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Tyler City Council approves tax abatement

Wednesday, the Tyler City Council approved a tax abatement agreement with VME Process, Inc., a company that was founded in Tyler in 1985 and supplies complete process systems for both onshore and offshore customers in the oil and gas industry.

'Super Sno' provides heat relief, summer jobs for ETX youth

There’s a new place to cool off in downtown Jacksonville. The "Super Sno" snow cone stand opened up shop on June 1st. Since then, the stand has seen a steady flow of sweaty customers daily.

Law protects domestic violence victims and provides assurances to save pets from potential abuse and death

A new law offers protections for domestic violence victims – and Texas has Senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) (of filibuster fame) to thank yet again.

VIDEO: ETX disabled vet reunited with dog after car accident

A disabled Navy veteran lost his closest companion after a car accident. "There is nothing in the world that means more to me than him," said disabled veteran Michael Sisco.

Food for everyone (Almost)

In a story I had to read two times Monday to make sure I had it right, The Wall Street Journal is reporting one in six American get food stamps.

Texas judge allows Armstrong lawsuit to proceed

Texas Judge Darlene Byrne ruled on Monday that a $3 million lawsuit can proceed against Lance Armstrong.

POLICE: String of robberies affecting ETX area

The Lindale Police Department is urging citizens to be aware of their surroundings after a string of robberies have been affecting the area.

Gohmert joins FRC after anti-Christian activist pressed for court-martial of Christian service members who share faith

On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, Family Research Council (FRC), a coalition of groups concerned about religious liberty, and Members of Congress, will participate in a Capitol Hill news conference urging support for Rep.

Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office seeking 2 for burglary; Allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth pf property

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has issued two arrest warrants for a 16-year-old juvenile and a 25-year-old man for two counts of burglary after seizing thousands of dollars worth of stolen property from their residence.

Texas ranks 2nd in Top States for Business

CNBC and First in Business Worldwide is counting down the Top 5 States for Business during CNBC's Business Day programming and on CNBC.com.