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Abilene, Texas is located in Taylor County. Zip codes in Abilene, TX include 79698, 79601, and 79608. The median home price in Abilene is $145,000 which is roughly $62/per square foot. More Abilene information.

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Thursday Jul 17 | Ruidoso News

Business Barometer

Digital First Media new COO: Digital First Media earlier this week announced the appointment of Steven B. Rossi as President, in addition to his previous role as Chief Operating Officer.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Tiger window washer in Today in Pictures

A Bengal tiger named "Pnoy" licks the glass cage as it takes a bath at Malabon Zoo Friday at Malabon city, north of Manila, Philippines.


Insurance Journal West

Damage Estimate in Texas Hailstorm Pegged at $400M

The June 12 hail storm in Abilene, Texas, is expected to hit $400 million in insured losses to vehicles, homes and commercial property, the Insurance Council of Texas reports.


Business Insurance

Insured losses from Texas hailstorm expected to reach $400M

A hailstorm that struck Abilene, Texas, on June 12 is expected to cause $400 million in insured losses, the Insurance Council of Texas said Friday.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

US teens are just 'average' at financial literacy, study finds. How can they improve?

A man counts one-hundred-dollar US bills. American 15-year-olds rank average on financial literacy, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.


KUAT-TV Tucson


Chet heads to Abilene to explore the history of the wild Texas frontier. He visits the world-class museum "Frontier, TX," Fort Phantom Hill, and the Buffalo Gap Historic Village.


Fri Jul 04, 2014


4-Hers compete well at Horse Show

The Jim Wells County 4-H had an impressive showing at the 2014 District 12 4-H Horse Show held at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown on June 20. The District 12 4-H Horse Show is an annual summer event that provides 4-H horse project members the opportunity to exhibit their projects as well as their own horsemanship skills.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

International Business Times

Fourth of July: Independence Day Do's and Don'ts During Fireworks

Independence Day, known as "Fourth of July," is commonly associated with parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games and family reunions.


Sweetwater Reporter

Highland Heights welcomes new pastor

Shown is Jake Wade, who has taken on the role of pastor at Highland Heights United Methodist Church.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Rutgers alum who took out full-page ad blasting Julie Hermann comes forward

Julie Hermann listens during a news conference as she is introduced as the new athletic director at Rutgers University in May 2013.


Mon Jun 30, 2014


Alon Brands Load-the-Code mobile app

Alon Brands , the supplier and marketer of ALON fuels, has launched a new Load-the-Code mobile application, making it easier for the chain's gas station and convenience store customers to enter to win prizes and vote to support local charitable organizations in the ALON network.


Sun Jun 29, 2014


Farmers rejoice at recent rains

A family of drought refugees from Abilene, Texas, on the road in California, where they are trying to find work.


Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Lafitte redfish wondering what took speckled trout so long

Capt. Chad Daigle was thrilled to see Lafitte-area speckled trout on Thursday finally behaving like they should have been a month ago , but that didn't mean he was going to abandon the species of fish that's been his bread and butter for the last several weeks.


Wed Jun 25, 2014


Texan allegedly played video games as son drowns

A West Texas father has been charged after his 2-year-old son drowned in an outdoor pool as the man allegedly played video games.


Mon Jun 23, 2014


Autoglass technicians busy following hailstorm; hotel bookings are up locally

Nellie Doneva/Reporter-News Gus Enriquez, left, wipes a newly replaced windshield while Kevin Ripka, right, replaces the plastic front element at a Safelite AutoGlass shop in the east Mall of Abilene parking lot Monday.


Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Aspen Times

Matthew Axtell rides down the street during Tuesday Cruise-day this week in the West End of Aspen.

Two Roaring Fork Valley residents who were killed in a small-plane crash in Texas on Wednesday were being remembered following the tragedy, one as a Tennessee native who chased his cowboy dream in Colorado and the other as an avid boater, outdoorsman and "great friend" who grew up in Aspen.



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