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Tyler Firefighters to turn Tyler pink

To raise awareness of women’s cancer, Tyler Firefighters are inviting the entire community to don their pink shirts for the second annual TURN TYLER PINK event on Oct. 5, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. on the Downtown Square.

Government restoring Louisiana's coastal wetlands

Wildlife crews are on a mission in the Gulf of Mexio to save the wetlands. The endangered grounds are all getting attention from the White House.

Texas DPS adds to most wanted list

A Corpus Christi man has been added to the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted list. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of Javier Morin Jr., 38.

Rusk County man charged with sexual assault

On Saturday at approximately 2:12 a.m., the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the western region of Rusk County after a 911 call in reference to a sexual assault.

Longview transit seeks input from residents

Longview Transit, the public bus transportation system, is seeking feedback from residents regarding the quality and availability of bus service.

Red Cross and Longview Fire Department combine forces to make residences safer

The Longview Fire Department will install smoke alarms in approximately 100 private residential homes. The homes lacking smoke alarms were identified by the American Red Cross and Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc.

State Board of Education wants to minimize Islam in schools

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The State Board of Education has adopted a resolution that seeks to curtail references to Islam in Texas textbooks.

Firefighter charged with arson

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - A volunteer firefighter in Texas has been charged with starting two wildfires - including a 2,000-acre blaze that caused severe burns to one of his colleagues.

Agents thwart smugglers, nab $2 million worth of dope

EDINBURG, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents of the Rio Grande Valley Sector kept busy Wednesday seizing more than 2,500 pounds of marijuana in three separate incidents.

Two Longview residents sentenced in federal meth case

TYLER, Texas – Two Longview, Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. The sentencing hearings were held on Sep.