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2014 TV Schedule for Holiday Programming

Some of my greatest childhood memories are of watching Christmas shows like Rudolph and Frosty. Back then, there weren't many shows because there weren't many channels. Now days, there are more channels and Christmas shows than there are hours in the day. So, get your DVR ready for a slew of holiday programming.

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Watch a 15 Pound Turkey Get Blown Up Using Tannerite

Recently I wrote about hog hunters using Tannerite explosive to blow up wild hogs. Now I've discovered that trying to prepare your holiday turkey using Tannerite is not really a great idea. The only question I have is, how much Tannerite does one need to prepare a 15 pound turkey?

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Here’s what a Baby Deer With Rabies Looks and Acts Like

Here's What a rabid baby deer looks and acts like. The police were called and they quickly confirmed what many were thinking, "this fawn has rabies". Officers secured the area and euthanize the deer quickly. So, was the deer actually rabid?

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Flying J Wranglers Christmas Show Returns to Abilene Dec 8th

If it's a white Christmas you're looking for, you're more than likely to find it at the Paramount theater on December 8th. That's when the Flying J Wranglers return to West Texas for their annual "White Mountain Christmas" show. This is a fun family show that mixes traditional holiday songs with original cowboy Christmas tunes.

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ZZ Top Set to Rock the Taylor County Coliseum January 20th

It's been decades since Abilene has had a concert (of any genre) as big as this. We are super excited to tell you that ZZ Top is scheduled to play Abilene on January 20th.

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Who Does Pat Green Sing a Duet With on ‘Girls From Texas’?

When Pat Green appeared at the West Texas Fair and Rodeo earlier this year, he was debuting several new songs from his new project. One of those songs was "Girls From Texas" featuring another well known Texan. Pat's new song points out the benefits and beauty of Texas women. Who is the fellow Texan Pat is singing with?

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Dave Puts His Kid’s Hair in a Ponytail Using a Vacuum Cleaner

Sometimes I see a video that is so cool, I have to try it myself. A while back, I saw a dad put his hair in a ponytail, and it took him about 5 seconds using a vacuum cleaner. Weird, I know. But since I'm not a stylist, I think it's finally time I tried putting my daughter's hair into a ponytail with help from a vacuum.

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Chaz Tries Doritos-Flavored Mountain Dew

Pepsi is testing a new drink that combines Mountain Dew and Doritos for a concoction called 'Dewitos'. So, naturally, I had to mix up a batch, and try it myself.

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Abilene Downtown Association Presents ‘City Sidewalks’

The Abilene Downtown Association will be presenting the 26th annual 'City Sidewalks' in downtown Abilene on December 2nd. The event will be a fun time for the entire family with a parade, tree lighting, entertainment, food, shopping, and a whole lot more.

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Inmate Weddings Are About To Increase In Texas

Up until now, if an inmate in a Texas prison wanted to get married, someone else had to stand in for the prisoner during a ceremony held somewhere outside the prison. That's about to change.

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Abilene Now Offers Text to 911 for Emergencies

Emergency services in Abilene and Taylor County have received an upgrade, and 911 service can now be contacted using Text to 911 messaging.

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The Annual DRI Big Country Christmas Concert is Dec. 6th

Disability Resources Incorporated presents a "DRI Big Country Christmas Concert" Dec 6th. The Disability Resources Bell Peppers Handbell Choir will be joined by Elvis impersonator Harvey McFadden and the Macedonia Baptist Church Choir. This free Christmas concert is DRI's way of saying “thank you” to the community for their support. All Abilene and Big Country residents are invited. Here's a video of the handbell choir and more on the concert.

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