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The ACU Summer Shakespeare Festival Returns to Abilene June 26th – July 3rd

The ACU Summer Shakespeare Festival is back featuring two plays. The first is the classic "Macbeth," a play of murder, witches and prophecy and is portrayed in the heart of the 1930s Mafia. The second is "William Shakespeare’s Land Of The Dead" a hilarious comedy about life in the Globe playhouse that takes a turn for the worse. As an epidemic spreads through London, the Globe is quarantined and the survivors within must fight for their lives. Great seats are still available.

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Man Behind Cadillac Ranch – Stanley Marsh 3 – Dies at Age of 76

Amarillo native Stanley Marsh 3, an eccentric artist and businessman, died on Tuesday, June 17, leaving behind a trail of public art pieces as well as unsettled allegations of molestation.

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Houston Texans Name Ryan Fitzpatrick Starting QB Over Abilene’s Case Keenum and 2 Others

The Houston Texans have finally named their starting quarterback and it's not Abilene Wylie's Case Keenum.

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‘Scott Steenblock Benefit’ for Family of Victim of Recent Fatal Motorcycle Accident is This Sunday

There will be a benefit for the family of Scott Steenblock on Sunday, June 22nd at Play Faire Park.

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Texas Tech Falls to Ole Miss in College World Series

Guns up as the Red Raiders face off against Ole Miss in the College World Series today at 2 p.m.!

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‘Our Teenager Is an Idiot’ Craigslist Ad Is Parenting Brilliance

One set of parents in Shreveport, Louisiana, is winning the Internet today with a Craigslist posting to sell a vehicle they had promised their son once he graduated from high school.

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Tattoo Shops in Abilene, Texas

Unfortunately for me, I started getting tattoos late in life. But, it's like eating a Lays potato chip - ya just can't stop after one. Now, I have some cool ink that reflects what I'm all about. And, all of my ink has been done right here in the Abilene

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The Children’s Performing Arts Series Releases the 2014-2015 Schedule

If you recently attended the Children's Art and Literacy Festival (CALF) in downtown Abilene, you know how much fun and eventful the Calf was this year. And the Children's Performing Art Series (CPAS) is no different. Last year the CPAS sold out weeks before each show. This year the first show is "Skippyjon Jones" in October, then "Popovich Comedy Pet Theater" with two show times in February and finally "Fancy Nancy the Musical" in April 2015.

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The Dumbest Laws in Texas

It's super easy to complain about the current political landscape, but after a little research, it seems past legislators have a screw loose too.

Throughout the years, the Lone Star State has rolled out some really, really dumb laws.

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The ARK Shelter Will Host the “Shot in the Dark” Golf Tournament June 21st

The ARK is a domestic violence shelter and the acronym for Advocacy, Respect and Kindness. The ARK serves Coleman, Brown and Comanche counties and will host a benefit golf tournament on June 21st . The golf tournament will be 9 holes of regular golf and then 9 holes of golf at night. While the tournament is open to any team or player, it gives a chance for businesses in service counties to help and support The ARK.

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Elizabeth Smart Will be the Keynote Speaker at the Alliance for Women and Children’s 12th Annual Fall Luncheon

If the name Elizabeth Smart sounds familiar, it's because she made national headlines when she and her abductors were found. Elizabeth was returned to her family and as for her two abductors, they were prosecuted and one was put away for life. Smart will be the featured speaker, as she shares her story at the Alliance for Women and Children's 12th Annual Luncheon.

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Texas Tech Baseball Coach Tim Tadlock Named as Coach of the Year

This comes as Tadlock led Tech, which is also his alma mater, to the College Baseball World Series for the first time in school history.

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