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Can Your Home Withstand Storm Season?

Can Your Home Withstand Storm Season?

(StatePoint) Storm season is upon us again, bringing the potential for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and hurricanes through November.
Tips to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life

Tips to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life

(StatePoint) Smartphones have become such integral parts of our lives that when we see those low battery warnings our hearts sink right along with the power of our mobile devices.
Are You Saving Enough for Your Child’s College Education?

Are You Saving Enough for Your Child’s College Education?

(StatePoint)  Despite rising college costs, fewer American families with children under age 18 are saving for college.
Hey Dad, Get Creative With Your Kids This Father’s Day!

Hey Dad, Get Creative With Your Kids This Father’s Day!

(StatePoint) There is something about the way dads think that allow them to transform the ordinary into something extraordinary.
Tips to Avoid Injuries While Gardening

Tips to Avoid Injuries While Gardening

(StatePoint) For many people, gardening is one of life’s greatest joys. But exercising your green thumb carries some risk.
How to Save Money on Lawn Care

How to Save Money on Lawn Care

(StatePoint) There’s no doubt that Americans spend a fortune on lawn care annually. But you can trim your costs without sacrificing your beautiful yard.
Upgrading Your Home’s Outdoor Spaces Can Lower Energy Bills

Upgrading Your Home’s Outdoor Spaces Can Lower Energy Bills

(StatePoint) Making the most of your home’s outdoor spaces can do wonders for a property’s overall value. What’s more, some updates can also potentially lower your home’s energy bills while increasing its efficiency.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Creates New Marine Investigations Unit

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Division has formed a new Marine Investigations Unit made up of Texas game wardens who will work to combat boat theft, personal watercraft theft and related fraud.

Texans: Report Suspicious Activities Through State Website

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages residents to report suspicious behaviors that might indicate criminal or terrorist activity to the department’s iWATCH website at 

Helpful Tips to Prepare for Hurricane Season

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents about the upcoming hurricane season and urging individuals to start preparing for any possible storms. Hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30.
Great Grilling Tips to Make Summer Meals Sizzle

Great Grilling Tips to Make Summer Meals Sizzle

(StatePoint) Now that warmer weather and summer are upon us, grilling season is here again and families are taking meals outside to enjoy the sunshine.
This Year's Summer Blockbusters Aim to be Bigger than Ever

This Year's Summer Blockbusters Aim to be Bigger than Ever

(StatePoint) This year’s summer blockbuster season is shaping up to be a big one, full of some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.
Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book.
Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.
Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

Restaurants Find Success with Daily Deals

(StatePoint) With so many options competing for the attention of diners, local restaurants are increasingly having success offering daily deals.