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10 Uncommitted College Football Recruits Sure to Stay in-State
Summer is in full swing, which means uncommitted recruits will see their recruitment only heat up even more.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Top 10 State Fairs in the U.S.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
"Well, it seems that I've been here before/ So if this means that there is more bring it on."
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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.
Tick bite leads to food allergy for Durham woman
Shortly after getting into bed, she began getting a stomach ache, headache, chills and rash.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.