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Only One Texas Team Remains in the NCAA Tournament

All the brackets are busted now, meaning there are no perfect brackets remaining in the billion dollar challenge. Warren Buffet is breathing a sigh of relief!

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Bull Gets Loose in Texas Town

Bulls are always out in pastures and away from civilization, right? Well, a bull in Waco this week got loose and ending up walking on city streets and got into someone's backyard.

How did they catch him?

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Cheering for SFA in the NCAA Tournament? You’re Not Alone.

With the NCAA tournament getting into full swing there are plenty of reasons not to get a bit of work done today.

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Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin Robbins Are Coming Back To Tyler

Driving around Tyler you can't help but notice that business seems to be good and expanding. Several new shopping centers are opening up, buildings are going up in industrial areas and it appears to me that things are looking good for the city.

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East Texas Team Gets Ready For the NCAA Tournament

There are several watch parties planned at restaurants in Nacogdoches on Friday as the Lumberjacks head to the NCAA Tournament.

Congrats, Jacks, on making it to the Big Dance!

We're picking you in our March Madness brackets for sure. The Jacks take on Virginia Commonwealth in San Diego on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

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Longview Inmates Get Sick on Synthetic Marijuana

It's not clear how they got it, but five inmates at an East Texas jail recently got sick and had to go to the hospital after smoking a synthetic marijuana cigarette.

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What’s Your Best Tipsy Purchase?

Have you ever gone to happy hour and then gone shopping? Yep! What did you buy? I spent $15 on margaritas one time and then went to a store and spent $8,000. No lie.

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UPDATE: Two Dead, 23 Injured as Police-Chased Car Hits SXSW Music Festival Crowd

Two people are dead and 23 injured after a car reportedly smashed through a crowd of people outside a music venue at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas early this morning.

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Top Places to Enjoy the Wonderful Weather

Though our winter has not been too cruel, we all are happy to see the sun shining and have the temperature near perfect. So, lets not pass up a chance to enjoy this wonderful weather. Where should you spend some time outside? Here is a quick list of great places to have fun in the sun. 

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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Don't you love a festival that's centered around food?  Texas is great at it!

We've got a good one coming up May 3rd in Downtown Tyler.  The Red Dirt BBQ and Music Festival will have plenty of tasty food and lots of great music.  Plan on it!

How can ya fully experience all of the great food and food festivals without weighing a million pounds?  This may be the secret.

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East Texas 3-Year Old Killed By Accidental Gunshot

A 3-year old boy from Nacogdoches was fatally shot Monday at a home in Eureka, about 15 miles southeast of Corsicana.

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Classic Rock at Liberty Hall Saturday Night

The classic rock cover band 'Take 2' will be performing at the City of Tyler's Liberty Hall this Saturday night.

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