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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
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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heartoftyler.com
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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
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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Ice on Overpass
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Wintery Weather in North Texas

TEXARKANA -- A wintery mix is making travel slow today for motorist on Interstate 30 between Dallas and Texarkana. The Department of Public Safety says some ice has formed on bridges and overpasses in Bowie County and several spots along the interstate. The Tyler-Longview areas will just see rain; no wintery mix is expected in the immediate area.

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Search Continues for Missing Pilot at Lake Palestine

LAKE PALESTINE -- Divers are resuming their search today for a missing pilot of a small plane that went down in Lake Palestine on Wednesday night. Searchers discovered the plane yesterday in about 17 feet of water, the door hatch had been opened and the seat belt undone, according to State Troopers. The plane flew out of Jacksonville before it plunged into the lake. The pilot is believed to be the only occupant of the aircraft.

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East Texas Man Arrested for Stealing Airplane

NACOGDOCHES — A man accused of stealing a plane from an East Texas airport hangar is jailed in Henderson County and being held without bond. Terry Lynn Boozer is charged with theft and evading arrest after Nacogdoches County deputies acted on a tip from an 8-year-old boy who found the plane at a private airstrip. Deputies recovered the plane and arrested Boozer after a short foot pursuit. The boy compared the numbers on the plane to stories posted online. The Cessna 182 was stolen Jan 28th from Athens Municipal Airport.

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Local and National News Headlines 2/8

WASHINGTON —A win Tuesday night for Rick Santorum has given his campaign the momentum he needed. The Republican presidential candidate won caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado and Missouri's nonbinding primary. Mitt Romney sti

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