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Thomas Edison’s Talking Dolls Are Pure Nightmare-Inducing Horror

Prolific inventor Thomas Edison's attempt to market a talking doll failed miserably. Now you can hear why.

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Could You Have Been a Texas Colonist?

Would you have succeeded as a pioneer? Find out at the Museum of the Coastal Bend by competing in challenges inspired by Texas settlers in the 1800s. Event runs from 10am until 4pm Saturday at 2200 East Red River in Victoria.

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Sweet Girl Takes Her 80-Year-Old Grandfather to His First Prom

Joy Webb is a typical teenager from Albertville, Ala. with anything but a typical prom date.

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Facial Hair Through the Years Proves Cool Has Lots of Looks

There are very few men who can successfully get away with a mustache (we’re looking at you, Tom Selleck), yet for generations there have been many styles of mustaches – and beards, for that matter – that have been popular.

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Remember When Trace Adkins Appeared on ‘The Young and the Restless’?

Trace Adkins is one of country music's most colorful performers, but he set his roughneck image aside in 2008 for a guest role on the long-running soap opera, The Young and the Restless, which aired on April 9, 2008.

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Remember When Luke Bryan Made His Grand Ole Opry Debut?

Eight years ago today (April 6) when Luke Bryan made his Grand Ole Opry debut, the singer was barely married, and barely known to country music fans. His debut single “All My Friends Say” was slowly moving up the charts, and the audience was still packed with friends and family from his hometown of Leesburg, Ga. and beyond. The memory, however, is surely bittersweet for Bryan.

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Remember When Capitol Records Passed on Garth Brooks?

Garth Brooks is the best-selling solo artist in the history of music, but when he first auditioned for Capitol Records in Nashville, the label simply wasn't interested.

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Early Texas History Symposium in Port Lavaca

"Early Texas History: The Untold Stories Symposium" will take place at the Bauer Community Center, 2300 Texas Hwy 35 in Port Lavaca, this Friday at 6pm. Jose A. Lopez, a writer, author and historian from San Antonio, is the featured speaker.

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MCB Seeks Matagorda Launch Witnesses

The Museum of the Coastal Bend at Victoria College is seeking people who witnessed spacecraft launches at Matagorda Island more than 30 years ago. On Sept. 9, 1982, Space Services, Inc. successfully launched the 36-foot Conestoga 1 rocket from the south section of Matagorda Island.

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‘Cattle Drive’ at MCB

Come to the Museum of the Coastal Bend, 2200 East Red River in Victoria, for Cattle Drive! See if you can guide your herd to market, show off your roping skills, observe cow eye dissections, and more.

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Victoria County Historical Commission Meeting Tonight

The Victoria County Historical Commission will hold n interesting and educational meeting tonight at 7pm at the Victoria County Archives Building, 205 W. Goodwin Street in Victoria.

"Tracing  the Roots of Frederick Hiller" is a power point presentation by Danny Hiller. Frederick Hiller was an early German settler to Victoria who made a new and better life for himself.

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BBB Advises: Donate To a Charity You Can Trust

September marks a month which recognizes worthy causes. The anniversary of 9/11 and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month may have people considering a donation to a charity. Last month, viral videos of people pouring ice water over their heads sparked a donation frenzy. Participants, including celebrities and a former U.S. President, were seen braving the chilly water all to support the ALS Association, a national BBB Accredited Charity.

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