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Free Youth Tennis Program Starts Monday in Tyler

The City of Tyler Parks and recreation Department will be hosting weekly tennis classes starting June 4 and running until July 20. The classes are for children 6 to 15 years old and there is no registration required. The best part -- it's absolutely free!

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Matt Flynn’s Youth Football Camp Returns to Tyler on June 30 [VIDEO]

One of the latest hot names among quarterbacks in the NFL -- and a product of Tyler -- will be showcasing his athletic skills to the city’s youth, when the second-annual Matt Flynn Tyler Red Raider Football Camp returns to Robert E. Lee High School on Saturday, June 30.

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Texas Gas Station Clerk Who Was Set on Fire Dies from Injuries [UPDATED]

Nancy Harris, the convenience store clerk who was set on fire during a robbery last Sunday in Garland, has died from her injuries, according to a report by WFAA Channel 8 in Dallas.

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‘Make Tyler Weird’ — Group Wants to Inject Culture into Community

A group of local tech-savvy volunteers have started a website they hope will encourage Tyler residents to embrace their inner weirdness.

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[BREAKING] All Lon Morris College Employees Fired Without Notice Via Email

Every member of Lon Morris College’s faculty and staff was fired this morning via email and the school’s president has resigned in the midst of the ongoing financial crisis that has riddled the Jacksonville-based junior college.

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East Texas Student Dies from Football Injury

Funeral services are pending for a Hawkins High School student who died Thursday after sustaining a head injury earlier this week while playing flag football at the school.

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Paint Recycling Event Coming Up Saturday in Tyler

If you're anything like me, you've got several old cans of paint laying around the garage. You know, the stuff left over after you wife decides she doesn't like the master bathroom anymore and wants a complete makeover done to it! The City of Tyler Solid Waste Department is here to help you legally get rid of that old paint. They have a paint recycling event coming up this Saturday, May 19th!

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Texas Will Soon Offer Permits for Gun Silencers

Beginning Sept. 1, the state will begin offering permits for game hunters to use silencers on their guns.

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5 Famous People You Didn’t Know Have Ties to East Texas

Throughout its colorful history, East Texas has been home to a variety of celebrities, professional athletes and notable characters.

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Goodwill Opens ‘Computer Works’ Store to Sell Recycled Computers

Goodwill has opened a new store called 'Computer Works' which is a store that sells recycled computers at very affordable prices. Goodwill is accepting donations of old computers, monitors and printers that they will refurbish and sell in the store. If you've got a few old computers gathering dust in your attic or storage building, this is a great time to recycle them and help out Goodwill at the same time!

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Tyler Middle Schooler Builds the World’s Largest Domino Cube [VIDEO]

Joe Parks is in the seventh grade at All Saints Episcopal School in Tyler. He is also known on YouTube as SuperDominoJoe, and he holds the record for the world's largest domino cube.

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5 Situations Where You Should Absolutely Put Away Your Cell Phone

Smart phones have become so pervasive in today’s society that it’s difficult to imagine a time or place where nearly anyone would put theirs away. Still, there are those times where pulling out your phone will draw dirty looks from everyone in the room.

Here’s our list of the circumstances in which using your phone is just a bad idea, so put it up.

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