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Worst Intersections in Abilene

We all know that Abilene has some really jacked up drivers. Add the fact that there are some really bad intersections in town, and it's a disaster waiting to happen. So, let's take a closer look at the worst intersections in Abilene, in no particular order

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas in Abilene

Sure, the gifts and the hype are not like Mother's Day, but Father's Day is just around the corner. It's another special time to show the dude who taught you how to ride a bike, throw a ball, or just be t

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Abilene’s Morgan Jones Planetarium Offers Fun and Education For Everyone

Did you know Abilene has a Planetarium? If you have elementary aged kids then you might; but did you know it's also open to the public? Only a handful of planetariums exist in Texas so this is a treat for Abilene. You don't have to be on a school 'field trip' in order to visit the planetarium either. It's very inexpensive and a great learning experience for the young and old.

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The 2nd Annual Summer Sizzle Cookoff and Dance is Set for July 18th & 19th in Baird

The Baird Chamber of Commerce (COC) is hosting the 2nd Annual "Summer Sizzle Cookoff" in historic downtown Baird in front of the old Train Depot. Christy King with the Baird COC says "I highly encourage all cook teams to get signed up because I'm afraid it's going to be huge this year, as it appears to be growing." Check out all the details.

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Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl and President Obama - Image credits: US Army & Getty Image/Win McNamee
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Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Released From Five-Year Captivity in Afghanistan

On Saturday, May 31, 2014, Americans learned that Idaho native Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been released in Afghanistan after being held prisoner for nearly five years. He was exchanged for prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, who will now be sent to Qatar.

"On behalf of the American people I was honored to call his parents to express our joy that they can expect his safe return," President Obama said in a statement distributed by the White House.

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Fundraisers are Established for Abilene High School Accident Victim Cory Almanza Who’s in a Coma

Cory Almanza an Abilene High junior that's hospitalized after he and two of his classmates were in a car accident. Cory has been in a coma in critical condition since the accident May 5th. Supporters and family members are organizing fundraisers to help offset the Almanza's medical bills for Cory and his mom, Ruby Flores. Here's how you can help.

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Deer Crashes Through Antique Shop in Livingston [VIDEO]

Police in Livingston got a very unusual late-night call from Downtown Treasures, when two deer were spotted browsing the commemorative plates and postcards section of the store at four in the morning on May 29.

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Tips for Staying Cool this Summer in Abilene

With Summer upon us, temperatures are already scorching here in Abilene. So, if you're looking for ways to literally stay cool in the key city, we've got the hook up for you with some tips to do just that

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Pest Control Inspects For Mosquitoes, As Case Of Dengue Fever Found In FLA
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5 Tips to Help You Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard in Abilene

Fortunately we've gotten a little rainfall lately to help combat the drought we are in. But, because of that rain, that also means mosquitoes will be lurking. So, to help combat those little suckers, here are some tips to help you get rid of mosquitoes in your yard

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Officials Say ‘Divine Intervention’ Saved Baby in Home Explosion

A mattress is to thank for saving the life of a 4-month-old girl found in the rubble of her Victoria, Texas, home after an explosion on Wednesday morning, officials say.

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Women’s Night Out With Kevin Fowler Coming June 10th

This year's Women's Night Out is going to be bigger and better than ever. This will be an event you won't want to miss, so grab your friends and join us. This year's special guest will be Kevin Fowler; plus, there will be food, drink, fashion show, shopping and more!

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Women’s Night Out With Kevin Fowler Coming June 10th

This year's Women's Night Out is going to be bigger and better than ever. This will be an event you won't want to miss, so grab your friends and join us. This year's special guest will be Kevin Fowler; plus, there will be food, drink, fashion show, shopping and more!

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