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Quinlan, Texas Couple Has a 2,500 Pound Household Pet

Every week or so, I catch myself saying "Only in Texas". I know it's cliche, but seriously, how do you react to stories such as this one?

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A Texan Stood Under a Dangling Sign for Two Days, Hoping it Would Fall

UPDATE: He pulled this stunt in gest. Still, Texans have weird senses of humors.

Texas has to claim this story.  A guy stood outside a loose letter "P" at a Walmart, hoping that part of the pharmacy sign would fall on his head so he could sue the store.

Did it work?

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Only A Few Hours Left To Help St. Jude Kids

Please do your part to help us help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in their fight against childhood cancer.

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The Best Kept Secrets in Texas State Parks; Spoiler Alert

The most crowded spots are not always the best places to take the family for some rest and relaxation.  Sometimes the best times are at the hidden gems that are off the beaten path, like these secret spots at Texas state parks.  Did we miss any?

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Garland Couple Gets Pulled Over, Gets a Blessing of News

For the most our Texas police have been here to 'serve and protect'. And sometimes... to make someones day.

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Help St. Jude Save Kids

Please do your part to help us help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in their fight against childhood cancer.

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Powerball Jackpot Expected To Reach A Whopping Record-Breaking 1.5 Billion Dollars
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See How Texans are Winning as the Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $310 Million

With no winner Saturday night, the Powerball jackpot has rolled over again and they're estimating it will be around $310 million for tonight's drawing.  Are the odds of winning better in Texas?  See why that may be true, especially with the smaller cash prizes.

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Texas 5th Grader’s Invention Could Save Children from Heat Stroke in Cars

Texas is the leading state with unattended children dying of heat stroke in vehicles. This 10-year-old is trying to change that.

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A Texas Zoo Is Giving Free Admission to Teachers

If you don't mind the drive, one big Texas zoo is letting teachers in free for the rest of the month, and friends that go along can get big discounts too.  Road trip!

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Girl Scout Cookies Are Here! Where to Get ‘Em in Tyler This Weekend

Raise your hand if you can polish off an entire sleeve of Thin Mints in one sitting.  Or if you tend to suck on the Tagalongs until the cookie part melts in your mouth and mixes perfectly with the chocolate and peanut butter.  And then you eat five more.  Some of us might do those things.

Girl Scouts will be at several grocery stores around Tyler and Longview this weekend, with tables set up selling boxes to help us get our fix.  Oh, and which cookie does Texas think is the best?

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Powerball Jackpot Expected To Reach A Whopping Record-Breaking 1.5 Billion Dollars
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Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $255 Million for Tonight’s Drawing

Now is the time to pool the money at the office if you're going for the huge Powerball jackpot tonight. It's a quarter of a billion dollars!

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Try This Hidden East Texas Gem in Tyler For Your Next Picnic

We'll have great weather at times this week, and you might be looking for things to do outside to make the most of it.  Like eat!  Food can be even more fun when it's sunny and 75 and there's a great view to go along with the sandwiches and chips.

See if you agree that this spot is Tyler's best picnic area.

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