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Fantasy Football Sucks The Life Out Of The Workday

I'll admit it, Fantasy Football is fun!  So much fun that I had to ban myself from playing.  I was spending way too much time tweaking my lineups each week and dropping and adding players, and worrying about how I was going to beat co-workers named Mike and Amy that I worked with at the time.  I recognized the obsession and quit cold turkey.

And I didn't like that I was rooting for the Ravens defense to intercept Peyton Manning just so I could get a few fantasy points.  Peyton Manning is my boy!  And I became a traitor to him in the name of Fantasy Football, and I felt like a big cheater so I quit.

How much workplace productivity is wasted each year because of Fantasy Football?  It's shocking!

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Kayakers Lose Control In Drainage Ditch [VIDEO]

While in Colorado this past summer, my wife and I went kayaking along the Rio Grande River and we had an awesome time.

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An Unforgettable TV Weatherguy’s Forecast [VIDEO]

Forecasting the weather can be difficult because no one can accurately predict what is going to happen only Mother Nature has control over the weather. Still though these dedicated professionals do the best job they can and with the advancement in forecasting technology they are becoming more and more accurate it seems.

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Big Fan Of Shark Week? Here’s A New Drinking Game To Try.

Shark Week started Saturday on the Discovery Channel, and more people are watching it this week than at any point in the week's 27-year history.  The popularity has grown, and with it comes a pretty intense drinking game.  Here are the rules!

(I'm sure you can drink iced tea or Crystal Light if you want.  No pressure.)

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Win Your Aerosmith Tickets [CONTEST]

The Classic Rock 96-1 summer concert series continues with your chance to win tickets to see Aerosmith in Dallas!

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Are Texas Dance Halls A Thing Of The Past?

Central Texas has some dance halls with history behind them, like the Broken Spoke in Austin, and Gruene Hall about 45 minutes to the south.

Those two spots seem to have enough history and tradition behind them to continue drawing a crowd, and they've got that cool factor that attracts both older cowboy boots and young skinny jeans.  But will other Texas dance halls last?

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A News Team’s Camera Catches Real Ghost in Haunted House [VIDEO]

A Pennsylvania home occupied by DeAnna Simpson is haunted by ghosts.

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East Texas Fair Tickets On Sale Now

The countdown is on and soon I'll be able to sink my teeth into some good ole fair food and wrap by fingers around the lap bars of the rides and take in the somewhat pleasant and unpleasant smells in the agriculture building at the East Texas Fair!

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Couple Announces Pregnancy Using the #ShareACoke Can Campaign [VIDEO]

When it comes to making the big announcement that you're expecting a baby soon, couples often go to extremes to make the announcement very memorable. The couple, only known as the McGillicuddy's used the new Coke/Diet Coke #ShareACoke campaign to make their announcement in a very clever and cute video.

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Oops, Wrong Movie

Guardians of the Galaxy was a HUGE movie over the weekend with a record $94 million bucks.  Did you see it once or twice or six times?

There was one movie crowd in New Jersey that settled into its seats with big buckets of popcorn ready to see Guardians of the Galaxy, and when the movie started it was the wrong one.  A big theater oops!  How would you react?

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Canton First Monday Trade Days This Weekend

It kicked off today in Canton, First Monday Trade Days! It's the time of the month when vendors and shoppers alike descend upon the small East Texas town to sell their creations, antiques and more to shoppers coming from around the world!

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Today is Michael Richards’ Birthday — Celebrate With These Seinfeld Classics

Kramer cracks me up with his views on marriage.  Is it really a "man-made" prison and married couples are doing time?  Oh, and do you remember the classic episode where Kramer bought those skinny jeans and his whole world turned upside down?  Tight pants are the worst!

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