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White Oak ISD looking at probable deficit

White Oak ISD may have to deal with a financial deficit this upcoming school year. District employees tell us there are some initial problems with their numbers but that it's completely normal.

Sleepy media

Today, the Washington Post editorial board said President Obama "should think twice" about deferring deportation for millions more illegal immigrants, as he reportedly may do later this summer.

TJC gets housing relief from UT Tyler campus apartments

Tyler Junior College’s enrollment is increasing rapidly. So much so, the school is having a hard time housing its students.

Should Texas reform mental health system?

Every day, more than 80 Americans decide to end their life. 70 percent of these people, have a mental illness. 
Warrant issued in Texas for rapper Wiz Khalifa's arrest

Warrant issued in Texas for rapper Wiz Khalifa's arrest

Rapper Cameron Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, was due in an El Paso court today to face charges stemming from a May arrest for marijuana possession at the El Paso International Airport, but now, a warrant was issued for his
Weeden itching to take reins in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Weeden itching to take reins in Cowboys’ preseason opener

Brandon Weeden can’t wait for Thursday night. Yes, it’s only an exhibition game, but it marks his debut for the Dallas Cowboys and perhaps his only start of 2014.
Back surgery is affecting Romo’s deep passes

Back surgery is affecting Romo’s deep passes

According to Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys front office brass, the veteran is 100 percent recovered from December back surgery.
Princeton Review rankings: Did your school make the list?

Princeton Review rankings: Did your school make the list?

The Princeton Review released it's annual ranking of American universities and a handful of Texas college made the list in several categories.

Fisherman catches massive shark off Texas coast

A fisherman from San Antonio caught one massively huge shark off the Texas Gulf Coast over the weekend.
East Texas football scrimmages

East Texas football scrimmages

Looking for a list of East Texas high school football scrimmages? The Longview News-Journal has you covered.

Video: Crews demolish East Texas stack

A familiar East Texas landmark is no longer part of one city's skyline. On Tuesday, demolition crews took down the Dorchester Stack in Mt. Pleasant. Check out the video above! 
Texans release first preseason depth chart vs. Cardinals

Texans release first preseason depth chart vs. Cardinals

It’s not rocket science and it’s not even very official. But the Texans have released their first depth chart in the Bill O’Brien era.
Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three people were electrocuted in an industrial accident in Hardin County Wednesday morning, according to officials.
P.T. Cole Park murder trial: Eye witness gives account of shooting

P.T. Cole Park murder trial: Eye witness gives account of shooting

On the second day of trail, state prosecutors interviewed an eye witness in the P.T. Cole Park murder of Briana Young.
Rusk County Commissioners OK immigration resolution, first in East Texas

Rusk County Commissioners OK immigration resolution, first in East Texas

Rusk County residents expressed mostly positive opinions Tuesday after commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution against housing unaccompanied minors and immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally in nonfederal facilities.