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City of Tyler to Host Women’s Self Defense Clinic
The Tyler Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting a Women’s Self Defense Clinic on Saturday, July 28th at the Glass Recreation Center. The clinic is $25 per person and available for women ages 14 and up. The event is scheduled from 11am to 2:30pm at 501 W. 32nd Street i…
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.
East Texas Lakes Draw ‘Staycationers’
Sure it’s great to jet off to an exotic location in the summertime and sit by a resort swimming pool and sip beverages with umbrellas in them. But since Hawaii is not on everyone’s agenda or in all of our budgets, we’ve come up with some other ideas to…
Texas Governor Rick Perry Rejects Obamacare
Gov. Rick Perry, in a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, today confirmed that Texas has no intention of implementing a state insurance exchange or expanding Medicaid as part of Obamacare.
Dam Fireworks Show at Lake Tyler With Mix 93-1
This time last year we were feeling the heat here in East Texas with 100-plus degree days. Add to that about 95 percent of the state of Texas was under a burn ban and that put a damper on Fourth of July celebrations.  What a difference a year makes! It's a bit wetter although just as humid…
New Scam Targets Military Members, Steals Identities
The IRS is warning of a new scam that targets the military.
Perhaps we’ve all been perturbed by a scam at some point in our lives, one that comes in the form of a telemarketing phone call or an email that phishes for personal and financial information. But why bother our military heroes with that typ…

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