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If You See a Scarf on a Tree, Here’s What it Means

If you see a scarf hanging on a tree outside around Lufkin, or even inside the mall on one of those Christmas trees, it's no accident.

There's meaning behind the scarves left lying around town, and those who find them "fitting" can keep them.

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Texas Leads the Way With the Year’s Hottest Food Trends

The rest of the country discovered something this year that Texans have known for a long time. Queso is good. On everything!

Lots of food trends popped up this year (some better than others) and Texas has been a trend setter in the process.

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Texas’ Favorite Christmas Candy Involves No Chocolate

Here we go again with the crazy candy choices topping the list. Just when we had come to grips with Texans choosing a non-chocolate Halloween candy as their favorite, more sweet-toothed neighbors of ours have weighed in and chosen a favorite seasonal candy that doesn't melt in our mouths. Bah humbug! See if you love this choice.

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Paula Deen to Open Restaurants in Texas

When she was on Food Network, Paula Deen was known as a queen of southern cookin', and she's always had a lock on Georgia with a Savannah-based restaurant. Now two Paula Deen restaurants are coming to Texas, and they'll open up in a few weeks.

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Devastating Deer Disease is Changing the Way Texans Hunt

A disease that impacts deer causes them to have major neurological problems, and it can rip through a herd pretty quickly.

Wildlife managers in Texas are doing their best to prevent the spread, and that means hunters have to adjust their routines and obey some new rules to help out.

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One Texas Restaurant Serves up Burgers in an Airstream Trailer

Texas is full of unique restaurants, and this one is right up there near the top. At this East Texas spot you can get a burger layered up with double meat and dripping with cheese, and you can eat it inside an Airstream trailer that's sitting out back. Road trip on!

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Don’t Let a Fried Turkey Fail Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Everyone knows you can't put a frozen turkey straight into the fryer. Right?! These fried turkey fails are tragic and dangerous! Be entertained by these horrendous attempts at cooking, and then use these people as examples of what not to do in the back yard next week.

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10 Things You Miss When You Leave Texas

Why anyone ever leaves our beloved state of Texas is a mystery to me. Maybe a job calls your name or you want to get far, far away from your ex. Whatever the reason, there are many things you're gonna miss when you're gone. Like the bathrooms at Buc-ee's, and dance halls that are older than your great grandmother. What else?

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Try These Dishes to Texify Your Thanksgiving

The traditional Thanksgiving dinner might look a little different in Texas than it does in another state that doesn't seem to have quite the same appreciation for chorizo and chiles. If you're looking to put a little more Texas into your Thanksgiving spread, these recipes will serve as your inspiration.

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Whataburger and Yeti Partner for the Holidays

Whataburger and Yeti have partnered to offer 30 ounce Yeti Ramblers complete with the Flying W-Brand.

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One Small Town in East Texas is Becoming a Big Spot for Tourists

Not every town with a population of 2000 people becomes a big tourist destination, but one East Texas town is quickly becoming a top spot for visitors. I've heard so much about this place that I had to do a little more digging to find out more!

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Texas is Selling Your Driver’s License Info

If you have a Texas driver's license, there's a good chance that another business has the information that's listed on your ID card. The state of Texas is selling our info, and they've made $2.7 million on it since 2010.

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