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Tyler ranks among top "brokest" cities in America

A study done by The Daily Beast, ranks Tyler, TX as one of the "brokest" cities in America. It cites the following information: Unemployment: 8.3% Median household income: $43,209

Nacogdoches OKs water projects as lake levels decline

Nacogdoches City Council members on Tuesday gave their approval of several projects which will help provide water to Nacogdoches as the lake levels decline and water becomes scarcer.

Elderly man crashes truck into Longview building

Longview Police say the driver of the truck has died. Police say that he had a health condition which caused him to crash.

Arrests made in connection with stolen ATVs in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY — On Thursday October 27, 2011 investigators with Cherokee County Sheriff's Office received an annonymous call in reference to stolen ATV's on FM-1857 outside Rusk.

Two arrested after homemade bomb detonates in Longview yard

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Viking's Adrian Peterson’s ‘all day’ Foundation helps feed East Texans

Palestine, Texas — Adrian Peterson’s ‘all day’ Foundation will provide 300 food boxes to families in need.

Groups promote diversity in Longview workplaces

Carlos Samples wants to figure how to motivate females and racial minority employees in Longview municipal agencies to seek promotion.

Tyler to test outdoor emergency alert system

On Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. the City of Tyler and the University of Texas at Tyler will activate the Outdoor Warning System along with the Tyler Emergency Alert System (Sudden-link Communications).

Lengthy agenda for Tuesday council meeting

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; Lufkin's city council meets this afternoon at five and a lengthy agenda awaits member's review.

Mom and daughter killed in Friday accident near Kilgore

A Kilgore woman and her teen daughter died Friday in a one-vehicle wreck on Goforth Road in Gregg County, the Department of Public Safety reported Monday. Three juveniles also were injured, one seriously.