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Good News; Maybe the South Isn’t the Fattest After All

If a survey-taker called and said she was doing research on obesity in the US and asked how much you weigh, would you tell the truth?

The South always gets a bad rap for having the biggest obesity problems, but now there's new evidence that shows perhaps we're just more honest!  Some of the worst obesity problems in the US are said to be in southern states like Mississippi and Alabama, and Texas doesn't fare a whole lot better.  But maybe that's just because those in northern states aren't quite as forthcoming with the details about their body weight.

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What Is the Least Sexy City in America?

Some cities more than others need to have sexy brought back.

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Dad With Terminal Brain Cancer Wins Marathon While Pushing Daughter in Stroller

Iram Leon isn’t going to let a little thing like cancer slow him down.

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Texas Ranks in the Middle in ‘Well-Being’ Study

These people have Hawaii written all over them.

It could be better, it could be worse for Texas.

When it comes to overall well-being, we're right in the middle of the pack at 27th of the 50 states, and for the 4th year in a row, Hawaii ranks number 1.  Things could go totally wrong there and it would still be a good day.  Because you're in Hawaii.

What about the worst state?  Which state's sense of well-being is generally in the tank?

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Texas Among the Saddest States

Feeling blue today?  Blame it on Texas.

That's what a new study says, that looked over Twitter posts from us Texans, and others across the US. The study combed for negative and positive words, and added them all up to see which stat

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The Most and Least Romantic Cities in America Are Guaranteed to Surprise You

Valentine’s Day is upon us, so if you’d like to find the most romantic place to take that special someone, you might be surprised to find out just where in the US that is.

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ANOTHER Earthquake in East Texas?

This makes three in one week.  An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.7 rattled East Texas Thursday afternoon.

Shelby County has seen a lot of tremors in the past several months, and it has some wondering if this is the new norm in Shelby County, and across East Texas.  

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What City Are More Americans Moving to Than Any Other?

If you’re looking to put get out of town and put roots down in a new place, there’s one town down South you may want to consider.

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