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Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Stephen Rainwater

Stephen Rainwater, with Tyler Civic Theatre talks about a new production of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

How to avoid ticks and fleas this season

(StatePoint) Warm weather means barbeques, baseball and trips to the park with family and pets. But for pet owners, warm weather can also mean fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and other disease-carrying bugs.

Seven tips to make home painting projects easier

(StatePoint) Painting your home yourself? Don't be intimidated.

11 suspects busted in ETX cocaine trafficking ring

Eleven individuals have been indicted for being involved in a major cocaine distribution ring, money laundering and trafficking drugs in East Texas.

Gov. Perry appoints new Kaufman Co. DA

Governor Rick Perry has appointed Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney as Kaufman County District Attorney for a term to expire at the next general election.

Rep. Gohmert to serve as keynote speaker at LeTourneau commencement

LeTourneau University’s commencement will feature U. S. House Rep.

Tyler house explosion victim still in critical condition

Tyler, TX (FOX 51) — Mr. Jose Juanchi-Pineda, the victim of the house explosion that happened on Wednesday, April 3, in the 1400 block of  East Souteast Loop 323, remains in critical condition at a Dallas hospital.

Power outages in East Texas

East Texas (FOX 51) — Many people are without power in East Texas due to storms moving through the area. As of 3:00 on Wednesday afternoon, there are an estimated 900 housholds without power.

Upshur Co. man sentenced to 80 yrs for exposing himself to child

On Wednseday, the Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana upheld an Upshur County jury's conviction and sentencing of 80 years in prison against a Gilmer man.

Winona Police Chief speaks out on house fire

According to Chief Bryan Richards of the Winona Police Department, the house fire that took place on Sunday, April 7, 2013, is still under investigation with the Winona Police Department and the Smith County Fire Marshall's O