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Hwy 271 house fire

Fire officials have contained a house fire off of highway 271. Officials tell us a candle in the living room started the fire. The only damage done to the house was in the living room. No one was hurt.

Gas around the world: how U.S. prices compare

U.S. — American drivers are getting frustrated as they pull up to the pump and see the numbers get higher and higher. But compared to some parts of the world, we're still buying gasoline at a bargain.

Pine Tree ISD holding bond issue meetings

Pine Tree ISD Announces Info Meetings about BOND 2011: Thursday, April 14 12:00 noon - PT High School LIBRARY 5:30 p.m. PT High School THEATER 1005 Fairmont Street  

Local tiger refuge receives endorsement from actor William Shatner

TYLER — Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge is proud to have the endorsement and support of many celebrities and influential people that believe in the mission of our organization.

"All My Children" and "One Life to Live" -- CANCELLED

Officials with ABC say, "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are cancelled.

Structure fire at Goolsbee Tire in Tyler

TYLER — Tyler Firefighters are on the scene at Goolsbee Tire on Hwy. 271 in Tyler, where smoke is coming from a large building behind the business. Investigators and firefighters trying to find the source of the smoke.

ICE investigating Tyler resturant

TYLER — ICE officials have left the scene of the China King restaurant on Broadway in Tyler, after several hours of employee questioning.

Texas Top 10 Sex Offender arrested in Kansas

Jose Juan Sandoval, last seen in El Paso, was apprehended after a DPS crime analyst tracked him to Topeka, Kansas. A DPS Criminal Investigations agent contacted authorities in Kansas and Sandoval was arrested yesterday.

Lufkin truck driver dies in Pennsylvania accident

A Lufkin truck driver died in an accident Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township, Pa.

Some schools banning "i heart boobies" bracelets

TYLER — A recent federal judge's ruling in Pennsylvania allows public school students in that state to wear bracelets that say "i heart boobies."