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Women’s Night Out With Kevin Fowler Coming June 10th

This year's Women's Night Out is going to be bigger and better than ever. This will be an event you won't want to miss, so grab your friends and join us. This year's special guest will be Kevin Fowler; plus, there will be food, drink, fashion show, shopping and more!

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Women’s Night Out With Kevin Fowler Coming June 10th

This year's Women's Night Out is going to be bigger and better than ever. This will be an event you won't want to miss, so grab your friends and join us. This year's special guest will be Kevin Fowler; plus, there will be food, drink, fashion show, shopping and more!

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The Color Dash 5K Benefiting TSTC to be Held on Sweetwater Campus

Here is another chance for you to participate in a fun 5K with the Color Dash and help a great cause too. The Sweetwater TSTC Campus will host the event in September to benefit the Campus Save Act. The act consists of reporting, response and prevention education around rape, acquaintance rape, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.

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Summer Tips For Your Pets to Stay Cool in Abilene

Here in Abilene, it gets so hot during the summer, that the chickens lay hard boiled eggs and you can cook bacon on the sidewalk. Yes, I am exaggerating a bit, but it's really not much of a stretch. It's only May and we have already experienced 100 degree temperatures, which not only means we will be hot this summer, but so will our pets. Here are some summer tips to help keep your pet from getting too hot during the West Texas heat.

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Woman Eats TWO 72oz Steaks In 15 Minutes To Break Big Texan Record [INTERVIEW]

This is unbelievable! Competitive eater Molly Schuyler from Bellevue, Neb., ate not one, but TWO of the 72-ounce steaks that Amarillo's Big Texan restaurant is famous for this weekend! 

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What Not to Get Dad for Fathers Day

This fathers day, I thought a list of things dad would rather get for himself or better yet a "don't give as gifts" list would be helpful. I can't tell you how often I was asked by my kids "dad, what do you really want for fathers day?" I believe the best gifts from kids are ones they make using their imagination

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The “Ghost of the Bayou” a Rare 6 Foot Albino Alligator Visits the Abilene Zoo

A very rare six foot albino alligator known as the "Ghost of the Bayou" has made the Abilene Zoo it's temporary home. Bill Gersonde, executive director of the Abilene Zoo says “these animals cannot survive in the wild on their own, and this is a terrific opportunity to learn all about the American alligator.” Jenny the albino alligator made her debut on Saturday May 24th and will be on display through the summer. Here's more on the Abilene Zoo.

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Kids Injured When Man Rammed Cars at Walmart With Truck, Lubbock Police Say

Lubbock Police say that 33-year-old Nicholas Zane Melton intentionally accelerated his 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 dually pickup north across the parking lot following an argument.

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People From The Abilene Area Who Made It Big

There are many people that are from the Abilene area who've not only been able to get out of the 'black hole', but make a very successful life and career in the process. Rocker Vinnie Paul, MLB pitcher John Lackey and pop star Jessica Simpson are included in this list of several people from Abilene who have made it big

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When is the Last Day of School in the Abilene Area?

Summer...the 3 months that kids get to go to bed late and sleep in. That's also the time of year that parents worry about what they're going to do with their kids while they're off at work. Every parent has experienced the shock of the end of school and the beginning of summer vacation sneaking up on them. Don't get caught off guard, make sure you're well aware of the date that school lets out for the summer.

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Friends of the Abilene Public Library Annual Book Sale is June 19th – 22nd

Friends of the Abilene Public Library will host their gigantic annual book sale in June. The sale includes books, DVDs, videos, cassette tapes, CDs, records and so much more. The sale will be at the Abilene Civic Center with proceeds benefiting the Abilene Public Library. Admission is free and just like last year, organizers are very excited about accepting credit/debit cards.

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The New Blake Shelton Barbecue Sauce Inspired Pizzas Get Abilene Deejays Approval

As soon as I learned that Blake Shelton's 'Smokehouse Barbeque Sauce' was the inspiration for three new pizza's at Pizza Hut, I had to get one. I asked my co-workers if they're up for a slice of pizza, a Blake Shelton style pizza, Shay said "I've never had a BBQ pizza, let alone a barbeque chicken pizza it sounds gross!" Dave and Chaz said "bring it on." here's what happened check it out.

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