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The 5 Most Absolutely Trashiest Places in Abilene

You say to yourself, "how trashy can Abilene really be?" Well lately the City of Abilene has been talking a lot of trash within the past 12 months.

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Photo by Frank Pain
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15 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Abilene

I thought I knew a lot about Abilene, but I learn something new all the time. Here are some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about our fair city.

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The 2017 West Texas Fair and Rodeo

The 2017 West Texas Fair and Rodeo is September 7th-16th. This year's theme is "Pride in Our Past, Faith in Our Future".

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Lady Of Fort Phantom
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Urban Legends About Abilene

The Abilene area is not without its share of scary ghost stories or urban legends. I doubt that you can find an Abilenian that hasn't heard about the 'Lady Ghost Of Fort Phantom' or the mystery surrounding the 'Anson Lights'.

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New Lice Law For Texas Schools Now in Effect

Head lice is a nightmare no parent or child ever wants to experience, yet it's a problem that persists in many schools every year. A new Texas law now determines what public elementary school nurses must do when they discover lice on a child.

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The Best Chili Recipe Ever in Time for the Chili-Cook Off

For decades I protected my winning chili recipe. A few ago, the Abilene Fire Fighters Association used my recipe and the secret was out. Today is your lucky day, here's my super secret Dragon's Breath Chili recipe. Enjoy!

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Raul Taborda, Thinkstock
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Boys Ranch Chili Super Bowl Spices Up Labor Day Weekend

Chili Super Bowl XXXVI is this Labor Day weekend. All the fun and food festivities take place at the old settlers camp grounds in scenic Buffalo Gap.

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Category: Abilene News, Events, Videos
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Mike Hixenbaugh Via Twitter
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If You’re Heading to Houston to Help With Harvey, Watch Out for Floating Mountains of Fire Ants [VIDEO]

Fire ants don't drown in floods; they float in giant islands of nope. Make sure anybody you know in the south Texas flooded areas have soap with them.

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