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75,000 Snakes in One Place Is Your Nightmare Come True

'Snakes on a Plane' has met snakes, well, everywhere. Canada's Narcisse Snake Dens is home to "the largest gathering of snakes anywhere in the world" each spring.

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East Texan Advances In The World Cup

The US soccer team may have lost the match Thursday against Germany, but the team still finished second in its group and advanced to the Round of 16 thanks to a goal differential over Portugal.

Germany and the US advance, and Portugal and Ghana were eliminated.

It's pretty cool to have an East Texan on the team, playing on such huge world stage. There are over a billion people around the world watching this thing!  Clint Dempsey is a forward and team captain for the US.

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Some Parking Meter Rates To Double In Tyler

Currently it costs you 25 cents to park at a meter in downtown Tyler for an hour but soon that will double to fifty cents per hour with a two hour maximum limit.

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Tyler Artist Will Have Winning Work Displayed This Weekend

Tyler's Main Street Department is working on revitalizing downtown, and all you have to do to pitch in and help is drink a little wine.

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Millions of Cars Being Recalled Due to Faulty Airbags

If you drive around in a Mazda, Honda, or Nissan your vehicle may be part of a worldwide recall. Faulty airbags are the culprit, and they could explode.

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Texas Law Enforcement Officers Come Together To Help Two Of Their Own

Two law enforcement officers were hurt in the line of duty recently, and others over the weekend came together over the weekend to help them with medical bills.

It was skeet shooting for a good cause.

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Autopsy Results Are Back For Former Texas Football Star

The preliminary autopsy report is back, and we know more now about the death of a former Groveton football player.

Rodney Thomas had success in high school football and went on to play in the NFL passed away at the age of 41 last weekend. A memorial service is coming up Friday.

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Former East Texas Running Back is Remembered

A former football player who had success in high school ball in East Texas and went on to play in the NFL passed away at the age of 41 last weekend.  A memorial service is coming up Friday.

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Grab A Date And Come To The Wine Swirl! Now What’s A Wine Swirl?

Later this month you'll have the chance to try some new food and wine, and be part of a fun event that pairs it all together for you.  

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Longview Woman Who Posed As A High School Student Gets Jail Time

31-year old Charity Johnson was arrested in Longview back in May for posing as a sophomore at New Life Christian School, and in a plea agreement this week learned how she'll be punished.

The story made national news when she was arrested, and it's making the rounds again now that the judge has handed down the sentence.

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Parents, Are Your College Grads Still Asking For Money?

Congrats UT-Tyler, A&M, and all you other college grads!  Now what?

A new study says half of college graduates are asking Mom and Dad for money, whether it's a little for small purchases here and there, or whether it's a lot for groceries, rent, and a car.

Life is expensive!  How much are grads earning at their first full-time job?

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Rockers Are Headed to East Texas for T-Bone Walker Blues Fest

The Rick Derringer Band and blues rock guitarist Jimmie Vaughan are a couple of the names headed to East Texas to rock out at a concert and festival this fall.

We're in!  Where will they be?

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