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3 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

The most "country music" states in the United States have been ranked

Check out our pics above of some of the best country songs by Texas country artists about the Lone Star State Real estate blog Estately set out to find which state in the union was most conducive to life inside a theoretical country song.


Related Topix: Texas, Country

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Willie Nelson

"Well, it seems that I've been here before/ So if this means that there is more bring it on."


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Beer for My Horses, Red Headed Stranger, Music!, Western, Drama Movies, Music, Entertainment


2 Texas wineries recognized among the best in the U.S.

Texas gets only a little vino love on a new list of the country's 101 best wineries.


Related Topix: Texas, Country, Stonewall, TX, Wine, Drink, Andrews, TX, Austin, TX

Washington Times

Rep. Edwards: If I were advising Obama, Ia d advise him to go to the Texas border

A Maryland Democrat said her advice to President Obama would be that he should visit the Texas border Wednesday during his visit to the Lone Star State to get a first-hand look at the response to the children from Central American countries that are trying to cross into the country illegally.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Chet Edwards, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Representative Donna Edwards, Country


Today in the press

The mass sell-off of loans books by Irish lenders could be used by a US private equity house to create the kernel of a third banking force, according to one of the country's leading corporate finance executives.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Country

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Kos

IL-Gov: Pat Quinn (D) Hits Rick Perry's (R. TX) Latest Attempt To Poach Jobs From Illinois

For the second year in a row, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his Lone Star State corporate raiders are headed to Chicago this afternoon, and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and his boys already are shooting back.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, Country, Tax, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney


Local is as local does: Whiskey Cake doesn't act like a chain restaurant

The proof is in Whiskey Cake, 1845 Northwest Expressway, which arrived in Oklahoma City from Plano, Texas, from the Fork It Over restaurant group.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Oklahoma City, OK, Country


Tick bite leads to food allergy for Durham woman

Shortly after getting into bed, she began getting a stomach ache, headache, chills and rash.


Related Topix: Chatham County, NC, Country

WTOP-FM Washington

Survey reveals ticks uncommon to area inhabit Montgomery County

A recent tick survey out of Gaithersburg, Maryland, reveals a type of tick not common to the area inhabits a Montgomery County park and that there are numbers of tick varieties infected with pathogens capable of making people sick.


Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Country

Mon Jul 07, 2014


In Texas, Less Progress on Reducing Teen Pregnancy

Charmaine Carbs thought that she would be the only senior at her high school to walk across the stage pregnant at graduation.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Family, Teenagers, Houston, TX, Country, Human Sexuality

Sun Jul 06, 2014


The Last Drop

Too little rain and too much heat equals drought. Right now the United States Drought Monitor shows that 99% of Texas is under drought conditions.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Texas, Country, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 05, 2014

North Texas e-News

Free 'Ice Cream Sunday' at Kimbell Art Museum with Blue Bell Ice Cream

The Kimbell Art Museum and Blue Bell Ice Cream present "Ice Cream Sunday" on Sunday, July 20, from noon to 3:00 p.m., in the Piano Pavilion, to celebrate National Ice Cream Day.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Ice Cream, Country, Brenham, TX, Washington County, TX

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Exploring American Barbecue: How to Make 5 Regional Styles

Forget politics - the issue that really divides the country is barbecue. In states like Texas and North Carolina, the residents can't even agree on which style should reign supreme.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, North Carolina, Country, Recipes


Lone Star Cinema: The Newton Boys

After Slacker and Dazed and Confused but before Bernie , Before Midnight and the soon-to-be-released Boyhood , Richard Linklater made a charming little movie called The Newton Boys .


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Newton Boys, History Movies, Before Midnight, Lone Star, Mystery Movies, Country, Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused, Slacker


Austin loves America: City ranks among most patriotic in the U.S.

Nearly every city in America will roll out the red-white-and-blue carpet this weekend, but a recent survey reveals Texas towns are patriotic year-round.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Texas, San Antonio, TX, Houston, TX, Country

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Scenic Webcam Now Live from San Jacinto Monument

The San Jacinto Monument Cam will join other prestigious U.S. landmarks documented by EarthCam including the Statue of Liberty, Niagara Falls, Dealey Plaza, Washington Monument, Time Square and Mount Rushmore.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Texas, US National Parks, Washington Monument, Country

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Houston Press

A Ranking of Texas Whiskeys Under $40

Though Kentucky and Tennessee have long been considered the whiskey and bourbon capitols of the country, Texas is increasingly making a name for itself as a whiskey producer.


Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Country, Dallas, TX

Tue Jul 01, 2014


'Man Fire Food' is loving the 'Global Flavors of Texas' on Cooking Channel

On tonight's episode of " Man Fire Food ," Roger Mooking , chef, musician and lover of all things smoky and delicious, went to the Lone Star State to get some tastes of the "Global Flavors of Texas ."


Related Topix: Texas, Country, Culinary Institute of America

Contra Costa Times

On Tap: Blues Review comes to Antioch on July 26

Golden State-Lone Star Blues Revue featuring Mark Hummel, Little Charlie Baty & Anson Funderburgh is a cross country meeting of the minds between California and Texas musicians.


Related Topix: Antioch, CA, Blues, Country, California, Orinda, CA, Family, Kids

KUT-FM Austin

Rising Oil and Gas Boom Does Little for Poor in Texas

When it comes to the oil and gas drilling boom in the country, Texas is king. Actually, make that crown a global one: over a quarter of all the active drilling rigs in the world are right here in the Lone Star State.


Related Topix: Texas, Country, Housing, West, TX