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East Texans gather in Tyler for anti-war rally

The debate whether the U.S. will strike in Syria continues and anti-war activists want their voices heard. Demonstrators rallied in front of the White House today. In fact, rallies are being held all over.

City debates $1.3M road extension

The Longview City Council will consider spending $1.3 million to extend Fourth Street from Hawkins Parkway to U.S. 259 when it meets Thursday.

High speed chase leads to the arrest of two soldiers

A high speed chase leads to the arrest of two Fort Polk Soldiers in Vernon Parish. On Friday at 12:40 p.m. a Trooper from Troop E was in a high speed chase after trying to stop two separate motorcycles for speeding.

The high cost of being a football fan

Football season is here, and many stadium goers are breaking out the face paint. But between paying for tickets, parking and grabbing a couple of cold ones, the cost of actually going to a game has gotten much too pricey for many fans.

Dallas Zoo brings in pet puppy to calm down cheetahs

The Dallas Zoo has two new cheetah cubs. And the big cats have their own puppy to help them shape up. The cubs, Winspear and Kamau, are part of the zoo's program to create awareness about endangered African animals.

ETX man arrested for $8,000 worth of crack, gun

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a Nacogdoches man after he was found in possession of a large amount of crack cocaine at his home Friday afternoon.

Funny how the worm turns

The United States was in the Iraq War because of the September 11th attacks in which evil people killed many of us. Even during the middle of that war, one Senator made this impassioned speech, and I quote:

Court allows redistricting maps to be used for 2014 elections

In a 26-page opinion issued today, a San Antonio federal court ruled there was no basis to block the use of the 2013 redistricting maps in upcoming elections, and that the redistricting maps passed by the Texas Legislature in the special sessio

UPDATE: In light of Fitzhenry suspension, PT OC will act as head coach VS Center

According to multiple sources, Pine Tree Head Football Coach and Athletic Director, Derek Fitzhenry, has been suspended until further notice.

Trinity to play first night home game after renting lights

When discussing high school football in the state of Texas, many people make the assocation of playing under the Friday night lights.