Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine. Planned Parenthood's request to the National Institutes of Health came as Senate Republicans pressed their fight to bar the organization from receiving federal aid. …

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(AP) -- On this date in 1975, former Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit; although presumed dead, his remains have never been found. The New York Daily News is reporting this morning (http://nydn.us/1VOgZ5c) that a former mob boss said authorities were on the right track when they searched a toxic waste dump in New Jersey.

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Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine.…

30 July 2015 [10:50 AM]
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Judge defends actions in country singers' divorce case

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma judge is defending his actions in letting country singers Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert keep details of their divorce a secret. The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/1U9ohP8 ) reports that attorneys and others had criticized Pottawatomie County…

30 July 2015 [10:42 AM]
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Jimmy Hoffa disappeared 40 years ago today Video

(AP) -- On this date in 1975, former Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit; although presumed dead, his remains have never been found. The New York Daily News is reporting this morning (http://nydn.us/1VOgZ5c) that a former mob…

30 July 2015 [10:13 AM]
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East Texas cities offer ways to cool off amid sizzling heat Video

TYLER (KYTX) -- Much of East Texas was under a heat advisory Wednesday, and high temperatures are forecast throughout the week. City leaders have resources to help keep you safe. In fact, the City of Tyler and Smith County implemented…

30 July 2015 [09:30 AM]
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Josh Warren's family waiting for an answer Video

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - It has been almost one month since Josh Warren unexpectedly passed away after football practice. His death was a blow to his family and friends, but the wait for answers as to why he died just seems…

30 July 2015 [09:27 AM]
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High today may hit 105 Video

KYTX CBS 19 meteorologist Alberto Romero has the weather forecast.…

30 July 2015 [09:23 AM]
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Hallsville homeowner not satisfied with city's sinkhole remedy Video

HALLSVILLE (KYTX) - Trent Coon has haggled with the City of Hallsville nearly two years about runoff and sinkholes in his driveway and front lawn. He contends that water from busted storm drains caused him property damage and headaches. "They…

30 July 2015 [09:21 AM]
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LeTourneau and Longview ISD create aviation partnership Video

Longview (KYTX) - Letourneau University and Longview Independent School District (LISD) announced a new partnership Wednesday. Longview's incoming freshmen will have the option of attending college classes at Letourneau free of charge. Wednesday's partnership will give students interested in aviation…

30 July 2015 [09:06 AM]
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Court documents reveal new details about Marshall hit-and-run Video

Marshall (KYTX) -- Newly-released court documents are revealing more about the hit-and-run investigation involving a well-known radio personality, including how serious the victim's injuries were. KMHT morning radio host and news director Ashli Dansby, 34, is charged with failure to…

30 July 2015 [09:04 AM]
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Van ISD students and teachers prepare to go back to school Video

VAN (KYTX)-Lives in van are returning to normal as students and teachers are getting ready for the start of a new school year. It's a milestone most are anxiously awaiting after May's EF-3 tornado cut the school year off early…

30 July 2015 [09:01 AM]
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Delays expected on Toll 49 into August

Drivers should expect delays on Toll 49 during the evening and overnight through Aug. 5 or 6, according to a news release from the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority (NET RMA). The maintenance will take place on the west…

29 July 2015 [11:33 PM]
Easy dinner plans: Fast food with slow cookers

Each day millions of Americans are faced with the same question. What’s for dinner? Unless you are smart and plan meals, you will be facing that same question today. Without a plan, takeout meals and fast food starts to look…

29 July 2015 [11:07 PM]
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East Texas duo keep art of the printing press alive

David Jones and Denys Smith and of Hideaway are the masterminds behind the Etsy shop Alias Smith and Jones ( https://www.etsy.com/shop/Aliassmithandjones ). Situated in the woods a short distance from Arp High School, Jones and Smith work inside a log…

29 July 2015 [11:05 PM]
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Lee graduate eases back into active life after cancer Video

Eighteen-year-old Jacob Spiller has no doubt he will fully recover from cancer and the toll it’s taken on his life, including the loss of his right leg. He’s determined to once again play soccer and fulfill the many dreams he…

29 July 2015 [10:59 PM]
Bible Verse 7-30

"I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life." (Psalm 119:93)…

29 July 2015 [10:52 PM]
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First responders teach safety to campers

Around a lunch table in the cafeteria of the Boys and Girls Clubs of East Texas, a group of campers’ eyes widened as Lt. Robert Barrentine of the Tyler Police Department explained all the functions of his barely noticeable body…

29 July 2015 [10:50 PM]
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City, FAA are upgrading landing strips Video

Concrete flowed this week as crews worked on the first part of a project to reconfigure a runway at Tyler Regional Pounds Airport. The city is working with the Federal Aviation Administration to upgrade runway 4-22, the longest of three…

29 July 2015 [10:48 PM]
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CBS19's new weatherman got his start on battlefield

The devastation Hurricane Andrew caused across southern Florida in 1992 captured the attention of a then 8-year-old Alberto Romero. “I stepped outside and saw all of the disaster and catastrophe, and I was just floored by it,” Romero said. Romero’s…

29 July 2015 [10:43 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices 7-30

DEATHS JIMMY RONALD BELCHER, 72, Yantis, died July 24. Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba. JEAN BRANDENBERGER, 91, Jacksonville, died July 29. Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. JOHN MILTON CARTER, 81, Flint, died July 27. Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. RICKY COLIN, 18, Mount…

29 July 2015 [08:57 PM]
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Knowing when, how long to irrigate is vital

The summer heat machine is here, and along with searing temperatures, there doesn’t seem to be much relief in the way of rainfall anytime soon. Welcome to summer time in East Texas. No doubt you have been watering a lot…

29 July 2015 [08:27 PM]
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Crinum lilies are hearty, easy to grow beauties

Every October when we have our annual bulb sale, crinum lilies are some of our best sellers. You can see why here in the picture. Crinums are seen all around our area, especially around old homes and even on neglected…

29 July 2015 [08:23 PM]
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We need better grasp of simple economics

The hot new television drama this summer is “Mr. Robot,” a techno-thriller about computer hackers battling big, evil corporations. It’s an engaging show, but it demonstrates a teenager’s understanding of banking and economics — something Democratic presidential candidates are starting…

29 July 2015 [08:17 PM]
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UPDATE: Housemate of murder victim arrested Video

(UPDATED July 29, 2015 at 3:02 pm CT) LONGVIEW (KYTX)- A man who lived with a Longview homicide victim has been arrested on an unrelated charge. Daniel Basor Kadima's most recent driver's license lists the apartment where Hauwa Kadima, 61,…

29 July 2015 [03:02 PM]
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Survey: Tyler a top spot for 'worktirement' Video

Do you expect to spend the later years of your life in worktirement? If so, Tyler, Texas is one of the best spots in the nation for you to have success, according to a report released today by smartasset.com. The…

29 July 2015 [02:55 PM]
Grass fire on Spur 164 now contained

Firefighters have contained a grass fire that began as a controlled burn. Smith County Fire Marshal official said the fire was located at 10637 Spur 164 and started off as a controlled burn which quickly spread to a nearby pile…

29 July 2015 [02:50 PM]
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Brady vows to fight on; Kraft says he regrets not doing so Video

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed on Wednesday to fight his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to "believe and unequivocally support" the three-time Super Bowl…

29 July 2015 [01:19 PM]