A well-mannered win: Texas ranks super low in swearing, it's no potty mouthed state
With all our yes ma'ams and no sirs , we Texans are a well-mannered bunch . . . and now there's statistical data to prove it.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Motley Fool
A Shift Toward Natural Gas Vehicles
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Tue May 14, 2013
VIDEO: Why Texas German is a dying dialect
The first German settlers arrived in Texas over 150 years ago and successfully passed on their native language throughout the generations - until now.
Mon May 13, 2013
Financial News & Daily Record
Bi-Lo Winn-Dixie cutting $100M in labor costs, to focus on customers
After Bi-Lo LLC acquired Jacksonville-based Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. in March 2012, the company began cutting $100 million in labor costs from the merged company, which has combined sales of $10 billion.
Sun May 12, 2013
Wall Street Journal
The Yellow Prose of Texas? Secession Movement Blooms in Fiction
But in the world of fiction, several authors have released books in the past year depicting the Lone Star State as a breakaway republic rebelling against shenanigans in Washington.
Sat May 11, 2013
Texas: America's Very Own China?
What's special about Texas? It's a state which actually touts it's similarities with China as a justification for businesses to move out of the state they're in now, and relocate to the Lone Star state.
Fri May 10, 2013
Post and Courier
A Texas-sized economic primer for Obama
Many Texans boast, ad nauseam, that “everything is bigger and better” in the Lone Star State.
The Washington Monthly
From Poor Regulation to Terrorism
You might think the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, that leveled the town and killed 14 people would have given pause to those conservative policymakers and boosters in the Lone Star State who proudly boast of a "Texas Way" in which job-creators aren't hassled by pointy-headed bureaucrats and regulators or income taxes or any of those ... (more)
Lone Star College System's $500 Million Question
Tomorrow's another big day for the Lone Star College System as it seeks to persuade voters that it needs a bunch more money -- $497.7 million -- to expand its facilities and who cares about those old Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board projections anyway? Well some people do and they say this entire bond issue is a waste of time and money and ... (more)
Sneak off with that special someone with these 6 weekend getaways
Summer is quickly approaching, and it's not taking any detours. But before the temperatures hit the triple digits, we're in a bit of a sweet spot, weather-wise: the few weeks wherein being outside is still wholly enjoyable, without all the sweat and risk for heat stroke.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Mitchell: Pistol Annies mesh in latest album
The other two members are both accomplished but lesser known songwriters and performers Angeleena "Holler Annie" Presley and Ashley "Hippie Annie" Monroe while Lambert is referred to as "Lone Star" Annie.
Thu May 09, 2013
Dumbest list ever: Survey of best barbecue joints in America messes with Texas
Online men's magazine Made Man has released a list of the " 11 Best BBQ Joints in America " that has some, well, interesting results.
Lonestar's Richie McDonald performs at Chillin' The Most
Serving more than 500 individuals across the Treasure Coast area find their voice through art, it's a new program, just launched, and in need of operating costs.
MILLER: Obama promotes jobs in Texas, where gun companies are looking to escape gun-control
President Obama will travel to Austin Thursday to promote job creation, while profitable corporations are moving to Texas to escape his bad economic policies.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Democrats Hope For A Bright Future In The Lone Star State
Voters leave the Old Blanco Courthouse in Blanco, Texas, after casting their ballots in November 2012.
Wed May 08, 2013
Travel for Teachers program offers discounted getaways for summer break
The school year is winding down, and just like students, teachers are planning well-deserved summer escapes and getaways.
Tue May 07, 2013
Dallas could see boost as Texas ranked Best State for Business
Dallas could see a boost of interest as Texas ranked as the No. 1 business-friendly state in the U.S. Texas was ranked as the best state to do business in the ninth year in a row in Chief Executive magazine's Best and Worst state's survey of more than 700 top CEOs.
Meet Jeffers Richardson of Firestone Walker Brewing Company at Lone Star Beverages in Carrollton
If you are free at 3PM today, swing by Lone Star Beverages in Carrollton to meet Firestone Walker Brewing Company's brew master Jeffers Richardson.
Q&A with Daniel Vaughn, Texas Monthly 's Barbecue Editor
Grilling and barbecue season's "official" start date is still a few weeks away, but this year's batch of grilling and bbq cookbooks are trickling in.
Mon May 06, 2013
Mansfield youth named Lone Star Sweetheart
Rylea Elizabeth Fields, 9, of Mansfield, has been crowned Miss Lone Star Preteen Sweetheart through the America's National Teenager Scholarship Organization Program.