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Texas Rangers Caravan Coming to Tyler

Each Winter the Texas Rangers send players and coaches out to meet with fans and sign autographs during their 'Winter Caravan." Tomorrow (Jan. 16) the Winter Caravan makes a stop in Tyler!

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Major Winter Storm Drops Large Amount Of Snow On Midwest And Northeast
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More Wintry Weather Expected This Week Throughout East Texas

KLTV 7 Meteorologist Grant Dade says we have a good chance of seeing more of what we did this morning through a good part of the week. This morning (Jan. 14) a mixture of rain, sleet and snow was reported across most of East Texas as a disturbance moved into the area. It contained just enough moisture to squeeze out the light precipitation we saw this morning. Grant says more of the same can be expected though Thursday!

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Tyler City Council Approves Convention Center Agreement

Finally! The City of Tyler is moving closer to getting a new arena/convention center. We've desperately needed this for many years and today (Jan. 9) the Tyler City Council voted to enter into a contract with Garfield Traub Development to get the ball rolling.

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Heavy Rain, Flooding Possible in East Texas Tonight and Tomorrow

KLTV 7 Meteorologist Grant Dade is reporting on a chance for severe weather in East Texas tonight and tomorrow (Jan. 8-9). The threats include heavy rain, gusty winds and even the chance for an isolated tornado.

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Chance for Sleet and Snow in East Texas Tonight

KLTV 7 meteorologist Grant Dade is reporting an upper-air disturbance moving toward East Texas from the west. The system will cause sleet and snow in West Texas during the day today (Jan. 3) and will move closer to us by tonight.

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Texas State Fair Looking for Help to Rebuild Big Tex

The State Fair of Texas is taking donations to help rebuild a Texas icon, Big Tex.

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The Coffin Shop in Tyler Celebrates the End of the World With Art + Music

Tyler's downtown venue, the Coffin Shop, will be opening its doors for possibly the last time this Friday night. This "end of the world" show and art sale will be a great way to celebrate the weekend or the Mayan apocalypse.

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Tyler Police Handing Out Report Cards – Would You Pass or Fail? [POLL]

CBS 19 has a story today about the Tyler Police walking the parking lots at busy store parking lots. The police are not only watching for suspicious activity, they are also handing out report cards. These report cards are based on what you have inside your vehicle.

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Another Earthquake Hits East Texas

The National Weather Service posted today on their Facebook page that another earthquake hit the East Texas town of Timpson today (12/7).

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Court Rules Continental Airlines Not Liable in Sex Toy Controversy

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96X’s Second East Texas Takeover is in the Books

It has been a great second edition of 96x's East Texas Takeover. This was a chance for local East Texas bands to get their names out there and compete for the chance to get their song on the radio.

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East Texas Takeover: Four New Bands Face Off in Round 3 [AUDIO, POLL]

There are a couple of returning contenders this round. Are you ready to judge who you like best?

This is the chance for bands from East Texas to get air play on 96X The Rock of East Texas, and it is really turning into a fight. First, let's all congratulate The Alan Fox Band for winning Round 2. Now,  let's put four more bands to the test. Ready, set, go for round three!

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