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Being Texan is great. It’s almost like being in an exclusive club where everyone goes around constantly talking about how awesome the club is. Maybe some of the things we do around here are a little weird to outsiders, and that’s okay. Just remember, when your friends and relatives from out of state come for a visit, there are a few traditions you might have to explain to them about how we do things around here. 20. For one game each football season, high school girls suddenly look like they all won a horse race. Flickr/Henry Huey These are called “homecoming mums” and, like...

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If you missed having a 7-Eleven near you in Houston, your prayers may soon be answered. According to a release this week, the 7-Eleven chain has designs on returning to the Houston market very soon.  The Irving-based convenience store giant has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Sunoco LP. This agreement will see 7-Eleven acquire some 1,108 stores in 18 states.  There are currently locations southwest of Houston in Edna, Palacios, and Port Lavaca if you need your Slurpee fix. There are approximately 8,707 7-Eleven stores in the U.S. and Canada. This new deal will push 7-Eleven to nearly...

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