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Fourth of July Events In and Around Abilene

If you're looking for some fun Fourth of July events in the Abilene area, we have the info you need with this list.

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How Much Attention Should Be Paid To Flag Burners And Desecrators?

Am I the only one who has noticed an influx of stories/blogs/whatevs over treatment of the American Flag lately? Have you ever noticed that this always happens right before a presidential election? First they have you believing it's the flag itself and not the ideas behind it that important, then they carry the argument to insane levels ("If you don't like our flag, then you should leave our country"). What complete and total nonsense.

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The ARK Shelter’s “Shot in the Dark” Golf Tournament is July 25th in Coleman

The ARK, a domestic violence shelter for Coleman, Brown and Comanche counties will host it's 2nd annual benefit 'Shot in the Dark' golf tournament July 25th. The tournament features 9 holes of regular golf and 9 holes of nighttime golf.

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The Best Places to Go Swimming in Abilene

Abilene is very fortunate to have some great swimming pools. Here's a list of awesome pools to cool off in, during the dog days of summer. By the way most pools open Saturday, May 30th.

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Frenship ISD Teacher Karen Fitzgibbons Fired After Facebook #ImNotRacist Rant

Karen Fitzgibbons, the Bennett Elementary School teacher who made a racially-charged statement on Facebook, has been fired by Frenship ISD.

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Abilene Police vs. Firefighters Rib Eating Contest Benefiting Children’s Miracle Network

It's a friendly war, especially if there is food and a charity involved, between the police and firefighters. This Saturday the two organizations will go head to head in a rib eating contest to benefit Children's Miracle Network.

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Whitechapel Set to Rock The Silo Monday, June 22nd

Metal heads, get ready for one of the most brutal shows you'll ever see in Abilene when Whitechapel rocks The Silo on Monday, June 22nd.

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[Update] Frenship ISD Teacher Posts #ImNotRacist Rant on Facebook

 Frenship ISD has officially terminated Karen Fitzgibbon's employment at Bennett Elementary School. .

A teacher at Bennett Elementary School in the Frenship Independent School District is facing disciplinary action following a race-related post she put on her personal Facebook page Wednesday (June 10).

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Inexpensive Summer Programs in Abilene

Summer's here and kids want to have fun. Whether it's swimming or just playing. Here's a list of what I found for kids to have fun, learn and be with others

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Five Ways to Survive the Summer in Abilene

Temperatures are on the rise and I know you are looking for ways to stay cool and survive this summer heat. I have a few ways here to keep cool, on a budget, this summer.

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Where to Get a Snow Cone in Abilene

It's summertime and that means it's time to try and stay cool. A snow cone should do the trick but where do you find them? Here are a few locations that my co-workers and I came up with; did we miss any?

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Mark Ysasaga’s Body Positively Identified, Cause of Death Revealed

A body discovered in Lubbock Saturday (June 6) has been positively identified as Mark Ysasaga by the Lubbock County Medical Examiner.

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