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State board wants calculators out of grade schoolers' hands

Austin — Texas schoolchildren should not use calculators until they learn to work through math problems the old-fashioned way — on paper, State Board of Education members said Thursday.

Man sought in Colorado prostitution case arrested in Houston

Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A Colorado man who led a lavish lifestyle authorities said was based on prostitution was in custody in Houston after his arrest by the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force.

Small plane sinks into Gulf; no sign of pilot

Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A pilot flying a Cessna across the Gulf of Mexico stopped responding to radio calls including those from two F-15 aviators who flew alongside and monitored the plane for hours as it made a cor

Lufkin teen arrested for posing as state trooper

Lufkin — A Lufkin teenager is in jail after authorities busted him for impersonating a state trooper.

Rusk County offering $1,000 reward for fugitive

Rusk County — Rusk county officials are currently searching for a wanted a fugitive.

Longview man jailed after holding girlfriend at gunpoint

A Longview man is jailed after police said he threatened his girlfriend and held her at gunpoint. Harold Bernard Johnson, 32, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Longview burglary suspect still at large

On March, 21, 2012 Officer Alex Chorba was dispatched to 320 E Loop 281 for a vehicle burglary.

Lufkin teen arrested for posing as state trooper

A Lufkin teenager is in jail after authorities busted him for impersonating a state trooper.

Car crashes into Highway 69 gas station

A car has run into the Chevron gas station in Lindale. The station is located on the 11000 block of Hwy. 69 in Lindale.

Upcoming construction planned in ETX

UNDATED - Here's a quick look at events and work planned in the Tyler District: Work to rebuild FM 2339 begins Monday