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Tips to conserve water while keeping your lawn beautiful

Are you worried about your lawn now that the city of Abilene is about to impose tougher watering restrictions? There are some things you can do to keep your lawn alive and still…

Social Security beneficiaries to see small increase in check next year

It's not a drastic change, but based on the cost of living adjustment, about 64 million people will see a 1.7 percent increase in their Social Security checks next year.

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Mark Rowlett: Above normal temperatures and dry weather

Our next cold front is not expected to move in until Tuesday

Abilene man holds 3 'burglars' at gunpoint until deputies arrive

An Abilene man held three burglars at gunpoint Wednesday after he allegedly caught the trio stealing from his deceased mother’s home, authorities said.

Truck rolls over on I-20 due to slick roads

A couple was transported to Hendrick Medical Center after their truck rolled over on Interstate 20.

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West Texas high school evacuated after gas line hit

A West Texas high school has been evacuated after a construction crew punctured a gas line in an accident that left at least five students sick.

Global Samaritan Resources joins fight against Ebola

Global Samaritan Resources in Abilene detailed plans Wednesday to help in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.

New White House fence jumper

White House fence jumper quickly detained

A man jumped over the White House fence on Wednesday night, but this time, the man barely made it onto the lawn before being taken down by a K-9 and quickly detained by Secret Service…

Canada shootings people police tape

Canadian Prime Minister speaks out on attack

A soldier gunned down while guarding a hallowed war memorial and a shootout in the halls of Parliament shocked Canada's capital and left parts of the city on lockdown for hours…

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Abilene man gets 7 years behind bars for stabbing girlfriend

An Abilene man accused of stabbing his girlfriend in October 2013 is set to spend seven years in the state penitentiary after a plea deal. 

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