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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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Anyone Else Feel Bad For the UPS Guy?

 

If you’re like me, you've done quite a bit of online shopping in the past week or so. I was actually cyber-shopping out ahead of the game and received one package the day after Thanksgiving. Then I shopped more over the holiday weekend and on Cyber Monday, and there are five more orders on the way.

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East Texas The Site of a Bad Accident Monday Involving a School Bus

One person died Monday in a tragic accident in East Texas.  The accident near Lufkin on US 59 involved two 18-Wheelers and a school bus.

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Best Dirty Santa Gifts

We've all been there - you read that invitation asking you to attend a Dirty Santa party, but now you've got to come up with a brilliant gift idea. Well, you can worry a little less after reading this list.

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It’s a Busy Travel Day + State Troopers are Watching!

Today is one of the biggest travel days of the year, and state police are out in force making sure everyone is buckled up and not drinking and driving.

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An East Texas College Fires Its Football Coach

Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches is looking for a new football coach.

In a press conference Monday, the director of athletics Robert Hill announced that head coach J.C. Harper had been fired, effective immediately.

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Favorite Thanksgiving Food [POLL]

Thanksgiving food gets a lot of attention this time of year, and rightfully so in my opinion. It's delicious!

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Top 5 Free Gifts for Christmas on East Texas Craigslist

Want to save a little extra cash this year? Save money by giving Christmas presents from Craigslist that won't cost you a dime!

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Seth Rogen & James Franco’s Take on the New Kanye West Video [VIDEO]

So, Kanye West recently released hid new video for 'Bound2'. It has a lot of naked Kim Kardashian, West's baby mama, and Kanye hanging out in a desert. It is okay good, not the best. But, Seth Rogen and James Franco remade this video and it is AMAZING. 

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Candidate for Governor has Tyler Ties

Lisa Fritsch graduated from John Tyler High School in 1993, and twenty years later is running for Governor of Texas.

She stopped in Tyler over the weekend to talk about the issues she's campaigning on, including the goal to end poverty in Texas.  Fritsch aims to beat John Abbott for the Republican nomination for Governor in the March primary.

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Polar Express Arrives in East Texas This Weekend

Watching the movie starring Tom Hanks has become a holiday tradition for many of us, and it will no doubt appear on TV a few times this holiday season.  And kids can experience a very real Polar Express right here in East Texas this weekend.

The Texas State Railroad will have the Polar Express running in Palestine, and kids can even wear their PJ's!

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