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Local Companies Set For Growth
Here's more evidence of why Texas--specifically, south Texas--continues to outpace the rest of the nation in economic growth and jobs creation. As Governor Perry says, "Texas is 'open for business!'" If you (or someone you know) is looking for work--or possibly a car…
Are Vinyl Records Making A Comeback?
Yes, I'm old enough to remember vinyl records...I still have a bunch, and a turntable on which to play them! The old saying, "Everything 'old' is 'new' again" seems to be true with the way folks like to listen to music. As I said, I still have probably a couple of hundred albums, dozens of…
¡Viva CES Las Vegas 2014!
What would life be like without electronics? Well, for one thing, you wouldn't be reading this epic piece of blogging, because there wouldn't be any computers, smart phones, tablets, or even radio! Every year about this time, electronics developers, manufacturers, and marketers all get together in L…
Latest Road Conditions From TxDOT
Here is the latest update on Texas road/highway conditions, courtesy of TxDOT:
*****   Sunday 12/8/13 5 p.m. UPDATE   *****
TxDOT MAKES PROGRESS REMOVING ICE FROM ROADWAYS, CAUTION STILL NEEDED FOR MONDAY MORNING COMMUTES AS TEMPERATURES FALL
Roads much better, but bridges remain a probl…
2003 Class of Cuero High to Hold Reunion
The Cuero High School class of 2003 will hold its 10 year reunion from 3 p.m. to midnight Nov. 16 at the Cotton Patch Party Ranch, Farm-to-Market 952 and Farm-to-Market 2656 (three-way stop) near Yorktown.
Earl Pitts 10/30/13: Healthcare Website
Capitol Hill testimony...fingers of blame pointing in all directions...and the government's health care website still doesn't function correctly! Today, Earl examines how the country that gave the world the light bulb, movies, and, yes...computers, can't come up with a fully-functioni…
Earl Pitts 10/23/13: Government Smokescreens
Earl is suspicious. So are his friends at the Duck Inn. One scandal after another comes screaming out of the headlines, and each one seems to draw out attention off of the previous one. Could it be, there's a reason for all of this? If you missed Earl's commentary this morning, we have it …
Earl Pitts 10/17/13: The Founding Fathers Disagreed, Too!
A new poll has Earl a little troubled. Apparently, a segment of the U.S. population feels that the Founding Fathers of this country would be extremely disappointed with the political bickering and infighting that goes on in Washington, DC. Mr. Pitts asks, "Is it maybe time to bring back the day…

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