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Consumer Alert: utility bill payment scam

A new identity theft scam that is sweeping the country claims that Americans can get federal financial assistance to help cover the cost of their utility bills.

Council approves system to improve traffic for north Tyler

The Tyler City Council took a decisive step forward in their effort to improve traffic flow today when they voted unanimously to expand the City’s adaptive control system (ACS) to a section of the NNW Loop 323.

Funding bill boosts I-69 project

Language changes included in the $140 million highway funding bill signed into law Friday are expected to speed completion of the state’s long-awaited Interstate 69 project.

Update: No injuries as vehicle plows through playground, hits YMCA in Whitehouse

A woman struck the YMCA in Whitehouse during the 8:00 am hour Wednesday morning.

Kid's meals with The Diner

Llyod Nichols with The Diner in Tyler stops by with a few meals that are both nutritious and delicious for the kiddos.

First Impact Education

Mark Haily with First Impact Education stops by to chat with Ben about furthering your child's education. Mark highlights the importance of parental involvement in the education process.

Longview mosque opens doors to public

Members of Longview’s Muslim community announced they will hold an open house Friday for the city’s first mosque.

Nine border patrol stations to close; 41 agents to move to posts closer to borders

Nine Border Patrol stations will be closed within the next six months to move 41 agents closer to the southern and northern borders, according to a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Funding cuts place limits on low-cost vaccines

TYLER — A limit in the availability of low-cost vaccines this year is due to funding and policy changes by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Texas named America’s top state for business

AUSTIN – Texas is America’s Top State for Business 2012, according to CNBC’s sixth-annual study that scored all 50 states on 51 measures of competitiveness.