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Rain Friday, clearing out by evening

Thursday was a dreary and misty day over East Texas. Highs in most locations only reached the 40s, but there were some 50s down in Deep East Texas.
Texas is in danger of a recession

Texas is in danger of a recession

Turmoil in the oil market could knock Texas into a recession. The shale oil boom has been a blessing to Texas, making the state an economic standout during the past few years of ho-hum U.S. growth.
Police: Marshall jury indicts man in decade-old murder

Police: Marshall jury indicts man in decade-old murder

The Marshall Police Department announced an indictment in a decade-old murder case Thursday afternoon.
History is on the Mavericks side in trading for Rajon Rondo

History is on the Mavericks side in trading for Rajon Rondo

The Boston Celtics have been trying to trade point guard Rajon Rondo for years, and now the Dallas Mavericks are the latest to dip their toe into this scenario. DO. THIS. TODAY. NOW. YESTERDAY.
Second man arrested in connection with ETX cattle theft

Second man arrested in connection with ETX cattle theft

A second Arkansas man was arrested Wednesday and placed in the Ouachita County, Ark. jail as a suspect in the theft of approximately 70 head of cattle across Texas, including East Texas, and Arkansas.
Andre Johnson will play against Ravens

Andre Johnson will play against Ravens

Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson said Thursday he passed the NFL’s concussion protocol and will play against the Ravens on Sunday at NRG Stadium.
Stuff-A-Bus event benefits local charitable organizations

Stuff-A-Bus event benefits local charitable organizations

A partnership between Longview Transit and three local school districts is taking the burden off of donation centers by giving them a helping hand today.
Meteorologist recovering, gunman at large after Texas TV station shooting

Meteorologist recovering, gunman at large after Texas TV station shooting

The search has been "scaled back" for the man responsible for shooting a Central Texas TV meteorologist.
East Texas man caught with meth in raid on home

East Texas man caught with meth in raid on home

Police arrested a Mt. Pleasant man Tuesday for his alleged possession of methamphetamine.
Texas theater replaces 'The Interview' with 'Team America'

Texas theater replaces 'The Interview' with 'Team America'

After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater plans to screen "Team America: World Police" instead.
Authorities warn of recent burglaries in parts of Smith County

Authorities warn of recent burglaries in parts of Smith County

Law enforcment is warning citizens about a recent run of burglaries in the northwestern portion of Smith County. Precinct 5 Constable Kenneth Bibby said three home burglaries have recently taken place in his jurisdiction. 
Implosion imminent at Kyle Field

Implosion imminent at Kyle Field

 The west side of Texas A&M’s Kyle Field will be imploded this weekend to make way for more stadium improvements.
Mavs race past Pistons

Mavs race past Pistons

Chandler Parsons scored a season-high 32 points and grabs seven rebounds as the Mavericks defeat the Pistons, 117-106. Read more at Mavs.com
Gilmer football team remembers Pollard in trip to championship

Gilmer football team remembers Pollard in trip to championship

 “When Desmond passed away, they developed a love for each other ... that is mature and deeper, more of an adult-like love that takes a tragedy to develop.”
Houston’s 2016 Final Four logo revealed

Houston’s 2016 Final Four logo revealed

On Wednesday afternoon at the M.D. Anderson YMCA on Cavalcade, the 2016 Final Four Houston logo was unveiled.