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The 57th Annual “Worlds Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up” is Mar. 13th-15th in Sweetwater

The 57th annual Rattlesnake Round-Up is March 13th, through the15th at the Nolan Country Coliseum in Sweetwater. In 1958 the Sweetwater Jaycees started this event as a way to control the overpopulation of rattlesnakes that were hurting people and endangering livestock. Today, this event draws over 40,000 visitors each year.

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Best Series on HBO, Showtime, Starz and Cinemax Poll

There are tons original series on premium channels like HBO, Showtime, Starz and Cinemax. But, which series is the best one? Take a few minutes and take our poll.

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Get Out and Vote Today in Abilene City Council Special Election

Kellie Miller is stepping down from her seat on the City Council and a special election is currently underway to find her replacement.

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Vietnam Veterans Commemorate 25th Anniversary
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28th Annual ‘TET Reunion’ for Veterans is Scheduled for February 7th in Abilene

It's that time for the Abilene Grunts Association and the Texas Veterans Chapter One to host their Annual 'TET Reunion' Saturday, February 7th. All Veterans and their families are invited to attend and encouraged to bring photo's and memorabilia, no matter the era of service or the conflict. All service men and women are welcomed and the price is right.  

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Jason Garrett visits Jeremy Johnson in the Hospital
Jason Garrett visits Wichita Falls resident Jeremy Johnson and wife Crystal at T. Boone Pickens hospital in Dallas.
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Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett Visits + Sends Personal Text to Wichita Falls Cancer Patient [PHOTOS]

Need an upbeat Cowboys story for today? Yeah, we all do.

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Road Construction Projects Update in Abilene for the Week of January 12-16

From repaving loop 322, to several other projects, there is quite a bit of construction going on in Abilene right now. Here's a list of projects that Texas Department of Transportation have announced for the week of January 12-16.

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The Texas Wild Bunch Bonanza BBQ and Auction is Set for Jan. 24th Near Coronado’s Camp

The Annual Texas Wild Bunch Bonanza Cook Off and Auction is Saturday, January 24th. At the Bonanza attendees get to sample everything from quail, deer, elk, moose, chicken, catfish, beef brisket, smoked wild hog to some tasty jalapeno poppers. The Texas Wild Bunch Bonanza is an annual fundraiser for the ECCA Volunteer Fire Department.

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Camel at Camel Kisses Camel Farm
One of the Camels at Camel Kisses Camel Farm in Wichita Falls. It is not known if the camel pictured is the one who trampled the victims. (photo courtesy Stephen Doman)
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Two People Killed by Camel in Wichita County

A man and a woman have been killed while working with a camel in Wichita County.

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10-Year-Old Detroit Lions Fan From Amarillo Cheated Out of Contest at Dallas Cowboys Game [VIDEO] [UPDATED]

A family from Amarillo took their 10 year-old son Roman to last weekend's football game at AT&T stadium between the Cowboys and Lions. The tickets were a surprise from Roman's grandma because he is a huge Detroit Lions fan.

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‘Date Night Out’ With Aaron Watson is Coming February 10th

This year's Date Night Out is going to be bigger and better than ever. This year, just ahead of the February 17th release of his new album, "The Underdog", Aaron Watson will headline the event along with special guest Hunter Hutchinson. Plus, there will be dinner before the show. So grab your significant other or a friend and come join us for an evening of fun and great music.

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Best Abilene Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Men, Chosen by Men

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and even though the day is mostly for the ladies, guys like to get stuff too. But, it's not chocolates, silk boxers or a shaving kit we want. So, ladies, take note - this list is the best Valentine's Day gift ideas for your man, chosen by men

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A Total of 11 Earthquakes Hit Dallas Area in 24 Hours [UPDATED]

After an initial 3.5-magnitude earthquake hit near Irving on Tuesday, an additional 10 tremors have been felt in the area in less than 24 hours.

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