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Teen Boy Drowns at East Texas Lake

Officials at Holly Lake Ranch near Hawkins and Big Sandy recovered the body of a teenaged boy who drowned Sunday after he attempted to swim across the lake.

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‘Pray For Obama’ Billboard Stirs Controversy In Texas

In Victoria Texas, the Secret Service is investigating a billboard posted that reads, “Pray for Obama” with the Bible scripture below it reading Psalms 109:8. The scripture is what has people upset. The billboard has stirred major controversy because of the interpretation of what the Bible scripture reads in regard to President Obama.

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March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction
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Tyler’s Third Annual March of Dimes ‘Signature Chef Auction’ is Coming

It's time for Tyler's Third Annual March of Dimes "Signature Chef's Auction." This is a delicious event for foodies, philanthropists and corporations to raise funds for the March of Dimes. March of Dimes Mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.

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Justin Sullivan, getty images
Justin Sullivan, getty images
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Some Texans Are Calling 911 for Mosquito Bites

Yes, West Nile is a huge concern across Texas and 47 other US states right now. At last check, there were 19 confirmed cases of West Nile in East Texas.

But it’s not necessary to call 911 when you notice a mosquito bite. Are people really doing that?

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Jeff J. Mitchell, Getty Images
Jeff J. Mitchell, Getty Images
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Texas Woman Aims for Skunk, Shoots Husband Instead

A Texas woman, who was aiming to kill a skunk in her yard, accidentally shot her husband according to authorities in College Station.

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Back to School Reminders for East Texas Motorists

It’s back to school for many East Texas students. Local and state law enforcement remind motorist to use caution when approaching school zones and observe flashing lights at school crossings.

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Explosions in Wills Point After Train Hits Fuel Tanker

Officials say nobody has been hurt in a fiery wreck when a freight train hit a gasoline tanker truck in East Texas early Thursday.

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Smith County Sheriff's Office
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Missing East Texas Toddler Found Dead

A Smith County toddler who went missing Tuesday afternoon while playing a game of hide and seek was found dead early Wednesday in a wooded area near Winona.

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Five Children Killed in East Texas Crash [UPDATED]

A sport utility vehicle taking 10 children to Splash Kingdom Water Park in Canton veered out of control Monday and overturned on Interstate 20 near Van, killing five children and injuring six other occupants of the vehicle.

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School Supplies
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5 Great Ways to Save Money on School Supplies

It’s back to school already? One thing I always dread doing is paying for school supplies. Each and every year they get more expensive. With some schools asking you to bring more than any one child could use, it's tough.  Us moms and dads are always looking for the deals on school supplies, and I put together some ideas that I think might be helpful. 

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Van Zandt County
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Capital Murder Suspect Back in East Texas

Donny Lee Greenhow, who was captured in Tennessee, arrived back in East Texas Thursday afternoon to face capital murder charges in connection with the homicide of a Ben Wheeler couple.

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Craigslist iPad Scam Lands Two East Texans in Jail

The Tyler Police Department began receiving a series of thefts on Wednesday being reported by individuals who had responded to a Craigslist advertisement http://easttexas.craigslist.org/sys/3206688685.html to purchase an iPad.

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