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History: Abilene, Texas was incorporated in 1882. Established by cattlemen as a stock shipping point on the Texas and Pacific Railway in 1881, the city was named after Abilene, Kansas. Abilene became the first city in Texas to create a downtown reinvestment zone in 1982. The city now spans Jones and Taylor Counties. Abeline economy is based on oil, agriculture, commerce, light manufacturing, and services. Abilene Ranked 17th Best in Nation in 2006 for public education Festival and Culture: The West Texas Fair & Rodeo, The Western Heritage Classic, Abilene Founder's Day, Art Walk, Abilene Gem and Mineral Show, the West Texas Book and Music Festival, the Abilene Gun and Knife Show, the Erinshire Folk Festival, Abilene Arts Alliance, Paramount Theatre, The Abilene Philharmonic, The Grace Museum, the Center for Contemporary Arts, The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature, The Abilene Zoo, and Frontier Texas Colleges and Universities: Abilene Christian University (ACU), Hardin-Simmons University (HSU), and McMurry University, as well as the Abilene campus of Cisco Junior College (CJC), a West Texas campus of Texas State Technical College, and American Commercial College. Abilene has one of the only competing and performing jump rope teams Did you know? Jessica Simpson was born in Abilene, TX?

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WWE Live Event Results From Abilene, TX (1/19/19): Main Event Lumberjack Match  Mandatory

WWE held a live event in Abilene, Texas last night and you can take a look at the full results below. The show featured superstars from the RAW roster.

WWE RAW Live Event Results 01.19.19 - Abilene, TX: Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose In Lumberjack Match Headlines

Report by Sheena Apple & WrestlingInc. * Finn Balor defeated Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntrye. * Natayla, Ember Moon, Bayley, and Sasha Banks defeated ...

Safety officials advise cautious driving in Abilene  Big Country Homepage

ABILENE, Texas (KRBC) - As you drive along the roads, they may not seem bad, but that is why days like these are so dangerous.

Paula Divello Named VP/Market Manager At Cumulus/Abilene, TX  All Access Music Group

CUMULUS MEDIA has upped its SHREVEPORT cluster Dir./Sales PAULA DIVELLO to VP/Market Manager for its ABILENE, TX cluster, including Country KBCY, ...

Abilene Mayor and City Council Under Fire for Leaked Confidential Information  San Angelo LIVE!

ABILENE, TX -- Abilene's Mayor and City Council are under fire for information allegedly leaked in an email to KTXS about confidential information detailing ...

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