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9 juicy travel nuggets about Sochi

As one of the warmest cities in Russia -- a country with no shortage of snowy terrain -- Sochi seems an unusual place to host the Winter Olympics. But that's not all that's notable about it.

Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics by the numbers

The 22nd Winter Olympic Games open in Sochi, Russia, on Friday. Here's a look at some key facts and figures related to what appears to be among the most expensive Olympics ever:

Sochi: Athletes, fans set for Russia's Winter Olympics spectacle

After all the consternation over security, the controversy over gay rights and the ridicule over poor preparations, the Sochi Games are here.

Sochi 2014: Snow fest or snooze? 10 reasons to love the Winter Games

If the Winter Olympics leave you cold, then we are here to help. Ahead of Friday's opening ceremony in Sochi, let us thaw your icy hearts with 10 reasons why you should watch the snow men and ice queens compete at the Games.

Sochi 2014 confidential: Take a tour of Olympic Village

-- Amid security anxieties, indignation over Russian politics, the furore over unfinished media accommodation and astronomic costs, one key component of the Winter Olympics has been all but forgotten: the thousands of athletes streaming into So

Longview HS soccer games date changed due to weather

According to Longview Independent School District Officials, the dates for two upcoming soccer matches have been changed due to inclement weather in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Former longtime Longview basketball coach passes away

Former longtime Longview basketball coach, Leroy Romines, passed away at his home, Thursday morning, Longview Head Football Coach John King confirmed.

LIST: ETX recruits sign letters of intent on National Signing Day

Recruits across East Texas have officially signed letters of intent to play athletics at the collegiate level. FOX51 was there as dreams came true across the "Piney Woods."

Seahawks QB plans to attend Rangers' spring training

According to the the baseball agent of the Seattle Seahawks start quarterback Russell Wilson, he will be on-hand at the Texas Rangers' spring training in Surprise, Arizona.

UIL: 2014-2016 ETX realignment numbers

The University Interscholastic League has released the realignment districts for 2014-2016.