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Study shows avocados lower bad cholesterol

As if guacamole fans needed another reason to adore avocados, there's new evidence of their heart-healthy benefits.

Do you have the flu, common cold or allergies?

We are in the middle of flu season, but just because you feel sick, do not jump to conclusions. Right now the common cold is in full swing, and allergies are still in the air.  
Missing Kilgore High School student found alive and safe

Missing Kilgore High School student found alive and safe

After being missing for more than two weeks, Kilgore High School student Samantha Strader has been found alive and safe.
Smith County Sheriff's Office investigating possible robbery of gas station

Smith County Sheriff's Office investigating possible robbery of gas station

Smith County Sheriff's Office was on the scene of an alleged robbery that happened early Saturday afternoon.
Early morning fire damages portion of Tyler business

Early morning fire damages portion of Tyler business

A Tyler business was damaged early Saturday morning after it caught on fire. The fire started just before 8:30 a.m. at the Magic Nails and Spa in the 7000 block of South Broadway Ave.
Rain ending by mid-afternoon; cloudy & cold

Rain ending by mid-afternoon; cloudy & cold

Sunday 10AM Update: Rain will be decreasing over ETX by late morning and early afternoon.  Temperatures held close to freezing overnight, but no one bas below 32°.

Supporting men and women in blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

When you're in an emergency situation, they're the first you call, the first to respond. Today was the first Law Enforcement Appreciation day. Some of us forget that cops do more than patrol traffic stops.

East Texans solve the mystery of their ancestry

In East Texas, you never know what you can find out about your ancestors. The "East Texas Genealogical Society" wants to help you uncover the mysteries of your past.
Local colleges in favor of Obama's education proposition

Local colleges in favor of Obama's education proposition

 "It sounds like a good idea," said Kilgore College PIO, Chris Craddock. Representatives for Tyler Junior College and Kilgore College say they are in favor of president Obama's newest education proposition.
Mainly rain with light mix for Saturday night & Sunday AM

Mainly rain with light mix for Saturday night & Sunday AM

As we look ahead to the Saturday evening/Sunday morning wintry mix potential, it still appears that the best chance will be north of Tyler and Longview.
Ore City considering election to allow the sale of alcohol

Ore City considering election to allow the sale of alcohol

Ore city residents are deciding if allowing the sale of alcohol is right for their community.  
Cherokee Co. requests help locating wanted man

Cherokee Co. requests help locating wanted man

Authorities are requesting the public's help locating a Cherokee County fugitive who is believed to have recently lived in the Lufkin area.

Flint father pleads guilty in daughter's death

An East Texas man pleaded guilty in a Smith County court today in the death of his daughter. He was also charged in the injury of a second daughter.

East Texas knew Elvis before he was The King of Rock and Roll

The King of Rock and Roll would have been 80 years old Thursday. Elvis performed at The Mayfair building in Tyler many years a go. Elvis Presley was a poor musician looking to make some money.

Weekend wx update; more rain than wintry weather

I have newer model data for the two chances of wintry weather in East Texas.