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Breaking News: Warning: Some employers fire workers for shopping online
 
Posted by: John Egan

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-02-26 20:14:19 -0800 | business-news

Buyers beware: It may be tempting to hit the Internet for holiday shopping while you’re at work, but your wallet could suffer in more ways than one. A recent survey by job website CareerBuilder found 7 percent of employers have...
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Breaking News: Chipotle asks customers to keep their guns at home
 
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

Dallas :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-05-27 05:02:20 -0700 | political-news

The restaurant chain Chipotle has asked customers not to bring guns inside their restaurants after concerns that pro-gun demonstrations were intimidating other customers. "The display of firearms in our restaurants has now created an environment that is potentially intimidating or...
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Breaking News: In small Texas town, entrepreneur strives to build cosmetics empire
 
Posted by: John Egan

Longview :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-28 08:48:18 -0700 | business-news

Could Ponchitta Lilly be the next Mary Kay Ash? In 1963, Ash invested $5,000 in her brand new cosmetics business in Dallas. Five decades later, the Mary Kay cosmetics empire racks up worldwide sales of $3.5 billion a year. In...
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Breaking News: The evolution of Thanksgiving
 
Posted by: April Johnson

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-11-29 04:57:47 -0800 | education-news

In 1621, Plymouth Colony celebrated a day of thanks for its harvests. The winter had been very hard and the colonists were unsure if they would have food to harvest. During the three-day celebration they invited the Wampanoags to join...
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Breaking News: Kentucky, UConn advance to men's NCAA title game
 
Posted by: Punditty

Arlington :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 16:21:00 -0700 | sports-news

Get ready for a fight between dogs and cats in the men’s NCAA basketball championship Monday in North Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats (29-10, No. 8 Midwest) opened the second half against the Wisconsin Badgers (30-9, No. 2 West) on a...
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Breaking News: Study: Fracking depleting water supplies in drought-stricken US states
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-02-10 00:14:27 -0800 | green-news

A new study reveals that the oil and gas boom in the US is putting increasing pressure on already depleted water resources in areas of the country such as Texas and California experiencing drought conditions. According to the study by...
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Breaking News: JFK frozen in time at age 46 these past 50 years
 
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Dallas :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-12-19 01:20:35 -0800 | political-news

It’s hard for me to believe that 50 years have passed since that Friday, Mae Miller, the principal at Eugenia Hamilton Elementary School in Macon, Ga., announced via the intercom system that President Kennedy had been “killed in Dallas, Texas.”...
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Breaking News: Netizens to Apple CEO: How dare you use Windows to make MacBook Pro
 
Posted by: Stef dela Cruz

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-06-12 10:29:07 -0700 | technology-news

When Apple CEO Tim Cook uploaded a photo of a Texas-based team putting together a MacBook Pro three days ago, netizens made quite a stink about it. Cook probably didn't bank on his Twitter followers noticing the Apple computers in...
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Breaking News: NBA says refs blew crucial call at end of Rockets' Game 1 playoff loss
 
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 05:50:12 -0700 | sports-news

The Portland Trail Blazers' Sunday night victory over the Houston Rockets was perhaps the most thrilling Game 1 of the year, but as is often the case with contests that go down to the wire, it did not end without...
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Breaking News: Gun rights group attacks NRA for faulting open carry protest as 'weird' and ‘scary'
 
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

Temple :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-06-06 14:50:12 -0700 | political-news

In what many might see as a shocking move, the National Rifle Association released a statement on open carry gun protests – but instead of condoning the demonstrations it called out the protest as being "counterproductive for the gun owning...
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Breaking News: Art Conspiracy raises thousands of dollars to support nonprofit art projects
 
Posted by: Mirjana Pantic

Dallas :: TX :: USA | updated 2013-12-21 09:24:52 -0800 | arts-culture-news

A street level philanthropy group, Art Conspiracy, has raised tens of thousands of dollars to support grassroots arts activities. For the past eight years, Art Conspiracy volunteers have been choosing empty warehouses or neglected buildings in the community to serve...
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Breaking News: Patriot militias mobilize to US border but should migrants be treated as refugees?
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-11 09:42:57 -0700 | disasters-news

A coalition of patriot militias is reportedly involved in an effort to recruit and send armed volunteers to the Texas-Mexico border to participate in "Operation Secure Our Border," to stop the ongoing massive flow of Central American immigrants into the...
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Breaking News: Wendy Davis pens open letter about opponent's ‘abortion Barbie' smear ads
 
Posted by: VeronicaS

Fort Worth :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-06-11 12:45:42 -0700 | political-news

We all have heard the term “politics is dirty business” but this phrase has taken on a whole new meaning in Texas’ gubernatorial race. The ugliness has reached appalling levels as Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis is assaulted with the most...
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Breaking News: Solutions to baseball's new market inefficiencies
 
Posted by: PAULLEBOWITZ

Arlington :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 10:59:50 -0700 | sports-news

With the news that Prince Fielder requires neck surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss the rest of the season, the Texas Rangers' biggest (literally and figuratively) acquisition of the off-season is now gone. This is the seventh...
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Breaking News: More than 100 cats found in home of Texas twin sisters
 
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-30 11:27:03 -0700 | odd-news

It seems that the twin sisters, both in their 60s, shared a love of cats. This week more than 100 cats were rescued from their Houston, Texas home, where they were said to be living in appalling conditions, according to...
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