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Texas Man Escapes from Police, And You’ll Never Guess How He’s Recaptured

A man from DeSoto  (south of Dallas), was arrested recently on drug charges, and some sort of equipment failure allowed him to escape from police as they were trying to take him into custody.

What happened next was totally unexpected.

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Tyler’s Southside Park Approved For New Playground Equipment

One of Tyler's busiest parks could be getting a facelift with new playground equipment as early as June of this year. The new plan was approved by the Tyler City Council yesterday and it includes a new all inclusive playground.

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City of Tyler Releases Plans For Proposed Arts & Innovation Center

The City of Tyler released its plans for the proposed Arts and Innovation Center, a culture center for East Texas. Envisioned to be built at the corner of Broadway and Elm street in downtown Tyler, this will become the mega center of the arts for Tyler. 

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Man Caught Making Meth Wears ‘Breaking Bad’ Shirt [VIDEO]

Even though the show premiered its final episode, Breaking Bad seems to be sticking around. The show that is turning into a classic and highly obsessed over series, if you don't know, is about making and selling meth. This one fan decided to practice this in his own life and got caught. 

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Missing East Texas Teen May Be All The Way in Missouri

A missing Nacogdoches teenager may be all the way in Kansas, after possibly being taken through Texas toward Lubbock by her abductor.

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Police in Palestine Track Down Three In Counterfeit Ring

Palestine police recently made a counterfeit bust.

There were reports of counterfeit fifty-dollar bills passed at two convenience stores last week, and officers were able to catch up with three suspects and arrest them.

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Southern Sayings Are Very Unique!

Do you have some weird southern sayings in your family?  Maybe you only realize they're a tad weird when you say them around non-family members and they look at you funny.

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Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day

This Saturday (Feb. 22) is National Margarita Day! Don't waste this good excuse to go out on the town. You can't think of any excuse not to have a drink, huh? Well, here are the top five places to go grab that 'rita in Tyler.

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‘Lord of the Flies’ Coming to the Tyler Civic Theater

What is known best for being a classic book, the Lord of the Flies, is knowing coming to a stage near you. This dark tale will entertain you to now end as if unfolds right before your eyes. Come out to the Tyler Civic Theater to enjoy this once in a lifetime performance. 

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Early Voting Starts Today

Let your opinion be known!

Early voting starts today and runs through next Friday, Feb. 28.

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New Farmers Market Coming to Tyler’s Juls Restaurant

Juls restaurant in South Tyler will be the new home for a farmers market coming this May. The Rose City Farmers Market will open this spring with high hopes to get East Texas residents to buy local and eat fresh. 

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Texas’ Best BBQ Sandwich Can Be Found in Tyler, Texas

Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ of Tyler, Texas has been voted to be home to Texas' Best BBQ Sandwich by Texas Monthly's BBQ master critic! Congratulations to these hard working pitmasters for such a great honor. Lets get to know this great sandwich. 

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