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Road Construction Projects Update in Abilene for Week of June 8-12

From repaving loop 322, to several other projects, there is quite a bit of construction going on in Abilene right now. Here's a list of projects that Texas Department of Transportation have announced for the week of June 8-12, 2015.

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Christian Delbert, Thinkstock
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Abilene Issues Stage 1 Water Restrictions – What You Need to Know

Abilene Mayor, Norm Archibald, announced that the City of Abilene is now under stage 1 water restrictions. If you’re not sure what those restrictions are, we have everything you need to know.

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Are We Seriously Debating the Use of the Word ‘Hero’?

I do not care about Bruce Jenner or his conversion to female. It means nothing to me. For others that have fought that fight, he/she is a "hero/heroine." 

Now, those with a very narrow definition of the word are posting memes and inundating social media with pictures of war heroes stating defiantly "THIS is a hero." Sorry, but both are correct.

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Does the City of Abilene Have Your Unclaimed Money?

The City of Abilene may owe you some money. They released a list of names Tuesday that are owed $100 or less by the City of Abilene.

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Rudy and New City Manager of Abilene
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Rudy Meets With the New Abilene City Manager

Thanks to everyone the commented on or shared 'Rudy Takes on the City', because of your comments, I was afforded a meeting with the new Abilene City Manager, Robert Hanna to discuss the City's code issues about grass.

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Best Ways To Conserve Water in Abilene

Even with the recent rain, the city of Abilene is still in conservation mode. Here are some inexpensive ways for you to conserve water and save some money at the same time.

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Do You Still Want Texas to Secede?

I do not stand among those who think Texas would "do alright" as its own country. I'm even waffling on my past thoughts that the U.S.A. should just shut the world out and take care of itself. It seems far more likely that we are all connected and that we all need each other.

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Vacation Bible School Schedule for Abilene Area

Now that school is out, many area churches will be having vacation bible school. Here's a list of the churches that are having VBS this year.

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Man Dies in Collision With Two Bulls in Texas

A Socorro, New Mexico man died in a crash near Mentone, Texas in Loving County early Thursday morning when the 18-wheeler he was driving crashed into two bulls.

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The Children’s Art and Literacy Festival in Downtown Abilene is June 11th-13th

The Annual Children's Art and Literacy Festival is June 11th through 13th in downtown Abilene. This year, David Shannon is the featured children's book illustrator and author. Don't miss it!

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Tips for Staying Cool This Summer in Abilene

With Summer upon us, it gets downright scorching in Abilene. So, if you're looking to stay cool in the key city, we've got the hook up for you with some tips to do just that.

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Acoustic Duo ‘Twice Removed’ Perform Hilarious Song About Abilene

During their latest stop at the Rock 108 studios, Twice Removed performed a knee-slappin' hilarious song about Abilene. You only have to spend a few days in this grand town to be able to relate to every word in this song.

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