UPDATED: Police say 1 dead besides Washington school shooter

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, officials said.

Church essay admits Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days

BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new church essay says Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says most of Smith's wives were adults, but one was a 14-yea

VIDEO: Bealls stores supporting Tyler ISD performing arts Saturday

Bealls department stores in Tyler, located in Broadway Market Center and Southpark Shopping Center, will be ‘sharing the love’ with Tyler ISD tomorrow through their “We Love Tyler Schools Day.” Ten percent of all sales at both locations will be donated to the Tyler ISD Visual and Performing Arts department.

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UPDATED: Police say 1 dead besides Washington school shooter

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack. Marysville…

24 October 2014 [03:52 PM]
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Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon

MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos'…

24 October 2014 [03:47 PM]
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Navajo election at standstill amid confusion

TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are trying to figure out how they'll proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate…

24 October 2014 [02:54 PM]
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Ebola cases could spur lawsuits - with big hurdles

MATT SEDENSKY, Associated PressMICHAEL TARM, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this…

24 October 2014 [02:49 PM]
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Man detained in destruction of Ten Commandments monument in OK

SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Federal authorities have detained a man who they say admitted to driving a car into a disputed Ten Commandments monument outside the Oklahoma Capitol building, smashing it to pieces. U.S. Secret Service…

24 October 2014 [01:46 PM]
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Air Force jet lands in Houston, smoke in cockpit

HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S. Air Force refueling jet returning to California following maintenance has made a safe emergency landing in Houston after smoke was reported in the cockpit. Air Force spokeswoman Capt. Mallory Thornton said Friday that the four-person…

24 October 2014 [01:41 PM]
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Remains of French ship to be reassembled in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Archaeologists are beginning to reassemble the remains of a French ship recovered more than 300 years after it was lost in a storm off the Texas coast. The February 1686 wreck of the 54-foot-long La Belle…

24 October 2014 [12:05 PM]
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VIDEO: California startup unveils gun technology for cops

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired. The latest product by Yardarm Technologies would notify dispatchers in real time when an officer's gun is…

24 October 2014 [11:47 AM]
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Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola, leaves hospital

JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. Nurse Nina Pham said she felt "fortunate and blessed…

24 October 2014 [11:47 AM]
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WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March. Still,…

24 October 2014 [11:43 AM]
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VIDEO: Feds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane. The two who survived deployed…

24 October 2014 [11:32 AM]
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VIDEO: Bealls stores supporting Tyler ISD performing arts Saturday

Bealls department stores in Tyler, located in Broadway Market Center and Southpark Shopping Center, will be ‘sharing the love’ with Tyler ISD tomorrow through their “We Love Tyler Schools Day.” Ten percent of all sales at both locations will be…

24 October 2014 [10:44 AM]
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VIDEO: Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers

NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators were working on Friday to determine why a man attacked a group of New York Police Department officers with a hatchet before they shot him dead. Police obtained a warrant to search Zale Thompson's computer…

24 October 2014 [10:09 AM]
Motor Trike to host 20th Anniversary Rally

Motor Trike’s 20th Anniversary Rally will take place this weekend. The event is scheduled for Saturday at Motor Trike headquarters in Troup, 22667 Farm-to-Market Road 15. Registration is set to begin at 9 a.m., Blessing of the Bikes is set…

23 October 2014 [11:24 PM]
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Man arrested for child porn in San Antonio

LINDALE — A man who has falsely claimed he was an elite Navy Seal and a veteran of the Vietnam War, and who last year clashed with police over his arrest for animal cruelty, has been arrested on much more…

23 October 2014 [10:43 PM]
Bible Verse 10-24

"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ." (Ephesians 1:3)…

23 October 2014 [10:34 PM]
Halloween night activities at Broadway Square Mall

The Center Court at Broadway Square Mall will be the site of Halloween night activities as the Simon Kidgits Club presents Boo Bash from 5 to 7 p.m. “Broadway Square Mall is the perfect place for families looking for Halloween…

23 October 2014 [10:16 PM]
Domestic violence balloon release this weekend

Family members and friends of Karen Bailey will have a balloon release this weekend to help bring attention to domestic violence. The event, which is being held in memory of Ms. Bailey, is scheduled for 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday…

23 October 2014 [10:09 PM]
Deadline today to apply for mail-in ballots

Today is the last day to apply for a ballot by mail for the Nov. 4 elections. Voters can complete an application at www.smith-county.com on the Elections page and return it via email at scelections@smith-county.com. To be eligible to vote…

23 October 2014 [09:58 PM]
Kids aspiring to dream will honor community leaders this weekend

Kids Aspiring to Dream, a local youth talent and performing arts organization, will honor several community leaders at its Candlelight Light the Dream Scholarship Benefit Banquet this weekend. The event is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Hollytree…

23 October 2014 [09:46 PM]
Lindale debate students to tackle wet-dry issue

While the respective sides of an alcohol option election work to get their voters to the polls, Lindale ISD debate students are working to fine-tune their arguments for and against the proposed measures. The high school speech and debate team…

23 October 2014 [09:43 PM]
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15-year-old achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in Tyler

Daniel Paul English, 15, of Boy Scout Troop 370, chartered by Green Acres Baptist Church, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, his family announced. English, son of Drs. John and Grace English, is a freshman at Robert E. Lee High…

23 October 2014 [09:34 PM]