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When It Rains, It Destroys — Is Texas the Worst?

Weather in the south, especially in Texas, can never be predictable. It can never just rain. A tornado, hail, destructive winds or even a hurricane has to come along with it. It's a double-edged sword -- we need the rain, but when it comes, there's often hell to pay. Thus, the case at my house this morning.

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Summer Tennis Camp For Kids Starts June 4 in Tyler

Summer time is here and the kids camps are popping up everywhere! To keep your child busy this summer the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be offering weekly tennis classes June 4 through July 20.

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5 Restaurants We Want to Come to Tyler

Tyler has seen the arrival of many popular restaurant chains over the past few years.

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Texas Honors National Free Fishing Day on Saturday

National Free Fishing Day means that no fishing license is required, and not just in state parks where you can fish every day of the year without a license, but any Texas public waters!

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It’s Voting Day for Texas Primaries

Locally, the Smith County Sheriff race is the most contested with four candidates seeking the post held for the past 35 years by Sheriff J.B. Smith. Smith is retiring at the end of the year.

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Man Drowns at East Texas Lake on Memorial Day

Wood County officials have confirmed a drowning at Lake Hawkins in Wood County that occurred about 6:40 p.m. today, according to multiple media reports.

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Garland Police Department
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Texas Gas Station Clerk Who Was Set on Fire Dies from Injuries [UPDATED]

Nancy Harris, the convenience store clerk who was set on fire during a robbery last Sunday in Garland, has died from her injuries, according to a report by WFAA Channel 8 in Dallas.

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Red Light Runners + The Worst Intersections in Tyler [POLL]

With thousands hitting the road this weekend in East Texas, the risk of traffic accidents increases. And it’s not speeders that present the biggest problem, it’s the red light runners. And what are the most dangerous intersections in Tyler? 

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Smith County Judicial Records
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Report: East Texas Mother Who Killed Her Children Released from Mental Hospital

Deanna Laney, whose capital murder case made national headlines when she was accused of stoning two of her children to death, has been released from a Texas mental institution, according to a report from KLTV Channel 7 in Tyler.

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Deep Fried Girl Scout Cookies Coming to State Fair of Texas

I know summer hasn’t started yet, but I’m already thinking Fall!  We’ll be getting our fill of carnival rides, shows and food!  One of the best parts of a fair is the food – corn dogs, cotton candy, funnel cakes, caramel apples, turkey legs and everything fried!  The State Fair of Texas in Dallas is the best place to find all of your favorite fried concoctions.

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Texas Marine Law Enforcement Encourages Life Jackets + Boating Safety Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, and Texas law enforcement encourages taking a minute to make sure you are up-to-date on all boating laws to ensure your safety.

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[BREAKING] All Lon Morris College Employees Fired Without Notice Via Email

Every member of Lon Morris College's faculty and staff was fired this morning via email and the school's president has resigned in the midst of the ongoing financial crisis that has riddled the Jacksonville-based junior college.

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