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You Know You’re From Abilene, Texas if…

You hear them all the time no matter where you live - those quirky sayings that poke a little fun at your hometown. What makes them funny is that most of the time they are true. So, with a little help from my co-workers at Townsquare Media, you know you're from Abilene if

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City Council Approves Ban of E-Cigarettes For Minors – No Public Use Ban

Abilene has been in an uproar since the news broke that the city council was considering the ban of e-cigarettes in public places. A recent poll shows that 76% of Abilene opposes such ban and following a public hearing, the council have made their decision.

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Abilene Police Seek Public’s Help in Solving Dozens of BB Gun Vandalisms

The Abilene Police Department is investigating a series of overnight vandalisms in the past few days. Victims are reporting damage to cars and local businesses, caused by BB and/or air guns in the overnight hours. Now, APD is asking for help from you to help solve this crime spree.

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Aaron Watson Applies Paint to Kevin Fowler’s Butt for Charity at Women’s Night Out in Abilene

During the Women's Night Out featuring Kevin Fowler, singer/songwriter Aaron Watson dropped by to check on Fowler. That's when Kevin asked Aaron to help with a "Butt-O-Graph" that Kevin agreed to do. A "Butt-O-Graph" is like a autograph only it's an impression of the singers back-side. Watch as Arron Paints Kevin's booty with black paint in an effort to get that butt-o-graph on a new guitar. Watch as Aaron has some fun with this.

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‘Abilene Antique Trader’ Facebook Page Reaches Buyers CraigsList and eBay Can’t

If you like to buy or sell antiques and similar unique items, there's a Facebook page for people just like you, based in Abilene. 'Abilene Antique Trader' is a closed group site dedicated to the buying, selling and trading of old, antique, collectible or unique items. 

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Restaurants in Abilene That Deliver

Sometimes it's just nice to chill out at the house and not have to do anything at all. That includes not having to cook. So, whether you want to feed all the kids with pizza, eat Chinese food, or chow down on a hamburger, here are some restaurants in Abilene that will deliver to you

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Singer-Songwriter Clay McClinton Involved in a Car Wreck [UPDATE]

UPDATED July 22, 2014
Clay McClinton fans were recently greeted with great news, as Clay's wife, Brandy updated on her Facebook page (and Clay re-post) that he is on the road to a full recovery. While McClinton hasn't returned to play any live shows and no timeline has been shared, Clay has been well enough to attend a recent benefit concert

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West Texas Rehab Presents Roy Orbison Tribute Show ‘Remembering When’ August 2nd

The West Texas Rehab Center presents Al Nelson as Roy Orbison for their summer dinner show. Al Nelson not only looks like the late Roy Orbison, but I believe he sounds just like him too. Watch the video below and see for yourself how much Al looks and sounds like Roy. 'Remembering When' is a dinner and show to benefit the West Texas Rehab Center at the Brownwood Coliseum. Check out all the details. 

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American Cancer Society to Benefit From Cattle Baron Ball Style Show and Luncheon

Here is a great chance to have a fun lunch and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The Cattle Baron's Ball has added a ladies style show, presented by Wild One's Boutique, and luncheon at The Mill, to this year's planned activities.

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Texas Tax Free Weekend Gets You Ready for Back to School

Can you believe we are talking about back to school already? It's  time to start shopping for school supplies and clothing for the new year. Texas tax free weekend is this weekend and is a great way to save a little money while getting the things you need.

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‘All Hail Break Loose Bead Run’ to Benefit Abilene Single Parents With Broken Windshields from Hail Storm

Pathfinder Recovery, along with Kent's Harley Davidson in Abilene and Abilene Affordable Auto Glass, are doing their part this Saturday to help out single parents affected by the recent hail storm with the 'All Hail Break Loose Bead Run'.

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Abilene Police and Texas Roadhouse Team Up for Annual Tip-A-Cop Event to Benefit Special Olympics

Texas Roadhouse have teamed up with Abilene Police for their annual Tip-A-Cop Event where police officers will help serve food for tips that will be donated to the Special Olympics Texas.

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