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Engagement Rings Cost How Much?

Engagement rings are getting cheaper. Sort of.

The average engagement ring cost over $2400 last year, according to a survey by American Express, and this year guys are shelling out $2311 for that rock. Still pricey!

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Dentistry From The Heart Set To Provide Free Dental Services To East Texans Saturday

For the past 9 years, Dr. Smith, a Tyler dentist, has participated in an event called Dentistry From The Heart. The event offers free dental services to those East Texans that can't afford dental care. This years' event is scheduled for Saturday, February 8th at the offices of Smith Dental Care in Tyler.

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Vendors Needed for ‘Rose City Artisans & Flower Market’

The city of Tyler and the Goodman LeGrand museum are looking for vendors for their first annual event, the Rose City Artisans & Flower Market. This great event will be a great place for local farmers, gardeners, artist, and plenty of others to bring their products right to their costumers. 

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Comedian Brian Regan Is In East Texas This Weekend

If you're in the mood for a good laugh this weekend, check out stand-up Brian Regan. He's funny!

He's scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, January 18th in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S

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Stanley’s is the Place to Be Tonight! [VIDEO]

Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ restaurant is the place to be tonight. That is, if you like great music, good drinks, and food that cannot be beaten. With three great bands playing until the early morning hours, where else would you want to be tonight?

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Super Bowl Tickets Cost How Much?

With the Cowboys and Texans out of the picture, who is your Super Bowl pick this year?

Ok, ok... I hear you Saints fans. Who Dat and all that! Good luck to you this weekend in Seattle.

My pick of the Broncos and Seahawks is still alive and well...because neither team has played a playoff game yet. Woohoo! I really went out on a limb, huh? Who Dat Nation could very well put a whoopin' on Seattle this weekend and then those scrappy Seahawks would join the Texas teams watching the rest of the playoffs at home.

Have you heard how much Super Bowl tickets are selling for?

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Happy New Year!

There are many events planned throughout Texas to ring in the New Year tonight.

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Roller Derby Girls Help Longview Police

Have you ever seen a roller derby?  Those gals are tough!  They're in shape, they're determined, and any guy in the ring would have a tough time matching their ability to get feisty.  A roller derby is entertaining and amazing at the same time, and an East Texas team recently helped a popular charity with their event.

A Longview roller derby team held an even over the weekend to help the Longview Police Blue Santa program, and it went so well they'd like to make it an annual tradition.

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Polar Express Arrives in East Texas This Weekend

Watching the movie starring Tom Hanks has become a holiday tradition for many of us, and it will no doubt appear on TV a few times this holiday season.  And kids can experience a very real Polar Express right here in East Texas this weekend.

The Texas State Railroad will have the Polar Express running in Palestine, and kids can even wear their PJ's!

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Tyler Library Plans JFK Remembrance

It was November 22nd, 1963 that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, and many are planning ways to pay tribute today and tomorrow.

The City of Tyler says on its website that the Tyler Public Library will host a two-day event Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22, in remembrance of John F. Kennedy.

The library will feature oral histories, films and displays, and admission is free.

Click through for the schedule of events, listed on the City's website.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Costs How Much?

Have you tallied up how much your family spends on the turkey dinner at Thanksgiving?

Counting that green bean casserole with the french fried onions on top, cranberry sauce, the bird, and other trimmings, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner is $44.04 this year.

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Live Jimi Hendrix Twitter Q&A Tonight [VIDEO]

PBS American Masters is hosting a live Twitter Q&A tonight.  The twitter event centered around the "American Masters: Jimi Hendrix - Hear My Train A Comin'".  The conversation will include Jimi's sister, sound engineer Eddie Kramer and the director and producer of the show.  You can see a bit of the video here.

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