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Best Places to Find Christmas Trees in Abilene

From the classic traditional to the strangely unusual, that's what I discovered while looking for the best places to purchase a Christmas tree. While no two retailers were alike, each had something different to offer

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Low on Cash and Looking for Cheap Entertainment in Abilene? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do

If you're low on cash and looking for cheap ways to have fun in Abilene, I got you covered.  Here are 5 ways you can still have a little fun in the key city that won't break your pocket book.

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Abilene Historical Landmark Sign photo by: Rudy Fernandez
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Most Famous Landmarks in Abilene

Abilene has a lot of "historical landmarks" many of which have played a roll in shaping the American landscape. Some of our landmarks are still used today, while others have either disappeared over the years or are in bad disrepair

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Retail Stores We Wished We Had In Abilene – Shay’s Top 5

I know we are supposed to "buy Big Country first" but sometimes there are things you just can't get here. Going to Dallas to shop because of the variety is always fun. So I surveyed my co-workers and together we came up with some businesses we wished we had here in the big country so we wouldn't have to drive 3 hours. See if y

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Who are the Hottest Male and Female TV Personalities in Abilene? Did Your Favorite Win?

Abilene truly has great local news delivered daily by KTXS, KTAB, and KRBC. Not only are these TV personalities well educated and great at their jobs, but we also host some of the best looking people in TV here in Abilene. Recently, we asked who you thought were the hottest female and male TV personalities in Abilene and we here to announce the winners.

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The Worst Weather Days in Abilene History – Our Top 6

It's been said of the weather in Abilene, If you don't like it, wait five minutes it'll change. With that said, one question comes to mind, what are the single worst weather days that we've experienced? The Hottest, coldest, rainiest, snowiest, windiest and finally stormiest.

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Who Has the Dirtiest Job in Abilene?

A sign that I’m getting old is that when the weekend approaches I now think of what I’m going to watch on TV as opposed to what bar or party I’m going to. Well, as I was thinking about catching up watching Dirty Jobs (my DVR has about 10 episodes I haven’t seen) then I started thinking how many of those ‘dirty jobs’ you see on the show exist in the Abilene area.

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How to Make Tropical Habanero Garlic Salsa – Cooking with Frank Pain

 

It’s no secret that I love to cook. Finding time to cook is another story. But cooking is definitely one of my favorite hobbies. I enjoy preparing just about anything from appetizers to entrees; from Mexican to Cajun to Italian to American. My only real downfall in the kitchen is the lack of enough beer and the ability to prepare a great dessert.

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Paperboy, Mario, and Techmo Bowl – The Best of #favevideogame

 

First came Myspace, then it was Facebook, and now it’s Twitter. That’s right, if you’re not on Twitter, then you’re life isn’t complete. One of my favorite features about Twitter is the HashTag and fr

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Best Disc Golf Courses in Abilene

Now that Spring is here and Summer is around the corner, more people will be doing outdoor activities. One of my favorite things to do outside, and one I actually do all year long, is playing disc golf

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What Do People in Abilene Google the Most? Kony 2012, NCAA, Hunger Games and More

Thanks to search engines like Google, no longer do people in Abilene have to spend hours of time in the library searching for information on Kony 2012, NCAA, Hunger Games, American Idol or ABC. With just a couple of keystrokes, that information is right in front of your eyes. Heck, you're probably clicking on the links I just provided for those 5 topics right now. How do I know that? According to Google Insights, those are 5 of the most searched terms by people in the Abilene area.

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Best Car Washes In Abilene – Rudy’s Top 5

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Abilene got it's first automatic car-wash system in the mid 1950's, it was the 'Westwood Robo-Wash' that was located at 3889 N. 1st Street. Today there are a dozen automatic car-washes, below are my top 5 from Abilene.
 

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