Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever Video

NEW YORK (AP) — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business. The fallout from the hack that exposed a trove of sensitive documents, and this week escalated to threats of terrorism, forced Sony to cancel release of the…

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State title games for Gilmer, Mineola, Waskom previewed Video

ETFinalScore's Trevor Peele, Travis Yoesting and Chris Parry preview the games being played tonight and tomorrow at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. ETFinalScore will be at all three, providing live scoreboard updates, as well as video highlights of big plays as they occur DURING the game!

Kitchen heat intensifies as East Texan becomes a front runner

Fans of Bravo network’s “Top Chef” know that one of the leading competitors this season is Doug Adams, a chef based in Portland, Oregon. What many may not know is that Adams grew up in Bullard and is a graduate of All Saints Episcopal School in Tyler, where his mother, Jane Adams, teaches art.

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Bible Verse 12-19

"Getting treasures by a lying tongue is the fleeting fantasy of those who seek death." (Proverbs 21:6)…

18 December 2014 [10:47 PM]
75 years later, ‘Gone With the Wind’ never left

Audiences still frankly give a damn about the lavish Civil War epic “Gone With the Wind” 75 years after its release. When adjusted for inflation, the Oscar-winning romance remains the domestic box-office champ with a gross of $1.6 billion. The…

18 December 2014 [10:33 PM]
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Kitchen heat intensifies as East Texan becomes a front runner

Fans of Bravo network’s “Top Chef” know that one of the leading competitors this season is Doug Adams, a chef based in Portland, Oregon. What many may not know is that Adams grew up in Bullard and is a graduate…

18 December 2014 [10:27 PM]
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Scouts honor civic leader

East Texas Area Council of Boy Scouts presented its Distinguished Citizen Good Turn Award to businessman and civic leader Bob Garrett, president and CEO of Fair Oil Company, on Thursday at Green Acres Baptist Church Crosswalk Conference Center. About 400…

18 December 2014 [10:08 PM]
Halliburton cuts 1,000 jobs worldwide

One of the largest oil service companies in the world scaled-back its workforce recently as prices remain stymied. Halliburton Co. announced it would cut 1,000 jobs amid falling oil prices. The layoffs will take place in Europe, Asia, Africa, the…

18 December 2014 [09:20 PM]
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Marches rally for solidarity

Community organizer Ambra Phillips broke into tears as a lone angry voice interrupted her speech on T.B. Butler Fountain Plaza on Thursday. Ms. Phillips, 23, was expressing her thanks and encouragement to about 200 attendees representing various races and religions…

18 December 2014 [09:07 PM]
Woman credits PATH for her successes

Prior to 2011, Lakeisha Fields, a single mother, couldn’t make ends meet, and couldn’t ever see herself as a homeowner. But her world began to change when she entered the doors at PATH. Three years later, Ms. Fields and her…

18 December 2014 [09:07 PM]
Couple sentenced in death of infant

LUFKIN — An East Texas jury has sentenced the parents of an infant who died last year of malnutrition and dehydration. An Angelina County jury took a little more than an hour on Wednesday to find 19-year-old DeQuisha Jackson and…

18 December 2014 [08:55 PM]
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Abbott meets with area officials

Texas taxpayers could be given a little more power over the government purse, if some proposals discussed by Governor-elect Greg Abbott and area legislators become law. One proposal Abbott mentioned in a Thursday meeting at the Tyler Area Chamber of…

18 December 2014 [08:53 PM]
Annual Jingle Bell Run held today

Bell Elementary Global Communications Academy’s annual Jingle Bell Run will be held at 1:45 p.m. today. The academy is partnering with Austin Elementary School to raise funds to support Christian Arroyo, a fifth grader at Austin who is battling leukemia.…

18 December 2014 [08:38 PM]
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Judge Dunn stepping down after 18 years

Smith County’s longest serving judge, County Court-at-Law Judge Thomas Dunn, is retiring from the bench after 18 years. “I’ve enjoyed every bit of it,” Dunn said Thursday before his retirement party. He said he has had good support from the…

18 December 2014 [08:37 PM]
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New prescreening dental program offered through PATH

The steady hand of the technician guided the exploratory probe into Thomas Cox’s mouth Tuesday, in order to make an assessment on the man’s dental needs. Those needs would probably not be met, without a new prescreening dental program through…

