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Movies in the Park begins April 13

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department starts the 2013 Spring Movies in the Park Series on Saturday, April 13 with a free viewing of “His Girl Friday” in the Bergfeld Park Amphitheatre at 8:00 p.m.

Sister City Social by City of Tyler

Kristi Boyett with the City of Tyler tells about the Sister City Social hosted by the City of Tyler.

Tyler Icon Series by Pinot's Palette

Robin Haynie from Pinot's Palette dropped in to talk about the upcoming painting series they are having, the Tyler Icon Series.

Daytime closure of Kilgore bypass to being Wednesday

On Wednesday, crews are scheduled to move to U.S. 259-Kilgore Relief Route (loop) to make pavement repairs near Synergy Park.

Longview ISD being investigated for Title IX violations

The Longview Independent School District is being investigated by federal authorities looking into whether the district is in violation of the U.S. Title IX anti-discrimination statutes.

1 dead, 2 injured after HWY 271 crash

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, one person is dead and two are injured after a crash on Highway 271 on Monday. The northbound lanes of HWY 271 are closed after a fatal wreck.

GE makes billion dollar offer for Lufkin Industries

General Electric said it planned to buy energy company Lufkin Industries for $3.3 billion. Shares of Lufkin, which builds and maintains equipment for oil and gas wells, surged in premarket trading.

Rusk County man’s dual jobs call for gavel one day, scissors the next

Rusk County resident Rand Cates wears two hats when it comes to serving his community.

Miranda Lambert, big winner at Country Music Awards

Lindale's Miranda Lambert, was the big winner at Sunday night's Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas

Sister Cities Social set for April 17

A possible new Sister City for Tyler will be discussed at a social on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:00 p.m., at the Tyler Junior College Center for Earth and Space Science Education.