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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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Holiday Travelers Get the Gift of Lower Gas Prices

Have you driven by a Tyler gas station lately and done a double take to make sure you're not seeing things? Prices at some stations have dropped below the $3 mark. It seems odd to cheer for gas, but it kinda makes ya wanna say, "Woohoo!" Especially if you're traveling for Christmas.

In mid to late November, gas prices in East Texas were about 15 cents higher than they are now. A gallon of gas averages about $3.10 in Texas, down from $3.25 around Thanksgiving.

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Strange Texas Attractions You Have to See

For those of us who have lived in Texas our entire lives, it may seem that there isn't anything here that we haven't seen. Maybe you're running out of neat places to take the family on vacation, and need something new. There are some really interesting and even some strange places in Texas that you probably didn't know existed. From dinosaurs to pirate ships - all of these places are in reach and you didn't even know it.

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Crazy Texas Laws That You Didn’t Know About

I overheard a girl at the office the other day about how using margarine is illegal in Wisconsin. I told her how that has to be the dumbest and craziest law out there. So I did some research and the laws I found throughout the US was ridiculous. So I narrowed it down to the craziest laws in Texas and this is what I found.

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Texas Honors National Free Fishing Day on Saturday

National Free Fishing Day means that no fishing license is required, and not just in state parks where you can fish every day of the year without a license, but any Texas public waters!

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Man Dies During a Lap Dance at Texas Strip Club

A Texas man took his last breath while getting an erotic lap dance Friday night at a strip club in El Paso.

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