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A White Christmas — Reasons Why it May Be Better We May Not Have One [VIDEO]

This Christmas will not be a white Christmas for East Texans. Some people may be sad for this. With all that comes with snow, this might be a blessing. Watch these hilarious videos to feel a little better about our 60 degree Christmas. 

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Longview ISD To Honor Veterans Saturday Night

For the past 30 years Longview ISD has honored veterans and active military members with a special ceremony and the tradition will continue Saturday evening with a special event at Lobo Stadium. The event will feature marching band along with a fireworks show.

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Things To Do This Weekend In East Texas

The weekend is finally here, so what are you going to be doing this weekend? If you're not sure what all's happening around East Texas this weekend, I've came up with a few options for you to consider! You can choose from music, movies and watching firefighters compete in a grueling challenge!

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Longview Man Dies After Bar Fight

A night out turned ugly last week, and those involved are still on the loose.

Police say the Longview bar fight started inside and spilled outside into the parking lot at Lodge Sports Bar and Grill on McCann Street in Longview early Friday, and that’s where one man was beaten unconscious.

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City of Longview Hosting Career Fair Today

The City of Longview has a career fair planed for today (June 13) from 4pm-7pm at Maude Cobb Convention Center. The fair will showcase various careers available with the City of Longview from police officers to firefighters to public works - like being a health inspector. The various city departments will have information about their current job openings as well as information about all other positions within the City.

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Midnight Softball This Weekend in Longview

This weekend the 6th Annual "Midnight Madness" Fast Pitch Softball Tournament is happening in Longview. I've never seen any of the games from previous years, but I think it's a cool idea. The games start tonight (June 8th) at 7 p.m. on all eight of the Lear Softball Fields. Tonight's games should end around 3 a.m. and then pick back up Saturday at 5 p.m. and continue with the finals slated to begin around midnight.

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City of Longview Warns of Water Scam

The City of Longview has released a warning to customers about a scam going on that targets water utility customers and has already impacted some Longview residents. As part of the scam, customers are told that President Obama and the federal government will provide a credit or directly pay utility bills. The scammers will then give customers a fraudulent bank routing number with which to pay the bills.

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Will The Rain Dampen Your Weekend Activites? Komen, Alleyfest Update

There is a ton of stuff going on in East Texas this weekend. Unfortunately, mother nature doesn't seem to care. KLTV 7 Meteorologist, Grant Dade, says there will be widespread rain until Saturday afternoon. After that, the rainfall will become scattered until Sunday. So, what does this mean for the Komen Tyler 'Race for the Cure' and Alleyfest in Longview? We've talked to officials from both events and they say the events are going on 'rain or shine!'

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Dalton Days ‘Wild West Show & BBQ’ Saturday at Longview Rodeo Arena

Who’s up for a good ‘ol wild west show? Oh, and don’t forget about the BBQ! It’s Dalton Days this Saturday, April 14 in Longview. Dalton  Days is a fun and historic Longview and East Texas tradition that officially kicks off the rodeo season at the Longview Rodeo Arena. What is Dalton Days? I’m so glad you asked.

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Get Qualified for Free Tickets to See The Harlem Globetrotters [AUDIO]

Not only are the Globetrotters bringing their high flying dunks, regular antics and revolutionary 4-point shot to Longview — I’m getting the opportunity to be a part of all of it and I can’t wait. This Sunday January 29th I’ll be guest referring the Harlem Globetrotters game at Longview High School.  I’m just going to say it, this’ll be the most memorable basketball game of my life.  Check out my convo with Globetrotter Buckets Blakes then click here to qualify for free tickets by tomorrow (1/24) at noon or click here to buy yours now.

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Harlem Globetrotters are Coming to East Texas [CONTEST]

The World Famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their ridiculous basketball skills and amazing athletes to Longview High School at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29. 96X has your chance to win a family four pack of tickets to the game! Just visit the 96X Facebook page and click the tab on the left hand side of the page that says "Harlem Globetrotters."

Check out a video of the Globetrotters in action after the jump!

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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The Winner of Our Rodney Carrington Tickets is …

We were down to our final pair of tickets to see Rodney Carrington at the Maude Cobb Convention Center on Thursday in Longview. We threw out two questions for you guys to guess, and we drew the lucky winner from the correct guesses!

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