Statewide News

Three tips to help couples plan their financial future

(StatePoint) Experts say that with good communication and solid planning, couples can put themselves in the right position to build a solid financial future together.

Texas state fire marshal urges everyone to have an exit strategy

In the wake of the tragic Kiss nightclub fire in Brazil, the State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) reminds everyone to Have an Exit Strategy (HAES).

Great tips to turn kids into regular readers

(StatePoint) With all the gizmos, gadgets and electronic media available these days, it can be tough for parents to get kids to sit down with good old-fashioned books.

Boy Scouts recruiting volunteers to reforest campground

The Boy Scouts of America are recruiting volunteers to help reforest a popular campground that was devastated by wildfire over Labor Day weekend in 2011.

When should you call the pediatrician?

(StatePoint) For parents of newborns, those first months can be exciting, challenging and even a little frightening.

Driver license Mega Center now open in Fort Worth

The ribbon has been cut at the new DPS Driver License Mega Center in Fort Worth. The office, which will increase driver license capacity in the Metroplex area, is officially open to the public.

Smart tips for your tax refund

(StatePoint) Like any sudden in-flow of cash, your tax refund presents an opportunity to spend your money wisely or foolishly.

Don't overlook these seasonal kitchen tasks

(StatePoint) While regular kitchen chores like doing the dishes and taking out the trash are almost impossible to ignore, it can be easy to forget certain maintenance tasks that keep your ship smoothly sailing.

Dental health matters for pets too

(StatePoint) There's a good reason that one of the first things we teach children is proper tooth brushing technique. Dental health is crucial for overall health.

This Valentine's Day - can improving your finances improve your romance?

(StatePoint) Talking about money can be difficult.