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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Ebola VS. Flu symptoms

Ebola VS. Flu symptoms

The news of Ebola reaching our shores has coincided with our annual flu season. That leaves many asking, can we tell the difference between the symptoms?

Henderson rodeo riding into town

The Rusk County Youth Expo center will play host to the Rusk County PRCA rodeo for a triple-day event. The event kicks off Thursday at 7:30 and is free to spectators thanks to a sponsorship with Bar None Cowboy Church.

Like a bad movie

If you wrote this Ebola story for a novel or screen play, the editor would throw it back in your face and tell you this story was way over the top and has too many holes in it.

Top Stadium Countdown: Wildcat Stadium makes #8

Whitehouse's Wildcat Stadium comes in at #8 on our top stadium countdown. Click the video above to learn more about what makes this stadium such a great place to watch a Friday night game.

Congressman Louie Gohmert speaks at TJC

Congressman Louie Gohmert spoke to students and university officials at Tyler Junior College about The Declaration of Independence and it's influence on society today.

SING! The Tyler Vocal Arts Festival

One night only in East Texas!

FICA changes how your credit is graded

The Fair Isaac Corporation, also known as FICA, recently announced a new scoring model. Mechele Mills with the B.B.B. tells us about those changes.

KETK’s official winter weather outlook

With our weather remaining nice and quiet into next week, I thought I take time to go into further detail about our weather team’s thoughts on this upcoming winter.

Panera Bread's "Dine For A Cure"

Panera Bread tells us about their annual "Dine For A Cure" event, which supports breast cancer awareness.

ETMC scanning for lung cancer

 Every year over 200,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer and over 150,000 die each year of the disease. ETMC has started a new screening for this cancer and joining us to discuss this is Dr. Vivek Patel.

Cross-country cyclist stops in Tyler to raise awareness

A passionate athlete is using his talents to raise awareness for human trafficking. Luis Leonardo grew up in Guatemala and then moved to America where he hoped to pursue his athletic career.
State confirms first case of West Nile in Smith Co. for 2014

State confirms first case of West Nile in Smith Co. for 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed a case of West Nile virus in Smith County.

LeTourneau hosts flight competition

 LeTourneau University's School of Aviation has their sights on the skies this weekend.
From a bridal shop to an Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

From a bridal shop to an Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

 Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Today, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus. What a difference a few days can make.
ETX college confirms denying applicants due to Ebola fears

ETX college confirms denying applicants due to Ebola fears

An East Texas college found itself at the center of controversy this week following reports the school was rejecting students from coun