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Gallbladder Removal with Trinity Mother Frances

Robert McKinney Jr., MD, Trinity Clinic Chief of Surgery stops by to talk about Single-Site Cholecystectomy or Gallbladder Removal and the innovations they have made.

'Like a nuclear bomb': Deadly fertilizer plant blast devastates Texas town

A massive blast at a fertilizer plant Wednesday night killed an estimated five to 15 people, wounded more than 160, and damaged 50 to 60 homes in a 5-block area, officials in West, Texas said Thursday.

Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift

(StatePoint) Shopping for Mother's Day? You'll want to match the perfect gift to her unique interests and personality.

Make your next family vacation truly meaningful

(StatePoint) If you're tired of taking the same old kinds of vacations, consider looking into more meaningful travel alternatives. Whatever your interests are, there are great ways to infuse your vacation with purpose.

Six arrested for mortgage fraud conspiracy

Six North Texans have been indicted and arrested in connection with a mortgage fraud conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas.

Longview residents urge police to release gang details

On the heels of a report about local street gangs, some Longview residents Tuesday called on police to be more open about the city’s street gangs, including the what, when and where of their illegal operations.

Texting-While-Driving Bill to Hit House Floor

A bill that would make sending text messages while driving a crime — a measure that Gov. Rick Perry has vetoed in the past — is scheduled to be heard Wednesday on the House floor.

Spring Hill boys reach state tournament

Collin Thompson led the way with a two-day total of 147, and the Spring Hill Panthers earned a trip to the UIL State Golf Tournament on Tuesday with a third-place team finish at the Class 3A Region II Tournament.

ARK-LA-TEX College Career Fair to take place April 27

The fifth annual ARK-LA-TEX College Career Fair, will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Bossier Civic Center.

Wife of former official charged with murder in Texas DA killing

CNN — The wife of former justice of the peace Eric Williams is being held on a capital murder charge in connection with the killings of a Kaufman County District Attorney, his wife, and a top prosecutor, the Dallas Morning News reported W