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Mother’s Day Ideas for Moms in Abilene

Mother's Day is just around the corner, Sunday, May 11th to be exact. Have you decided what you are going to do for your mom? If not then I have a few ideas here that might help you out. In Abilene Mother's Day coincides with the Western Heritage Classic and college graduations

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Annual Texas High School Rodeo Association Finals Comes to Abilene June 7th-14th

The 25th Annual Texas High School State Finals Rodeo, where the top high school rodeo athletes come to compete will be in Abilene beginning June 7th through the 14th. This year over 600 athletes will converge on the Taylor County Coliseum to compete for the Lone Star State title of "State Champion." Plus these kids are vying for the chance to go on to the National High School Finals Rodeo and to collect their fair share of scholarship money. The public is invited to attend.

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Mommy’s Haven Annual Garage & Bake Sale Benefiting Noah Project

What better way to raise money than a garage sale & bake sale? You get to do a little spring cleaning and then buy some goodies and it all helps a great cause; the Noah Project of Abilene.

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BBQ Restaurants in Abilene

Here in Texas, we take pride in having some of the best BBQ on the planet. No exception in Abilene as we have a plethora of amazing BBQ restaurants to get your grub on. Here's a look at all of the BBQ restaurants in Abilene

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Vote Now for Your Favorite Bar – The Best of Abilene

The goal of The Best of Abilene is simply to identify the very best business in each category, according to you, the public. We believe the best judge of a great business is the consumer, not some out of touch panel of judges.

Your votes have been counted and we have a winner of Best Bar in Abilene and the surrounding area.

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Vote Now for Your Favorite BBQ Restaurant – The Best of Abilene

The goal of The Best of Abilene is simply to identify the very best business in each category, according to you, the public. We believe the best judge of a great business is the consumer, not some out of touch panel of judges.

Your votes have been counted and we have a winner of Best BBQ in Abilene and the surrounding area.

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Sweet Meat Bar B-Q is the Newest BBQ Restaurant to Open in Abilene

Anybody that knows me, knows that I love me some food. So, anytime a new restaurant opens up in Abilene, especially a BBQ place, I'm all over it like white on rice. Well, it looks like we got another new one in town and they're called Sweet Meat Bar B-Q.

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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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5 Things That I Believe Will Be Gone In 20 Years

When I was born, society hadn't even dreamed about how important computers would be in our everyday lives. But in less than twenty years, they have become something that most of us can't live without. At the same time, there are several things that have disappeared from existence in that same time frame. For instance, VHS tapes. How about toys in cereal boxes? And when is the last time you made a collect call? These are just a few examples. This makes me think and wonder what part of our everyday lives will no longer be around in 20 years. I've compiled a list of my Top 5. Let me know if you disagree, or if I missed any.

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The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council Presents the “Wizard of Oz” April 27th at the Paramount Theatre

The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council (CAC) presents the "Wizard of Oz" at the Paramount Theatre on April 27th.This show in particular is an 'American Family Theater' production. Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin-man and the Cowardly Lion as they follow their quest on the yellow brick road. Tickets for the event are on sale now and will go fast.

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The Weather Channel’s Promo for ‘Tornado Week’ Features Former Abilene Weatherman Damon Lane

With tornado season is upon us, The Weather Channel is gearing up for it with 'Tornado Week', which kicks off April 28th. In fact, the new commercial just hit the web and it features a very familiar face - former Abilene weatherman, Damon Lane.

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Kraft Recalls 48 Tons of Hot Dogs

Due to a mix-up in packaging, Kraft has announced a recall of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners. Find out if you've got bad dogs here.

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