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Police: Body found in Israeli forest is missing American hiker

A body found in a Jerusalem-area forest is that of missing American Aaron Sofer, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Thursday. More>>

Team of doctors help save Houston Zoo's oldest orangutan

A sick orangutan at the Houston Zoo is recovering thanks to a team of doctors who normally only treat humans. According to the zoo, Cheyenne, 42, wasn't eating well and became severely ill. More>>

Update:1 dead, 1 injured in early morning shooting in Longview

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UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX) - The victim that died in this mornings shooting in Longview has been identified. More>>

East Texans have a six-pack. It is just hidden

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(CNN) -- You've been trying forever to get that elusive six-pack: the holy grail of fitness goals. None of the gizmos and doodads advertised online or on TV have worked, so you figure it's time to sign up for that 30-minute abs class at the gym. More>>

15 months after "ending" War on Terror, US struggles with new strategy against terrorists

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(CNN) -- It's too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday."I don't want to put the cart before the horse," Obama said. "We don't have a strategy yet."Obama said he's asked U.S. military leaders to prepare "a range of options" about what the United States could do to go after ISIS in Syria.
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Convicted P.T. Cole Park murderer gets life in prison, family believes he is innocent

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TYLER (KYTX)- Dennis Bendy sat silent, in handcuffs as Judge Skeen delivered his sentence for the murder of Briana Young at P.T. Cole Park last year."The court assesses your sentence in the case as life confinement in the Texas Department of Corrections institution," Judge Jack Skeen Jr. said. More>>

Truck driver killed in 3 vehicle accident in ETX

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MORRIS CO. (KYTX) - A Dallas area man is dead after his 18-wheeler collided with another tractor-trailer on I-30 in Morris County Thursday.
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NFL toughens domestic violence policy

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(CNN) -- In the wake of criticism over a two-game suspension for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, the NFL has established a six-game unpaid ban for personnel who violate the league's policy on domestic violence, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday. More>>

Titus County Constable killed in one-vehicle wreck

Cleve Johnson (photo: Titus County Justice Center) Cleve Johnson (photo: Titus County Justice Center)
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TITUS CO. (KYTX) - A one-vehicle accident has claimed the life of a Titus County Constable.DPS Trooper Sylvia Jennings says 57-year-old Cleveland Johnson of Mount Pleasant was killed Thursday morning after his patrol vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert. More>>

Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend

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(CNN) -- Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since he struck and killed a fellow driver with his car during a dirt track race earlier this month, will return to NASCAR racing at Atlanta, his team announced on its Twitter feed. More>>

Brutal winter? Almanac could be wrong, scientists say

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(CBS NEWS) - The United States is in for another long, cold winter, according to the newest edition of the Farmers' Almanac. But before you get out your snow shovel and fuzzy mittens, keep reading.
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TJC increases budget to add more programs

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TYLER (KYTX)-Tyler Junior College announced today that the tax rate will stay the same for the 2015 fiscal year but the budget is being increased by 4.6 percent. More>>

Performing in front of live audience not always a laughing matter

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TYLER (KYTV) -- Give this comedian six weeks, and he will help you perform in front of audiences. Maybe it will also help you get through life without a laugh track. “Improv was an outlet for me when I was going through a rough time in life." said Jamey Whitley. a founding member of Tyler's first and only improv troupe, Card 53.
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Segments of I-20 to get spruced up with pine trees

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(KYTX) -- Pine trees and bushes will spruce up segments of Interstate 20 in October. Ornamental trees and bushes will be planted at two locations in Harrison and Upshur Counties during the coming year, according to plans approved in August by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). More>>

U.S. says Russia has 'outright lied' about Ukraine

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(USA TODAY) - The U.S. told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council Thursday that Russia has "outright lied" over its military activity inside Ukraine, where Russian-backed separatists have been fighting the Ukrainian armed forces. More>>

Tyler airport runway prepares for larger models

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TYLER (KYTX) -- The Tyler airport is getting a facelift. Not only will the reconstructed runway be able to handle larger aircraft, inclement weather will be less of a challenge.  The Tyler City Council authorized Tyler Pounds Regional Airport to accept a new FAA Grant totaling more than $9.6 million More>>

Life sentence for Dennis Bendy in P.T. Cole Park Murder case

TYLER (KYTX) - A Smith County Judge has sentenced Dennis Bendy to life in prison for the shooting death of 20-year-old Briana Young who was killed in a gang-related shootout at P.T. Cole Park. More>>

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

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(CNN) -- Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she stopped breathing a source confirmed to CNN. More>>

Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Arrested in Mexico after 10 years on the run

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AUSTIN – A Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested last week in Mexico. 49-year-old Dallas Wayne Waddell was wanted in Hill County, Texas, after eluding capture for nearly ten years More>>

1,400 cases of 'appalling' sexual exploitation revealed in UK report

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(CNN) -- Hundreds of children have been systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town for more than 12 years. And it is still going on, a government commissioned report says. More>>

Web Exclusive: Money to be made in disappearing pictures; Snapchat valued at billions Video included

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Investors are betting there's a lot of money to be made in disappearing photos.  The Wall Street Journal reports investors are valuing social media app "Snapchat" at about $10 billion dollars. More>>

Former Tyler City Manager’s tenure praised by colleagues

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(TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - As Mark McDaniel prepares to take on his new assistant city manager position with the city of Dallas, he and his former colleagues are positive in their reflections of his tenure in Tyler.McDaniel, who had served as Tyler's city manager since 2009, will begin his new position on Tuesday. More>>

House destroyed in large grass fire and explosion

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A home near Golden was destroyed Wednesday afternoon when a grass fire burned nearly 12 acres. More>>

Report: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married Saturday

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are married!! People Magazine, citing multiple sources, reports the couple tied the knot Saturday in France. The private ceremony was held at a sprawling wine-growing estate.  More>>

Death toll passes 1,550 as Ebola outbreak accelerates, officials say

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The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people so far, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The total number of cases stands at 3,069, with 40% occurring in the past three weeks. More>>

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