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Longview’s Johnny Cace’s Seafood + Steak House Closing Doors for Good Saturday

Johnny Cace's Seafood & Steak House in Longview has been serving seafood delights and mouth-watering steaks to East Texans since 1949, but they'll be handing out their final plates from the legendary kitchen on Saturday.

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Austin Spot Has Legal Poker Games

It looks like poker doesn't have to be a game for the kitchen table with a bunch of guy friends, and it's more than a garage game on a card table with the garage door up all night long. In Central Texas anyway. An Austin business has found a way to let players walk away with winnings, and make it legal.

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March Madness is a Huge Time Suck at Work, and Maybe That’s OK

You've probably seen the headlines about March Madness, and how employers are faced with dilemmas about whether to ban basketball-watching and bracket-checking at the office or just let it slide. People are gonna check scores anyway right? I mean we've got our smart phones. Seems like a losing battle. LinkedIn says bosses should go ahead and embrace the Madness.

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We Got a New Fish, And This Amazing Thing Happened

So the beloved Beta fish, Maddox, passed away suddenly at the Austin house, and Mama decided to run out and get a new fish before the girls got home from school.  

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Guess Which Texas City is the ‘Quirkiest’

Austin isn't the "Quirkiest" city in the U.S., but it does rank #2 in the country, and it's the quirkiest city that Texas has. Houston made the list, too. And the No. 1 city for quirks nationally isn't too far away. Any guess?

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White Oak High School Principal Under Fire from Freedom From Religion Foundation

White Oak High School principal Dan Noll has recently come under attack for the use of Biblical scripture during the 'Thought for the Day' portion of his morning announcements.

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Firefighter Who Allegedly Bragged About Shooting Dogs Has Been Arrested

Tim Conatser, the Texas volunteer firefighter who allegedly bragged on his Facebook page about shooting two dogs on his property, has been arrested in Hunt County.

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Tyler Main Street Progam Gets Some Props

Main Street Programs across the country work to keep downtown districts neat and clean and drawing visitors, and the Tyler Main Street Program has been noticed for being one of the best.

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Do Your Kids Get Messed Up By the Time Change?

We've got to spring forward one hour this weekend, and that has a tendency to mess up family life.

The experts have some advice for parents on how to help kids deal with the beginning of Daylight Saving Time on Sunday.

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Texas Has One of the Best Economies in the United States

When it comes to the economy in the United States, Texas ranks very high, according to a recent report by Business Insider.

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Major Winter Storm Drops Large Amount Of Snow On Midwest And Northeast
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When Bad Weather Causes Cancellations, Parents Scramble to Rearrange Schedules

Kids may love it when East Texas gets sleet, ice or snow because it's usually a day off from school. But what about Mom or Dad? They might have to be at work no matter what and cancellations throw a wrench into things.

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East Texas School Delays + Closings for Thursday, March 5

Winter weather has made its way back in to East Texas and once again is causing some problems on the roads. The weather has forced some schools in East Texas to delay the start of classes on Thursday, March 5, or cancel them all together.

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