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Walmart customers can pick up tax refunds in cash free of charge

Walmart customers can pick up tax refunds in cash free of charge

Walmart customers can collect their tax refunds in cash at stores this tax season.

Baker Hughes to cut 7,000 jobs

Baker Hughes announced a large workforce cut in a Tuesday morning conference call.

Longview man arrested in death of Carthage man found in closet

A Longview man has been arrested in last week's death of a Carthage man whose body was found in a closet.
Authorities ID victims in fatal Morris Co. crash

Authorities ID victims in fatal Morris Co. crash

Authorities have identified the victims involved in a fatal crash in Morris County Monday 
Kilgore PD non-emergency phone lines restored

Kilgore PD non-emergency phone lines restored

According to the Kilgore Police Department, their non-emergency phone lines have been restored. Although the lines are up and running again, complete restoration could take a while longer.
Chapel Hill students uninjured after car hits school bus

Chapel Hill students uninjured after car hits school bus

The Smith County Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a school bus crash inside the county early Tuesday morning.

'American sniper' getting high marks

Clint Eastwood's honest and tragic adaptation of the book "American Sniper" has smashed January box office records and expectations.
Walkup Named SLC Player of the Week

Walkup Named SLC Player of the Week

 Junior Thomas Walkup has been named the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday morning.

Former Klein Animal Shelter employee speaks out

Last week, the shelter director for Klein Animal Shelter, Angela Wallace, was arrested.  Charges include assault, cruelty to animals and euthanasia.  Dr. Gary Spence is a veterinarian who inspected the shelter.
Jacksonville hospital penalized for patient safety

Jacksonville hospital penalized for patient safety

An East Texas hospital will face a Medicare penalty for a high rate of potentially avoidable mistakes that can harm patients, according to Kaiser Health News.

Broadway is coming to Longview

Broadway is coming to East Texas this month. Theatre Longview is preparing to host a "Best of Broadway" show to encourage more participation in the theatre community.
Tax exemption available for the uninsured

Tax exemption available for the uninsured

The Affordable Care Act required nearly all Americans to have some form of health insurance in 2014 or pay a tax penalty. Millions of Americans could avoid that fine.

Longview man accused of shooting wife in face

Deputies arrested a Longview man for allegedly shooting his wife in the face.
Authorities seeking tips on Lunch Box robber

Authorities seeking tips on Lunch Box robber

Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying a man who robbed an employee of The Lunch Box restaurant on North John Redditt Drive in Lufkin.