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Five Ways Baby Boomers Can Stay Active

(StatePoint) While it’s difficult to encapsulate the moods of tens of millions of people born between 1946 and 1964, one thing has often been said about boomers -- they share a determination to stay forever young.

$2 million in marijuana, hidden in frozen puree, seized by CBP

Custom and Border Protection officers seized over $2 million on marijuana from a shipment of frozen fruit puree at the Pharr/Reynosa port of entry.

Generators and hurricanes: A potentially deadly combination

Not one, not ten, not even 50 people die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning due to the use of generators. On average, 81 people die each year according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Louisiana State Fire Marshal H.

Fallen soldier arrives home: honored by community

A Louisiana Soldier who died serving our country over the Memorial Day weekend was honored today.

Governor Jindal signs bill cracking down on individuals and business owners fraudulently posing as veterans

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will help prevent individuals who have never served in the military from dishonoring the service of our veterans and veteran small business owners.

Tesla's challenge to dealerships sputters in Texas

Elon Musk has been riding high lately, but he's suffered a setback in the Lone Star State.

Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts

Here's a look at some hurricane statistics you need to know. Major Hurricanes in recent U.S. History: October 22-29, 2012 - Hurricane Sandy Category 2 storm

VIDEO: Firefighters from across the nation gather to honor fallen TX firemen

Firefighters from across the country are gathered in Texas Wednesday to honor four Houston firefighters killed in the line of duty. This is video of hundreds of fire and police personnel leading a procession.

Knox County "Jane Doe" could be from the Ark-La-Tex

In a Knox County case from 1987, a woman believed to be in her 20s was picked up by some truckers at the truck stop on I-81 in Bulls Gap, TN.

DPS awards Purple Heart, recognizes employees for outstanding performance

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented a Purple Heart, Director’s Citation and Life Saving Award to DPS employees. Trooper Troy W.