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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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The Bra That Will Keep Women Out of the Kitchen [VIDEO/POLL]

 

There is a bra that is being developed that will help keep women out of the kitchen. What?! Yes, this is true. This bra is said to be a future tool to aid women out of the traps of emotional eating. 

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Tyler Man Ties Bell-Ringing Record

A Tyler man tied this year's record for the longest consecutive bell-ringing streak in the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign.

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How Do You Spend Your Friday Nights? [POLL]

Friday night brings about the ever-important question: Should you go out or should you have a relaxing night in?

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Texas Teacher Killed in Libya

The man making national news after being shot and killed while jogging on a street in Libya Thursday morning, was a teacher from Texas.

Ronnie Smith was from Austin, and took a job teaching chemistry at the International School in Benghazi.

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East Texas Is About To Get Wintry!

I hope you strung up the Christmas lights on the outside of the house last weekend, because this will not be the weekend to do it!  Unless you like getting pelted in the face with sleet and ice while you're up there on the ladder.

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Anyone Else Feel Bad For the UPS Guy?

 

If you’re like me, you've done quite a bit of online shopping in the past week or so. I was actually cyber-shopping out ahead of the game and received one package the day after Thanksgiving. Then I shopped more over the holiday weekend and on Cyber Monday, and there are five more orders on the way.

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East Texas The Site of a Bad Accident Monday Involving a School Bus

One person died Monday in a tragic accident in East Texas.  The accident near Lufkin on US 59 involved two 18-Wheelers and a school bus.

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Best Dirty Santa Gifts

We've all been there - you read that invitation asking you to attend a Dirty Santa party, but now you've got to come up with a brilliant gift idea. Well, you can worry a little less after reading this list.

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It’s a Busy Travel Day + State Troopers are Watching!

Today is one of the biggest travel days of the year, and state police are out in force making sure everyone is buckled up and not drinking and driving.

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An East Texas College Fires Its Football Coach

Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches is looking for a new football coach.

In a press conference Monday, the director of athletics Robert Hill announced that head coach J.C. Harper had been fired, effective immediately.

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Favorite Thanksgiving Food [POLL]

Thanksgiving food gets a lot of attention this time of year, and rightfully so in my opinion. It's delicious!

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