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Rusk County Appraisal Board reaches deal with Luminant over power plant value

The Rusk County Appraisal Board has accepted a proposal from Luminant officials on the value of its Martin Lake Power Plant, but the matter won’t be finalized until a judge and the energy company sign off on it, Chief Appraiser Terry Deck

Planned Parenthood responds to Komen reversal

UDNATED — Planned Parenthood released the following statement in response to the Komen reveresal:

Komen reverses decision to end Planned Parenthood grants

Dallas — Multiple news sources report Komen for the Cure officials have reversed their decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding.

Longview mayor to announce intentions for re-election

Longview Mayor Jay Dean will announce his intention to run for re-election at an event tomorrow morning in Longview.

UPDATE: Nate Anderson sentenced to 20 years in jail

TYLER — Smith County teen Nate Anderson has entered a guilty plea to first degree murder in the shooting death of his sister, Amanda Anderson.

Wood County man arrested in Wednesday shooting

Wood County Sheriff’s Department responded to a shooting in the Holly Lake Ranch area on February 1st, 2012 at approximately 9:05 p.m.

Four arrested in Nacogdoches drug raid

Authorities raided an apartment Thursday morning, resulting in the consfication of drugs, weapons and multiple arrestes.

UPDATE: Carrier plant to close in 2013, 500 employees affected

TYLER — A spokesperson for Carrier tells KFXK , the bargaining process with the sheet metal workers union has come to an end.

Houston man pleads guilty to trafficking drugs in Tyler

TYLER, Texas — A 21-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Reward increased for Most Wanted fugitive sex offender from Austin

Authorities are investing an extra $10,000 in cash and using technology to gather additional information on one of the Most Wanted sex offenders in the state, who has been a fugitive since 1998.