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Rick Perry takes back tweet

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.
Septic truck T-bones vehicle, 3 seriously injured

Septic truck T-bones vehicle, 3 seriously injured

Three people were hospitalized Monday morning after a vehicle was struck on its side in Smith County.
Immunization Exemptions Put Kids at Risk

Immunization Exemptions Put Kids at Risk

Like it or not, kids have been lining up to get immunized for school. After all, it's a state law, right? Not so fast.
Austin bans talking on your cell-phone while driving your car

Austin bans talking on your cell-phone while driving your car

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; come January, using your hand-held cell phone while driving inside Austin will be illegal. Thursday, the city council voted to expand the current ordinance prohibiting texting while driving.
Judge rules school finance system unconstitutional

Judge rules school finance system unconstitutional

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A judge on Thursday again declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional, reaffirming his 2013 ruling that struck down the current mode of funding public education as inefficient and inadequate.

Adarian Parker: Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Adarian Parker is this weeks Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Sadly, Adarian was killed in a car wreck before the high school season started.
Troopers investigating late night high speed chase in Angelina Co.

Troopers investigating late night high speed chase in Angelina Co.

DPS Troopers in Lufkin are on the look out for the man involved in a late night chase.
Sharon Shriners' Circus comes to town

Sharon Shriners' Circus comes to town

Elephants, tigers, and daring acrobatic stunts. The circus is in town! Here in Tyler the Sharon Shriners' Circus partnered with Jordan's World Circus, to bring locals a show unlike any other. 
Motorcycle with two passengers hit by an SUV

Motorcycle with two passengers hit by an SUV

A motorcycle with two riders was hit by an SUV this afternoon. Police responded to the intersection of Rice Road and Old Jacksonville Highway after a motorcycle was pulling out of a parking lot when it was hit by an SUV.
Rangers’ Beltre coy about his chances to win first batting title

Rangers’ Beltre coy about his chances to win first batting title

Beltre has never led the league in hitting. He hit .334 in 2004 with the Dodgers and finished seventh in the league, the same year he led the league with 48 homers.
Longhorns beat UNT in Strong's debut

Longhorns beat UNT in Strong's debut

For eight months, the Texas Longhorns were pushed by stern Charlie Strong, scolded by angry Charlie Strong, and had their perks and privileges taken away by Charlie Strong the disciplinarian.
Texans trade for Patriots QB Ryan Mallett

Texans trade for Patriots QB Ryan Mallett

The Texans traded for former New England quarterback Ryan Mallett on Sunday. The Patriots received a sixth-round pick, according to the Washington Post.
Investigation underway of early morning armed robbery in Smith County

Investigation underway of early morning armed robbery in Smith County

Smith County Sheriff's Office received reports that a convenience store was robbed early Sunday at the 11800 block of Highway 64.

Texas College falls to Belhaven, TVCC beats TJC

The Texas College Steers lost their first game of the season to Belhaven 44-6. TVCC beat TJC at Bruce Field in Athens by a score of 59-45. Kilgore College beat Arkansas Baptist 45-7.

High School Football: Tyler Lee, Frankston and T.K. Gorman in action

A busy Satuday of high school football in East Texas. Frankston beat Grand Saline 49-7 at TMF Rose Stadium in Tyler. Tyler Lee lost their season opener to Fossil Ridge 48-26.