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Alcohol Sales Possible At Gun Shows In Texas

Up until now, if a gun show was held at a venue that allows alcohol, drink sales were suspended during the show, but soon you may be browsing around at a gun show with a beer in hand, if you're so inclined.

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How to Enter the West Texas Fair PRCA Rodeo Queen Contest

Have you ever wanted to be a Rodeo Queen? Here is your chance, the 2014 West Texas Fair PRCA Rodeo Queen Contest is accepting applications through August 15th, 2014. To qualify, you must fulfill some basic requirements like, be between 16 and 22 years old, not married, have your own horse, have some horsemanship skills to compete and one must be a legal resident of the State of Texas. If you qualify fill out the application. 

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Supermoon Set to Light Up the Sky August 10th

If you take some time to look at the sky this Sunday night (8/10), you can catch a somewhat rare, up close and personal view of a new  moon known as a Supermoon.

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Legends Dove Hunt & Concert Benefiting Hendrick Children’s Hospital

The tenth annual Legends Dove Hunt presented by Automated Copy Systems, Inc. is coming up September 12th & 13th. This is a fun event to benefit Hendrick Children's Hospital/Children's Miracle Network. Not only can you hunt dove on some incredible ranches, you get a great meal, goody bag and concert to boot!

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The Abilene Public Health District First Annual Women’s Health Clinic is August 16th

The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District will be hosting a very special health clinic for women only. Mattie, Health Management Coordinator for City of Abilene says "we are looking to help all women 18 and up, but primarily those women with no insurance, medicaid, medicare and those that haven't been to a doctor in a long time." Here's the details for the Health Clinic.

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A Man is Terrorized by a Pack of Coyotes While Walking His Dog

Nick Mendoza and his faithful companion are out for their usual walk, when they come upon a pack of coyotes in his Burbank, California neighborhood. The coyotes are so brazen that they chase Nick and his elderly dog home. Something similar just happened to me and my wife here in our Abilene neighborhood. The big difference is that the coyotes killed our family cat. If you walk your pets please beware. Check out Nick's frightening experience.

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Does A Homemade Fly Trap Made Out of a Jar Work?

A while back, I posted up a video of this woman who made a homemade fly trap to get rid of pesky flies. Since we've had a major problem with flies at my house, I decided to try this contraption myself to see if it would work. Here are my results.

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5K Summer Breakout 2 Run Challenge Benefiting the Abilene Dream Center

Before summer ends there is time to get in one more 5K. This one is actually two races in one, a  timed 'chipped' race and an evening glow run. The event will benefit a great cause in the Abilene Dream Center.

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Meek Blood Center Needs Your Blood

Meek Blood Center in Abilene needs your blood. Their supply of rare blood types have dropped to critically low levels. So please donate today.

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Ronnie Milsap is Coming To Abilene for the REHAB Summer Dinner Show August 21st

The West Texas Rehabilitation Center just announced that Grammy Award winner,  Country Music Hall of Fame Member Ronnie Milsap will be this years featured entertainer for the 36th Annual REHAB Summer Dinner Show, at the Abilene Civic Center. This is the Centers biggest fundraiser of the summer. 

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2014 Cruise Night Set for October 4th and Will Benefit Children’s Miracle Network

The 32nd Annual Cruise Night is scheduled to roll on Saturday, October 4th. This year, Cruise Night will benefit Children's Miracle Network. Cruise Night is a night of good ol' fashioned cruisin' along with live music and a dance. It's perfect for the entire family.

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The 2014 List of Best and Worst States for Summer Road Trips According to Wallet Hub

As summer begins to wind down, some of us are trying to squeeze every vacation day we can out of what's left of summer. Wallet Hub's "Best and Worst States for Road Trips" list can be a helpful tool for discovering what each states strengths and weaknesses are. While Texas didn't rank first in any of Wallet Hub's criteria, the Lone Star State surely wasn't last. Check out the winners and losers.

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