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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Ebola: Blood transfusions explained

It's potentially life-saving, life blood: Recent survivors of Ebola, like Dr. Kent Brantly, with anti-bodies in their blood stream that can potentially help others with the virus.
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.
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.
Houston man caught with meth infused religious candles

Houston man caught with meth infused religious candles

A traffic stop on Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge led to the discovery of 48 meth infused candles valued at $5.1 million.
Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported.
Ebola hysteria: An epic, epidemic overreaction

Ebola hysteria: An epic, epidemic overreaction

This is getting ridiculous. While the threat of Ebola is very real in Africa, the paranoia it's generated in the United States is unreal.

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.
Spider gets trapped under man's skin

Spider gets trapped under man's skin

A man in Australia has been dubbed "Spider Man" after a bizarre turn of events during a trip to Bali.

Edom Art Festival paints the town red

Beyond the tree-lined 279-Highway, the tiny community of Edom celebrates its annual October Art Festival. 
Around 1,000 marijuana plants found in Rusk Co. Saturday afternoon

Around 1,000 marijuana plants found in Rusk Co. Saturday afternoon

Rusk County Sheriff's Office along with Texas Game Wardens discovered around 1,000 marijuana plants in the area early Saturday afternoon.