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East Texas Food Bank Wins $45,000 Grant from Walmart

In April I posted the story about the East Texas Food Bank and their quest to win Walmart's "Fighting Hunger Together" campaign. Yesterday we received word from officials at the food bank that they were one of 100 organizations selected to receive part of $3 million in grants to fight hunger. The East Texas Food Bank's part of the grant totals $45,000!

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Cracker Barrel Expected To Open In Longview

The City of Longview is doing what they can to attract businesses to move in on the south side of the city along the I-20 corridor. 

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Congratulations to Our Top 5 in the ‘What Was I Inking?’ Contest

We got a ton of votes in our first-ever "What Was I Inking?" contest sponsored by our friends at Resurrection Ink. It was apparent there are a lot of bad tattoos in East Texas, and here are the top five as voted by you, our awesome readers and listeners.

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Vote for the Worst Tattoo in East Texas in the 96X ‘What Was I Inking?’ Contest

I'm just gonna go ahead and say it: Some of y'all have some bad tats! But, that's what we're looking for, and now it's time to vote for the worst tattoos in East Texas in our "What Was I Inking?" contest with our friends at Resurrection Ink.

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What Was I Inking? Your Bad Tattoo Could Make You a Big Winner

We all have our fair share of regrets, and for many of us, that involves a tattoo. Maybe we were just really drunk one night. Maybe lost a bet. Maybe it was for that significant other who is no longer very significant. Or maybe we just picked a tattoo artist who had the artistic skills of a third grander.

Well, now we have your chance for redemption.

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Severe Thunderstorms Possible Wednesday

KLTV 7 meteorologist Grant Dade says there is a risk for severe storms in East Texas Wednesday morning as a cold front moves into the area.

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2013 Women’s Night Out in Pictures [GALLERY]

Women's Night Out 2013 at Harvey Convention Center in Tyler was a great time, thanks to all of you who came out!

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Help The East Texas Food Bank Win $45,000

The East Texas Food bank is asking for your help to earn them a grant for $45,000 from Wal-Mart. The East Texas Food bank is a finalist in Wal-Mart's "Fighting Hunger Together" campaign which will award 40 food banks with $45,000 for their child hunger programs!

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Register to Win the ‘Best Seat in the House’ at Women’s Night Out

Thanks to Adams Furniture and Appliance in Tyler, you could win the Best Seat in the House this Thursday night at Women's Night Out!

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East Texas District Attorney and Wife Shot Multiple Times [UPDATED]

Documents in the slayings of a Texas district attorney and his wife indicate that the couple had been shot multiple times when they were found dead in their home in Forney, located just outside Dallas.

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Seattle Seahawks to Trade Tyler’s Matt Flynn to Oakland Raiders

Former Tyler Lee and LSU quarterback Matt Flynn is set to be traded from the Seattle Seahawks to the Oakland Raiders, according to a report on ESPN.com.

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New Segment of Loop 49 Set to Open Thursday

After years of waiting, the much anticipated Loop 49 project will open it's newest addition on Thursday (3/28)! This segment of the loop will connect Highway 110 south to Interstate 20!

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