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Area vaulter competes in 2013 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships

Daven Murphree, who graduated from Harmony High School this past spring, left Tuesday to compete in the 2013 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Medellin, Columbia.

Arian Foster practices with Texans for first time since OTAs

Arian Foster is back. The Texans star running back was activated from the PUP list Wednesday and went through his first practice since training camp began.

Tyler Junior College to hold board meetings on August 22

Tyler Junior College will be holding a Board of Trustees meetings tomorrow after the groundbreaking ceremony for the new nursing and health science facility.

Tyler Chamber, SPORTyler announce 'Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award' Watch List

The first annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List was announced today at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce East Texas Kickoff Luncheon.

Fire crews en route to structure, grass fire in Smith County

Fire officials are en route to a structure and grass fire in Smith County. It happened around 2:15 p.m. in the 11000 block of County Road 2767.

Autopsy report released on Gregg Co. inmate who died Aug. 19, cause of death TBD

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office has released an autopsy report on a Gregg County inmate who died last week. Debra Ingram Duffie, 52, died at a Longview hospital after being transferred from the jail.

LIST: 2013 ETX football scrimmages

The Longview News-Journal has accumulated a list of East Texas high school football scrimmages. Make sure you check them out to get a chance for a sneak-peek of your favorite local team.

ETX native, Chris Davis, honored with SI cover

Longview native, Chris "Crush" Davis, will grace the cover of one of  the Sports Illustrated regional covers debuting August 26.

BBB warns Realtors, renters of phony rental listings

BBB is warning renters and realtors to be on the lookout for phony ads on craigslist and other Internet services when selling a home or looking for a rental property. Bogus ads for rental properties across the country are cropping up.

Public invited to 'Storage Wars Texas' filming

The public is invited to a taping of "Storage Wars Texas," as they make their way back to Longview. The auction will be held, Thursday, August 22, at 10:00 a.m., at Gilmer Road Self Storage, 3323 Gilmer Road.