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Rangers hire Ivan Rodriguez as special assistant to GM/Instructor/Ambassador

"Pudge" is returning to the Rangers. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has more from Spring Training in Arizona.

American Legion shooting: Old feud draws blood

HENDERSON — A decades-old feud may have triggered a shooting early Sunday that left one man dead in a crowded dance hall.

Texas Sports Writers Association's Class 4A All-State Football Team

John Tyler has eight All-Staters. Whitehouse has six. The Longview News-Journal has more on the 4A All-State team.

Rusk County oil refinery plans stall but still alive

Plans for a refinery to be built in western Rusk County have been jettisoned by the group that’s been working on the project for more than a year.

$3,000 reward offered for Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, 24, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a $3,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.

Tyler ISD plans to march ahead, bond on ballot

Tyler ISD held a board meeting tonight to discuss their agenda for added changes for 2013. TISD has plans to march ahead to put the bond issue on the City of Tyler May's ballot.

Selling guns in Colorado vs. Texas

Most of Jerry Wood's 35 years in the firearms business were spent in Colorado, the others were spent here in Texas, and after a shot a retirement he's opened The Gun Room in Jacksonville.

Donut shop boxes now displaying ads

Next time you are at a doughnut shop you might be sinking your teeth into something new, an advertisement.

Male TX teen fights to wear dress to prom

A teenager in Texas is fighting to wear what he wants to his senior prom. He wants to wear a dress, heels and a wig. The boy says his school won't let him.

Mercy Ships in West Africa

Don Stephens, founder and president of Mercy Ships stops by to tell about how the organization operates the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship, The Africa Mercy, which is currently docked in Guinea, West Africa.