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An Arctic Blast Is Headed To East Texas That Will Plunge Temps Below Normal

The season may be fall, but come mid-week next week, it'll be more like winter thanks to a massive storm in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska.

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Veterans Day Celebration Scheduled for Nov. 11 in Downtown Tyler

Three civic groups have teamed up to honor our nation's heroes with a Veterans Day Celebration at 11 a.m. Tuesday, in Downtown Tyler.

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Smith County Courthouse Evacuated After Bomb Threat [UPDATED]

The Smith County Courthouse in Downtown Tyler has been reopened to employees after a bomb threat was called in early Wednesday afternoon.

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Your Voice Counts, So Cast Your Ballot And Vote By 7 p.m. Tonight

Texans are heading to the polls today (Tuesday, November 4th) and they'll be deciding who'll be steering the State of Texas from the Governor's office. East Texans are also heading to the polls to make some big decisions facing their communities, like approving or denying the sale of alcohol in their cities.

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Someone Pays $50,000 For The Rights To Name A Giraffe At The Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo held a fundraiser last weekend and raised a lot of money for conservation and other efforts.

One bidder paid $50,000 for the rights to pick the name for a new baby giraffe born at the Zoo on October 26th.

That's the same dollar amount as some new SUVs!  So what will that expensive name be?

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What Is Your Favorite Halloween Activity? [POLL]

Tonight is almost the biggest night of the year for kids, second only to Christmas probably, because they'll be going door to door with their cute little catch phrases to get their haul of the candy goodness!

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This Sunday’s Time Change Will Mess Up The Family Life

Early Sunday morning marks the end of Daylight Savings Time, which means we should get an extra hour of sleep.  Cool!  In theory anyway.  If you have kids you might actually lose sleep.

The time change totally jacks up the home routine, for a few days anyway.

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Guys Get the Jitters Before First Dates, Too

We might think guys and gals have a pretty dramatically different approach to the dating process when it comes to deciding what to wear and things like that, but it turns out maybe the genders are more similar than we thought.

How many times do you guys change your mind about what you're wearing before you head out the door?  Zero?  You might be surprised at what most guys say.

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‘Jacob’s Well’ in Wimberley, Texas, is a Sight to See [VIDEOS]

Wimberley is a quiet, unassuming town of a little more than 2,600 in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.

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A Rich Person Complains About Poor Kids Trick-or-Treating In The Rich Neighborhood, And Look What Happens

This article might make you crazy.  It sure is making the rounds in cyberspace today.

I like to think the world is full of kind and generous people like yourself, and then I read about people who are not that way.  Can you really control who goes where to trick-or-treat on Halloween?

After someone in a wealthy neighborhood asked Dear Prudence for advice on how to handle all the poor kids coming to the rich neighborhood for candy on Halloween, Prudence went off!  Check out some of the delicious response.

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Things to Do in East Texas the Weekend of Oct. 23-25

The beautiful fall weather continues to bless us here in East Texas and this weekend we're expecting temperatures to be a bit higher than normal and there's going to be plenty of sunshine available for all of the events happening around East Texas this weekend.

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Child Fingerprinting Event In Tyler Friday

As a parent when it comes to our kids, their safety is our number one priority. We must do whatever we can to keep them safe and one way is through fingerprinting. A free fingerprinting event is scheduled for Friday, October 24th in Tyler.

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