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Lon Morris College Suspends Fall Classes

Worst has come to worst at the oldest two-year college in Texas.  Officials at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville have suspended the entire fall term of classes.

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You Won’t Believe What Ranchers Who Can’t Afford Corn Are Feeding Their Cows [VIDEO]

Farmers may not be happy about the recent drought that’s plagued much of the US, but it’s been a boon for cows with a sweet tooth — because ranchers who can’t afford the high prices of corn are now feeding the animals candy instead.

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Americans Waste a Whopping $165 Million Worth of Food Each Year

Want an easy way to shave $2,300 off your annual budget? Stop throwing away so much food.

According to a new study, almost half of the food Americans buy every year winds up in the trash — a 50 percent increase since the 1970s.

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The 10 Costliest US Hurricanes in History Left Severe Damage on Our Wallets

Hurricanes cause all sorts of damage, but do you have any idea just how much?

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Stores Bracing for Tax Free Weekend

The Lufkin News reports retail stores across the state are gearing up for the annual tax-free weekend this Friday through Sunday. With the first day of school getting close, parents can save money on everything from school supplies to clothing.

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The Best Time to Buy Plane Tickets Is Almost Upon Us — Dollars and Sense

With all the fees airlines have been packing on in the past couple years, it may seem that tickets are impossibly expensive.

But there are times when it’s cheaper to buy them — and those times are fast approaching.

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Which States Will Be the Best Places to Live in the Future?

You may be happy with where you’re living now, but what about in the years to come?

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Good News: Home Prices on the Way Up

In another sign that the national recession is easing up -- at least here in Texas -- the Lufkin News reports retail home prices are trending upward.  Local realtors say after several years of a "buyer's market", they're seeing clear signs of a turnaround. It's a "seller's market" again.

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