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.
Cars used to line the streets around Midnight Rodeo on the weekends, but the parking lot will now be empty.
Dozens of people are in need of emergency car repairs after unknowingly putting the wrong type of gas in their cars at one Amarillo Walmart.
Walmart has released a statement after about 50 people were affected when a supplier mixed up fuel in the diesel and unleaded tanks at an Amarillo store.
47 percent of WT's student population are first generation college students but one new program is looking to be an outlet for students who may feel a little overwhelmed.
River Road is once again offering trade studies to students, unveiling three new vocational programs in a ribbon-cutting event Wednesday.