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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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Wild Bunch Bonanza
Photo by: Stephanie Ansley for ECCA Fire Dept.
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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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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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Category: Abilene News
Photo Credit: Sarah Robinson
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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Offers Free Tax Preparation in Abilene

It's the time of year we all dread - tax season. Time to belly up and pay Uncle Sam his dime in hopes we get a nickel back. Well, for many, tax preparation isn't only difficult, it's costly. For some, though, free tax preparation is available here in Abilene, and across the U.S.

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Category: Abilene News, Political
Model showcasing a Modern Wedding Dress
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The West Texas Bridal and Quinceanera Showcase Returns to Abilene February 8th

The 6th Annual West Texas Bridal and Quinceanera Showcase is February 8th at the Abilene Civic Center. Over 100 exhibitors, vendors and services will be on hand for this years showcase. The showcase comes with my favorite event, the infamous Cake Dive.  

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Wearing a Hoodie in Oklahoma Could Soon Result in a $500 Fine

If one Oklahoma lawmaker gets his way, hoodies will be illegal to wear in public.

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Abilene Gun & Knife Show
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Gun and Knife Show Comes to Abilene February 28th and March 1st

Didn't get that rifle or shotgun you wanted for Christmas? You're in luck, because the gun and knife show is returning to Abilene. As a shooting and hunting enthusiast myself, I am excited because the Silver Spur Gun and Blade Show will be at the Taylor Country Expo Center's Display Building for two days on February 28th and March 1st. 

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The Million Dollar Quartet Musical
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Tony Award-Winning Musical ‘The Million Dollar Quartet’ is Coming to Abilene

Inspired by the true story of first and only recording session with Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash, the Tony Award-winning musical, Million Dollar Quartet, is coming to Abilene on January 27th.

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