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TxDOT Offers Free Child Safety Seat Checks
As part of national Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14-20, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that free, year-round child safety seat checks are available at the agency’s 25 statewide district offices. Available by appointment, the safety checks are conducted by certified tech…
Specialty Plates Drive $25M to Texas General Revenue
The state’s specialty license plate vendor, License Plates of Texas, LLC, operating as MyPlates.com has met its current contract $25,000,000 revenue obligation to the State of Texas, four months ahead of schedule.
In November 2009, My Plates was awarded a contract by TxDMV to market and sell specialt…
Pilot Orders Pizza for His Entire Plane
A Frontier Airlines flight from Washington to Denver was diverted to Cheyenne because of bad weather. The plane was stuck on the ground for nearly two hours.
The food on board was gone, so the pilot decided to order pizzas for everyone...
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.
Suspicious Email? Gee…Let Me Think About This
So, I'm checking one of my email accounts, and I see one with the subject line: "From Colonel Nick Logan."
"Hmm...," I think to myself. "I don't know anybody named 'Colonel Nick Logan.' I have a brother who retired from the California Army National Guard years ago as a Colone…
25 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Texas
I love lists that writers come up with about Texas. Having lived here for just shy of two years myself, I always find them educational and, often, amusing. Texas has its own pace, its own attitude, and--according to this list--its own vocabulary when it comes to the 25 words mentioned.

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