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McDonalds Has Plans To Bring Back The McRib

So...Just when you set your taste buds on a McRib, McDonalds drops it from the menu.  I know, I know.  It's not easy to be a fan of the McRib. It's kinda like that non-committal girlfriend.  Once you really make up your mind to get serious and fall in love, it's gone.

The McRib has been an off-and-on offering at McDonalds for years, and its last appearance was in 2011.  And fans of that boneless pork sandwich will be happy to know it's coming back at "most McDonalds restaurants."

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Lawsuit Filed Against Jerry Jones Dismissed

The lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed that Jerry Jones sexually assaulted her in 2009 has been dismissed.

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Ku Klux Klan Members Distribute Flyers in East Texas Towns

Racism is still alive in East Texas, as shown through a number of flyers distributed in local neighborhoods by members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Student Debt in Texas Isn’t All That Bad

It's not ideal to have a load of debt after college, but students in Texas have less debt than students in other parts of the country.

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Indoor Snow Ski Resort is Coming to Grand Prairie

The most advanced indoor snow center in the world is coming to Grand Prairie with a scheduled opening in 2018.That's right, you'll soon be able to do your snow skiing in the DFW area.

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The Average Person Spends $77 on Halloween

Have you added up how much you spend on costumes and candy?  The National Retail Federation says those things plus the decorations and pumpkins to carve, add up to $77.52 per person.  That's plenty, but if you have kids doesn't that actually seem a little low?  

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Johnny Manziel’s Girlfriend Hangs Out With Browns Fans

Johnny Manziel hasn't started a game yet for the Cleveland Browns yet this season, but he had the number one-selling jersey in the NFL for a time, and he's got a girlfriend that's garnering some attention.  Even if he never takes a snap, it's still a good season!

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People From This State Are Flocking To Texas

Are you a native Texan, or do you transfer in from another state?  I'm originally from Nebraska and I moved to Texas in 1996.  I have friends who moved here from Arkansas, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Michigan, and I'm sure you and your friends can add to that list.

The Texas population is always growing it seems, and people are coming from one state more than any other.

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The Person Who Created The Famous Longhorn Sign Has Passed Away

Anyone know where that Hook 'em Horns sign came from?

A University of Texas cheerleader first flashed that famous Hook 'em Horns sign at a pep rally in 1955 before Texas played TCU, and it didn't take long before it became associated with UT at spots around the world.  It's gone hand-in-hand with Longhorn games for the past 59 years, and it's even been turned upside down by fans of a few rival schools.

The person that created the sign has passed away at the age of 87.

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Def Leppard Perform At The NFL Halftime Show In London

These guys seem to get better with age.  This was back on 9/28 over in London.  Good Stuff!

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Homes In This Texas City Are Priced Way Too High

We all want our homes to be worth big bucks, right?  But of course with that comes the obligation to pay higher taxes and such.  High home values aren't always a win-win, and sky-rocketing values don't come without a cost.

A new report says one Texas city has the most over-priced homes in the entire country, and those homes are priced about 19 percent higher than they should be.  

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After #Bendgate, Another Hazard for iPhone Users

Oh, you poor iPhone users.   After you got past the issues a couple of weeks ago with the slight bend in the phone, now there's something new to worry about.

The slight bend was caused when users put the phone in their back pockets, and discovered the phone didn't mesh well with skinny jeans and rumps.  And now have you heard that the new iPhone might leave you with a bald spot the side of your head?

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