18 December 2014 [08:30 PM]
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The Tyler Museum of Art unveils new exhibit

The Tyler Museum of Art unveils its new exhibit “Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War from the George Eastman House Collection” today. Special events in connection with the exhibition include a TMA Civil War Symposium scheduled for…

18 December 2014 [07:40 PM]
East Texas Music Teachers host annual Fall Festival

The East Texas Music Teachers Association recently sponsored its Fall Festival at The University of Texas at Tyler. Students performed for a small audience and judges, Dr. Gjergji Gaqi and Kay William. Gaqi, a member of the Tyler Junior College…

18 December 2014 [07:38 PM]
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Electric cars aren't always very "green"

Here’s a statement you don’t see made often, and especially by environmental scientists: “It’s kind of hard to beat gasoline” when it comes to both the environment and to public health, says Professor Julian Marshall of the University of Minnesota.…

18 December 2014 [07:19 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices 12-19

DEATHS BILLY CARR, 73, Kilgore, died Dec. 18. Cunningham Funeral Home, Kilgore. JOHN DAVID “DAVE” CORBIN, 64, Lake Striker, died Dec. 15. Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Sunday at funeral home. PAUL WHITE DAVIS, 74, Jacksonville, died…

18 December 2014 [07:15 PM]
Congratulations

... to East Texas students graduating from The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor: Seth Stephens, Athens; Hunter Glaske, Flint; William Giles, Malakoff; Julisa Conley, Tyler. ... to Austin Hilbun for graduating from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. ... to Jason Davis, Bullard,…

18 December 2014 [07:11 PM]
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Pro wrestling runs deep in one East Texas family

Professional wrestling and Texas have a storied history with two families — the Funks from Amarillo and the Von Erichs from Dallas — being at the forefront of the squared-circle. The Funks are still training wrestlers and promoting shows in…

18 December 2014 [03:46 PM]
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UPDATE: Texas man sentenced to death in revenge plot Video

ROCKWALL, Texas (AP) — A former justice of the peace in North Texas was sentenced to death Wednesday for killing a district attorney's wife in what prosecutors described as a revenge plot that left three people dead. Eric Williams was…

18 December 2014 [11:27 AM]
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Threats sent to Bullard, John Tyler on Wednesday Video

BULLARD — After Bullard High School received a threatening email on Wednesday claiming to be from a member of the Islamic State, a fever-ridden Bullard Police Chief Gary Don Lewis pulled himself from bed and went to the school to…

18 December 2014 [11:24 AM]
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You can send something to the moon

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An outer-space delivery firm that is working with Carnegie Mellon University to put a privately-owned lunar rover on the moon is offering to "mail" personal keepsakes to the moon as a way to help fund the partnership's…

18 December 2014 [11:01 AM]
SpaceX delays space station delivery until Jan.

MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery. On Thursday, the SpaceX company announced it was delaying this week's planned launch of an…

18 December 2014 [10:57 AM]
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Plan is to set US record with 1-year spaceflight

MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two men assigned to a one-year spaceflight say their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko…

18 December 2014 [10:47 AM]
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Exiles divided on changing US-Cuba relations

MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — When Cuban and American leaders announced they would restore diplomatic relations after a standoff lasting more than a half-century, all eyes in the U.S. immediately turned to Miami, where…

18 December 2014 [10:33 AM]
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Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever Video

NEW YORK (AP) — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business. The fallout from the hack that exposed a…

18 December 2014 [10:13 AM]
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Apartment fire displaces 10 people in Longview Video

(KYTX) -- Ten people are without a home tonight after an apartment complex fire in northwest Longview this afternoon. Fire marshal Johnny Zackary says a cause is not yet known, but it appears the fire originated in the kitchen. When firefighters…

18 December 2014 [10:04 AM]
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UT Tyler put on lockdown after burglars elude police Video

Kelsie Patton left Cambridge at Tyler Apartments because she was concerned for her safety. However, after a home invasion occurred Wednesday within walking distance from where she lives in the 3200 block of Lexington Drive, she’s reconsidering if her move…

18 December 2014 [09:56 AM]
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Texas plumber's old truck now with militants

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — A Texas plumber is getting some unwanted attention after one of his old company vehicles appeared in a photo posted on an Islamic militant group's social media account. Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City has been…

18 December 2014 [09:31 AM]