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Tyler/Smith County Toys For Tots Registration Begins November 1st

The Christmas tunes will be filling the air soon and children all over East Texas will be dreaming about receiving their favorite toy under the Christmas tree and having the best time of their lives. Kids wish for the world when it comes to receiving gifts and in reality, some kids will not receive anything this year because of difficult times or other situations.

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Cool Video Of Space X Rocket Test [VIDEO]

I have in-laws who live in Waco, TX.  Also in Waco or more specifically, McGregor, Texas is the rocket development facilities of Space X.  My in-laws say that they regularly hear "rocket sounds".  That's cool!  Check out this unique video perspective of one of the Space X test launches.

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The ‘Best’ DJ in the Whole World? [VIDEO]

This guy has got it going on, let me tell you. He is mixing and mastering those beats with such perfection, no one can tell him how to do it any better. He doesn't need anybody, he is the best. He doesn't even need any power cords.

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My ‘Ghost’ Story

During this time of year, a lot of us will sit around and share our "ghost' stories. The age old tradition of trying to freak each other out will not be lost before this year's Halloween. Let's share our scary stories and get ready for a fright. 

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Ever Feel Like Someone Is Watching You? They Are! [VIDEO]

There are all kinds of conspiracy theories about things a happening to people that they don't know about involving the government, aliens, spies, and some animals. This is one of them.  This video makes the case for 10 ways that the NSA can be all up in your business.  True? I have no idea.  Compelling? Sure!  Take a peek and make your own determination.

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3 Reasons Being Single During Halloween is the Best

You might be under the impression that being in a couple during the Halloween season is the best way to go about it. Nope. Being single gives you more opportunity to enjoy this holiday to its full capacity. Here are the top 3 reasons why that is so. 

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Don’s Flying Adventures + Flying the 1941 Douglas C47

Aircraft Owners and Pilot's Association, the largest organization advocating for General Aviation (essentially all flying except airlines) held an aviation summit in Ft. Worth this past weekend. I was there! I had the opportunity to fly a 1941 Douglas C47 and took advantage of it. A huge bucket list item!

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September VIP Winners Announced

Congratulations to the most recent winners in our VIP program!

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Adrian Peterson’s Two-Year-Old Son Dies From Injuries Sustained During Alleged Beating

Adrian Peterson's two-year-old son has died from the injuries allegedly suffered at the hand of 27-year-old Joseph Patterson. 

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Adrian Peterson Leaves Vikings to Deal With Tragic Family Situation

 

UPDATE 1:40 p.m. ET: TMZ reports the boy is on life support with no brain activity since 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Sources say that if the child fails to show any signs of improvement over the course of the next 24 hours his mother wants to take him off of life support and donate his organs.

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Welcome to the All-New Classic Rock 96.1 — Texas’ Best Rock

To our listeners and readers:

Today marks the beginning of a new era in East Texas radio. It pays homage to a rich past, but at the same time points to a new beginning that we think you'll love. So, we hope you take this ride with us.

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East Texas Boy Scout Popcorn Sale Underway

East Texas Boy Scouts have been out on the streets, knocking on doors and setting up shop in front of East Texas retailers selling popcorn! The Girl Scouts have the cookies in the spring and the Boy Scouts have popcorn in the fall!

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