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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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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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Category: Abilene News, Christmas
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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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‘More of a Man’ is Dave’s Favorite Rodney Carrington Song

Rodney Carrington is one of the funniest stand up comedians in the world. When he comes to Abilene on his 'Here Comes the Truth' tour January 23rd, he'll be armed with plenty of fresh new jokes and songs to share. While the new stuff will likely have me doubled over laughing, I won't be disappointed if Carrington breaks into his classic, 'More of a Man'.

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Neil Berg’s ‘Broadway Holiday’ is Coming to Abilene Dec. 16th

Neil Berg's "100 Years of Broadway" show that came to Abilene a couple of years ago is back. Celebrity Attractions presents Neil Berg's new adaptation to '100 Years' only this show is called "Neil Berg's Broadway Holiday." This show guarantees to get you into the holiday spirit.

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Road Construction Projects Update in Abilene for the Week of November 17-21

From repaving loop 322, to several other projects, there is quite a bit of construction going on in Abilene right now. Here's a list of projects that Texas Department of Transportation have announced for the week of November 17-21.

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Abilene Area School, Government and Organization Closings

Here are the Big Country's latest weather-related announcements.

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Dustin Lynch Talks About #1 Singles and Humble Beginnings Before Wichita Falls Concert [VIDEO]

Before the show, Drew got to talk to Dustin for a few minutes for another episode of Blake Backstage.

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