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FREE THROWS FOR SOULS: Giving to charity from the charity stripe

A devoted East Texan will spend the next 24 hours shooting hoops for charity from the charity stripe. Tom Booth started shooting baskets at 6 a.m. Friday, and will not stop until 6 a.m. on Saturday.
Tyler-area native shines on NBC's 'The Voice'

Tyler-area native shines on NBC's 'The Voice'

A Tyler-area native made his musical debut on NBC's hit show "The Voice" Tuesday night. The musician impressed the judges-- or at least one -- enough to make it to the next round.
Lindale ECC students show support for injured fireman

Lindale ECC students show support for injured fireman

It has been more than a month since Joe Yeakley was seriously injured while battling a house fire in Lindale. But, time does not change anything for the young students at the Lindale Early Childhood Center (ECC).
Young boy declines birthday party because of no friends, gains millions on social media

Young boy declines birthday party because of no friends, gains millions on social media

A Michigan mom has taken to social media after her young son said he did not want to have a birthday party because he had no friends.

Seeing the Music: East Texas songwriters

For every story put to music, there is a storyteller with a tale of their own.

Are you looking for a unique experience? Try 'WaPHIL' House on Valentine's Day

Everyone is looking for a unique dinner date to surprise their sweetheart on Valentine's Day and one restaurant chain is offering something special on the most romantic night of the year.
Returning American soldier sees son for first time

Returning American soldier sees son for first time

Spc. Daniel Barbeau, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, sheds a few tears as he holds his son, Fitz, for the first time Feb. 11.
ETX woman wins $1 million prize playing TX Lottery

ETX woman wins $1 million prize playing TX Lottery

Jerelene Waters, of Kilgore, claimed a 50X The Cash top prize worth $1 million, the first of 10 top prizes for this game. The ticket was purchased at the AFM located at 3099 Estes Parkway in Longview.
ETX SPCA to hold open house for grand opening of new spay, neuter clinic

ETX SPCA to hold open house for grand opening of new spay, neuter clinic

The SPCA of East Texas will host an open house for their new spay/neuter clinic and the formal launch of their SNIPPET program on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at 3405 NNE Loop 323 in Tyler.
VIDEO: Budweiser Clydesdales tug at your heart with new Super Bowl commercial co-star

VIDEO: Budweiser Clydesdales tug at your heart with new Super Bowl commercial co-star

We all know Super Bowl Sunday is a day to get together and watch the two best teams in the National Football League battle it out for gridiron glory.
Chick-fil-A, The Home Depot providing food, shelter to drivers stranded in severe winter weather

Chick-fil-A, The Home Depot providing food, shelter to drivers stranded in severe winter weather

Chick-fil-A and The Home Depot have been doing their part to aid drivers stranded due to harsh winter weather conditions.
SPCA inspires people to 'Take A Chance' on adopting pets with musical number

SPCA inspires people to 'Take A Chance' on adopting pets with musical number

The SPCA of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina, is taking a musical approach to get people interested in adopting pets they are housing.

Bride gives special needs women the wedding of their dreams

At most weddings, the bride is the center of attention.
City of Lindale to hold events benefitting injured fireman

City of Lindale to hold events benefitting injured fireman

The City of Lindale is coming together to help a friefighter who was severely injured in a fire last week. Here are some ways you can help benefit firefighter, Joe Yeakley:

12 East Texas men are 'taking it off' for the dogs

A dozen community leaders bravely "took it off for the dogs" to tell the naked truth about the needs and services of the SPCA of East Texas.