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How to live life on your own terms

(StatePoint) If your daily routine has you wanting more out of life, you're not alone. Work, chores and other day-to-day responsibilities may make the concept of "living life on one's own terms" sound unattainable.

Coast Guard suspends search for four fisherman today

The Coast Guard suspended their search for four missing fisherman off the Galveston coast at 12:30 p.m. today.

Texan town tries to rebuild with community, spirituality

One by one, the beleaguered townspeople of West, Texas, filed into local churches Sunday to begin the healing process, following last week's deadly blast at the nearby West Fertilizer Co. plant.

Residents of West gather for church days after deadly fertilizer explosion

Residents of West, Texas gathered this morning for church services just days after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion. Members of St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church attended mass at 8:30 a.m.

Tyler gas station is robbed at gunpoint

The Food Fast on Highway 64 West was robbed at gunpoint this morning.

TISD investigating teacher/student altercation at John Tyler High School

Tyler Independent School District officials are investigating an incident that occurred at John Tyler High School on Friday, April 19, 2013.

Statement from Texas plant owner regarding explosion

Donald Adair, lifelong resident of the community of West, Texas and owner of Adair Grain Inc., today issued the following statement:

How to help the community of West, Texas

For anyone asking questions about how to donate or help West, Texas after the fertilizer explosion.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: John Tyler ISD teacher assaulted by student, knocked out

— A teacher was assaulted by a student today at John Tyler High School. According to an anonymous source at John Tyler ISD, the female teacher was hit twice by a male student and knocked out.

Cherokee Street temporarily closed

Cherokee Street will be closed at Anniversary Drive to Royal Oak Drive for through traffic beginning Monday, April 22, 2013.