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Better Business Bureau: Top 5 Summer Scams
Summer is a great time to take that long-overdue vacation, or make much-needed home repairs. But, as the weather heats up, so do scams. Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin is warning consumers about some of the top summer scams.
Never Forget
Today is the 70th anniversary of "D-Day". Everyone at KIXS 108 and Townsquare Media Victoria say thank you to the veterans who served on that fateful day to change the world forever. All gave some and some gave all. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten...
6 Top Features in Mac OS X Yosemite
I will admit, I love my Apple products...from my first iPod many years ago to the iMac I got this last September, I've really become a big fan. They just work! Now, from the latest World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC), comes the preview of the upcoming Mac OS X "Yosemite" operating syst…
Rent-A-Gent
I can't stay up late enough these days to watch Nightline on ABC. Well, to be honest, I never watched it very often when I could stay up that late. But I saw this story online, and it looked interesting. Not because I fancy myself the type of guy they're looking for (besides, I signed a "non-co…
Ham Radio Gaining New Respect
With smart phones, computers, and even landline telephones relying more and more on the Internet, what happens in a disaster that damages cell towers and other infrastructure?
Amateur radio operators spring into action. A method of communication--once thought to be dying off due to the increasing spe…
Powerful Video: Mayflower, AR Man Saves Injured Girl
This video will put a lump in your throat! After tornadoes ripped through Mayflower, Arkansas (near Little Rock) on Sunday night, neighbors jumped in to help with rescue and recovery efforts. This video shows Mayflower resident Nick Naylor's rescue of a severely-injured 4-year-old girl, and an …
Map: Where to Live to Avoid a Natural Disaster
From tornadoes to wildfires, floods to hurricanes, Texas has its share of natural disasters. But, have you ever wondered where in the Lower 48 states one is least likely to encounter such calamities? Well, of course, a study was done to figure out the answer to that question. Check out this map, and…
Video: Mayflower Arkansas Tornado Drone Footage
Having spent nine years in northeast Arkansas, the killer storms last night brought great concern, as we have so many friends there. Thankfully, the worst of the storms passed to the north of our former hometown of Jonesboro; but sadly, other areas were devastated. Check out this amazing aerial foot…

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