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Summerfest 2013 In Austin Aug. 2-3
Amateur radio enthusiasts from all over Texas (and beyond) will gather this weekend in Austin for the 30th annual Austin Summerfest at the Crowne Plaza. Amateur (aka "ham") radio is both a hobby and a service. Ham operators enjoy contacting other hams across town or on the other side of th…
Almost Impossible Trivia for 7/23/13
Congratulations to Seth Schafer of Edna! He knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q: 68% of Facebook users have deleted a friend because they’re tired of this…what is it?
Skeeter’s Silverado-Sierra Showdown–And The Winner Is…
If you've been following my blog posts this week, you know I got the opportunity to compare the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 crew cab pickup and the new 2014 GMC Sierra crew cab pickup, courtesy of Partners Chevrolet Buick GMC in Cuero.  Both models have been completely redesigned, an…
Greater Houston Hamfest This Saturday 3/23/13
Amateur ("Ham") radio operators from all over will converge on the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds (4200 Highway 36, Rosenberg, Texas) for the Greater Houston Hamfest Saturday, March 23rd. Ham radio is a great hobby, as well as a means of emergency communications when other syste…
Windows 8–Microsoft Accepts Orders For Upgrade-TECH NEWS
It's won't be delivered until October 26, however Microsoft Corp. began accepting orders for the next version of their computer operating system.  If you own a personal computer running earlier versions of Windows you can buy the revamped system for as little as $14...
800 New Jobs To Come In San Antonio
A solar energy deal has been announced for the San Antonio area in a project that backers say should create about 800 jobs. Leaders of CPS Energy and OCI Solar Power LLC signed the manufacturing-to-generation agreement Monday. The 25-year contract is for solar power purchase and other economic dev…
Micro Chipping with Adopt-A-Pet
Microchips work!  Collars/tags can come off so protect your pet and microchip! Adopt A Pet microchips for only $25. The only requirement? Pets need to be spayed/neutered (if they are not, they will  help you get it done).
They offer low-cost vet services, vaccinations and spay/neu…
Foods to go under microscope at UHV workshop
When visiting the grocery store, shoppers typically consider price, brand and appearance while making product selections.
Though not physically obvious, another important factor to some shoppers is whether the food is genetically modified...
Ham Radio Field Day This Weekend
Despite the Internet, cell phones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark.  Tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables leave people without the means to communicate...
Discover Victoria’s Children’s Museum
Get out of the heat and enjoy unlimited visits to Children’s Discovery Museum all summer long with a HOT Summer Membership.  Your family (up to six members) will receive unlimited visits to the museum from May 31st through September 3rd, for only $25...

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