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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Ft. Hood 'Hug Lady' honored

Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.
UPDATE: Possible serial killer from Texas identified by Indiana officials

UPDATE: Possible serial killer from Texas identified by Indiana officials

UPDATE:  The 43-year-old Gary, Indiana, man in police custody in connection with the bodies of seven women found in Hammond and Gary has been identified as Darren Vann, according to Hammond Police Chief John Doughty.<
LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
East Texas early voting locations, sample ballots

East Texas early voting locations, sample ballots

Texans can begin casting their ballots for the mid-term elections on Monday, October 20 at polling locations throughout the East Texas area.
LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

LIST: UIL approves athletic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
LIST: UIL approves music amendments

LIST: UIL approves music amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
LIST: UIL approves academic amendments

LIST: UIL approves academic amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 
43 people in Texas cleared from Ebola monitoring

43 people in Texas cleared from Ebola monitoring

A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state's first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the disease.
Ohio's newest cop! 5-year-old transforms wheelchair into cruiser

Ohio's newest cop! 5-year-old transforms wheelchair into cruiser

Tiffin, OH (WJW) -- Meet Tiffin Police Department's newest officer! Nehemiah Hill showed up at the station Thursday during shift change, according to the department's Facebook Page.
100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

Brooklyn, NY (WPIX) -- For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.
Woman Arrested After Becoming Trapped in Chimney

Woman Arrested After Becoming Trapped in Chimney

Thousand Oaks, CA (KTLA) -- A woman accused of illegally entering the Thousand Oaks home of a man she went on multiple dates with was arrested Sunday after firefighters used jackhammers to partially dismantle a brick chimney she had become trap
Gilmer 4-star athlete to play in All-American bowl

Gilmer 4-star athlete to play in All-American bowl

An East Texas athlete has accepted his invitation to the 2015 United States Army All-American Bowl.
Texas colleges where students can't pay back their loans

Texas colleges where students can't pay back their loans

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas is the 9th worst state for student loan debt, according to a new study.

Taking flight for competition

College students were at LeTourneau University for a flight competition Sunday afternoon. The event has been going on since Saturday. The students were ready to spread their wings and take flight.
Notes from Sunday's Cowboys 31-21 win against New York Giants

Notes from Sunday's Cowboys 31-21 win against New York Giants

The win over the Giants today improved Dallas’ 2014 record to 6-1, the first time since the 2007 team started 6-1, and the 10th time overall