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Texas Closed: Winter Weather Takes Hold in the Lone Star State

It’s no secret that Texans don’t do winter weather well. We may have big trucks and big confidence, but when it comes to snow and ice we become the …

Weather

The Vinegaroon: Defense Mechanism Leaves a Bad Taste in the Mouth

Have you ever seen a black scorpion-looking creature, sometimes as long as a credit card, prowling around outside at night? If you live in the …

Alternative Medicine

Lyndon B. Johnson's former Texas ranch for sale for $2.8 million

Not only does this gorgeous Hill Country property have quite the history, but check out that view!<p>Located in Johnson City, Texas, about an hour away from both San Antonio and Austin, this scenic ranch once belonged to Lyndon B. Johnson while he was president in the ‘60s — and now it’s for sale for …

Real Estate

Do you know your state bird?

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Owners Rush to Prepay Property Taxes Before Losing Benefits

With tax reform signed into law, homeowners in areas with high property taxes are scrambling to prepay their 2018 tax bill in order to take advantage …

Real Estate

Talking Turkey Conservation

<i>Written by Lydia Saldaña</i><p>Thanksgiving week may seem like an odd time to think about turkey conservation. After all, according to the folks who track …

1892 Bishop's Palace | Galveston Historical Foundation

• ABOUT<br>• HOURS, TICKETS & LOCATION<br>• RENTAL<br>• TRIPS/GROUPS<p>The Bishop’s Palace (a.k.a. Gresham House) is a contributing building in the East End Historic …

This Place Sure Has Changed: Which Cities Have Changed the Most?

Thursday, October 19, 2017<p>The editorial content on this page is not provided by any financial institution and has not been reviewed, approved or …

Abbott's Texas economy boast mostly so

<b>CORRECTION, 2:50 p.m., Sept. 15, 2016</b>: <i>After this fact check posted, readers pointed out we'd presented Texas and California GDP figures in billions</i> …

Jefferson is hauntingly inviting to ghost hunters

For Jefferson tourist information, call the city of Jefferson at 903-665-3733.<p>Jefferson’s golden era came to a halt after 1873, when the Army Corps …

The 28 Most Enduring Myths in American History

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The mystery and danger of Jacob's Well

A central Texas getaway lures daredevils and the heat-stricken.<p>Summers in central Texas can be a struggle between being really hot and being really …

Texas

Rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey needs to be stronger, higher, smarter

This is a tall order in Texas, land of ultra-lax zoning regulations.<p>Houston is a messy, weird, exciting, optimistic, vibrant, beautiful, big-hearted …

Hurricane Harvey

Rescue Efforts Continue in Houston as Rain Continues to Fall: Pictures

Houston

16 Celebrities Born in Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi is FILLED with a plethora of history and famous people! Bet you didn't know that these iconic celebrities were born in Corpus Christi, …

WATCH: So, There's a Castle for Sale in Texas

Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel

<i>Efficiency Center</i><p>Here, you can find home efficiency tips, information on current programs and incentives, and other useful information to help you …

Nine-river Day

Essentials<p><b>1.</b>Colorado River (Lady Bird Lake): Texas Rowing Center, 1541 W. Cesar Chavez in Austin. Call 512/467-7799.<p><b>2.</b>San Marcos River: Sewell Park, …

8 Great Quirky Stays

Eve’s Garden belongs to an unconventional breed of Texas hotels that continue to crop up across the state, winning over travelers with their novelty …

Stories of the Wild

Bluebonnet<p><b>Field notes:</b> From the Louisiana border to the mountains of West Texas, from the Red River to the Rio Grande—Texas’ six native bluebonnet …

These are the best restaurants and bars in Texas for 2017

Each year we hold a Texas-sized celebration of two of the things we love most: food and drink. The annual CultureMap Tastemaker Awards honors the top …

Restaurants

The World's Largest Spring-Fed Pool Is Right Here In Texas And You'll Want To Visit

The park also includes an impressive campsite facility and opportunities to admire the unique wildlife of this high desert environment.

He Looks A Rescued Horse In The Eyes. But What He Said Next Tore Me Apart…TOUCHING!

Many couples dream of travelling the world and going on long vacations when they retire. Larry and Peggy Neaves were one of those couples.

​The best personal touches for a rustic wedding

This hot wedding trend incorporates natural elements for a warm, organic atmosphere — without sacrificing elegance or class.<p>No need for a white …

Weddings

Google names Houston top U.S. city for rooftop solar potential

24 Views<p>Google names Houston top U.S. city for rooftop solar potential<p>Mar 23, 2017<p><h5>Houston may be the oil and gas capital of the world, but solar …

15 Surreal Places In Texas You Need To Visit Before You Die

The stars at night are big and bright...

National Parks

The Legend of the Origin of the Texas Bluebonnet

Native American folklore is woven into the fabric of Texas history. According to the Bullock Museum, “hundreds of different groups of native peoples …