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Are You Serious, Sir? [VIDEO]

Most Winter Olympic sports make sense. Hockey, figure skating, bob sledding, and so many more seem so normal and natural. But, this sport seems so silly and ridiculous that people competed in ski ballet. 

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CVS Pharmacy Stores to Stop Selling Cigarettes + Tobacco Products

In an unprecedented move, CVS Pharmacy announced it will no longer carry tobacco products or cigarettes in its more than 7,600 stores, including those right here in East Texas. The company made the announcement Wednesday morning, saying by Oct. 1, they'll no longer sell the products. This marks the first major national retail chain to pull these products off of their shelves.

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Local Drug Bust Uncovers Pot Worth More Than $1 Million

You don't hear about a $1.2 million drug bust very often, but it happened recently, right here in East Texas.

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Girl Scout Cookie Sales Continue

Girls Scouts in Tyler are part of a regional group called Girl Scouts of North East Texas, which covers 32 counties in East and Northeast Texas, including Smith, Wood, Gregg, Henderson and Van Zandt Counties.

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Oscar-Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46

Philip Seymour Hoffman, a towering icon of modern cinema, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment today according to the Wall Street Journal and New York Post. He was 46 years old.

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Don’t Eat Some Of The Fish Caught in East Texas

There was a warning issued yesterday not to eat some of the fish caught in East Texas, and if you've recently been on a fishing trip to these sites you might want to take heed.

The advisory came from the Texas State Health Department, and includes Sam Rayburn Reservoir and the B.A. Steinhagen Reservoir.

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East Texas Party Lands 6 in Jail and Shocking 37 Minors in Trouble

The police were called out to a large party in the early morning hours this past Saturday. What they found will blow you away. This party found 37 minors in trouble for alcohol consumption charges and six adults in jail for providing that alcohol. 

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Controversy Surrounds Near-Nude Calendar Used to Raise Money for SPCA of East Texas [VIDEO]

KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

"Taking It Off for the Dogs" was a calendar created to help the SPCA of East Texas, and now it has turned into a subject of controversy for some who said they were offended by the nature of the calendar.

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Famous Heavy Metal Loving Goat Has Passed Away [VIDEO]

A picture took over the rocker world wide web a while back that showed a goat at a metal show. Yes, a goat. This heavy metal loving goat was a huge fan, apparently, of going to rough and tough metal shows. But, it has seen its last. 

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Ron Jeremy’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ is Glorious [VIDEO]

There have been lots of covers of Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' video. But, none have been this great. The man that has spent years naked shows the young pop singer how you really fly through the air in your birthday suit on a wrecking ball. 

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Is The Internet Getting Psychic?

Did you hear the news that Amazon.com may start boxing up items and getting them ready to ship to us before we even order them? How does it know what we want?

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Oil In Texas Is Big Business

The energy industry continues to grow, and Texas may be benefiting from the oil and natural gas boom.

But as USA Today points out, all of the growth and success doesn't come without a few headaches.

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