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One of the Best-Kept Secrets of East Texas is Now in Bloom

Everyone already knows that the bluebonnet is the Texas state flower. But a lot of people don't realize there's another flower in Texas that helps create a beautiful Texas landscape.

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A Texan Stood Under a Dangling Sign for Two Days, Hoping it Would Fall

UPDATE: He pulled this stunt in gest. Still, Texans have weird senses of humors.

Texas has to claim this story.  A guy stood outside a loose letter "P" at a Walmart, hoping that part of the pharmacy sign would fall on his head so he could sue the store.

Did it work?

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This is the Most Popular Thing Texans Do With a Tax Refund

Tax refunds are fun money, right? It depends on how you define "fun." It might surprise you what most people are planning to do with the tax refund this year.

And if you're still looking for free tax help in Tyler, this is where you can find it.  

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35 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Returns With ‘Death Wish II’ Soundtrack

The death of drummer John Bonham in September 1980 didn’t just spell the end of Led Zeppelin. For a time, the surviving members of the band disappeared completely from the spotlight.

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John Mellencamp Coming To Texas For Two June Shows

His new Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour, just announced yesterday, has 27 dates confirmed so far between June & September.  East Texas John Mellencamp fans can choose to travel to Dallas-Fort Worth or Houston to see him in concert.  

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Every Day is National Random Act of Kindness Day in Texas

Texas does not need a holiday to pay it forward, but it sure doesn't hurt to have a day to celebrate it.

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The Best Kept Secrets in Texas State Parks; Spoiler Alert

The most crowded spots are not always the best places to take the family for some rest and relaxation.  Sometimes the best times are at the hidden gems that are off the beaten path, like these secret spots at Texas state parks.  Did we miss any?

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Metallica Tour Has 3 Texas Stops

Fresh off a "unique" performance with Lady Gaga at last Sunday's "Grammy Awards", Metallica has announced a 25-date North American tour starting in March & rolling through August.  The band will be playing super-size venues, including a 3 shows in 6 nights sweep through the Lone Star state in mid-June. 

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The Art of Texas Architecture: The Whataburger Stadium

Truly, Texas architects of the future.

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Don’t Miss This Obscure East Texas Landmark

It's the only international boundary that exists within the continental US, and it's the only remaining soil still belonging to the independent nation of Texas.

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Carlos Santana Is In Hot Post-Grammy Soup

He's a superstar guitarist with almost 50 years of career success, but when Carlos Santana expressed his support for Adele winning multiple Grammy Awards over Beyonce' a couple days ago, the haters went wild. 

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Chuy’s ‘Margarita Machine’ Proves It Does Get Cold in Tyler

Someone shared a photo of the water fountain outside of Chuy's - FROZEN.

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