Every state has cities where the money seems to flow more easily than others, and the spot in Texas that has the most trouble getting on its financial feet is in the southern tip, near McAllen and Brownsville.
In other words, there IS opportunity in Tyler and Longview. We're not the richest cities in Texas, but not the poorest either.
The bald eagle has been the only national symbol for the past 234 years, but there's a push right now for bison to be recognized too. Bison may not be top-of-mind here, but Texas has hundreds of them.
Besides zoos, where do we find them?
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1863 – The Battle of Gettysburg begins (More info)
1867 – Canada becomes a self-governing dominion of Great Britain under the British North America Act (More info)
If you’re still feeling the winter blues, you might want to consider taking a little trip to one of happiest states in the United States. A new Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index asked 353,000 randomly-selected people questions regarding the quality of life where they live.
Unsurprisingly, the happiest state in the US is…