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Abilene ISD Hosting Food Drive for Students Today

While many kids are enjoying their Christmas break, there will be kids starving because their families can't afford food. Because of that, Abilene ISD is hosting a food drive to help those in need.

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5th Annual Outlaws & Legends Music Fest Coming to Abilene March 27-28, 2015

The 2015 Outlaws & Legends Music Fest promises to be the biggest and the best in the annual event's 5-year history. The two day festival will bring some of the best artists in country music to Abilene.

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Abilene’s Hendrick Hospice Care Radiothon is December 12th

It's time for our annual Hendrick Hospice Radiothon Friday Dec. 12th, from 7am-7pm. It's a known fact that Hospice is always in higher demand around the Christmas holidays. So it's important for us to do all we can to raise money and awareness for our local Hendrick Hospice Care unit in Abilene. So how can you help?

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‘Elf on the Shelf’ Keeps Christmas Magic Alive

Elf on the Shelf is the fun fad of the decade for kids and parents alike. Elf is magical and reports to Santa each night letting him know who has been naughty or nice. However, Elf is a little mischievous his self.

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See the Incredible Texas + Oklahoma Fog from Above [PHOTOS]

Much of north Texas and southern Oklahoma experienced an incredibly dense fog on Tuesday (Dec. 9) morning, and we've got some great photos of the fog from above!

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Category: Abilene News
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NORAD is Ready to Track Santa This Christmas

The North American Aerospace Defense Command better known as NORAD is ready to track Santa again this year. Kids can keep up with Santa and his Christmas preparations. NORAD has been tracking Santa for many, many years and they provide more than just a locator for the jolly old man.

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Annual Feast of Sharing Dinner in Abilene is December 9th

The annual "Feast of Sharing" dinner that is put on by H-E-B staff and Abilene city officials is Tuesday, December 9th, from 4pm till 8pm at the Abilene Civic Center. This years H-E-B Feast of Sharing is celebrating ten years. H-E-B Unit-Manager David McKenzie says he anticipates feeding over 10,000 guests in only 4 hours. What's for dinner this year?

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Optimus Prime, Harry Potter Among Write-In Votes for Texas Governor

Unsatisfied with the options for Texas governor last month, one voter opted to write in a candidate he or she thought was better suited for the state's top job — Optimus Prime.

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Category: Abilene News, Political
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Texas Flight Attendant Robynn Shayne Goes Viral With Cover of Lorde’s ‘Royals’

Nick Stracener is an East Texas native from Lindale who also works for American Airlines. And a video he took of a fellow flight attendant is blowing up online.

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View Volunteer Fire Department Chili Day is Dec. 7th

If you like a good bowl of chili and you like helping out local volunteer fire departments. You're in luck because the View Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their 10th annual Chili Day Fundraiser. Your support is desperately needed as all the proceeds from this fundraiser will go to pay on the View VFD daily expenses, besides the chili is delicious. Check out all the details.

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2014 TV Schedule for Holiday Programming

Some of my greatest childhood memories are of watching Christmas shows like Rudolph and Frosty. Back then, there weren't many shows because there weren't many channels. Now days, there are more channels and Christmas shows than there are hours in the day. So, get your DVR ready for a slew of holiday programming.

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Watch a 15 Pound Turkey Get Blown Up Using Tannerite

Recently I wrote about hog hunters using Tannerite explosive to blow up wild hogs. Now I've discovered that trying to prepare your holiday turkey using Tannerite is not really a great idea. The only question I have is, how much Tannerite does one need to prepare a 15 pound turkey?

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