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After the Rain, Houston Sees a Double Rainbow

Double rainbows are rare, and it can be a little awe-striking when they happen. After torrential rains with Harvey, Houston got their double rainbow this week.

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In Texas, You Could Be Living in a Haunted House and Not Know It

When you're selling a house in Texas you've got to disclose many things, like whether the oven works and whether you've replaced the roof recently. But you don't have to disclose whether or not you have ghosts! Here's what the law says.

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Watch for Harvey Price-Gouging, and Report It

With a week of high rain chances and heavy flooding for Harvey-impacted parts of the state, the Texas Attorney General and the Better Business Bureau are sending the reminder to retailers that they can't hike the price too much on necessary items. If you see that happening, you can report it.

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Hater Map Shows the Most Despised Food in Texas

Hater is a dating app that matches people up with those who hate the same things they do, and that becomes the common bond. With that in mind, some couples at your backyard barbecue this weekend might be hatin' on your steaks.

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Schlitterbahn Offers Free Admission to the Military and First Responders

All Schlitterbahn Water Parks are letting military members and first responders in free at different times this month, and we'll help you plan accordingly.

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East Texas has the #1 Burger Joint in the State

Oh, how do we choose just one.

There may be a hundred "best burger joints in Texas" on any given day, depending on our moods for greasy and cheesy, or Swiss and avocado-ey, or bacony. Or all of the above.

But one burger joint in East Texas rises above the rest to take the #1 spot in the state. See if you agree.

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Lufkin School District Not Among the Best in Texas

School districts across Texas have been graded using lots of public info, plus reviews from parents, neighbors, and students.  Lufkin schools are some of the highest ranked in East Texas, but still we're not among the top 200 in the state. What are we doing wrong? See how low we rank, and start making your case now to give them a boost.

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Your Credit Card Purchase Might Be Denied Without an ID

If you really want a new fancy new tablet or iPad, take your driver's license with you to buy it.

Texas has a new law that kicks in next January, that will allow a store to decline your credit card purchase if you forget your ID. 

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New Law Seeks to Crack Down on Distracted New York Drivers
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To Get a Driver’s License, a New Requirement is Coming

For some drivers needing a Texas license after September 1, there's a new course that you'll have to take.

Without it, you can't get a license!

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Painted-Rock Trend Prompts a Warning from State Parks

Last summer it was Pokemon Go.  This summer it's a new trend that's getting people outside and on a treasure-hunt-like mission.

So...what's with all the painted rocks, and why is Texas not loving them?  

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Take this 8-Mile Ride on the Most Haunted Road in Texas

East Texas has some great spooky spots, but if you really want to freak yourself out, take this haunted journey on what some say is the scariest road in the entire state. Have you heard what's happening on Bragg Road?

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Shortage Alert — Authentic Mexican Restaurants in East Texas

Texas can brag about a lot of things, but not this.  Chicago has the most authentic, non-chain Mexican restaurants per capita, and other big cities in the US rank higher than places like San Antonio and Houston.  So what's the closest place to us, with the most authentic Mexican food?  A three-hour road trip will get you the best empanadas.  

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