New big box stores coming to Mid-Valley as business booms
And nowhere is that more clear than Donna and Weslaco, where commitments from big box retailers are beginning to bear fruit. “And I’m just excited that things are finally developing in Donna along the Donna corridor there,” he said. “We had to meet with the developer and Carlos (Yerena) and I did, and we had to make some tough decisions,” he said, referring to Donna City Manager Carlos Yerena. Big box retailers are also making investment commitments next door in Weslaco. Like Donna, Weslaco began heavily investing in retail spaces on the north side of the expressway over the last five to 10 years.myrgv.com
DIY: Is peel and stick tile worth the money?
Houston – You can buy peel and stick tile just about anywhere these days: Amazon, Target, Hobby Lobby and Home Depot. It is made to look just like real tile, without the cost or the labor of installing it. What we purchased: In Home Peel & Stick Backsplash Tile from AmazonCost: $14.41 for four 10-inch tiles. “And your seam lines won’t be as good or clean as if you used real tile or glass. Up close, you can tell it’s not real tile; but it looks great from a couple of feet away.
The history of the Texas homecoming mum and how the tradition came to be
Over the years, as the Texas tradition has grown more popular, the mums have become more elaborate and larger in size. Heres the history of the Texas homecoming mum and how the tradition came to be:According to The Mum Shop, a leading designer for custom mums and garter in North Texas, it all began at the University of Missouri, the NCAA recognizes as the official place of birth of homecoming. What started as a small chrysanthemum with just a few ribbons has evolved into an enormous Texas homecoming mum. According to The Mum Shop, homecoming mums became more elaborate in the 1970s and have since continued to grow. Posted by The Mum Shop on Friday, September 13, 2019According to The Mum Shop, homecoming mums were exclusively a Texas tradition but it has since expanded into neighboring states like Oklahoma and Louisiana in recent years.
US wants to send ancient artifact Hobby Lobby bought for $1.6 million back to Iraq
Federal authorities want a rare, ancient artifact returned to Iraq after it was sold to a US craft store for $1.6 million in an auction. Hobby Lobby is now suing the auction house for fraud and breach of contract. Clay said Christie's, the international auction house from which Hobby Lobby bought the item, is now the subject of a lawsuit filed by the company on Tuesday. Hobby Lobby is seeking a refund of the $1,674,000 purchase price and alleging fraud and breach of contract against Christie's, according to an online release from Pearlstein & McCullough LLP, Hobby Lobby's law firm. This isn't the first case of its kind involving Hobby Lobby.
Democrats push bill reversing Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling
Democrats push bill reversing Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling Democrats unveiled a bill Wednesday that would reverse the Supreme Court's recent ruling that some companies don't have to follow the Obamacare mandate requiring large firms to help pay for their employees' birth control.cbsnews.com
SCOTUS exempts Hobby Lobby from birth control mandate
SCOTUS exempts Hobby Lobby from birth control mandate The Supreme Court upheld a challenge to a key provision of Obamacare that requires coverage for contraception. The court said the decision focused on closely-held family businesses whose owners have sincere religious beliefs. Jan Crawford reports.cbsnews.com
Supreme Court exempts Hobby Lobby from Obamacare contraception mandate
Supreme Court exempts Hobby Lobby from Obamacare contraception mandate The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 vote that private corporations can reject insurance coverage of birth control based on their religious beliefs. Craig Boswell reports.cbsnews.com
Supreme Court to rule on Obamacare and religion case
Supreme Court to rule on Obamacare and religion case The Supreme Court is about to release the last two rulings of this year's term, one being the Hobby Lobby case claiming part of President Obama's health care law violates religious beliefs. Jan Crawford reports on the big issues at stake.cbsnews.com