15 hrs ago
Texas Paying Less At the Pump Labor Day Weekend
For Texans who plan to take the traditional end-of-summer road trip this weekend, filling up at the pump will cost less than one week ago and one year ago.
19 hrs ago
50 classic first dance songs
You can't go wrong with one of these romantic, foolproof first-dance songs. From tried and true oldies, like Etta James's "At Last," to more modern hits, this list is the perfect starting point for your first-dance song search.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
UPDATE 1-Mori Trust to buy Lone Star's Tokyo property for $1.25 bln -source
Japan's Mori Trust Co has agreed to buy a Tokyo banquet hall and an office complex from U.S. investment fund Lone Star for around 130 billion yen , a source told Reuters, in another sign the country's property market is recovering.
The Florida Times-Union
Music in downtown Jacksonville: 4 things for music lovers to see this holiday weekend
Atlantic Beach-based "outlaw bluegrass" band Grandpa's Cough Medicine features guitarist/singer Brett Bass , stand-up bassist Jon Murphy, and banjo player Mike Coker.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
That "Left of Center" Speaker
A rather ridiculous piece of writing appeared recently in Forbes, under the byline of one Patrick Gleason, who allegedly covers the "intersection of state and federal policy and politics."
High-Growth Texas Communities Face High Local Debt Loads
It's not always easy to understand the complex world of local government finance, especially when involves local debt that spreads out across municipalities, counties and school districts.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Texas shamefully ranked one of the worst states for women's equality
We Texans have a lot to boast about, but this certainly isn't one of them. According to a recent survey by WalletHub , the Lone Star State ranks among the five worst states for women's equality.
Watch Justin Bieber Torch Instagram With 'Ring of Fire'
OK, so the embattled pop prince isn't exactly recording a new album in Nashville, but he set Instagram on fire today with his cover of a sacred Johnny Cash song.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Wide-open Texas has the fastest highways in the nation
The Lone Star State has the fastest single highway in the country - a toll road in south-central Texas with an 85-mph speed limit - and the fastest average speeds.
Houston Lands U.S. Hispanic Chamber Convention
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2015 national convention in Houston in September, the chamber announced Monday.
Private equity investor Lone Star sells German property bank
Private equity investor Lone Star has sold commercial property lender Duesseldorfer Hypothekenbank AG, quitting the second of three investments it has made in the German banking sector over the last decade.
For sale: A Texas ranch that defines the cowboy life
Ask people to name a ranch in Texas and for some the answer would be Southfork, made famous by the TV show "Dallas."
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Rick Perry and the GOP's 'criminalization of politics' scam
That might sound like an odd statement to make after one of the GOP's 2016 highest-profile White House hopefuls was indicted for abuse of power back in the Lone Star State.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Fastest, slowest states: Michigan drivers post higher speeds on highways
This year marks four decades since President Richard M. Nixon signed into law a mandate that set the maximum national speed limit at 55 mph, helping to fend off an oil crisis, diminishing Americans' ability to make good time on a cross-country road trip and inspiring rocker Sammy Hagar's signature song.
The Austin Chronicle
If We Plant It, They Will Come
In the six months since we first covered the monarch butterfly's plight in flight , co-owner Flint Beard of Lone Star Nursery reports an "overwhelming" response, but says there is still work to be done.
Texas Star Wade Bowen Announces New Album
Wade Bowen has made a name for himself in his native Texas, but he's confident that his new self-titled album, out October 28th, will expand his reach beyond the Lone Star State.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Beaumont Enterprise
Texas stadium showdown
Many schools in the state have spent millions in a rivalry for the biggest stadium with the best amenities in the Lone Star State and beyond.
Texas Economy Rolling
Texas politicians might be having their issues right now, like Governor Rick Perry's recent legal problems.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Asia Private Equity Weekly News, Aug 18, 2014
SINGAPORE SOVEREIGN wealth fund GIC said it acquired an 18.5 percent stake in Brazilian education services company Abril Educacao SA.