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Keep Kids Healthy and Safe this Summer

(StatePoint) It’s summer, and for kids that means it’s time for sports, swimming, biking and picnics.

Tips for Parents to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

(StatePoint) Each summer, parents look for ways to combat “summer brain drain,” which occurs when children lose some of the knowledge they gained during the school year because they’re not regularly exercising their brains.

Longview City Pools to open with Splash Day Event on June 8

To kick-off the summer swimming season, the City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department will open Ingram Pool and the recreation pool at Longview Swim Center with a free Splash Day event.

Boil water notice for Alto Rural Water Supply Corporation customers in Linwood community, FM 851

Alto Rural Water Supply Corporation customers living in the Lindwood community and on FM 851 are urged to boil their water before consumption. This is due to conditions that have occurred recently in the water system.

DPS hosts Emergency Response Exercise, urges Texans to prepare for 2013 hurricane season

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) today hosted a hurricane emergency response exercise and resource showcase in Austin.

SCAM ALERT: TJC warns Whitehouse residents of magazine scam

Tyler Junior College has received reports of young men approaching homes and businesses in the Whitehouse area, claiming to be selling magazine subscriptions on behalf of the TJC baseball team.

Boy, 14, hospitalized after being struck by car in Longview

A 14-year-old Longview boy was being treated Thursday at a Dallas hospital for injuries he suffered when he was struck by vehicle at the intersection of Premier and Harrison roads, Longview police said.

Man evades arrest, rams police car in Longview

A Dallas man is being held in the Gregg County Jail on bonds totaling $41,000 after police say he evaded arrest and rammed his car into a police car — all while drunk.

2 ETX men indicted for 2009 Hallsville murder

Harrison County grand jury returned two murder indictments in connection with 2009 murder of a Hallsville man.

Feds question NETX man in connection with laced letters sent to NYC Mayor Bloomberg, President Obama

Federal officials, including the FBI, are questioning a Northeast Texas man in connection with poison-laced letters sent to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mayors Against Illegal Guns and President Barack Obama, KSLA-TV in Shreveport rep