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Test lab dogs take their first steps outside cages

Six beagles in Texas that spent their entire lives in cages being tested for research were freed Tuesday.
ETX city No. 11 in 'Texas Top 40' travel destinations list

ETX city No. 11 in 'Texas Top 40' travel destinations list

Texas Highway has named another East Texas city to it's top travel destination locations. The magazine selected Mt. Pleasant at number eleven.

Drought helps Texas woman find ring missing 60 years

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Addie Elizabeth Clark had multiple reasons to celebrate.
For 225 teenagers, this summer is all about making a difference in ETX

For 225 teenagers, this summer is all about making a difference in ETX

More than 12,000 students made a decision to pay money out of their own pockets in order to help improve living conditions of people across the United States and Canada.
Boy saving up to buy Legos buys water, Gatorade for emergency responders instead

Boy saving up to buy Legos buys water, Gatorade for emergency responders instead

A Dallas area boy, with a huge heart, made a gracious donation to are first responders and is encouraging others to do the same.

Texas officers' photo of kindness goes viral

Two police officers in Texas are getting praise after a photo of them buying groceries for a needy family hit the web. It's a photo that's gone viral in Victoria-- two police officers and a basket of groceries.
Trinity Mother Frances, Good Shepherd partner with Champion EMS in Longview Flight for Life service

Trinity Mother Frances, Good Shepherd partner with Champion EMS in Longview Flight for Life service

In a joint announcement, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, Good Shepherd Medical Center and Champion EMS will be expanding Flight For Life medical air transportation service, beginning Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
World's tallest water slide to open soon

World's tallest water slide to open soon

When no one wanted to build the world's tallest and fastest water slide, Jeff Henry built it himself.
MACY’S 4th of July Fireworks® Spectacular line up announced

MACY’S 4th of July Fireworks® Spectacular line up announced

Enrique Iglesias and Zac Brown Band have been added to the lineup for the “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks ® Spectacular,” which will air Friday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an encore presentation at 10 p.m.
TxDOT: Big improvements on the way for TxTag customers

TxDOT: Big improvements on the way for TxTag customers

TxDOT announced Monday morning new improvements to be implemented soon for TxTag customers.

Beachgoers rescue matinee

A stranded manatee was lifted back into the ocean by beachgoers on Florida's Disappearing Island Wednesday afternoon.
Big Tex named #1 Best Quirky Landmark

Big Tex named #1 Best Quirky Landmark

The larger than life cowboy, Big Tex, has been voted #1 in USA Today`s Best Quirky Landmark in the nation competition.

VIDEO: Texas police officer drags woman away from oncoming train

New dashcam video shows a Texas police officer responding to a report of a woman lying on railroad tracks with a train speeding toward her.

CUTE ALERT: Baby rhino born at OKC zoo

The Oklahoma City zoo welcomed another addition over the weekend. A male baby rhino was born!
Marine who took grenade blast for comrade to receive Medal of Honor

Marine who took grenade blast for comrade to receive Medal of Honor

William "Kyle" Carpenter lost most of his jaw and an eye when he fell on a grenade to shield a fellow Marine from the blast.