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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Teen Isaac Harding-Davis can eat TEN cheeseburgers in 2 minutes

Now that's a snack! Teenager who can eat TEN cheeseburgers in two minutes and 50 Weet-Bix in one sitting is hungry to be world champion A teenager who holds a world record for eating 10 cheeseburgers in under two minutes and trains for his sport by eating 50 Weet-Bix in one sitting is on a mission to be the best competitive eater on the planet.


Related Topix: World Records, Country

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The New York Observer

Perry Pitches Texas to New York Businesses, Hits Cuomo on Ads

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in New York today to make his pitch to business leaders he hopes to lure to the Lone Star State, and took the opportunity to reissue his debate challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo-who today declined the request.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Texas, Texas Government, New York Government, US Governors, Rick Perry, Country

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Local

Trending: Earth Day Selfies, Most Searched Athlete, Clarkson's Bump

Nasa is asking people around the world to take a picture and post it to Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Facebook or Flickr with the hashtag #globalselfie.


Related Topix: Social Software, Country

Business Journal

Texas expected to outproduce all but one of the OPEC nations this year

Benefiting from the booming Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin, Texas likely will best the oil output of every OPEC country but Saudi Arabia by year-end, says a top exploration official at ConocoPhillips , a key acreage holder in both of those oil-and-gas formations.


Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Country

Albany Times Union

Appearing Tuesday morning on Fred Dicker's radio program, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said he'd be up for a debate with Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the best way to foster a state business climate.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Andrew Cuomo, Country, New York, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


Houston Mayor Introduces Sweeping Human Rights Ordinance

Houston, Texas is one of the country's few major cities that doesn't have a human rights ordinance, but that might soon change.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Gay/Lesbian, Country, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Lenders Begin Closing in on Reverse Mortgage for Purchase Texas Potential

Since the reverse mortgage for purchase was approved by Texas voters in November and lenders began originating it earlier this year, the first lenders are reporting that they are beginning to close the newest reverse mortgage loan type available in the Lone Star State.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Texas, Personal Finance, Country, Real Estate, Georgetown, TX

University Business

Lone Star College System honored for technology innovations

Lone Star College System was recently honored by the Center for Digital Education for its innovative uses of technology to achieve first-rate student learning environments.


Related Topix: Country

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Front lines to private sector: Getting a job after active duty

Compared to leaving college, graduates are mentored and spend time prepping for the workplace during their last year of school.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Country, US Military, US Army, Social Software, University of Houston

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Texas falls behind in economic outlook for 2014

It's no secret that Texas' economy is booming - as it is No. 1 in terms of economic performance in the country - but it falls short in terms of its economic outlook.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Country

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Shareholder Alert: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces a Class Action...

Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against the Board of Directors of DFC Global Corp. relating to the proposed acquisition by Lone Star Funds .


Related Topix: Country, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Business Journal

Texas slips a notch in Rich States, Poor States economic rankings

Hailed as an economic champion during a Great Recession that knocked out cities and states across the country, Texas ranks No.


Related Topix: Country, North Carolina

Free Republic

Dionne & the Liberals? LBJ, Obama, and the Washington Post

In the Washington Post last week E.J. Dionne penned an Op-Ed piece noting the 'changing' historical image of former President Lyndon Johnson and feted this development by labeling it as '...a thoroughly justified revival of Lyndon B. Johnson's standing.'


Related Topix: Country

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Comfort food, eclectic decor at Punk's Simple Southern Food in Houston

When you sit down to a medley of classic country, Lone Star beer and a plate of handcrafted pimento cheese, deviled eggs and buttermilk biscuits that make your mouth melt, you've found Punk's Simple Southern Food nestled on the edges of the family centric neighborhoods near Rice Village in Houston.


Related Topix: Dining, Country, Beer, Drink, Life, Food, Recipes

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Beast

Robert Nickelsberg/Getty,Steve PopePrison Reform Is Bigger in...

The Lone Star State has led a surprisingly progressive overhaul of its incarceration system.


Related Topix: Prison, Country, George Bush, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Texas Government, Texas

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Bexar County has some of the lowest property taxes in Texas

Do you need more proof that life is good in San Antonio? Seattle-based online residential resource Zillow Inc. has compiled a list of the counties with the highest and lowest property taxes.


Related Topix: Bexar County, TX, Zillow, Country

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Eddie Calvo, Jesus' Wife, Hillary Clinton, Hustling

Gay Dallas man brutally murdered : "Deputy Rod Carroll, a spokesman for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, told Lone Star Q on Thursday that authorities don't believe the incident was an anti-gay hate crime.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Eddie Calvo, Deputy, IN, Country

Austin American-Statesman

Two future Horns stand out at NFTC

Spring football isn't reserved for high school and college programs getting a few offseason practices in as they work towards the following fall.


Related Topix: Spring, TX, Houston, TX, Country, Dallas, TX

Business Journal

Texas among the highest-ranked states in percentage of minimum-wage workers

The proportion of hourly-paid workers in the Lone Star State earning at or below the federal minimum wage ranked fifth-highest among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.


Related Topix: Country, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Meal Times

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404.


Related Topix: Sunset Valley, TX, Country, Bee Cave, TX, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Heirloom Tomatoes, Dining