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Where Is the Fittest City in America?

If you want to look good this summer, there are some places where the people may inspire you more than others.

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Is The New 75 mph Speed Limit Too Fast?

A new law has made it okay to go 75 mph on many Texas roads that had a lower speed limit before.  Is it a good thing?

Drivers wanting to get somewhere in a hurry love it.  Safety experts debate whether the associated risks are too great.

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What State Drinks the Most Beer?

America may be all about baseball and apple pie, but beer certainly belongs in the discussion.

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Cop Caught Pepper Spraying Terrifying Baby Squirrel

Sure, baby squirrels are a little weird looking, but so's our cousin Jon, and we don't go around pepper spraying him anytime he approaches a bunch of middle schoolers. (Wait, that sounds weird. You get what we mean....)

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Texas Abortion Bill Fails Following Stunning, Late-Night Legislative Chaos

A bill in the Texas legislature that would impose some of the strongest restrictions on abortion in the country failed to pass before a midnight deadline on Tuesday, following extraordinary events in the State Senate that lasted all day.

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Texas Boy Dies After He’s Impaled

Over the weekend, a 14-year-old West Texas was playing hide and seek on the Texas Tech University campus when something went horribly wrong.

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High School Football Players May Have to Take it Easy in Practice

Rule makers for high school football in Texas are doing their best to protect players, and moved a step closer Tuesday to limiting full-contact practices during the regular season.

So the Panthers and Dragons and all of our favorite area teams may have to let up a little bit this fall.

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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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