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Tyler Public Library undergoes renevations

Today was day one of renovations on the Tyler Public Library. Fitzpatrick architects and TCMC Construction are leading the project, with library staff working hard to make sure the doors remain open to readers.

Alcohol could soon be sold at gun shows

On August 19th, a public hearing will take place in Austin to discuss lifting the ban of alcohol sales at gun shows.

Texas ranks 19th most obese state in nation

Texas is the 19th most obese state in the nation. According to a study, obesity rates are now nearly 30 percent higher than they were in 2010. 
Jones says he’s known about racy photos for 5 years

Jones says he’s known about racy photos for 5 years

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones commented Sunday on racy photos with him and two strippers, published last weekend online and tweeted to several gossip news outlets Aug. 3.
How Jason Garrett belongs in the same sentence as Belichick, Couglin & Tomlin

How Jason Garrett belongs in the same sentence as Belichick, Couglin & Tomlin

Jason Garrett is actually in the same sentence as Bill Belichick, John Harbaugh and Tom Coughlin; they are all white guys who coach NFL teams. Also, Garrett is actually one of the longest tenured active coaches in the NFL.
Ryan Fitzpatrick locked in as Texans’ starting QB

Ryan Fitzpatrick locked in as Texans’ starting QB

Ryan Fitzpatrick entered the Texans’ first preseason game as the team’s starting quarterback and continues to hold the title after the a blowout loss, despite throwing two interceptions and clearly struggling last Saturday during a
2 arrested in connection with multiple ETX burglaries

2 arrested in connection with multiple ETX burglaries

Two arrests have been made in connection with multiple burglaries in Cherokee County.
ETX Christian camp to close after nearly 20 years

ETX Christian camp to close after nearly 20 years

A beloved East Texas Christian camp is closing their doors after nearly 20 years.
LIST: 2014 ETX volleyball capsules

LIST: 2014 ETX volleyball capsules

LONGVIEW Mascot: Lady Lobos Coach: Chaka Jackson Coach’s record: 140-134 (96-103 at Longview)
Football: Hallsville players, coaches ready to begin workouts

Football: Hallsville players, coaches ready to begin workouts

David Plunk expects to see a combination of nervousness and excitement when the Hallsville Bobcats arrive for the first day of fall football drills on Monday. And, he’s not just talking about the players.
Authorities rescue kitten trapped in E. Texas well

Authorities rescue kitten trapped in E. Texas well

Usually, the story goes: Firefighters rescued a cat stuck in a tree. Apparently, that's not the case in East Texas. In fact, it's in the opposite direction.

Texas woman booted from restaurant after changing baby's diaper

A Texas mother says she was kicked out of a pizza restaurant for changing her baby at the table. She says there was no changing table in the restroom. The restaurant's owners say that's no excuse.

VIDEO: 6 killed after police chase reaches 100 MPH

A crash after a police chase near Houston has claimed six lives.
TEA offers graduation toolkit to students, parents, school counselors

TEA offers graduation toolkit to students, parents, school counselors

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Workforce Commission, has available a graduation toolkit for students, par
TxDOT provides back to school driving tips

TxDOT provides back to school driving tips

The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active.