Texas has the most minimum wage workers in the nation.
New data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 452,000 Texans made $7.25 or less in 2012.
This accounts for nearly 13 percent of all such workers across the country.
More than half of them were employed in the leisure and hospitality industry, largely in restaurants and other food services.
But tips supplement many of their hourly wages.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Texas says our state leads the nation because we are the biggest job creator in the country.
Data shows that one-third of minimum wage workers nationally were teens, and about 45 percent were 25 or older.
The last minimum-wage increase took place in 2009.
The Shamrock community is coming together to celebrate the return of injured volunteer firefighter James Moya.
Two teams of railroaders on the morning of June 28 left on trips that would end in twisted, burning wreckage near Panhandle - three people dead, one injured.
Lakes across the Panhandle are preparing for large crowds this Memorial weekend but one lake is offering a new event for visitors.
A new program called Revelation in Self Elevation, or RISE, is working to boost the chances for young men from the North Heights neighborhood to do well in areas such as school and work.
The Deaf Smith County Hospital District could refinance $23 million in debt to save almost $3 million in interest.