Author Dan Eakin

Winner of Dallas Marathon Women’s Division Finds Surprise at the Finish Line

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It is difficult for a runner to know how they will perform the day of a big race — or how their competitors will do. Unexpected injuries can occur, old injuries can resurface, and

Austin City Council Votes to Support Funding for Lone Star Rail

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A public transportation system proposed for Central Texas just got one step closer to becoming a reality. Although the system, Lone Star Rail, is still in the preliminary stages of development, its approval is

The Causes of Texas’ Early Flu Season and How to Avoid Getting Sick

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Flu season came early for North Texas this year, causing one death in Dallas County and two in Tarrant County, nearly three weeks before flu activity generally begins. The two individuals who died in Tarrant

Woman Renting Home in Spring, TX, Finds Pipe Bombs in Her Garage

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A Spring, TX, woman called Harris County deputies after finding four possible pipe bombs in her garage on Saturday, Dec. 6. Although no residents in the 17000 block of Edenwalk had to leave their homes,

Family Trapped By Hoard Dies in Pasadena House Fire

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Of the many different reality television shows, one of the most horrific and intriguing subjects is hoarding. Shows like AandE’s “Hoarders” and TLC’s “Hoarding: Buried Alive” reveal what many Americans keep secret — their

More Texans Expected To Travel for the Holidays As Statewide Gas Prices Drop Well Below National Average

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The cost of travelling during the holiday season is rarely something that Americans look forward to hearing about, but 2014 is turning out to be quite different as gas prices drop across the country. Texans

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Quality Education Cannot Be Commoditized

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Texas’s educational system might be ranked as the 11th best in the country, but it’s in the upper echelon of a country whose public schools are mediocre in comparison with the rest of the

Recent Reports Show Why U.S. Now Leads the Global Wind Energy Industry

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If an economist had been asked, five years ago, what sort of industry competition the U.S. might be having with China, the phrase “wind energy” probably wouldn’t have even been a contending answer. But

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Solid Waste Workers Jeopardized by Improper Disposal of Sharp Medical Waste

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Greentree Solid Waste Authority employees from Lincoln County, New Mexico have been put in jeopardy after “sharp” medical wastes were illegally dumped in blue cardboard recycling containers, consequently contaminating a recent cardboard recycling truck

Home Depot Volunteers Help Texas Veteran Improve House

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A group of volunteers from Home Depot celebrated Veterans Day this year by helping a local veteran to improve his home on San Antonio’s northwest side. John Hyland was severely injured in an IED explosion