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Buy Local First responds to Stand Strong for Tyler

Buy Local First released the following statement to KETK in response to "Stand Strong for Tyler's" request for pro-alcohol signatures: The Texas Election Code states:

Family of man who died in ETX gas well accident hires wrongful death law firm

EAST TEXAS — The family of Jeremiah "Jeremy" Neely, who was killed while working at a gas well just southwest of Chireno in Nacogdoches County, has hired a wrongful death law firm.

City of Tyler continues soft hiring freeze

tyler, tx — Information from the Texas Comptroller indicates that City of Tyler sales tax revenues deposited for the month of July have grown 9.34 percent as compared to July 2011, resulting in a 2.31 percent cumulative year-to-date incre

Crime Rate in Texas Drops for Second Consecutive Year

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that for the second consecutive year the major crime rate in Texas has dropped significantly.

Officials identify 6 Fort Bliss soldiers killed in Afghanistan

FORT BLISS, TX — The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed the death of six Fort Bliss soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan on Sunday.

UPDATE: City to turn over pro-alcohol petitions to 'Stand Strong for Tyler'

The City of Tyler tells KFXK they will release all the pro-alcohol petition signatures to "Stand Strong for Tyler" by the end of Thursday's business day.

Tyler responds to request for petitions submitted by 'Buy Local' campaign

The City of Tyler has contacted the Texas Attorney General for an opinion regarding public release of information contained in petitions recently submitted by the Buy Local campaign.

UPDATE: Fire contained at Tyler Pipe

UPDATE: Smith County Fire officials tell KETK, the fire at Tyler Pipe has been controlled, and crews are in the process of clearing the scene.

All-Star spotlight: Ron Washington returns to his baseball roots

•Rangers Discuss Importance of World Series Home Field Advantage •Josh Hamilton May Return to Center •Rangers notes: Washington says Feldman will start today

Dallas Mavericks like look of incoming rookie class

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram covers the Dallas Mavericks. http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/07/10/4091405/dallas-mavericks-like-lo....