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Longview High School students use animals to get money for college

Longview High School FFA students are hard at work raising, feeding and caring for pigs, sheep and cattle for college scholarships and tuition money.

Ebola test result comes back negative on Dallas County deputy

 UPDATE: According to DSHS, testing of the specimen submitted by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was completed on Thursday with a negative result for Ebola.

Waskom teacher resigns following accusations of improper texting

An East Texas teacher accused of inappropriately texting a student resigned from his position amid an ongoing investigation into the allegations.

East Texas authorities warn of PayPal scam

During the fall season, there seems to be an increase of scams that are reported to the local law enforcement agencies. The most recent scam is a notice from “PayPal."

ACSO: Mother passes out on Xanax with young child in vehicle

 An East Texas woman woman was arrested in Angelina County after authorities found her allegedly passed out in a vehicle from drugs with her child inside.

AT&T will pay $105 million for unauthorized charges on customer bills

 Listen up, AT&T customers: You may be in for a refund.

Bought Red Bull in the last decade? You're likely owed money

Following a recent settlement, customers who bought a Red Bull product between January 1, 2002, and October 3, 2014, are entitled to cash or free products from the energy drink giant.

Authorities seeking tips on illegal dumping in Smith Co.

 Law enforcement officials are asking for the public's help identifying the person(s) responsible for illegally dumping a large amount of tires.

Second possible Ebola patient reported in Dallas-area

 A patient has been admitted to the emergency room "after reporting possible exposure to the Ebola virus," Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas said in a statement Wednesday.

Texas fugitive walks into police station with stolen glock, turns self in

 Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I placed a 29-year-old Texas man into custody after he walked into the Troop armed with a stolen handgun.