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The United Airlines Twitter Backlash is as Hilarious as Expected
By now, everybody knows about the incident that happened on a United Airlines flight where a passenger was forcibly removed to accommodate some airline employees who needed to get on the overbooked plane. Needless to say, after seeing the phone shot video about 12,000 times on the news, I was appall…
Austin is the Best State Capital in the Nation
Everybody loves Austin, Texas. From it being the live music capital of the world to offering some of the best restaurants, scenery, history and culture (not to mention the fact that it's the seat of government), Austin is a great place to live, work and visit, minus the horrible traffic, that i…
TxDOT Opens Safe Phone Zones for Safer Highway Travel
During the holiday season, you and a whole lot of other people may be will taking to the highways to visit family and friends. Naturally with the increased traffic, comes more risk of distracted driving, and that's why the Texas Department of Transportation has created 'Safe Phone Zones&ap…
Top 9 Speed Traps in Texas
Before I moved here from Southern New Mexico some 20 years ago, I would venture into El Paso from time to time for concerts, restaurants and other attractions. One thing that always surprised me was the number of speeders on Texas highways...
How Safe Are Your Child Safety Seats?
Children are our most precious cargo. If they ride in the car in a child safety seat, it's important to make sure that they're installed properly. That's why the Texas Department of Transportation is offering free inspections at statewide district offices...
More Lane Reductions for Victoria Utility Line Work
If you travel Bridge Street in Victoria, you may face some delays for a few days, as city officials say Bridge Street has been reduced to one lane from Stayton Avenue to Commercial Street to install utility lines. This work which began today, is expected to take 4 days, weather permitting...
Victoria Tops “Winter Events Hot Spots” List
Victoria brings the snowbirds in the winter time, and according to a publication aimed at planners of conventions and events, it's the number one spot in the south for those kind of events.
A published report in the Victoria Advocate says the city won the votes making it the top spot in the 2016…
What Do you Love About Texas?
I Am A Texan put together this cool video called '14 Things I Love About Texas.' It's pretty good and I agree with all of the above but. I'd add bands like ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny & Edgar Winter, Janis Joplin and a few more to the music list. I would also add shopping and eating in Ho…
Help Bring “The Daytripper” Here to Victoria
Do you love Victoria? Want to help show off our great city to the rest of the state? Then Vote for Victoria and bring the popular PBS travel program “The Daytripper” and host Chet Garner to town! From now until January 31, the program is holding a Viewer’s…
US Highway 77 Expansion To Start
It's been described as one of the most dangerous locations in the area but, hopefully not for long, as construction begins today on an expansion of lanes on U.S. Highway 77 between FM 1685 and U.S. Highway 87.
The project will expand a stretch of the highway that runs over the Guadalupe river fr…

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