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Weather was an issue last week, with snow falling in every state except Hawaii and Florida. A sharp increase in black bear attacks had Floridians on the alert. Closer to home, hundreds of local citizens battled rain and dense fog to travel to Austin for the biannual Golden Triangle Days at the state capital where they talked, listened and even made a little merry with lawmakers, government officials and their respective staffs.

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Shannon Wickline, Charlie Hayward, Charlie Daniels, Pat McDonald, Bruce Brown an

The 1963 country classic was by George Hamilton IV makes it appropriate that Abilene, Texas, is the site of the Outlaws and Legends Music Festival. The fifth-annual edition of that country music extravaganza will be March 27-28 at the Back Porch of Texas, an outdoor music venue conveniently located off I-20 and Highway 277.

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Lamar State College-Port Arthur public information coordinator Gerry Dickert sol

On a whim, a little piece of Port Arthur, Texas, made its way to Las Vegas this past spring. Now, people across America know about the connection between Janis Joplin and the Museum of the Gulf Coast.

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There are plenty of Beatles tribute bands, but only one was handpicked by someone who knew the Fab Four intimately.

Louise Harrison, the sister of the late George Harrison of the Beatles, lovingly chose four young men to represent the Beatles in tribute to the most famous band in popular music.

“The Liverpool Legends Beatles Tribute Band presents the very best portrayal of the The Beatles that I have ever seen,” Harrison said.

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Larry Lunsford seemed relaxed when The Examiner caught up to him along the side streets in Orangefield where he was taking a break from the 2,800-mile journ

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