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East Texas Pastor Gets Malaria on a Mission Trip
The pastor of a church on Van Highway in Tyler went on a recent mission trip to Africa and came back with a fever, chills, and body aches severe enough to land him in the hospital for four days. But he says he would do it all over again.
iPad Cash Registers Guilt Us Into Tipping More
I took my daughters to a fast-casual food court the other day and each restaurant had an iPad cash register, which meant that I spent 12 to 20 percent more than I would have with other payment terminals. It's too hard to say no to the tip!
Boy Donates $11,000 to Fallen Deputy’s Family
The family of the Nacogdoches deputy killed earlier this month in the line of duty has received an outpouring of support, but this may be the most powerful instance so far. An 11-year old boy took what could have been college money, and gave every bit of it to Brad Jimmerson's family.
Early Voting Starts Monday
Early voters can go to any location without worrying about the precinct, and the lines may be shorter than they will be on election day. Those are two big reasons to get it done. If you're planning on casting an early ballot, you've got five locations to choose from in Smith County.
Tyler Kids Get Legal Help From Country Time Lemonade
East Texas kids who get busted for not having a permit may not have to shut down that lemonade stand after all. There's a national team that's ready to jump in and clear up issues with lemonade stand permits and fees, and it may spare kids a lot of tears and shattered dreams this summer. …

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