Monthly Archives: March 2015

20 Fun and Interesting Facts About The Lone Star State

Ahh, Texas. According to Wikipedia, it “is the second most populous (after California) and the second largest of the 50 U.S. states (after Alaska) in the United States of America. Geographically located in the south central part of the country, Texas shares an international border with the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and … Continue reading

Father Killed in Texas Bridge Collapse

An Arlington, Texas father was killed in central Texas when a bridge collapsed onto lanes of I-35, according to a report from Fox News. “The Texas Department of Public Safety said the accident happened around noon Thursday in Salado, which is located south of Temple in Bell County. An oversized tractor trailer hit a beam … Continue reading

Blue Bell’s First Recall in 108 Yrs After 3 Deaths Link to Brenham County, Texas

According to a report from ABC News, five people have been sickened by an ice cream related illness and three have died in a Wichita, Kansas hospital. The deaths have been contributed to a foodborne illness which has been linked to Blue Bell ice cream. According to the report, “The FDA says listeria bacteria were … Continue reading

Awesome Texas Summer Getaways

Ahhhh, Texas in the Summertime; scorching heat …which could be extremely humid or terribly dry, depending on which part of the state you’re in. After working through the Winter, and toiling through the Spring, its time to “chill out” on a Texas Summer Getaway. But where should you go and what is there to do? … Continue reading

Appeals Court Refuses Obama’s Request to Block Texas Judge on Immigration

Obama Administration Asks Appeals Court to Block Judge’s Decision Last Thursday the Obama administration pushed forward with its request to a federal appeals court to stall an order by a Texas judge which blocks Obama’s executive order on immigration. Lawyers from the Justice Department filed an emergency motion with the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of … Continue reading

Texas To Execute Gang Hit Man, States Struggling to Find More Execution Drug

Texas is all set to execute a hit man for the Mexican Mafia on Wednesday, after he was convicted of beating and strangling a woman from San Antonio. The woman was said to have skimped on paying the gang’s 10 percent tax on drug sales, and therefore the mafia had her executed, according to a … Continue reading

Texas Adds Fewer Jobs, But Unemployment Drops While Population Rises

According to a report from The Dallas Morning News, Texas added the lowest number of jobs that it had in months, since April of 2014. Biz Journal blames an energy sector slump for the decline in jobs. Despite the fact that fewer jobs were added, the unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent, says an article … Continue reading