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Ae we at war...yet?

Well, I've been away for a week. Have I missed much? When I left, we were not at war with ISIS. Then, the president intimated we were, but not enough to use the tired old phrase "boots on the ground."

Adderall new drug of choice for many Major League players

Adderall is the new drug of choice for many major league baseball players. Including Longview native, and former ranger, Chris Davis, who was recently suspended from the game when he tested positive for amphetamines. 

Corporal punishment - where do you draw the line?

Corporal punishment has become a big topic nationally and in East Texas in recent weeks. When East Texan NFL star, Adrian Peterson, was charged with child abuse, it sparked a conversation.
Complementary role might be Romo’s best role

Complementary role might be Romo’s best role

Jason Garrett said his franchise quarterback was more of a complementary player, but that he had a good game. Keep it that way.
Running game shoulders load

Running game shoulders load

In the 30-14 victory at Oakland, the Texans ran 46 times – third-most in team history – for 188 yards. The running game allowed them to dominate the time of possession with 38 minutes, 36 seconds.
Major fast-food chain offers free coffee for 2 weeks

Major fast-food chain offers free coffee for 2 weeks

McDonald’s will be offering a little pick-me-up to its customers beginning tomorrow. The announcement came last week, when McDonald’s announced its second national Free Coffee Event.
Teen, 15, killed in East Texas ATV crash

Teen, 15, killed in East Texas ATV crash

A Polk County teenager was killed over the weekend after an ATV overturned on top of him.
Oncor worker shot in Van Zandt Co. responding to power outage report

Oncor worker shot in Van Zandt Co. responding to power outage report

An Oncor man was injured last week when a woman shot him whiel he was responding to a lights out call.

HIV-infected teacher accused of sexually assaulting Texas teenager

A 43-year-old Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met online. Authorities stated he possibly transmitted HIV to the boy.
Longhorns fan falls over railing at AT&T Stadium

Longhorns fan falls over railing at AT&T Stadium

A University of Texas fan was injured Saturday after he fell over a railing. 
East Texas teacher to receive 'Heroes for Children' Award

East Texas teacher to receive 'Heroes for Children' Award

The State Board of Education (SBOE) announced today that 15 Texans who provide hundreds of hours of volunteer service to Texas public schools will be honored with the Heroes for Children award at the SBOE meeting on Friday, Sept. 19.
Authorities set ETX murder suspect's bond at $1 million

Authorities set ETX murder suspect's bond at $1 million

Authorities have placed a $1 million bond on a man accused of murder in Harrison County.
Deadliest drugs in Southeast Texas

Deadliest drugs in Southeast Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a roundup of law enforcement opinion in Southeast Texas shows the top dangerous-drug problems still is methamphetamine, whether clumsily cooked in someone's microwave locally or imported from perhaps
Store owner kills would-be robber in SE Houston

Store owner kills would-be robber in SE Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Usman Seth was minding his family's convenience store on Scranton Street in southeast Houston when a man barged in just after 10 p.m. Friday.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 15, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 15, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, September 15, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 1900 Balsam Gap. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 3400 Mineola Hwy.