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Got The Flu? You’re Not Alone

If you talked yourself into getting a flu shot in September or October when the vaccines first came out, good for you! Hopefully you're flu-free and feeling good right now.

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Two People Miraculously Survive East Texas Plane Crash

The FAA is investigating a plane crash that happened in East Texas over the weekend.

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The Fair Market Returns to Downtown Tyler

The Fair Market is headed back to downtown Tyler to give a change for East Texans to get the best from their area. This farmers market has so much to offer. Don't miss a chance for local produce and art made from artists in your area. 

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7.9 Million Texans Are Hitting the Road for the Holidays

Does it feel like there are thousands of drivers in your way on I-20, or The Loop?  It may be true!

There are thousands of drivers hitting the road in East Texas over the next few days, and millions across Texas.

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Texas is So-So When It Comes To Health

The rankings came out this week showing which states are the healthiest, and Texas is on the lower third of the list.

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Rumors Swirl That Nick Saban Will Become Texas Longhorns’ New Coach

Some analysts are saying it's a done deal; that Mack Brown will resign as the Texas head coach, and Alabama coach Nick Saban will take over next season.

Other analysts, like Kirk Herbstreit at ESPN, say there's no chance

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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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