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Tyson Foods and Brookshires donates 29,000 pounds of boneless chicken

Tyson Foods and Brookshires donated 29,000 pounds of boneless chicken to the East Texas Food Bank Thursday.

Longview misses on Google's new network

After seeing Facebook pleas and flash mobs, and even cities temporarily renaming themselves “Google,” the search engine giant announced Wednesday it has chosen Kansas City, Kan.

County rankings shed light on East Texas health

SMITH COUNTY — The "County Health Rankings" website says where we live matters to our health.

Gas Gamble

TYLER — Another 10-cent gas price hike virtually overnight this week, and we all look at the news and wonder why. It has to be the Middle East, Libya, BP, ANWR, SUV drivers, Republicans or Democrats.

Whitehouse drivers irritated at railroad stop signs

WHITEHOUSE- Some Whitehouse drivers tell us they're furious about two unnecessary train stop signs. They say that the tracks haven't seen a train in many years.

State Representative James White files a new bill concerning public schools

Our partners at the Lufkin Daily News reports that State Representative James White filed a bill in the State Legislature earlier this month which would convert low-performing public school campuses into charter schools.

UPDATE: Wednesday fire in Longview ruled arson

LONGVIEW- Fire on Oden St. has been ruled arson. Fire officilas say that, after investigating the blaze, they have concluded it to be intentionally set.

Funeral services for Deputy Brittion to be held Saturday

TYLER- Funeral arrangements for the Smith County Deputy who was hit and killed by a cow last week have been set. Officer Britton died Monday after struggling for a week in the hospital following the tragic accident on a Bullard FM road.

Father of girl in Cleveland rape case speaks out

CLEVELAND — A year ago, the 11-year-old girl who police say was the victim of repeated gang rapes in this East Texas town was an outgoing honor roll student, brimming with enthusiasm, who went on hikes and planted trees with a youth group

Fire out at Longview apartment complex

LONGVIEW — Longview Fire officials say that the fire at 415 Tammy Lynn Dr. is out. The fire started in an upstairs apartment, which was vacant at the time. Three other apartments in the building were evacuated.