Some Lumber Liquidators flooring may not meet health, safety standards Video

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Gas prices on the rise Video

(KYTX) -- Gas prices continue to climb. AAA says prices rose another 13 cents last week bringing the national average to $2.

Groundbreaking today for Longview animal shelter Video

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Gas prices on the rise Video

(KYTX) -- Gas prices continue to climb. AAA says prices rose another 13 cents last week bringing the national average to $2.43 for a gallon of regular. In Texas, it's about $2.32 a gallon. In East Texas, we've seen prices…

02 March 2015 [09:56 AM]
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Johnny Cace's becomes historic landmark Video

(KYTX) -- For over 66 years, Johnny Cace's in Longview has been a staple in the community. The restaurant was immortalized with a Texas historical marker over the weekend, and for owner Cathy Cace, it was a special moment in…

02 March 2015 [09:46 AM]
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Longview man jailed after car chase Video

Released by the Marshall Police Department: Several Harrison County law enforcement agencies coordinated to take a driver into custody after a pursuit that began on I20 in Hallsville and ended on Woodall Street in Marshall at approximately 6 pm on…

02 March 2015 [09:30 AM]
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Skydiving instructor saves man mid-air suffering a seizure Video

(KYTX) -- A skydiver has been rescued mid-air after having a seizure while falling thousands of feet above Western Australia. The man was saved by his instructor - and it was all captured on camera. The incredible video is now…

02 March 2015 [09:24 AM]
Officials looking for source of bad smell in Louisville, Ky.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — There's a bad smell in parts of the Louisville, Kentucky, area but nobody knows where it's coming from. Media reports say city crews have been trying for nearly a week to pin down the odor that…

02 March 2015 [07:47 AM]
Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires

NEW YORK (AP) — The world's richest person got even richer this year. Forbes says that Bill Gates's net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year. That put him at the top of the magazine's…

02 March 2015 [07:45 AM]
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Young girl's story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will…

02 March 2015 [07:26 AM]
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Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. The South Korean…

02 March 2015 [07:17 AM]
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Iran blames West for rise of Islamic State group

BERLIN (AP) — Iran's foreign minister has accused the West of fueling Islamic extremism by failing to protect the rights of Muslim immigrants. Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday that "a sizeable number" of…

02 March 2015 [07:07 AM]
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Covert 'body sculptor' on trial says clients chose her over surgeons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death. Padge Victoria Windslowe says…

02 March 2015 [06:46 AM]
Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. The images released Monday are the latest addition to the diverse collection of photos supplementing Google's…

02 March 2015 [05:48 AM]
10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. FEDS CLOSE TO PUBLISHING FINDINGS ON FERGUSON Federal officials have already expressed reservations about how the police department in the Missouri town…

02 March 2015 [05:31 AM]
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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. The findings are in a national survey of pediatricians and family doctors asked about…

02 March 2015 [05:04 AM]
Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said. The graphic video…

02 March 2015 [05:03 AM]
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Warrant round-up scheduled

Smith County authorities will be joining forces with other agencies across the state on Saturday in the largest warrant round-up of people who have not settled debts with the county. According to a news release by the Smith County…

01 March 2015 [11:03 PM]
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ASCO breaks ground on new facility

Associated Supply Co., also known as ASCO, held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday on its new 16,135-square-foot facility in Tyler. The new building, at 2609 E. Front St., near the intersection of Loop 323, will serve as a showroom for new…

01 March 2015 [10:55 PM]
Bible Verse 3-2

"You will guide me with Your counsel, And afterward receive me to glory." (Psalm 73:24)…

01 March 2015 [10:37 PM]
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Space is designed for children to enjoy reading and activities

A new Rusk Public Library will better serve the community through more programs, a larger space and increased technology, according to the library director. The new library opens today, and the community celebrated its completion on Sunday afternoon, as approximately…

01 March 2015 [10:35 PM]
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Survivor, nurse says hospital failed her

DALLAS — A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with…

01 March 2015 [10:27 PM]
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Business Notes 3-2

ATTORNEYS The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) announced the induction of 209 attorneys at its annual induction ceremony. This year marks the 40th anniversary of legal specialization, a milestone for TBLS and the Texas legal industry. Attorneys from Tyler…

01 March 2015 [10:24 PM]
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Maynard named new senior editor

Veteran journalist and longtime Tyler Morning Telegraph writer Roy Maynard has accepted a senior editor position with the Tyler Paper. In his new role, Maynard, 51, will direct the business section for the news organization. “Roy brings a deep knowledge…

01 March 2015 [10:14 PM]
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Retail beadery offers classes, inventory for popular hobby

Belinda Defoor left her job as a mechanical engineer to turn her hobby of beading into a career. Along with her business partner and best friend, Alli Cormier, Ms. Defoor opened I Gotta Bead in Tyler and teaches a variety…

01 March 2015 [10:12 PM]
60 workers to lose jobs in upcoming closure

When Amega West closes its Tyler facility in the next couple of months, 60 employees will lose their jobs, officials confirmed. William J. Rudolph, Jr., director of corporate communications for Amega West’s parent company, Carpenter Technology Corporation, confirmed that the…

01 March 2015 [10:10 PM]
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So hard to say goodbye

I’ve been thinking about what I should write in my last column for the Tyler Morning Telegraph since I found out I would be leaving here two weeks ago. This place has become a second home to me and my…

01 March 2015 [10:03 PM]
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New round of snow could push Boston to season record

BOSTON (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record. With 102 inches, Boston needs 5.7 more to break the 1995-1996 record…

01 March 2015 [08:30 PM]
Waco federal judge investigated after sexual abuse allegations

WACO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Central Texas is being investigated after a lawyer filed a complaint alleging the judge engaged in inappropriate sexual contact with a deputy court clerk more than 15 years ago. The Waco Tribune-Herald…

01 March 2015 [08:16 PM]
Houston-area boy, 4, dies after shooting self

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old Houston-area boy has died after he accidentally shot himself while in a home. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened Sunday morning at a home in north Harris County. Sheriff's office…

01 March 2015 [08:12 PM]