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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Kitten saves local couple during house fire

Kitten saves local couple during house fire

Dixon, IL (WQAD) -- Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois says an unlikely hero saved their life.
Vet Clinic Using Indoor Pool to Rehab Pets

Vet Clinic Using Indoor Pool to Rehab Pets

We all get aches and pains every once in a while, and our four legged friends get them, too. "I know how difficult life can be if you`re in pain, and I can see they were in pain," dog owner Paula Belekis said.

Huge jellyfish swarms caused by junk dumped in Gulf of Mexico

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the good news about dumping huge things in the ocean -- and by huge we mean things like aircraft carriers -- is that they create havens for marine life.
Hundreds gather to claim Mattress Mack money on Astros gamble

Hundreds gather to claim Mattress Mack money on Astros gamble

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; betting against the Astros proved to be another costly publicity stunt for the owner of a Houston furniture store.

Cordarion Johnson: Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Meet Cordarion Johnson, our Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Cordarion plays football for the John Tyler Lions.
Weather Talk: Becoming windy & cooler this afternoon/evening

Weather Talk: Becoming windy & cooler this afternoon/evening

Monday 11AM Update: Tornado Watch remains in effect until 2PM for Sabine county. This county is still seeing ongoing showers and storms, and the threat of severe weather will exist through early afternoon.
Cowboys upset Seahawks in Seattle

Cowboys upset Seahawks in Seattle

The 30-23 win over the Seahawks today improved Dallas’ 2014 record to 5-1, the first time since the 2007 team started 5-1, and the 13th time overall

Local farm growing memories

'Tis the season for costumes, candy, and all things-pumpkin. Even Jack-o-lanterns start lining neighborhood doorsteps.
Aggies trounced at home by Ole Miss

Aggies trounced at home by Ole Miss

Texas A&M’s crowd showed up in a big way on Saturday night. The Aggies on the field never did, however, before a crowd of 110,633, most ever to see a football game in the state of Texas on any level.
Kilgore College crushes Cisco, 48-14

Kilgore College crushes Cisco, 48-14

Averion Hurts threw four touchdown passes as the 12th-ranked Kilgore College Rangers cruised to a 48-14 win over Cisco on Saturday afternoon. Hurts was 27-of-42 passing for more than 300 yards through the air.

Favorite festive fall dishes

When the rain starts and temperatures cool down, ovens heat up. 
Fall a favorite time to catch bass

Fall a favorite time to catch bass

For the dedicated bass angler, fall is a favorite time to be on the water. There are several advantages to the fall months, and those that know ... go!
Two Texas athletic department staffers reprimanded for purchases

Two Texas athletic department staffers reprimanded for purchases

About $40,000 worth of purchases made by the Texas athletic department from an antique store owned by a staffer violated university policy, according to an internal audit released by the school Friday.
One person hospitalized after being hit by a car in Longview

One person hospitalized after being hit by a car in Longview

One person was taken to a local hospital Saturday afternoon after being hit by a car. The accident happened in the 25-hundred block of judson road in longview.

Wrap-Up of round #1 of rain, preparing for round #2 of storms

It was a cloudy, cool, and dreary Saturday across East Texas. We had a lot of rainfall move through since late Friday night. Here are the rainfall totals from the area airports.