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Friday | Off the Kuff

We don't need no (sex) education

In Texas and across the country, the rate of teenage births has declined significantly since its peak in 1991.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Family, Teenagers, Country, Human Sexuality, Rick Perry, US Governors

Friday | Fodor's

Top 10 State Fairs in the U.S.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Country, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Recreational Vehicle, Bison, Honey

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Roll Call

HOH: Getting to the Meat of the Matter in Texas

From the looks of things on social media, folks in the Lone Star State can't quite figure out exactly what they should be stuffing their faces with.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ruben Hinojosa, Democrat, Texas, Country, Corpus Christi, TX

Business Journal

Oil-and-gas activity leads Texas to another year of industrial job growth

Workers on a drilling rig in South Texas' Eagle Ford Shale formation. Oil and gas extraction activity has pushed Texas' manufacturing job growth up 2.5 percent from a year ago.


Related Topix: Texas, San Antonio, TX, Country


Digital Outlets Help Fill Statehouse Ranks As Newspapers Retrench

The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit news outlet launched in 2009, now boasts the largest statehouse bureau in the Lone Star State at 15 full-time staffers.


Related Topix: Texas, Country

News Max

Immigration Playing Evolving Role in Texas Politics

Immigration is changing the political leanings of most of the major cities in Texas, with a growing foreign-born population of naturalized citizens who tend to vote for Democratic candidates.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Country, American University, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

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