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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...

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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...

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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 & community.

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Do You Know These Texas Sayings? Non-Texans Try to Guess Their Meaning

There is regional slang all over the country but none of what I've heard in my life was a colorful as what I've heard here in the lone stat state...

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Good News…Victoria is Not Considered (Very) ‘Kinky’

I would say that most of the people I know in Victoria are pretty normal. Although I don't personally know what their habits might be when they're alone with their significant other (or, by themselves, I don't judge), I would tend to think they're not into anything that might be considered 'kinky...

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