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Texas 5th Grader’s Invention Could Save Children from Heat Stroke in Cars

Texas is the leading state with unattended children dying of heat stroke in vehicles. This 10-year-old is trying to change that.

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Two Lions Soak Up Sunshine at National Zoo
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A Texas Zoo Is Giving Free Admission to Teachers

If you don't mind the drive, one big Texas zoo is letting teachers in free for the rest of the month, and friends that go along can get big discounts too.  Road trip!

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Girl Scout Cookies Are Here! Where to Get ‘Em in Tyler This Weekend

Raise your hand if you can polish off an entire sleeve of Thin Mints in one sitting.  Or if you tend to suck on the Tagalongs until the cookie part melts in your mouth and mixes perfectly with the chocolate and peanut butter.  And then you eat five more.  Some of us might do those things.

Girl Scouts will be at several grocery stores around Tyler and Longview this weekend, with tables set up selling boxes to help us get our fix.  Oh, and which cookie does Texas think is the best?

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Powerball Jackpot Expected To Reach A Whopping Record-Breaking 1.5 Billion Dollars
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Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $255 Million for Tonight’s Drawing

Now is the time to pool the money at the office if you're going for the huge Powerball jackpot tonight. It's a quarter of a billion dollars!

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Try This Hidden East Texas Gem in Tyler For Your Next Picnic

We'll have great weather at times this week, and you might be looking for things to do outside to make the most of it.  Like eat!  Food can be even more fun when it's sunny and 75 and there's a great view to go along with the sandwiches and chips.

See if you agree that this spot is Tyler's best picnic area.

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‘Get Off Your Phone’ Message to Parents at Texas Day Care Resonates Everywhere

I hate to say it, but chances are some of you are reading this from your phone. But the issue here is prioritizing when you decide to stare at a small screen in your hand

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MyCupcakeAddiction via YouTube
MyCupcakeAddiction via YouTube
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Your Tyler Super Bowl Party Will Feature Cupcakes

While other states are looking for "Oven Mac n Cheese" and "Buffalo Wing Dip," Texas is looking for a guilty pleasure that we might be a little ashamed about. Here's w

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Who Wants Fresh Trout Out of Tyler and Longview Lakes for Dinner?

Tyler State Park Lake and a full list of other local lakes that are getting some Rainbow Trout as a winter present.

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Caldwell Zoo lion cubs
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Caldwell and Ellen Trout Zoo in Tyler and Lufkin Making New Additions

The zoo in Lufkin just added a rare baby animal.  And in Tyler, Caldwell Zoo is making a lot of progress and should be finished this spring.

Our zoos in East Texas may not be the biggest in Texas, but they're unique, interesting, and they keep on growing.

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Tyler Meals on Wheels Could Use Some Help

People tend to feel generous during the holidays in December, but January can be a rough month for organizations that rely on donations.  Tyler's Meals on Wheels program is feeling the pinch, and could use a boost right now.

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Tracks Ahead: Great Train Journeys via YouTube
Tracks Ahead: Great Train Journeys via YouTube
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Did the Texas State Rail Railroad Shut Down?

After an email sent out to media representatives this morning from the Texas State Railroad, future operations were questioned.

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What’s the Best East Texas Spot to Celebrate New Year’s Eve?

Texas has several spots in the Top 50 when it comes to the best cities to visit on New Year's Eve.  Another win for us as a whole.

What's your favorite night spot to ring in the New Year in East Texas?

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