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    WANTED: Jerry Holmes, 42 WANTED: Jerry Holmes, 42

    Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas Area

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    The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Jerry Holmes, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.  More>>

    East Texas million dollar jackpot winner from Eldorado Casino

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    Shreveport, LA ----- Saturday, April 19, yet another casino guest from Texas won over $1 million playing Wheel of Fortune slots at Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport! Bruce W. from Gary, Texas, won $1,034,027 More>>

    Perry making 2nd job-poaching trip to New York

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    Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas. More>>

    TSTC Marshall Ranks #1 in Developmental Graduation Rates

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    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has released the 2014 Texas Public Higher Education Almanac. The 2014 Almanac, available online, providesprovides higher education facts and performance data that allow users to compare Texas public higher education institutions. The data provides a snapshot of how Texas is doing educationally and highlights progress relative to the state’s higher education plan.Texas State Technical College Marshall holds the top spot in graduation rates for deve... More>>

    Donations sought for care of burned pony, foal in Texas

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    The Humane Society of North Texas is collecting donations for care of a pony and her foal who were severely burned in a barn fire south of Fort Worth. More>>

    Another bomb threat at Texarkana Walmart Video included

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    The Texarkana Walmart on the 4000 block of New Boston Road received another bomb threat this afternoon.  premise. More>>

    Marshall vigil remembers domestic violence victims Video included

    Attendees light candles for domestic violence victims Attendees light candles for domestic violence victims
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    It's a crime often committed behind closed doors, but Thursday former victims put domestic abuse out in the open. More>>

    Community Caravan rolls through Center, Texas Video included

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    The KTBS 3 Community Caravan rolled through Center, Texas Thursday. Jan Elkins, Rick Rowe, Keristen Holmes and TW Starr had lunch with the good folks at the Kountry Cafe in Center. You may remember last More>>

    Texas town could rebuild plant after fatal blast

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    The mayor of a Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people says local officials are considering building a new one. More>>

    Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

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    A man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a Corpus Christi home has been executed by Texas prison authorities. More>>

    Greenwood, La Police Department cracking down with DWI check points

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    The Greenwood Police Department will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Friday, April 25, 2014, within the Town of Greenwood. This checkpoint will be done with funding from The Louisiana Highway Safety More>>

    Texas visit brings Rubio onto turf of Cruz, Perry

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    Often mentioned as a possible 2016 presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is heading onto the home turf of two other future potential White House contenders, Ted Cruz and Rick Perry. More>>

    Obama to focus civil rights message on voting

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    President Barack Obama is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act. More>>

    Tyler Man upset with service assaulted store manager then stole 2 motherboards

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    On 04/30/2014, at approximately 3:35 p.m., Officers responded to a Robbery at the CPU Store located at 201 Rice Road in Tyler, Texas.   The suspect, identified as Bernard Mitchell, a white male 72 years More>>

    Child Support Round-Up in Gregg County

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    At about 4:30 AM today, April 1st, Gregg County Sheriff's Deputies and Longview Police Officers assisted the Texas Attorney General's Office in a round-up of persons with warrants associated with non-payment More>>

    Davis not discouraged by Democratic voter turnout

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    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis says she's not disappointed turnout among her party's primary voters wasn't stronger -- even amid a major organizing push. More>>

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    • Rick Rowe is celebrating 30 years of ArtBreak

      Rick Rowe is celebrating 30 years of ArtBreak

      Rick Rowe is celebrating 30 years of ArtBreak

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:14:29 GMT
      It's time to celebrate education and 30 years of encouraging reading and the arts for local students.
      It's time to celebrate education and 30 years of encouraging reading and the arts for local students.
    • Microsoft opening Mall of Louisiana kiosk

      Microsoft opening Mall of Louisiana kiosk

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:56:59 GMT
      Louisiana's first Microsoft specialty location is set to open May 17 in the Mall of Louisiana. Tony Stephens, senior general manager for the Baton Rouge mall, tells The Advocate Microsoft will be located in a kiosk near the mall's center court. The kiosk will sell an array of the company's products, including Windows Phones, Surface tablets and Xbox game consoles. If sales at the kiosk are strong, the mall could eventually get a larger Microsoft store. Tyron Picard, a local spokesman, said M...
      Louisiana's first Microsoft specialty location is set to open May 17 in the Mall of Louisiana. Tony Stephens, senior general manager for the Baton Rouge mall, tells The Advocate Microsoft will be located in a kiosk near the mall's center court. The kiosk will sell an array of the company's products, including Windows Phones, Surface tablets and Xbox game consoles. If sales at the kiosk are strong, the mall could eventually get a larger Microsoft store. Tyron Picard, a local spokesman, said M...
    • La. House says dogs in truck beds should be secure

