously sealed, document has come out in the case which shows that the prosecution mislead a Collin County grand […]
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Lubbock-area news for 11/21/2017

Water meter reading: KJTV puts city to the test VIDEO TTU Apparel Design and Manufacturing Program Ranked Among Top 10 Fashion Design Schools in the Southwest TTU Hospitality and Retail Management Graduate Team Takes Third Place in Market Study Competition TTU Personal Financial Planning Professor Harold Evensky Awarded First Advocacy Leadership Award TTU CASNR Research […]
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Abilene-area news for 11/21/2017

McMurry Band and Chanters to Perform at Carnegie Hall McMurry University Lecture Series to Feature Entrepreneurship Expert Community garden continuing to feed the less fortunate this holiday season Customers react to the unexplained closure for Comet Cleaners Actress Ann Wedgeworth, an Abilene native, dies at age 83 Anson woman remembered for putting others above self […]
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Wichita Falls-area news for 11/21/2017

City approves wastewater treatment equipment, delays conference hotel finances in council meeting City to accept grant for Lake Wichita boat ramp Some trash pickup days affected by holiday Wichtia County memorial statue to be placed at LEC WFFD donates $8k to each ACS, Komen WFISD honors two Rider greats, approves partnership VIDEO Preview: 2017 Midwestern […]
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