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Therapy dog adds furry fun to Gladewater library’s storybook time

Gladewater — Story time at Lee Public Library in Gladewater is going to the dogs, but that’s not a bad thing.

BREAKING: 3 ETX doctors among 57 disciplined by Texas Medical Board at June meeting

At its June 13-14, 2013 meeting, the Texas Medical Board disciplined 57 licensed physicians and issued three cease and desist orders.

TISD deputy superintendent accepts job at Keller ISD

Tyler Independent School District deputy superintendent, Cecil McDaniel, has resigned from TISD and accepted a position at Keller ISD.

LEDCO approves purchase of property near I-20 corridor

Two blighted city lots where Longview kisses Interstate 20 could be attractive to developers hunting 6½ acres which 30,000 vehicles pass daily, economic development leaders are banking after spending $1.8 million.

ETX woman indicted, charged with mailing laced letters to President Obama, NYC mayor

A Texas woman has been indicted and charged with mailing ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a U.S. attorney's office in Texas said Friday.

City of Tyler offers free youth tennis program

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be offering weekly tennis classes June 10 through July 26 for children ages 6-15 years old. Participants will be placed in a class according to their skill level.

Spurs go overseas with first draft pick

The Spurs have added yet another Frenchman, selecting 19-year-old forward Livio Jean-Charles with the 28th pick of the 2013 NBA draft.

Rockets snag Canaan in opening round of draft

For several hours, the NBA Draft dragged on with the Rockets making no cap-clearing trade, no move into the first round, no news.

Mavs land Larkin in first round of NBA draft

While it took a little wheeling and dealing, the Dallas Mavericks eventually got their man in former Miami standout Shane Larkin, son of baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin.