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Movies In The Park Returns To Tyler’s Bergfeld Park

The signs of spring are all around: blooms, color, leaves, pollen, warmer temperatures! Tyler Parks and Recreation is bringing the "Movies In The Park" series back to Tyler's Bergfeld Park's amphitheater.

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Susan G. Komen Tyler Race For The Cure Is Saturday, May 10th

For over fifteen years now East Texans have been joining the fight to find a cure to end breast cancer through the Susan G. Komen Tyler Race For The Cure. As in previous years, this years' event will be held Mother's Day weekend on Saturday, May 10th at Bergfeld Park in Tyler.

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4 Things To Do This Weekend In East Texas

There are so many things to do in East Texas this weekend, but you'll want to be careful though because your outdoor activities could be ruined because of rain Saturday afternoon and evening and into Sunday.  The threat is there so be prepared if you take part in any of these East Texas activities this weekend.

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Severe Weather a Possiblity in East Texas This Afternoon With Damaging Winds + Large Hail Possible

Spring severe weather season is upon us and this afternoon East Texas could be looking at a line of severe thunderstorms that'll move through bringing with it high winds, large hail and the possibility of tornadoes.

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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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ArtWalk Returns to Downtown Tyler This Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Saturday afternoon Downtown Tyler will host more than 20 artists around the square as a part of its annual ArtWalk. Bring the family and experience a variety of visual, musical and performance art all for free.

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3rd Grade Class Honors WWII Veterans By Writing Letters [GALLERY]

A Tyler third grade class recently wrote letters to World War II veterans for their trip to Washington, D.C.  The trip is coming up this weekend and my grandfather will be traveling with a group of about 40 veterans visiting some of the most sacred memorials in our nations capital.

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Five Things To Do In East Texas On Saturday, March 29th

With the arrival of spring last week, now's the time to get out of the house and take in many outdoor (and indoor) activities in East Texas. This weekend is no exception, you can get out and see blooming trees and flowers, take in a concert and even be a part of a charity event and more!

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Jersey Mike’s ‘Day Of Giving’ Benefits Tyler and Longview Non-Profits

You can be supporting great East Texas non-profits when you head out for lunch this afternoon. All four East Texas Jersey Mike's Subs locations are donating 100% of their sales today to better our community.

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Caldwell Zoo Lion Cubs Have Their Names

Thanks to East Texans, the lion cubs that were born at Caldwell Zoo in Tyler in January now have names!

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Why Texas is Great

Texas residents have a lot of pride for our state. After traveling in some northern states, I realized why. The difference in climate and attitude made is easy to fly on home. Here are just a few reasons I learned why Texas is great. 

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Longview Pays Ted Nugent $16,000 to Not Peform at Fourth of July Festival [POLL]

Longview has paid rocker Ted Nugent $16,000 to not perform at Longview's Fourth of July festival. According to reports a spokesperson for the festival felt that Ted Nugent was not right for the event.

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