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Controversial ad pushes 'Death Row Jesus'

A new advertising campaign may make you look twice. "Death Row Jesus" will hit American cities Wednesday.
Texans have their quarterback, for better or worse

Texans have their quarterback, for better or worse

Stand down, Texans fans. You no longer have to scour the waiver wires. The Texans aren’t, coach Bill O’Brien said Tuesday, not for a quarterback.
Here’s hoping 2014 football season is as good as 2013

Here’s hoping 2014 football season is as good as 2013

An All-East Texas state championship game. Two long playoff droughts coming to an end. Teams making historic runs through the postseason.
HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.
School plaque referencing God removed from Texas school

School plaque referencing God removed from Texas school

Mountain Peak Elementary School is in the spotlight for a dedication plaque on campus.
ETX man accused of 'severely' beating 76-year-old

ETX man accused of 'severely' beating 76-year-old

Police said a Trinity man was arrested last week after he "severely assaulted" a 76-year-old man earlier this month.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 27, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement August 27, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, August 27, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 4200 Hwy 31 W. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 Frankston Hwy. 
FBI: South Texas woman offered child, infant for sex

FBI: South Texas woman offered child, infant for sex

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 42-year-old South Texas woman has been arrested and accused of offering a 12-year-old relative and an infant to the woman's long-distance boyfriend to use the children for sex, court documents show

BK has it their way

Remember years ago when Ted Kennedy decided to put a whipping on rich people and had the yacht tax there in the northeast raised because taxes were too low.
Pair wanted after escaping Polk Co. deputies during chase

Pair wanted after escaping Polk Co. deputies during chase

Polk County authorities are looking for two people who escaped deputies during a car chase Tuesday morning.

Crazy cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.

Army soldier receives surprise homecoming greeting in Tyler

Sergeant First Class Rodney Eubanks was able to return home to Tyler Tuesday after spending more than 20 years in the military. Eubanks has been stationed in several parts of the world including Egypt and a 15 month tour in Afghanistan.

Smith Co. Habitat for Humanity CEO receives leadership award

The Smith County Habitat for Humanity was awarded a special honor at a recent statewide conference. The annual "Mary Ruth Rodenbaugh Leadership Award" has been given to CEO Jack Wilson.
Authorities searching for work truck stolen from ETX property

Authorities searching for work truck stolen from ETX property

The Gladewater Police Department is asking for help locating a work truck taken from a local property.
Jerry: Cowboys are the ‘glitz and glamour of the NFL’

Jerry: Cowboys are the ‘glitz and glamour of the NFL’

In partnering with an NFL team, Swiss watchmaker Hublot needed to find the right match. With some of their watches retailing for more than $300,000, it wasn’t going to mesh well with blue-collar teams such as Pittsburgh or Cleveland.