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More Than 40 Chains Won’t Open on Thanksgiving Day

Some stores are opening up at 5 or 6pm on Thanksgiving Day to help you burn some calories after all the turkey and cranberries.  But others have said no, and won't open up until Black Friday.  Check out the growing list of stores that WON'T open on Thanksgiving Day.

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Inmate Weddings Are About To Increase in Texas

Up until now, if an inmate in a Texas prison wanted to get married, someone else had to stand in for the prisoner during a ceremony held somewhere outside the prison.

That's about to change.

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It’s Time To Sign Up For Health Insurance

Last year just a handful of people signed up for health insurance on the first day of the national open enrollment period, and this year as signups began on Saturday, the federal government says 100,000 people signed up.

The open enrollment period this year is a lot shorter, so don't be caught by surprise.

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Police Look For Clues After Texas College Student Is Murdered

Blinn College is a small school in Brenham, about an hour and a half outside of Houston.

After a male student was murdered there last month, police are asking for tips as they try to figure out who killed him.

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The Average Ordinary Moments As A Parent Usually Involve Chaos

Parents, these moments happen to you too, right?  I'm not alone with the chaos?

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Here Are The Secrets To Fighting Off Depression This Time Of Year

The experts call it "seasonal affective disorder."  What it means is, the cold weather and the holidays can make us depressed!  What to do, what to do...

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What You Should Know About Dating Someone From Texas

Yes, the Lone Star State is full of diversity, but when it comes to dating someone from Texas apparently there are some characteristics that come standard.

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Employees Around East Texas Have Room To Improve

There's a new survey out that says the East Texas job market could be better.  But it also says those who are employed could do a lot better job of, well, doing their job!

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An East Texas Man Is Arrested For Stealing An Ambulance

If the Honda Accord is the most commonly stolen vehicle, it might be fair to say an ambulance theft is pretty uncommon.

But it happened Sunday here in East Texas.

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Riding For Toys – Local Motorcycle Group Organizing Ride To Raise Toys For East Texas Children

It's more about giving than receiving for a lot of people during the Christmas holidays. Seeing the joy on a kids face when they receive a gift and the excitement that they have when they get to open that gift is all the payment a lot of people need.

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Who Do You Honor on Veteran’s Day?

Tuesday, November 11th is Veteran's Day, and chances are there is someone in your life you celebrate and honor because they've served in the military in some capacity.

For me, it's my Dad, who's a US Navy Veteran.  That's him in the pic, with my daughter at the County Fair a few years ago when she was 2.  That perfectly captures my dad.  He's the most honest, big-hearted, super-awesome human you could ever meet.  And he loves rural America.

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An Arctic Blast Is Headed To East Texas That Will Plunge Temps Below Normal

The season may be fall, but come mid-week next week, it'll be more like winter thanks to a massive storm in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska.

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