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Do You Regret Your College Major?

What was your college major? UT-Tyler students, I hope you're not studying too much history.  A new report says you may regret it later.

My college major happens to be on the list of the most commonly regretted college majors. Woot woot! Apparently you should not follow in my footsteps.

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theBlackBrian, Flickr
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More Men Are In Charge of the Turkey This Year

Growing up, my mom was always the one to cook the turkey at Thanksgiving. The turkey was always baked to perfection (and sometimes imperfection) in the oven at my parents' house and at Grandma's, using the traditional method with the traditional stuffing inside.

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Facebook: Saylor Knox
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Local Animal Control Officer Saves More Than Animals’ Lives [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

An animal control officer's job description typically includes many responsibilities, such as performing emergency animal rescue service, enforcing County and State animal laws and regulations, and responding to calls concerning domestic or wild animals. But, when one local officer received such a call, what he found was far more than an average animal rescue.

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Make-A-Wish Grants Wish for East Texas Toddler

 

Thanks for hanging out with me tonight!  I'll be here every weeknight from 7 to midnight, and we'll rock out and laugh and have a good time.  But let's start with this cool story I found from another East Texas town.  Got a kid or two or three?  Me too.  And I always like it when good things happen to good kids.

The Make-a-Wish Foundation has been granting wishes to children with incurable diseases for many years, and an East Texas toddler became the most recent wish recipient over the weekend.

Guess where he's headed?

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Alison Faith Photography
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#1 Dad Award goes to … Mr. Carl Fredricksen [PHOTOS]

Y'all, I just have to take a moment to brag on my dad. His fun-loving personality definitely earned him the #1 Dad Award this weekend at our church's fall festival - and left me with some pretty awesome pictures of a great weekend with Dear Old Dad.

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Win Passes to the Lone Star Gun Show in Tyler

Lonestar Gun Shows brings their huge gun show to Tyler's Harvey Hall, Saturday and Sunday October 26 and 27th. Listen Between 9a and 2p beginning tomorrow (Fri 10/18/2013) to win passes!

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Tyler/Smith County Toys For Tots Registration Begins November 1st

The Christmas tunes will be filling the air soon and children all over East Texas will be dreaming about receiving their favorite toy under the Christmas tree and having the best time of their lives. Kids wish for the world when it comes to receiving gifts and in reality, some kids will not receive anything this year because of difficult times or other situations.

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Whataburger’s Celebrates Founder Harmon Dobson’s 100th Birthday By Offering $1 Burgers Today

Whataburger founder Harm-n Dobson opened Whataburger #1 back in August of 1950. It was just a tiny burger stand offering something that folks had never seen; a burger that was so big that you had to hold it with both hands!

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Win Family Four-Packs to the East Texas State Fair This Week

The East Texas State Fair is on this week through Sunday.  Listen throughout the week to  win family 4-packs to the fair. You will have to score your own deep-fried something on-a-stick.

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phot0geek, Flickr
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Driving Through the East Texas State Fair Traffic

This Friday (Sept. 20) will the opening day for the East Texas State Fair. This means that the area of Front Street near the fairgrounds will be loaded with traffic and pedestrians. Here is how you should treat this area during the time the fair is in town.

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Volunteers Needed For Firefighter’s Combat Challenge

Firefighters from all over the nation and around the world will once again be descending upon Tyler for the annual Firefighter's Combat Challenge. For the past few years firefighters have been challenged to a firefighting obstacle course that is set up on the parking lot at Broadway Square Mall and represents five tasks that all firefighters must master.

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Movies In The Park Returns This Fall In Tyler

Tyler Parks and Recreation is bring back their 'Movies In The Park' series for the ninth year in a row! The series has featured some great family entertaining movies throughout the years at Tyler's Bergfeld Park.

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