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The Music Industry’s Gotta Love Texas

Hey NYC, Hollywood, Nashville, Memphis and others, you may need to step aside for awhile and let Texas bask in its glory for all the Texans who garnered GRAMMY nominations this week.

Music has always been a long standing tradition in the Lone Star State and this year’s Texans that made the list are from all genres of music recognized by the The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences 54rd Annual GRAMMY Awards for recordings released during the eligibility year October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.  And we’re not just talking country here; Texas is producing nominees for Rap, Norteno, Tejano, Gospel, Blues, Folk and Contemporary Christian.

The 54th GRAMMY’s air February 12, 2012 on CBS.  Take a look below at the Texans who deservedly were nominated this year:

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Events of 9/11 Overwhelming, So Were the Rumors

As we observe the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, it's important to remember that some of the information that will be passed on electronically and presented as fact will in fact be nothing more than speculation, rumor, and sadly, in some cases, outright fabrication...

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New York City Prepares For 10th Anniversary Of September 11 Attacks
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Value of Sept. 11 Anniversary Memorabilia May Be Short-Lived

Don’t get caught up and overspend on 9/11 mementos
The Better Business Bureau advises caution when purchasing 9/11 memorabilia this coming weekend which sees the country observing the 10th anniversary of that fateful day.

VICTORIA, Texas – With the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks approaching, Better Business Bureau is advising consumers that the value of most memorabilia and commemorative items is sentimental; Prices for many items will likely drop over time.

Patriotic websites are promoting magnets, pins, flags, clothing, license tags, license frames and jewelry, among other items as a way to remember the anniversary. Sellers are also marketing commemorative items on auction sites like eBay, where the seller must rely on emailed questions and online photos to determine an item’s value.

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The copper wiring in air conditioning equipment is a tempting target for thieves

Help Shut Down Copper Thieves

BBB Offers Tips to Protect Against Would-Be Scrap Metal Thieves

VICTORIA, Texas — Copper thieves can wreak havoc on a home or business, dismantling air conditioning units, plumbing and more in hopes of getting scrap to sell. With the cost of scrap metal increasing, Better Business Bureau warns consumers and business owners to take precautions.

Copper thieves have cost residents and businesses thousands of dollars and created an additional challenge for law enforcement, since stolen scrap metal is difficult to track.

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Crimestoppers Crime of the Week

Victoria Crime Stoppers and the Victoria Police Department need your help to identify the person responsible for a robbery.

On the morning of July 17, the owner of a business the 700 block of South Delmar entered his shop to find a unknown Hispanic Male stealing property...

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