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‘Chucky’ Prank is Hilariously Scary [VIDEO]

For some of us that grew up being completely terrified by the Chucky movies, this prank will hit a little too close to home. The demented doll that comes to life in search of drawing blood should not be this funny. 

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These Gifts Are Taboo on Valentine’s Day

Just a couple of days ago I read the most popular gifts for Valentine’s Day include chocolates, flowers, and jewelry. And today I read that those gifts are not a good idea because they don’t prove how much you love your sweetie; they just prove that you’re good at getting what everyone else gets at the nearest supermarket. Nothing says you’re unique and special like a mass-produced box of chocolates!

See if you take issue with these gifts. This is what the experts think we should avoid getting our significant others on that big day of love coming up Friday:

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Winter Is Back Today!

Surely spring is not far off.

Today is a good day to stay inside and watch the Olympics. And if you're outside, your shoes just might turn into skis on the pavement. Watch out for slick spots.

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for many Deep East Texas counties through Wednesday morning.

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Tyler Police Looking for Two Suspects in CVS Burglary

A Tyler area CVS store was burglarized in the early hours Monday morning. The Tyler Police Department is asking for your help to secure the two suspects can be found and put into custody. 

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Category: East Texas News, News
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For One Night Only – Adam Ant Celebrates 35 Anniversary [VIDEO]

Adam Ant is coming back for one more performance. The 80's favorite musician mixing the sexual and the goofy, Adam Ant will have a one night only show performing his album, 'Dirk Wears White Sox,' in its entirety. 

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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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