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Thursday Morning Weather: Mostly sunny, high near 97

East Texas (KYTX)- Good morning and happy Friday Eve! Low morning clouds will give way to a partly/mostly sunny day again.  More>>

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  • The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has raised $31.5 million for The ALS Association since the beginning of July. Have you taken the "Ice Bucket Challenge"?

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Business News: Trip Advisor teams up with Uber

(CBS)- The world's largest travel site has announced it is teaming up with Uber.  More>>

Entertainment News: Tribute to Robin Williams

(CNN)- Billy Crystal will lead a tribute to Robin Williams at the 2014 Emmy Awards.  More>>

Health Alert: Evidence obesity raises risk of dementia

(CBS)- There is growing evidence that obesity raises the risk of dementia.  More>>

Arby's employee attacked by masked man in parking lot Video included

TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler police are searching for a man they say maced an Arby's employee and tried to rob her.   More>>

Officer Involved Shooting Suspect's Mom Speaks Out Video included

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LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Hope Fountain says the shadow of recent events has covered up who her son really was."You'll never replace those hugs and those smiles. He would always be there for you no matter what." - Hope Fountain, Wagner's MotherGregg County Jail Records show that Wagner has a violent past but Fountain says he has regretted his crimes since the day they were committed. In 2013, Wagner plead guilty to terroristic threats of a public servant. Fountain says Wagner was going through a roug... More>>

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano rumbles, could threaten air travel

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Another Icelandic volcano is rumbling, prompting fears of a repeat of the travel chaos that afflicted northern Europe when the another volcano did its worst just a few years ago.


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Kilgore PZ board recommends overlay districts despite business opposition Video included

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In a 5-2 vote Wednesday, planning and zoning commissioners recommended Kilgore adopt a new ordinance to create entry corridor overlay districts.



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Report: Palestine's water meters tend to overcharge Video included

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A new report shows the city-provided water meters have a tendency to over charge people. The city says the ones sampled for the report have been replaced,but what about thousands of others? More>>

Fundraising experts think ALS ice bucket challenge is starting a fundraising trend Video included

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TYLER (KYTX)-Fundraising experts tell me the millennial generation is known for being charitable but that the ice bucket challenge is taking it to a new level .Though experts are not telling non profits to focus all fundraising efforts on social media, they are saying that it definitely plays a big part.  More>>

East Texans continue rallying for minimum wage hikes Video included

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It's not just Democratic supporters at these rallies like this one on Gilmer Road in Longview today.
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Hostage rescue attempt in Syria fails

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WASHINGTON (USA TODAY) — U.S. ground troops attempted but failed to rescue several American hostages in Syria, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. More>>

Smith Co. Murder Victim Had Injuries to Face, Son Arrested

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Randall Britton, 28, of Tyler has been charged with murder in the death of his father. More>>

Power line down on FM 2493

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SMITH COUNTY (KYTX)- Multiple power lines down in 15700 block of FM 2493 near Bruno's pizza. More>>

Authorities begin clearing out pot farm in Sugar Land

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SUGAR LAND (KHOU)– Authorities in Fort Bend County on Wednesday are cleaning up a huge pot farm found near the Sugar Land Airport. More>>

Tyler state rep calls on education commissioner to reconsider Azleway charter revocation

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(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - State Rep. Matt Schaefer, R-Tyler, has called on Michael Williams, Texas' commissioner of education, to hold off on the revocation of Azleway Charter School's charter due to pending litigation. More>>

Texas firm fined $2.75M for credit errors

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(USA TODAY ) - A Texas company that provides auto loans to subprime borrowers was fined $2.75 million Wednesday for distorting customers' credit records for three years, potentially harming tens of thousands of consumers. More>>

Drug found effective against virus similar to Ebola

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(USA TODAY) - A study out today shows that an experimental treatment for Marburg virus – a close cousin to Ebola – can be given after symptoms of the terrible disease have started to appear. More>>

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled

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(CNN) -- The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination.  More>>

ISAF service member killed

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Kabul (CNN) -- A coalition service member died after being stabbed in the neck -- allegedly by a Taliban member -- near the international airport in Afghanistan's capital Wednesday morning, a spokesman for Kabul's police chief said. More>>

Wisconsin Man Arrested in ETX for Federal Drug and Money Trafficking Violations

LUFKIN, Texas – A routine traffic stop in East Texas results in the arrest of a 40-year-old Milwaukee, Wisconsin man charged with federal drug and money trafficking violations. More>>

High School Student Claims She Was Suspended For Saying ‘Bless You’ After Classmate Sneezed

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A high school student was allegedly suspended after breaking a class rule of saying “bless you” after a classmate sneezed. More>>

Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award 2014 watch list revealed

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(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - Inaugural winner Bryce Petty, along with Cayuga's Malcolme Kennedy, is included on the watch list for the second annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. More>>

George W. Bush is the latest to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge

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(KHOU) - The fundraising and awareness campaign for ALS research continues to take social media by storm. More>>

Obama says nation is 'heartbroken' by Foley's beheading

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(USA TODAY) - U.S. intelligence analysts have determined that the video showing the execution of American photojournalist James Foley by Islamic State militants is real, National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said Wednesday. More>>

Update: Tyler man killed in head-on collision Video included

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 UPDATE: GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) -- A head-on collision has claimed the life of a Tyler man. More>>

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