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East Texas Student Wants to ‘Replenish’ the World’s Water Supply

Brian Lamb, a student at Tyler Junior College, was inspired to do his part to “Replenish” the world’s water supply, and he’s starting right here in East Texas.

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Keystone, Getty Images
Keystone, Getty Images
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‘True Grit’ is This Week’s Movie at Bergfeld Park

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department continues its “Free Movie In The Park” series this weekend with a showing of a classic, “True Grit“, starring John Wayne will be shown on the big screen at Bergfeld Park this weekend for free!

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Water Sports Event Coming to Lake Palestine for Children with Disabilities

There is a really cool event coming to Lake Palestine on Saturday, July 7. It's called an "Adaptive Aquafest" and is for children and adults with disabilities to experience water skiing! If you are not the parent of, or personally know anyone with a disability, then you may have never thought about the fact that they can't experience water sports like the rest of us.

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Manue@PrettyKiku, Flickr
Manue@PrettyKiku, Flickr
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Splash Park To Open In Longview

It looks like there will be another place for families to hang out this summer. According to the Longview News Journal, crews have started working on a 10,000 sq. foot splash park in Longview. The addition will be at Lear Park, with sprinklers, fountains, and many more fun things.

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Category: East Texas News, Family Tags:
Facebook: City of Tyler
Facebook: City of Tyler
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Five Things We Would Change About Tyler — NOW.

There’s no question Tyler is a great place to live. I’ve spent most of my life here and I still enjoy all the walking the Azalea District and going to Rose Stadium every Friday each fall. I reflect fondly on childhood memories of fishing in Lake Tyler and riding in the Beauty and the Beast Bicycle Tour.

Still, I can’t help but think I’ve earned the right to gripe about the city I’ve always called home. There are few things about the Rose Capital I think we all would like to change, such as:

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Scaredy_kat,flickr
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Fire Breaks Out at Texas Roadhouse in Tyler

A fire at the Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Tyler broke out in the kitchen area shortly after the restaurant closed last night. Smoke was seen coming from the roof of the restaurant when firefighters arrived around 11 p.m., but no flames were visible.

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Tyler Police Dept.
Tyler Police Dept.
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String of Armed Robberies in Tyler Could be Connected

Tyler Police believe at least two of three recent armed robberies of convenience stores may be connected.

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Wood County
Wood County
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Wood County Illegal Gambling Operations Busted

QUITMAN – The Sting operations conducted by the Wood County Sheriff’s Department took down three separate illegal gambling sites simultaneously.

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Rusk County Constable Indicted on Federal Charges

A Rusk County Constable and his wife are jailed after they were arrested on numerous drug charges.

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Downtown Tyler ArtWalk is Today

Today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. is the first Downtown Tyler ArtWalk of 2012. There will be nearly 20 artists exhibiting their work inside and outside of various downtown businesses. The weather should be perfect for an evening stroll around the downtown square to view the art. There will even be music to enjoy along your walk!

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Chascar, Flickr
Chascar, Flickr
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Tyler Blues Legend & Guitarist Bugs Henderson Dies

Local and Texas blues and guitar legend Bugs Henderson lost his battle with cancer and passed away Thursday night. He was 69.

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by Joe Raedle,getty images
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Gas Prices Continue to Rise in Texas

HOUSTON — Retail gasoline prices have jumped another 7 cents in the state , the ninth straight week with an increase.

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