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Texas Has Great Tippers

If you dine out at the Olive Garden, or Hole in One Cafe, or another one of your favorite spots in Lufkin, do you tip well?  You just might be boosting the average for Texas.

We've all got cheapskates in our circle of friends and family, but for the most part Texans are good tippers.  On average, we tip 19.7 percent here and that puts us in the top 5.  The best overall tippers are in New York and New Jersey, at around 25 percent.  Those moneybags...that's a quarter of the bill!  Who's the worst?

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Band Kid Has the Best Reaction Ever to Breaking Cymbal

Playing the crash cymbals for the 'Star Spangled Banner' in your school band is kind of a big deal. It's definitely the most dramatic part of the song, and it only gets more dramatic when one of the cymbals breaks. What does one do when such a nightmare occurs? Take a cue from this kid who handled the situation like a bawse.

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Activists Rally At Boy Scout Memorial In DC For Inclusion Of Gays In Scouts
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Boy Scouts of America Leaders Meet in Texas to Decide on New Eligibility Policy

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are 103 years old, and a new policy voted into bylaws on May 23, have some people raising their voices about the alleged politically correct decision that they say could be harmful to a century old institution.

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Astros Vendor Brings Snow Cones Into Bathroom Stall So Thank God No One Goes to Astros Games

The Houston Astros stink, but they don't stink nearly as much as one of their vendors.

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Teen Who Died of Cancer Gives the World a Heartbreaking Gift

Zach Sobiech is singing with the angels now.

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World’s Biggest Baseball Will Make You Want to Take Someone Out to the Ballgame

Baseball is big in little Muscotah, Kansas.

Bigger than you might think possible.

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Two Texas Cities on the Most Redneck List

 

Tom Pennington/Getty ImagesA real estate company put out a blog naming the most redneck cities in America, and Texas has two in the top ten.

We tend to think of redneck cities being here in the south, but there are some northern metro areas that made the list.

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7-Year-Old Boy Suspended for Using Pencil Like a Gun


The debate over guns in schools has taken a turn for the unusual.

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