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Pilots take final practice round before balloon race championship begins Tuesday

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The championship begins Tuesday and lasts until Sunday, Aug. 3. More>>

Update: Longview Police arrest armed robbery suspect

Vontrequel Nickelberry (photo: Longview Police) Vontrequel Nickelberry (photo: Longview Police)
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UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A Longview man wanted in connection with a May robbery has been arrested. More>>

Officer involved shooting in Cass Co. leaves one dead

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Texas officials in Cass County are investigating a fatal shooting that involved an officer.It happened around 11:00 Sunday morning along County Road 4915 just south of Bloomberg, Texas.  More>>

1 dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes Southern California

A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike. A man in his mid-20s died at the hospital after being transported from Venice Beach. More>>

Dollar stores joining forces

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If everything in its stores costs a buck, it will take 8.5 billion items sold for Dollar Tree stores to buy rival Family Dollar. Dollar Tree is buying its larger rival for $74.50 a share in cash and stock, 23% more than Family Dollar's closing price on Friday, for a total value of $8.5 billion. More>>

People using e-cigs to quit smoking the real thing Video included

TYLER (KYTX) - The market for e-cigarettes is exploding. But now, research shows people aren't just smoking them for fun. They're using them to quit smoking the real thing.  More>>

Fighting forces MH17 investigators to turn back again in Ukraine

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Dutch and Australian experts trying to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine turned back for the second day Monday after hearing explosions and being told of heavy fighting in the area.  More>>

Longview Park Surveys Video included

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - People in Longview are being encouraged to take a moment and share their thoughts about the future of Longview Parks. As a part of the Longview Comprehensive Plan, the City of Longview is updating the 5-year Parks, Revreation, and Open Space Master Plan. Complete the Survey here. More>>

Angie's List: Washer/Dryer Mistakes Video included

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You probably don't think your everyday actions are harming your major appliances. But chances are -- you're doing something to at least one of them that could lead to an emergency repair call. Over time -- abusing or neglecting your appliances will bring about an earlier-than-expected end to their useful life. More>>

Health Alert: Treatment for lung disease more effective at certain times

(CBS)- Drugs used to treat lung disease are more effective when taken at certain times of the day.  More>>

Business News: Beats sued by Bose

(CBS)- The newest member of the Apple family is being sued.  More>>

Monday Morning's Weather: Partly sunny with 30% showers/t-storms, high 93

East Texas (KYTX)- Good Monday morning! Two cold fronts will be making their way down across East TX this week.  More>>

Girl, 4, allegedly killed by her mom is laid to rest Video included

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ATHENS (KYTX) - A four-year-old Athens girl Victoria Wyatt has been laid to rest, a little less than a week after her mother confessed to killing her. More>>

Emergency landing on Florida beach kills beachgoer

 A father was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach. More>>

Costa Concordia reaches end of final voyage

The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship reached the end of its final voyage. More>>

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.Nancy Writebol is employed by Serving in Mission, or SIM, in Liberia and was helping the joint SIM/Samaritan's Purse team that is treating Ebola patients in Monrovia More>>

  • North Korea reports 'serious accident' after Pyongyang building collapses

    North Korea reports 'serious accident' after Pyongyang building collapses

    North Korean officials stand among the families of victims of the building collapse in Pyongyang, North Korea, on May 17.North Korean officials stand among the families of victims of the building collapse in Pyongyang, North Korea, on May 17.
    (CNN) -- An apartment building in the North Korean capital collapsed in what state media described as a "serious accident" that caused an unspecified number of casualties.More >>
    (CNN) -- An apartment building in the North Korean capital collapsed in what state media described as a "serious accident" that caused an unspecified number of casualties.More >>
  • Gymnastics teaches healthy, life lessons to young East Texas athletes

    Gymnastics teaches healthy, life lessons to young East Texas athletes

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:00:32 GMT
    Parents, you have so many quality choices when it comes to enrolling your children in sports to keep them active and healthy. If your goal is to get them in a sport while they're young and stick with it, gymnastics starts as young as two. In tonight's Fit City, the benefits of the sport and what it takes to be a gymnast.More >>
    Parents, you have so many quality choices when it comes to enrolling your children in sports to keep them active and healthy. If your goal is to get them in a sport while they're young and stick with it, gymnastics starts as young as two. In tonight's Fit City, the benefits of the sport and what it takes to be a gymnast.More >>
  • Transcripts reveal crew's confusion when South Korean ferry sank

    Transcripts reveal crew's confusion when South Korean ferry sank

    Transcripts reveal crew's confusion when South Korean ferry sank

    In this handout image provided by the Republic of Korea Coast Guard, a passenger ferry sinks off the coast of Jindo Island on April 16, 2014, in Jindo-gun, South Korea. THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA COAST GUARD VIA GETTY IMAGESIn this handout image provided by the Republic of Korea Coast Guard, a passenger ferry sinks off the coast of Jindo Island on April 16, 2014, in Jindo-gun, South Korea. THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA COAST GUARD VIA GETTY IMAGES
    (JINDO, South Korea)- Transcripts released Sunday show the crew ofthe ferry that sank off South Korea's coastwas crippled by indecision. That lack of action, authorities believe, was deadly.On Sunday, families of those still missing blocked the caravan of South Korea's prime minister, demanding answers, as divers began pulling bodies out of the water.There were 476 people on board when the ferry sank Wednesday. At least 59 are now confirmed dead. More than 240 are still missing.Bodies came in...More >>
    (JINDO, South Korea)- Transcripts released Sunday show the crew ofthe ferry that sank off South Korea's coastwas crippled by indecision. That lack of action, authorities believe, was deadly.On Sunday, families of those still missing blocked the caravan of South Korea's prime minister, demanding answers, as divers began pulling bodies out of the water.There were 476 people on board when the ferry sank Wednesday. At least 59 are now confirmed dead. More than 240 are still missing.Bodies came in...More >>
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    The Investigators

    Here, you'll find investigative pieces from the Tyler Morning Telegraph's Kenneth Dean and CBS 19 -- The Investigators.More >>
    Here, you'll find investigative pieces from the Tyler Morning Telegraph's Kenneth Dean and CBS 19's Field Sutton -- The Investigators.More >>

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