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East Texas Burn Bans

Just because the temperatures have cooled, doesn't mean that the fire danger goes away. Three counties have issued burn bans, so far, in East Texas.

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This Early Voting Experience Was Smooth

Part of the idea behind early voting is to help us avoid long lines on Election Day, but early voting has become so popular that we sometimes hit long lines there too.

I think I may have discovered the best time of day to go, to avoid long lines. Oh, and I voted for...

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Halloween on the Couch? Here’s Your Television Options

Hosting a Halloween gathering at your place, or just waiting for the doorbell ring? You might be wondering what you will find on TV tonight. Here's our list.

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My Halloween Decorations Won’t Win Any Contest

Good luck today with your office cubicle decorating contest.  You are rockin' those cob webs.

I have failed my children with my lack of Halloween decorations, so my 6-year old decided to take matters into her own hands and make something festive on her own.  And then the sprinkler system hit it.

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Fast Food Deer Meat Could Come to Texas

Cheeseburgers and tacos are the norm at fast food restaurants around East Texas, but soon you could add a deer meat sandwich to the list of options.   One place on South Broadway in Tyler could be adding it to the menu soon.

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ALCS - Toronto Blue Jays v Cleveland Indians - Game Two
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East Texan Takes the Mound for Game 3 of World Series

Josh Tomlin is a Whitehouse native has made it to the big leagues and will now be pitching on the biggest stage in baseball.

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Loop 49 Construction Delayed Due to Archaeological Discovery

Officials are not saying what it is but a delay is happening in construction in Tyler.

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Dogs Dress Up For Annual Tompkins Square Park Halloween Parade
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Halloween Costs East Texans About $80 Each

Halloween ain't cheap.  Add up the costumes, the candy, and the decorations, and most of us are spending about $80 on the holiday.  And then add the alcohol at the adult costume party and, well, that could double.  

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WGN America's "Outsiders" At New York Comic Con 2016
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Follow the Library to the Tyler Rose City Comic Con!

The Friends of the Tyler Public Library is proud to announce the sponsorship of an outreach booth at this year’s Tyler Rose City Comic Con!

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Special Pokemon Go Is Coming to East Texas for Halloween

The last time around, Pokemon Go invaded East Texas with hundreds of people looking for characters, and police had to issue a warning about resisting the urge to trespass looking for Pikachu.

Now there's a special new Halloween version of Pokemon Go coming that starts today, and here are the details.

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‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Coming to Liberty Hall for Halloween

Let's do the Time Warp again! Liberty Hall will once again show the cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” on Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. and on Oct. 29 at 11 p.m. “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is the longest-running theatrical release in film history.

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Early Voting Continues Through Friday, November 4th

With the first day of early voting in the 2016 Presidential election behind us, more than 5,000 Smith County residents turned out yesterday to cast their ballot early.

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