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Friday Night Football–November 4

This is it. It is the last week for high school football here in East Texas (excluding playoff games of course). It is also senior night for the home teams. It has been a great season for football in East Texas and if you are regretting not going to any game this season, this final game will be the best to go to

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Things To Do This Weekend In East Texas– Oct 22

The week is drawing to a close and it's time to figure out how you are going to spend this upcoming fall weekend. Whether you want to spend it outside in the beautiful fall weather, or staying out of the cool and hanging on the inside, we found something for everyone. From t

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How To Be Prepared For A Fire Evacuation

With the fires still burning in our listening area we got with officials from Red Cross to help you be ready in the event of an evacuation from your home. We hope you never have to implement this but we would rather be s

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Low Laying Smoke Reported in Most of East Texas

This morning in Lindale at 4am the smell of smoke was faint but still noticeable by the time I got in the car to leave for work at 7:15am the smoke smell was stronger.  The strong winds this weekend turned things from bad to worse when as local area Fire Fighters tried to keep local residents safe

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Things To Do This Weekend In East Texas

For those of us who have grown up in East Texas, we know that Tyler can be kind of dull on the weekends. But if you do a little research like we did, you'd be surprised at the things actually going on around town. So to spare you from sitting at home being a couch potato all weekend long, we put together a list of things going on around East Texas.

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Corner Bakery Cafe To Open In Tyler

In case you haven't noticed, the city of Tyler has added many new restaurants this year. Well, it's not over yet. Next to open in Tyler is the Corner Bakery Cafe. The restaurant is scheduled to open Monday, October 24th. More after the jump.

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Rose Capital East All Stars To Play In Championship Game Saturday

After a 10-0 victory over the  hosting team yesterday and a 10-5 win over the Latin team from Aruba in the semi finals this morning, our boys from East Texas have secured a spot in the Senior League World Series Championship game tomorrow afternoon.

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Tomato — The Fruit Of Vegetables

Wow! Who would have guessed that the tomato is actually a fruit? Well in 1893 a Supreme Court decision actually declared it a vegetable. Makes you look at those thick slices on your burger differently. With over 7500 varieties, tomatos are used in so many ways. With so many uses, there are many a great recipe out there. The upcoming Jacksonville Tomato Fest should offer up some awesome ways to use your tomato. Check out the funny videos.

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Best Places to Go Swimming in Tyler & Longview – Jeff’s Top Five

One thing is for sure, Summer is officially here!

The above normal temperatures we've been experiencing the past few weeks has had everyone heading for either the air conditioning, or the pool!

This got me to thinking about the top 5 places in East Texas to go swimming!

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Best Playgrounds in East Texas – Our Top Seven

Why spend your weekend shut away in your home when East Texas has so many ways to enjoy fresh air?  The temperature is perfect so pack up a picnic basket and head out to one of these family friendly locations.

Through the generosity of many private citizens and business we are fortunate enough to have several parks and recreation areas to stop and unplug for a while.  Keep reading after the jump to find out more about Tyler and Longview's playgrounds.

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Tyler Passes Jail Bond
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$35 Million Dollar New Jail Bond Passes in Tyler

After fifteen years of putting a new jail on the bond the voters have finally voted in favor.

Smith County - Jail Bond Proposition

Voting Results

FOR 3,644

AGAINST 2,136

The May ballot was for $35 million dollars which would help alleviate jail overcrowding issues in Smith County

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See What You Missed At WNO [VIDEO]

Great times were had at 2011 Tyler Women's Night Out.  Great vendors, good times and our guests hosts made the night memorable.  See you next year!

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