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The Texas Wild Bunch Bonanza BBQ and Auction is Set for Jan. 25th Near Coronado’s Camp

It's time again for the Annual Texas Wild Bunch Bonanza Cook Off and Auction Saturday, January 25th. Attendees get to sample everything from quail, deer, elk, moose, chicken, catfish, beef brisket and smoked wild hog to some of them tasty jalapeno poppers. The Texas Wild Bunch Bonanza is an annual fundraiser for the ECCA Volunteer Fire Department. Last years proceeds netted ECCA's volunteer fire department a brand new firefighting tanker truck.

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Monster Trucks and Freestyle Motocross Roar into Abilene 1/31 & 2/1

The Monster X Tour is set to bring the excitement of monster trucks and freestyle motocross to the Coliseum January 31st and February 1st.

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‘The Fur Ball’ Abilene’s Only Dinner Dance for People and Their Pets is Febraury 15th

How would you like to take your dog out to dinner? Rescue the Animals in Abilene and the SPCA are hosting Abilene's only dinner and dance for people and their dogs. The "Fur Ball" is Saturday, February 15th, at the Abilene Civic Center. Put on your dancing shoes and your Sunday best on and get ready to dance the night away.

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The 7th Annual Joseph Thomas Memorial Triathlon is February 8th in Abilene

The Joseph Thomas Memorial Triathlon is February 8th, 2014 at Prime Time Entertainment. The triathlon is a fun sporting event that consists of miniature golf, bowling, and Skee ball that medically fragile or physically challenged children compete in. Kids that have medical and/or physical challenges are encouraged to participate as special arrangements can be made to accommodate their special needs. The triathlon is open to all children.

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Listen to Katie Armiger’s Newest Song “Safe”

Katie Armiger is back, the "17 in Abilene" singer/songwriter has just released her newest song titled "Safe" from her album "Fall Into Me". As I listen to "Safe" I'm hearing a young lady, not the 17 year-old kid that came to Abilene to celebrate her 17th birthday with KEAN listeners a few years back. This is a more mature and very sensuous woman singing about more intimate moments. Check it out and see if you agree, Katie Armiger has grown up.

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The Texas Farm, Ranch and Wildlife Expo is Coming to Abilene February 18th and 19th

The Abilene Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Texas Farm, Ranch and Wildlife Expo for 2014 at the Taylor County Coliseum. The show is Tuesday, February 18th and Wednesday, February 19th. There's over 150 vendor booths from more than 70 participants. Exhibitors will be showcasing products and/or services related to ranching, agribusiness and wildlife. This is one place where farmers, ranchers, hunters and landowners can come together and the best part is, admission is free.

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Rudy Shows Us He Can Juggle With Just One Hand

Rudy is a co-worker of mine who has one arm, but don't tell him that. More times than not, he can do with one arm what most can't do with two. So, during one of our meetings the other day, we were talking about the various 'one-armed challenges' he's done. That led to me challenging him to juggle. I just knew I found the challenge that would stump.

He laughed, grabbed a couple of apples and started juggling. Of course, I had to get it on video.

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Jason Aldean Teases Big Announcement With More Puzzling Clues

Jason Aldean has a big announcement to deliver on Thursday (Jan. 9), and instead of simply revealing his major surprise, he's dropping clues left and right!

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Best Series on HBO, Showtime, Starz and Cinemax Poll [UPDATE]

There are tons original series on premium channels like HBO, Showtime, Starz and Cinemax. But, which series is the best one? Take a few minutes and take our poll.

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Abilene Twins Born in Different Years Make National News — Mother Plans on Giving Them Their Own Birthday Parties

According to ABC News, three sets of New Year's twins were born in different years -- one twin born at the tail end of 2013 and the other at the beginning of 2014. What's even more special about this rarity is that one set of those twins was born right here in Abilene. To top it all off, the Abilene twins and mother made national news, including ABC and NBC.

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The Frozen Bubble Experiment — It’s So Cold In Buffalo That… [VIDEO]

It's cold.

It's real cold.

How cold is it?

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Evansville Man Posts Hilarious and Vulgar Job Wanted Ad on Craigslist

Somebody hire this guy before he kills us all.

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