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Flag Day is a Great Opportunity to Show Some Respect

My dad is a US Navy veteran, and he's committed to flying the US flag several days each year.  He hits the obvious ones like Memorial Day and the 4th of July, but the most important day to him might be June 14th.  

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Bet You Didn’t Know These Things About This Texas Drink

The name Big Red implies that it's straight out of Nebraska, right?  At least to us Husker alums who view all things though the football lens.

Big Red soda is actually bottled in Texas, by the Dr. Pepper folks, and it was first born here in 1937. Did you know it used to be called "Sun Tang Big Red Cream Soda?"

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That Big ‘Vikings’ Death Was Supposed to Happen Back in Season 1

History’s Vikings is no stranger to shakeups of the status quo, dispatching main characters and jumping through time as befits a historical saga. Still, last night’s “All His Angels” wrought one of, if not the most shocking death of the series, even as stars and producers explain they’d originally sought to depict it in Season 1.

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Texas Is Better Than Your State

God bless the United States of America. There's 50 of 'em. Each having their own unique contribution to the melting pot that is our great nation...

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Historic Night for Angelina College Soccer

(From Gary Stallard, AC Sports)

First they honored the sophomores on Sophomore Night. Then the Lady Roadrunners clinched a playoff berth in their very first season. And then Freddy Drago got himself a celebratory ice-water bath from his guys.

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Why Do We Dress Up For Halloween Anyway?

We carry around a secret inner desire to be Flo from Progressive all year long, and finally at Halloween we let her out!  Is that it?

The kids might have questions about Halloween, so I did some research to prep us. 

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2016 Fall TV Preview: 30 Premieres You Can’t Miss

These days, it'd take at least two years to watch only only one season's worth of #PeakTV, a quarter of which won't even be around a second year. You’d need some sort of absurd television guidance periodical to navigate it all, but because we love you' we've put together an in-depth look at 30 major must-see premieres kicking off as early as August 31.

Come, wrap some barbed wire around your bats and grab a coffee in Stars Hollow, as we descend into the madness that is Fall TV 2016!

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The Battle Of Blackjack Grove Is Being Reenacted This Weekend In Groveton

This weekend, February 12, 13, and 14th, the famous Battle of Blackjack Grove will be reenacted in Groveton, Texas.

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Historic Cars in Mint Condition Found in Texas Garage

Car guys are going to freak!

These nostalgic cars had been covered in dust sitting in a Texas man's garage since 1972, but they're a hidden treasure worth half a million dollars or more.  Who stumbled across them?

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Texas Approves Controversial History Textbooks

The Texas State Board of Education has approved a controversial history textbook that academics say over exaggerates Moses' influence on American Democracy and portrays Muslims in a negative light.

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Nacogdoches Has A Home on Texas Endangered List

Preservation Texas.org released the list this week, and Nac's Clay House is on the 11th annual list.

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The History of the World Redux (Video)

It all started with a high school assignment and it ended with the end of life as we know it.

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