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Holiday Shopping Trends

Holiday season is upon us and shoppers will spend more than ever this year. Michele Mills with the Better Business Bureau shares some shopping trends and tips.

Holiday open house at Bergfeld Center

Discounts and dining galore! The holiday open house at Bergfeld Center is giving East Texans a chance to do some shopping early on November 20. Watch video for times and parking information.

New Italian restaurant comes to Tyler

Portofino's Italian Restaurant has everyone talking in Tyler.   For more information on the menu and hours, visit:  www.portofinositalianrestaurant.com

Stress-free Thanksgiving meals

Robert Owens, owner of Traditions, offers "Thanksgiving boxes" that will allow families to stay out of the kitchen this holiday season. For more information: www.traditionstyler.com

"Gabby" needs good home

Gayle Helms with Pets Fur People stopped by our set this morning to talk about an animal looking for a good home.

Cookie baskets for the Thanksgiving occasion

Betty Sizemore with "Cookies by Design" shows Rachel and Robert some of her designs perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday.

"Elektra" hitting TJC stage

Denise Weatherly-Green wrote Tyler Junior College's latest production, "Elektra". The first performance is set to hit the stage November 19. Watch video for more information.

Protecting your palm trees in the winter

Brenda Swaggerty with Petty's Irrigation and Landscaping offers advice for protecting your palm trees during the winter months.

"Mallory's Heart"

 An East Texas family is remembering their daughter by helping people around the world. Marcelyn Norrell stopped by to tell us about their upcoming event.

Christmas Store offers day of sales and Santa

Angie Bullington with the Christmas store is offering 20% all decorations at the Christmas Store November 18.