      La. House says dogs in truck beds should be secure

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:56:20 GMT
      Drivers would have to secure dogs riding in truck beds while on interstate highways, if the Senate agrees to a bill backed by the House. The House voted 53-34 Tuesday to pass the proposal by Republican Rep. Thomas Willmott, of Kenner. Drivers could secure dogs with a crate, leash or a ventilated bed cover, under the bill. Willmott has proposed similar bills before, but they failed to garner enough support. He says he continues to push the issue to promote humane treatment of pets and public ...
      Drivers would have to secure dogs riding in truck beds while on interstate highways, if the Senate agrees to a bill backed by the House. The House voted 53-34 Tuesday to pass the proposal by Republican Rep. Thomas Willmott, of Kenner. Drivers could secure dogs with a crate, leash or a ventilated bed cover, under the bill. Willmott has proposed similar bills before, but they failed to garner enough support. He says he continues to push the issue to promote humane treatment of pets and public ...
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    • Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants

      Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:42:18 GMT
      Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast.
      Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast.
    • Worley Observatory celebrates 50th anniversary

      Worley Observatory celebrates 50th anniversary

      Monday, April 21 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:00:17 GMT
      2014 marks a special anniversary for a special building in Caddo parish. It's a place that both youngsters and adults have enjoyed for decades.
      2014 marks a special anniversary for a special building in Caddo parish. It's a place that both youngsters and adults have enjoyed for decades.
    • Ruston lawmaker's bill to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors advances

      Ruston lawmaker's bill to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors advances

      Monday, April 21 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:30:11 GMT
      Because there is no tobacco used, there is not a law in Louisiana that regulates the sale of electronic cigarettes. That means those under the age of 18 can legally buy the e-cigarettes. Five Louisiana law makers saw the need to change this. 
      Because there is no tobacco used, there is not a law in Louisiana that regulates the sale of electronic cigarettes. That means those under the age of 18 can legally buy the e-cigarettes. Five Louisiana law makers saw the need to change this. 
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    • Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants

      Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:42:18 GMT
      Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast.
      Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast.
    • Powdered alcohol approval was an error

      Powdered alcohol approval was an error

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:27:15 GMT
      Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon.
      Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon.
    • La. House wants mental health info before abortion

      La. House wants mental health info before abortion

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:27 AM EDT2014-04-22 09:27:02 GMT
      The Louisiana House has agreed to require women seeking an abortion in the state to receive a pamphlet that describes possible psychological effects of the procedure
      The Louisiana House has agreed to require women seeking an abortion in the state to receive a pamphlet that describes possible psychological effects of the procedure
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    • Happy 9th birthday to YouTube!

      Happy 9th birthday to YouTube!

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:38:13 GMT
      "Alright, so here we are, in front of the elephants..."  And that's how the revolution began nine years ago today.
      "Alright, so here we are, in front of the elephants..."  And that's how the revolution began nine years ago today.
    • Water Main break causes delayed start at Queen City ISD

      Water Main break causes delayed start at Queen City ISD

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:29:45 GMT
      A water line break is too blame for a late start at Queen City, Texas ISD.
      A water line break is too blame for a late start at Queen City, Texas ISD.
    • La. House says dogs in truck beds should be secure

      La. House says dogs in truck beds should be secure

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:56:20 GMT
      Drivers would have to secure dogs riding in truck beds while on interstate highways, if the Senate agrees to a bill backed by the House. The House voted 53-34 Tuesday to pass the proposal by Republican Rep. Thomas Willmott, of Kenner. Drivers could secure dogs with a crate, leash or a ventilated bed cover, under the bill. Willmott has proposed similar bills before, but they failed to garner enough support. He says he continues to push the issue to promote humane treatment of pets and public ...
      Drivers would have to secure dogs riding in truck beds while on interstate highways, if the Senate agrees to a bill backed by the House. The House voted 53-34 Tuesday to pass the proposal by Republican Rep. Thomas Willmott, of Kenner. Drivers could secure dogs with a crate, leash or a ventilated bed cover, under the bill. Willmott has proposed similar bills before, but they failed to garner enough support. He says he continues to push the issue to promote humane treatment of pets and public ...
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