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Fitness and technology are mixing like never before, and with the proliferation of wearable technology, it's becoming easier to monitor workouts and meet fitness goals. The Pew Research Center recently announced that one in five U.S. adults regularly wear a smart watch or fitness tracker to …

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The Dallas Cowboys have introduced Mike McCarthy as the ninth coach in franchise history. McCarthy replaces Jason Garrett, who led an underachieving 8-8 team in a make-or-break season, missing the playoffs in the final year of his contract. It's the second coaching stop for the 56-year-old M…

The targeted killing of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani on Friday raised tensions between Tehran and Washington. President Donald Trump threatened to demand billions of dollars in compensation from Iraq or impose "sanctions like they've never seen before" if it goes thr…

After losing control of the Cowboys’s postseason fate, ending with an 8-8 season, the fate of head coach Jason Garrett is in the hands of owner Jerry Jones, who turned aside numerous attempts to offer a timeframe on a decision, essentially saying any of those questions imply that he’s made a…

Climate change came at least once before, and I suspect without aid from mankind. In other words, it happened without SUVs, jet planes or any of those type things.

Paris Economic Development Corp. directors recently learned the entity will need to borrow $3 million to cover cash incentives if all prospective industries currently in negotiations decide to locate in Paris. In acknowledging that "jobs are not easy to come by," board member Dr. A.J. Hashmi…

Every complaint the Republicans made about the process has, to their consternation, been resolved in their favor, leaving them little of substance to rant and rave about.

Texas and the U.S. are currently enjoying the lowest unemployment rates in five decades as interest rates remain low and the Federal Reserve has announced it will keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in coming months. Despite risks from slower overseas growth and trade tensi…

This year’s Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, as fewer people hit the stores and shoppers rang up $7.4 billion in transactions from their phones, computers and tablets. Small Business Saturday also smashed records with $3.6 billion in online sales, according to Adobe Analyt…

A NPR/PBS News Hour/Marist poll last week found "the overwhelming majority of Americans across parties say nothing they hear in the (impeachment) inquiry (of President Donald Trump) will change their minds on impeachment." The poll found that half of Americans approve of the inquiry, and res…

Republican Rep. Gary VanDeaver of New Boston has announced he will seek re-election to the Texas House, and he has received endorsement from Gov. Greg Abbott. VanDeaver represents District 1, which includes Bowie, Lamar, Franklin and Red River counties. He is a retired school superintendent …

Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Federal labor data shows a wide e…