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Gov. Perry signs 'Chris Kyle' bill developed by ETX representative

On Wednesday afternoon, Texas Governor Rick Perry hosted a formal signing ceremony for SB 162-- also known as the 'Chris Kyle' bill --continuing the effort to help ease employment challenges for active duty military members and their sp

Lufkin Panthers raise money for new football helmets

The Lufkin Panthers will be sporting new football helmets this year. Helmets which will be safer.

UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for 3 year old Texas boy

A state-wide Amber Alert has been canceled for a three-year-old boy, who was thought to be in grave and immediate danger. Law enforcement located father and son in Missouri at a relatives house. They were both unharmed.

50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech

August 28, 2013 marks the 50 year anniversary for the Civil Rights movement. On this day, Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous "I have a Dream" speech at the march on Washington.

Justice and injustice

Major Nidal Hasan was sentenced to death for the 2009 shootings at Fort Hood. I think justice has been served. I also know he was looking for martyrdom after he decided to represent himself.

BIG 12 NEWS: Defending BIG 12 champions take on ND State in season opener

The defending BIG 12 champion Kansas State Wildcats will take on the North Dakota State Bisons, Friday night, in their season opener.

BIG 12 NEWS: TCU to open season against LSU

In a clash of two top 25 teams, the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs will take on the Louisiana State University Tigers in their season opener, Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Longview PD warns residents of local credit, debit card scams

The Longview Police Department wants to make local residents aware of a banking scam occurring in the Longview area.

Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s season opener against Rice.

Report: Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s opener against Rice, according to TexAgs.com owner Billy Liucci. Read more at Chron.com