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Fort Hood Shooting
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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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The Voice - Season 6 - Stevie Jo
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Tyler’s Stevie Jo from ‘The Voice’ at Cork, Stanley’s BBQ + DQ This Week [AUDIO]

I had the opportunity to catch up with Stevie Jo after he survived round one of the battle rounds on 'The Voice' Monday night. Speaking to him from his home here in Tyler, I asked him about his performance, confidence, how his life has changed along with working with Coldplay's Chris Martin during round two of the battle rounds.

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NBC Show ‘Revolution’ Holding A Casting Call For East Texans

Filming for the TV show "Revolution" is coming to East Texas next week and producers are looking for extras for the shoot. The best thing about this casting call is, NO EXPERIENCE is needed to be qualified to be an extra! Film crews will be in East Texas filming an episode of the hit NBC show March 24th through March 27th in and around the Rusk area.

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Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin Robbins Are Coming Back To Tyler

Driving around Tyler you can't help but notice that business seems to be good and expanding. Several new shopping centers are opening up, buildings are going up in industrial areas and it appears to me that things are looking good for the city.

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Stevie Jo on The Voice
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Tyler’s Stevie Jo Survives Battle Round One on ‘The Voice’ [VIDEO]

The first of the battle rounds got underway on 'The Voice' last night on NBC, featuring Stevie Jo from Tyler on Team Usher.

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