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  • $1 million probably isn’t enough for retirement in Texas

    DALLAS — Let’s be honest, many of us long for the days of retirement! But, how much do you have to save so you don’t have to work anymore? A cool million sounded about right not that long ago, but now not so much, even if you live in Texas. According to GoBankingRates, when it comes to the best states to retire, Texas falls at number ten if you factor in food, housing, transportation, and healthcare. All of which would be […]

  • Dallas Police Department putting more cameras on officers and in the streets

    DALLAS — In this day and age, police body cam footage can make or break a case, and for the Dallas Police Department, more accountability is on the horizon! “Ultimately, we would like anybody that serves in any kind of capacity, where they’re out and having contact with the public, to have the ability to use a body camera,” Executive Assistant Chief David Pughes said. That’s right, DPD is stepping up their camera game and implementing even more body cameras. […]

  • Austin considering renaming city because of founder’s ties to slavery

    AUSTIN — Can you “Keep Austin Weird” if it’s not Austin anymore? That’s right, the Texas capital may be getting a name change! “We don’t really think about it as ‘Oh wow, that’s a Confederate name.’ We’re just going to look at it as Austin,” Malachi Al-Zuraqi said. “At the end of the day it’s still history.” A little history lesson, the City of Austin was founded by Stephen F. Austin who was pro-slavery back in the day. Fast forward to […]

  • A homeless man handing out resumes in Silicon Valley gets more than 200 offers

    After standing on a street corner and asking strangers for employment, one homeless man in Silicon Valley has been overwhelmed by job offers. David Casarez, a college graduate in his 20s, was spotted holding a sign that read, “Homeless hungry 4 success take a resume.” He was handing out his resume to motorists in Mountain View, California — where Google is headquartered — and hoping to make a job connection. Casarez moved to California several months ago, seeking a job […]

  • Plano nurse receives award for her role on night of Richardson officer’s death

    PLANO — It’s been months since Richardson Police Officer David Sherrard was shot and killed in the line of duty. Officer Sherrard’s time was cut too short, but he touched many lives, including the people in the emergency room on that fateful night. “I have to say it was the worst shift of my career thus far and will probably be the worst ever,” Nurse Kim Adams from Medical City Plano said. Adams, who is also a wife of an […]

  • Did You Know?: Spilling the tea on Millennials

    AUSTIN, TX — Most Millennials think the struggle is real. Here’s why: According to creditcards.com, studies may say Millennials are bad tippers, but it may be because they’re broke! Did you know the people born between 1981 and 1996 make around $10,000 less than what their parents were earning at the same age? Apparently, they’re making a median income of $40,581 a year, which is about 20% less than what their mom or dad were making in the 80s. Just another […]

  • Did You Know?: Chuck E. Cheese and Video Games have one thing in common

    IRVING, TX — We all love a good 8-bit world! Did you know the creator of Chuck E. Cheese is the same guy behind Atari? Nolan Bushnell, who was one of Atari’s founders, was reportedly inspired by Walt Disney himself and wanted the arcade to be an eat-and-play family experience. Meaning, the company that gave us Space Invaders is also responsible for the creepy mouse robot! Although, you probably won’t see a whole lot of old-school video games in there anymore. […]

  • Man arrested for exercising naked at Planet Fitness

    It’s OK to want to get buff—just not in the buff in public, reports the AP. A Massachusetts man recently discovered that while trying to do a little yoga at a New Hampshire Planet Fitness. Police tell NECN that 34-year-old Eric Stagno apparently wanted to test the chain’s “Judgment Free Zone” slogan Sunday afternoon at a Plaistow gym, where he stripped down to his birthday suit and began striking some yoga poses on a mat. That’s exactly where cops found Stagno, prompting him to cite […]

  • Some Uber drivers have a sick way of making extra cash: Vomit fraud

    If you lose your lunch in an Uber, it’s only fair that you pay for the cleanup. But many users of the rideshare service say they were charged steep cleaning fees (ostensibly so drivers can have their cars professionally cleaned) even though they didn’t make a mess. So-called “vomit fraud” can increase the cost of a ride by $80 to more than $150, according to the Miami Herald. Uber’s default position is to side with its drivers, who supply photos of […]

  • Navarro County busts weed field guarded by armed scarecrow

    NAVARRO COUNTY — Deep in the weeds in Navarro County, there’s, well, actual weed! The Navarro County Sheriff’s Office got the drop on a five acre marijuana field just outside a rest stop. The greenery was reportedly found after the sheriff`s office got an anonymous tip about some sketchy stuff going on in the area. And, you won`t believe who was keeping watch! This scarecrow was armed and not so dangerous. According to a Facebook post, the dummy was fully […]