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July 4th Fireworks In + Near Tyler

There's nothing like celebrating the Fourth of July than with a great fireworks show. And thankfully we've had some great (and rainy!) weather this year in Tyler and East Texas, so that means fireworks will be blowing up all over the area this weekend.

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4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Next Friday, July 4th, we'll be celebrating our nation's birthday with a big birthday party that will most likely involve fireworks! Although they are a source of great joy and full of amazement because of all their beautiful colors, they can though be quite dangerous.

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Some Parking Meter Rates To Double In Tyler

Currently it costs you 25 cents to park at a meter in downtown Tyler for an hour but soon that will double to fifty cents per hour with a two hour maximum limit.

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East Texas Teacher Fired After Sexual Assault Charge

KLTV reports a Frankston ISD teacher was releived of her duties after it was discovered
she had sexual interaction with a student.

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Tyler Artist Will Have Winning Work Displayed This Weekend

Tyler's Main Street Department is working on revitalizing downtown, and all you have to do to pitch in and help is drink a little wine.

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Starbucks Is About to Cost You More Bucks

Coffee addicts get ready your addiction is about to get more expensive as Starbucks ups the price on some of its drinks five to 20 cents.

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Johnny Manziel Fans Put Up Cleveland Browns Billboard in Tyler

The Dallas Cowboys passed on Tyler native and former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel in this year's NFL Draft, but some "former Cowboys fans" are making their new allegiance known right here in Johnny's hometown.

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This Could Be the Greatest World Cup Commercial Ever [VIDEO]

You've got to watch what might be the best World Cup commercials ever. In America we generally prefer football to soccer, but these impressive trick shots might just change your mind.

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‘Our Teenager Is an Idiot’ Craigslist Ad Is Parenting Brilliance

One set of parents in Shreveport, Louisiana, is winning the Internet today with a Craigslist posting to sell a vehicle they had promised their son once he graduated from high school.

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Grab A Date And Come To The Wine Swirl! Now What’s A Wine Swirl?

Later this month you'll have the chance to try some new food and wine, and be part of a fun event that pairs it all together for you.  

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Longview Woman Who Posed As A High School Student Gets Jail Time

31-year old Charity Johnson was arrested in Longview back in May for posing as a sophomore at New Life Christian School, and in a plea agreement this week learned how she'll be punished.

The story made national news when she was arrested, and it's making the rounds again now that the judge has handed down the sentence.

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Tyler’s 4th of July Fireworks Will Go On As Usual At Lindsey Park

The fireworks at Lindsey Park in Tyler were in jeopardy of not going off this year because the Tyler Jaycees, who traditionally has hosted the show, pulled out and the show was cancelled for a short while. Now that a group of generous people has come up with the funds and the show can go on!

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