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TFA Opposes Neches River Wild, Scenic Designation

The Texas Forestry Association, which represents forest landowners, loggers and the Texas forest products industry, says it is against a proposal to protect the Neches River in East Texas under the National Wild & Scenic River Act.

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Which Cars Do Americans Refuse to Buy? [PHOTOS]

Americans may have an enduring love affair with cars dating back more than 100 years, but there are some models we refuse to drive off the lot.

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Why Do We Work 40 Hours a Week?

If you’re putting in a 60-hour workweek, you may think the people who do their regular 40 hours and go home are slackers — but the truth is, they’re probably more productive than you are.

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New Mexico Town Will Cut Off Your Utilities for Not Paying Traffic Tickets — Dollars and Sense [VIDEO]

Many drivers have bemoaned the cameras installed in intersections that catch drivers blowing through red lights and issue tickets accordingly. But in one New Mexico city, ignoring those tickets is an especially bad idea — doing so could get your utilities shut off.

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1 in 2 College Grads Jobless or Underemployed

With college graduations just around the corner, we have some bad news for this year's crop of eager fresh-faced young grads.  We don't want to rain on your parade, but you should know that the prospects of getting a meaningful job in your chosen career field are worse than they've been in years.

So you need to be prepared with a Plan B.

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What Are Some of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Industries?

Some industries like real estate and the newspaper industry might have taken a noticeable nose dive during the recent downturn in the economy, but others have seen an equally noticeable rise.

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Lufkin Best Buy Store Will NOT be Closed

Best Buy has released the list of its under-performing stores that will be closed in the coming weeks, and you'll be glad to know the Lufkin store is NOT on the list.  In fact, only two Texas stores are on the list -- one in Austin, the other in San Antonio.

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Diboll City Council Approves 4-Day Work Week

The 4-day work week appears to be the coming thing.  The Diboll City Council has voted join other municipalities around the country and "test drive" the 4-day work week for five months.

They want to see if it's the money saver and efficiency improver its proponents say it is. If it lives up to expectations, the council is expected to make it permanent.

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