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2-year-old West, Texas victim's long road to recovery

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Nearly a month after a fertilizer plant explosion rocked the small town of West, Texas, 2-year-old Ariana Gassaway is still suffering.

Creative Ways to Keep Kids Learning this Summer

(StatePoint) For families, summertime is all about active fun -- from vacations to ballgames, and fireworks to poolside picnics. But being on-the-go can mean lots of downtime in transit and waiting for activities to start.

How to Help New High School Grads Transition into Adulthood

(StatePoint) Transitioning from high school to the next life stage can be a time of excitement for young people, but it can also be a time filled with uncertainty.

How Women Help Each Other Succeed

(StatePoint) Forget the old stereotypes that women need to be cutthroat and competitive to succeed. A new networking trend shows that cooperation is a great way to combat the challenges women face in business.

Statistics Indicate Hunting is Getting Safer in Texas

Hunting accidents and fatalities in Texas continued their long-term decline in 2012, still below three accidents per 100,000 hunters in recent years.

Texas to Receive Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Restoration Funding

Five Texas-based projects totaling about $18 million have been proposed to begin to compensate Texas for lost human use of natural resources resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Local Drivers: Visit License Mega Centers During Busy Summer

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to take advantage of new driver license mega centers as one option to avoid busy summer months at local offices.

Texas Drivers and Motorcyclists Reminded to 'Share the Road'

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers on Texas roadways to use extra caution around motorcycles. 

Texans: Investigate Moving Companies Before Committing

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood along with state, industry and consumer advocate officials to urge Texans to educate themselves before hiring a moving company.

Reward offered for 2 TX 'Most Wanted' sex offenders

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L.