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Texas Ranks Near The Bottom of Charitable States
Are we selfish?  Texans don't volunteer time or give as much money as other states do, but we have a chance to change that today.  It's National Giving Day, and that's why you're seeing #GivingTuesday on social media.
And See how low Texas ranks in terms of the most…
Do Something Amazing With Thanksgiving Leftovers
One of the repercussions of creating a huge feast is having an enormous amount of leftovers.  You might be bound and determined to eat and eat until you're sick, but even then you and your family might have a little green bean casserole to spare.
So we don't feel totally guilty about o…
Random Acts of Kindness Are Happening inTexas
Have you noticed anyone being over-the-top nice lately?  I'd love to hear that story. I'm a sucker for random acts of kindness.
There's no prize involved here, because that would defeat the purpose of the "being-nice-just-for-the-heck-of-it" stories.  So, just for the heck of it, I'll share…
Texas Doesn’t Always Go For Thanksgiving Classics
It's not all about the turkey and stuffing in Texas.  It's usually on the table at Thanksgiving, but there are also some unique side dishes there that put us right up there with Washington's "Cottage Cheese Roast" for being a little weird.
Green Lights in East Texas Support Veterans
Maybe you've seen a few green lights around East Texas this week.  At work, on the front porch, and on college campuses, people are replacing white lights with green bulbs to show support for veterans.  And it's easy to become part of the movement.
Tyler Veterans Get Free Burritos
Veteran's Day is next week, and stores and restaurants are getting ready to show their appreciation.  More will be added we're sure, but for now let me tell you about one restaurant that will help you snag the veteran in your life a free burrito.
Learn to Brew Your Own Beer at This East Texas Event
The craft brew industry has exploded over the past few years, and Texas brewers are cranking out some pretty amazing stuff.  What about some home brew?  You can learn how to make beer in your garage, at an event this weekend in Marshall.
Halloween Costs East Texans About $80 Each
Halloween ain't cheap.  Add up the costumes, the candy, and the decorations, and most of us are spending about $80 on the holiday.  And then add the alcohol at the adult costume party and, well, that could double.
Special Pokemon Go Is Coming to East Texas for Halloween
The last time around, Pokemon Go invaded East Texas with hundreds of people looking for characters, and police had to issue a warning about resisting the urge to trespass looking for Pikachu.
Now there's a special new Halloween version of Pokemon Go coming that starts today, and here are th…

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