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UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX)- Longview Police Chief Don Dingler held a press conference this afternoon to talk about the officer-involved shooting death of Kristiana Coignard. Chief Dingler named the officers involved as Officer Glenn Derr, Officer Grace Bagly and Officer Duffy.

Movie Minute: New 'Ghostbusters' will have all-woman cast Video

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Groundbreaking planned for Cowan Center addition Video

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the UT Tyler Center for the Musical Arts, President Rodney H. Mabry announced.

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Apple can afford to give every American $556 Video

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and sent the stock climbing more than 7…

28 January 2015 [12:50 PM]
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Groundbreaking planned for Cowan Center addition Video

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the UT Tyler Center for the Musical Arts, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. The ceremony will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 in the R. Don Cowan…

28 January 2015 [12:30 PM]
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Expect tiny tuxes but no real puppy love at doggy weddings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When pet owners dress up their dogs in miniature white dresses and tiny tuxes, some believe the barks that signal "I do" reveal true puppy love. These animal lovers say their pooches can feel real longing…

28 January 2015 [10:01 AM]
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Texas hog hunter becomes pig lover

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — Before Courtney Taylor met Hooey, she was an avid hog hunter. Taylor, 28, of Victoria County, was on a hunting trip near Edna with her ex-boyfriend a year ago when she met the then 5-pound piglet.…

28 January 2015 [09:46 AM]
10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOSTAGE MOM TO JAPAN LEADER: PLEASE SAVE KENJI The mother of the captive journalist calls on Prime Minister Abe…

28 January 2015 [07:43 AM]
Florida cat crawls back from grave after being hit by car

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — If cats have nine lives, Bart the black and white feline from Tampa, Florida, has certainly used up one. The Tampa Bay Times reports that when 1 ½-year-old Bart was hit by a car earlier this…

28 January 2015 [07:34 AM]
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Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

BOSTON (AP) — New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown. The storm buried the Boston area in more…

28 January 2015 [07:32 AM]
Ohio dog got the best of would-be burglar

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door. The family in Port Clinton says they…

28 January 2015 [07:28 AM]
Irving police arrest man after woman stabbed at 24 Hour gym

IRVING, Texas (AP) — A 32-year-old man is facing criminal charges after Irving police say he stabbed a woman running on a treadmill at a gym multiple times with a screwdriver. Police say the motive behind the Tuesday attack is…

28 January 2015 [07:23 AM]
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UPS driver throws box, urinates against Houston house

HOUSTON (AP) — A UPS driver has been fired after a Houston homeowner posted security video that shows the delivery man throwing a parcel over a gate and urinating against a house. UPS officials apologized to homeowner Ben Lucas for…

28 January 2015 [07:21 AM]
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Residents, East Texans work to get water flowing in Fairview

REKLAW — LaTonya Carter said the task of hauling water every day – the gallons and gallons she and her young boys need to wash, cook and flush the toilet – is harder in the winter. “That’s when it really…

27 January 2015 [11:11 PM]
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Game night puts family first

Sorry, Uno and Monopoly were just some of the games families could play at the Bring Back Family Game Night hosted by the City of Tyler and the Tyler Public Library at the library Tuesday. Nearly 40 families gathered for…

27 January 2015 [11:11 PM]
Bible Verse 1-28

"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." (Romans 3:23)      …

27 January 2015 [11:03 PM]
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Literacy council of Tyler celebrates 25th anniversary

When Dilia Salvador arrived in the United States when she was 20, she dreamed of becoming a teacher, but her inability to speak English well and the lack of a U.S. education hindered her. Although she had the education to…

27 January 2015 [10:50 PM]
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Report: Injured, dead animals went without medical care

A state inspection of the Richard D. Klein Animal Shelter in Jacksonville released Tuesday describes unsanitary conditions discovered at the shelter, including cluttered rooms, dead animals and injured animals that were denied medical care. The Texas Department of State Health…

27 January 2015 [10:32 PM]
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Mystery Photo: Recognize anyone?

Do you recognize any of these men? We'd love to know any information about this photograph. You can give us your information in several ways. Send it to us at mygeneration@tylerpaper.com or to "My Generation" at the Tyler Morning Telegraph,…

27 January 2015 [09:59 PM]
They said what?

Memorable quotes from those you may or may not know. This week, our topic is: Stephen Hawking. “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder…

27 January 2015 [09:54 PM]
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Highs and Lows in Kansas

“It’s easier to go down a hill than up it, but the view is much better at the top.” — Henry Ward Beecher If you know me, you know I refuse to get caught up in politics. I…

27 January 2015 [09:45 PM]
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Senior starts over in life with colorful passion

Underneath the bright yellow, pig-tailed wig, face paint and Raggedy Ann-esque clown costume is a woman who believes everyone deserves a smile, and as “Dee Dee” the clown, it’s her goal to deliver. Dee Kirkpatrick, a twice widowed 76-year-old great-grandmother…

27 January 2015 [09:44 PM]
Smith County expects to save with extension

Smith County expects to save an additional $35,000 annually after extending a three-year contract with its electricity provider. Purchasing Director Kim Gould said the county’s kilowatt-per hour rate dropped to .044538 from .047211 with the locked-in, 36-month contract with Constellation…

27 January 2015 [09:25 PM]
Tyler man found dead in home after illness

After not hearing from their relative for several weeks, a family’s check on a Tyler man Monday afternoon revealed he died two weeks ago inside his home on Golden Road. Tyler Police Training Officer Doyle Lynch said officers were…

27 January 2015 [09:17 PM]
County earns Heart of Tyler Brick award

Giving the 1950s-era courthouse its first cleaning, reusing existing historic buildings to make new offices and the jail expansion project were among improvement and construction projects downtown that earned Smith County this year’s Heart of Tyler Brick Award. County…

27 January 2015 [09:15 PM]