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Bull Gets Loose in Texas Town

Bulls are always out in pastures and away from civilization, right? Well, a bull in Waco this week got loose and ending up walking on city streets and got into someone's backyard.

How did they catch him?

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Oil In Texas Is Big Business

The energy industry continues to grow, and Texas may be benefiting from the oil and natural gas boom.

But as USA Today points out, all of the growth and success doesn't come without a few headaches.

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Texas Starts To Recover From Cold Snap

The state's power grid is getting back to normal today after Monday's unseasonably cold temperatures. Overnight lows this morning were in the upper teens in Tyler, and today's high will reach about 44.

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Got The Flu? You’re Not Alone

If you talked yourself into getting a flu shot in September or October when the vaccines first came out, good for you! Hopefully you're flu-free and feeling good right now.

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Texas is So-So When It Comes To Health

The rankings came out this week showing which states are the healthiest, and Texas is on the lower third of the list.

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Rumors Swirl That Nick Saban Will Become Texas Longhorns’ New Coach

Some analysts are saying it's a done deal; that Mack Brown will resign as the Texas head coach, and Alabama coach Nick Saban will take over next season.

Other analysts, like Kirk Herbstreit at ESPN, say there's no chance

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Texas Teacher Killed in Libya

The man making national news after being shot and killed while jogging on a street in Libya Thursday morning, was a teacher from Texas.

Ronnie Smith was from Austin, and took a job teaching chemistry at the International School in Benghazi.

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Candidate for Governor has Tyler Ties

Lisa Fritsch graduated from John Tyler High School in 1993, and twenty years later is running for Governor of Texas.

She stopped in Tyler over the weekend to talk about the issues she's campaigning on, including the goal to end poverty in Texas.  Fritsch aims to beat John Abbott for the Republican nomination for Governor in the March primary.

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Don’t Forget to Vote!

Did you remember that today is election day? It’s getting less attention this year because it’s not a presidential election, but there are some important issues on the ballot nonetheless. Don’t forget to vote!

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Make-A-Wish Grants Wish for East Texas Toddler

 

Thanks for hanging out with me tonight!  I'll be here every weeknight from 7 to midnight, and we'll rock out and laugh and have a good time.  But let's start with this cool story I found from another East Texas town.  Got a kid or two or three?  Me too.  And I always like it when good things happen to good kids.

The Make-a-Wish Foundation has been granting wishes to children with incurable diseases for many years, and an East Texas toddler became the most recent wish recipient over the weekend.

Guess where he's headed?

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Haunted Places in Texas

Halloween - the time for scares, screams and haunted anythings. If you're in the mood for combining all of those, try visiting one of the haunted places right here in Texas.

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Texas Featured As America’s Future on TIME Magazine

As Texans, we all know Texas is the greatest nation in the world - but it looks like America is starting to recognize us for that. And they aren't just slyly admitting it, they're announcing it on the cover of TIME Magazine.

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