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2015 currently ranks as 10th wettest year on record for Abilene

As of Wednesday, the year 2015 ranks as the 10th wettest year on record for Abilene. With more rain on the way this weekend, that current rank is likely to go up.

Abilene police pay it forward for the holidays

Members of the Police Officer’s Association went to HEB, picked shoppers at random and paid their grocery bill.

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Abilene restaurants open for Thanksgiving

Don’t want to cook on Thanksgiving? A handful of restaurants in the Abilene area will be open.

Deiondre Davis, Elkins Davis

Deiondre Davis, Elkins Davis

Abilene police recognize vehicle from robbery, arrest suspects

Abilene police watched video of a robbery that occurred Monday morning and recognized the getaway vehicle from an earlier stop, leading to the arrest of two suspects.

Veterans have below average wait times at Abilene VA clinic

If you are a veteran or know a veteran, you may know firsthand that getting an appointment at a Veterans Affairs clinic can be difficult, but Abilene’s clinic offers faster services.

State troopers urge holiday travelers to drive safely

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and for many of us that means it's time to hit the road. The Texas Department of Public Safety said troopers will be on the roadways to make sure travelers are celebrating responsibly and driving safely.

Abilene students watch Hansel and Gretel opera at civic center

There were no bread crumbs at the Abilene Civic Center, but about 1,200 middle school students watched and listened as the Abilene Christian University opera chorus performed their version of Hansel and Gretel.

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Construction to start in December for new Wylie classrooms

Some of the benefits of a bond package passed in May will be realized December 1 as construction is set to start on up to 25 new classrooms at Wylie High School.

Abilene's Afghan pines are slowly dying

You might have noticed some evergreen trees that aren't so green around Abilene, the city's Afghan pines are slowly dying.

Taylor Co. district attorney, assistant announce candidacies

After 36 years on one side of the courtroom, Taylor County District Attorney James Eidson proclaimed his intention to join the bench Tuesday. On the same day at the Taylor County Courthouse, Eidson’s longtime assistant district attorney, Joel Wilks, said he intends to replace him as district attorney.

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(img1)Tracking Storms 11-25-2015

Hayden Nix: Tracking a warm Wednesday

Party cloudy skies today with temperatures warming up to the lower 70s, same breezy winds as yesterday. Cooling down to the lower 60s for tonight, mostly cloudy with a possible stray shower.