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Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou will soon be commemorated in a new forever stamp.
Drop the needle: Designer's embroidery captures travels in fabric form

Drop the needle: Designer's embroidery captures travels in fabric form

Late last year, when Theresa Lim was visiting Australia's western city of Perth, she found herself in front of a beautiful sunset. Naturally, she wanted to grab her phone and take a photograph ... but the battery was dead.

First sight in 10 years

A blind Forest Lake man's sight is restored after he became the first person in Minnesota, and 15th person in the country, to receive a bionic eye.
How a profoundly disabled boy became a running champ

How a profoundly disabled boy became a running champ

Twelve years ago, Rachel Miller was lost when it came to her son John. The 7-year-old was profoundly disabled because of his autism. Unable to speak, he withdrew from people at school and, worse, from his family.

Pets Fur People receives $20,000 grant from Lambert foundation

Miranda Lambert continues to give back in East Texas. Her MuttNation foundation gave Pets Fur People a $20,000 grant. This is part of their Mutts Across America: 50 States, 50 Shelters Program.

Local growers recognized for their service

Farming is a huge industry in the southern states, including Texas, and Brookshire Grocery Company wanted to recognize the producers in East Texas.
Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets now on sale

Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets now on sale

The much anticipated Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival tickets are now on sale. Last year's tickets sold out four days before the event was held.
Tyler churches take to the streets on Ash Wednesday

Tyler churches take to the streets on Ash Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 18, 2015 (Ash Wednesday), clergy and members of Marvin United Methodist Church and Christ Church (Episcopal)

Unemployed mom of 4, one with cerebral palsy, wins $564M Powerball

A North Carolina Woman is stepping up to claim one of the three winning tickets in Wednesday's $564 million Powerball lottery. The Powerball numbers will change 26-year-old Marie Holmes' life forever. 

Family dog travels 15 blocks, sneaks into hospital to see owner

There's no denying the bond that can develop between people and their pets, and a miniature schnauzer in Iowa proved that nothing-- not even distance ---can break that bond.
Actress is first model with Down syndrome in New York Fashion Week

Actress is first model with Down syndrome in New York Fashion Week

Jamie Brewer is about to make fashion history as the first model with Down syndrome to walk a runway during New York Fashion Week.

3 winning tickets sold, 1 in Texas, in $564 million Powerball jackpot

The three gigantic checks collected by Wednesday's Powerball jackpot winners will be identical, but the tax bills won't be. 

VIDEO: SFA coach 'shakes it off' for Nacogdoches Area United Way, ESPN

For 10 weeks, the nation’s top coaches will be counting on fans like you to vote for their favorite charity.

Deaf athlete inspires East Texans at the gym

A former college athelete is using his story to inspire others in East Texas to overcome any obstacle.
Teen has memorable moment with Target employee while looking for tie for job interview

Teen has memorable moment with Target employee while looking for tie for job interview

Turns out, talking to strangers is not so bad after all. At least for a North Carolina teen, who went to Target to look for a clip-on tie for a job interview. Instead, he became the subject of a touching moment and a viral photo.