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Early voting begins today in Texas primary elections

EAST TEXAS - Just two days after the municipal elections, early voting gets underway today in the Texas primary elections. The final day to vote early is May 25; Election Day is May 29.

East Texas road construction

Larry Krantz from TX Dot stops by with some great information about some important changes coming to Interstate 20. For more information visit www.txdot.gov.

Armed Forces Appreciation Day

Commander Jerry Adams and Adjutant Gary McGill with American Legion Post #15 stop by to talk about Armed Forces Appreciation Day. Here's the event information:

Three people run over after big fight in Tyler

Tyler Police Department-Monday morning Tyler Police responded to a large fight in the 2100 block of N. Grand where several people had been run over by a vehicle.

Counterfeit $100 bills used in East Texas businesses

KILGORE — Kilgore Police are searching for a man who has been using counterfeit $100 bills in East Texas.

UPDATE: Kilgore Police looking for armed robber

KILGORE — Friday afternoon update: Kilgore Police have released security images of the robbery at Clayton's Git-N-Go in Kilgore. If you can identify the robber, please contact the Kilgore Police Department.

Resale giant Plato's Closet opens in Tyler

Another new business officially opened its doors to east Texans this week.

Auto icon and East Texas legend Carroll Shelby is dead at age 89

Automobile Magazine is reporting, Carroll Shelby died late Thursday night in Dallas. Shelby was born on January 11, 1923 in Leesburgh, Texas.

Good Shepherd plans $20 million expansion

Longview, TX — Good Shepherd Medical Center is looking northward again for its latest major expansion project — a $20 million, 74,000-square-foot facility to be built next to the GSMC Institute for Healthy Living.

Local group encourages use of public transportation

Longview, TX — He did not intend it that way, but Jason Dean’s Thursday trip to the VA Hospital in Dallas for injuries he suffered while serving in the Mideast offered organizers of EastTexConnects an ideal example of what they hope