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E. Texas Christmas lights so bright you can see them from space!

E. Texas Christmas lights so bright you can see them from space!

Those lights you put up for the holidays don't just brighten your neighborhood -- they are providing NASA with new data about how cities illuminate the night.
Fantasy Flight brings sick kids to the North Pole to see Santa

Fantasy Flight brings sick kids to the North Pole to see Santa

While most children wait and hope Santa visits them at home on Christmas Eve, this year dozens of Denver-area children went directly to the big man's Arctic home turf.
Best places to see Christmas lights in the U.S.

Best places to see Christmas lights in the U.S.

Christmas in the United States is a combination of traditions from around the world. Evergreen trees inside homes were popularized in Germany during the 16th century.
Kilgore Police Officer lends helping hand to provide proper burial to East Texan's family pet

Kilgore Police Officer lends helping hand to provide proper burial to East Texan's family pet

We bring you another heartwarming story from the Kilgore Police Department.
Amazon unveils one-hour delivery in New York

Amazon unveils one-hour delivery in New York

Amazon now has a solution for some of its customers who can't wait a few hours for delivery.
Want to see a movie a day? AMC hopes so

Want to see a movie a day? AMC hopes so

 Could the Netflix model work for a movie theater chain?
Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015

Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015

U.S. drivers already loving low gas prices will save an additional $550 on gas next year, according the latest forecast from the federal government.
GREAT NEWS: Kilgore PD officers, good samaritan offer hand in need to hungry East Texan

GREAT NEWS: Kilgore PD officers, good samaritan offer hand in need to hungry East Texan

 If this is not what Christmas is all about, we don't know what is. On Tuesday, Kilgore police officers responded to Whataburger in reference to a man that had stolen an orange juice and ran from the restaurant.
Toys 'R' Us extends hours for last-minute shoppers

Toys 'R' Us extends hours for last-minute shoppers

As Christmas nears, Toys 'R' Us said it will keep its stores open for 39 straight hours, from 6 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23 through 9 p.m. the next day, Christmas Eve.
Walmart 'layaway 'angel' pays $50k

Walmart 'layaway 'angel' pays $50k

Layaway angels continue to spread joy across the country this holiday season. Stories of anonymous, deep-pocketed patrons paying for customers' layaway items at major retailers are becoming more common as Christmas nears.
Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

An East Texas native has been named the leader of a new program designed for high school athletes and coaches by The University of Texas.

Free pizza for fire safety

An Ohio teen is working to save lives in his community, and he's using free pizza to do so. Matthew Siefert is a high school senior and volunteer firefighter.

Paul Revere's 1795 time capsule unearthed

A time capsule buried by patriots Samuel Adams and Paul Revere more than two centuries ago was unearthed Thursday in Boston.
Unknown donor drops 29 silver coins in Tyler Salvation Army kettles

Unknown donor drops 29 silver coins in Tyler Salvation Army kettles

As bells continue to ring around Smith County, red kettles are being filled with dollars and coins. Interesting things are often found in the kettle, however yesterday’s find is not only interesting but valuable.
East Texas winery makes Texas Monthly list of year's best

East Texas winery makes Texas Monthly list of year's best

In a down year for Texas wines, an East Texas winery made Texas Monthly’s list of the best for the year.