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    Crimestoppers looking for an East Texas man Bobby Donell

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    On April 19, 2014, Bobby Donell Choice, B/M, 05/24/1959 committed a theft from J.C. Penny.  More>>

    Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas Area

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

    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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    • "I'm Up!"

      "I'm Up!"

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:56:07 GMT
      Wake up on the right side of the bed and shout "I'm Up!". Your day's just not complete without KTBS 3 First News and Carly Flynn Morgan, T.W. Starr, Meteorologist Brian Fowler, Rick Rowe and Amy Vitrano
      Wake up on the right side of the bed and shout "I'm Up!".
    • Lawmaker pulls gay rights anti-discrimination bill

      Lawmaker pulls gay rights anti-discrimination bill

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:18:31 GMT
      An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.
      An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.
    • Microsoft opening Mall of Louisiana kiosk

      Microsoft opening Mall of Louisiana kiosk

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:16:29 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.
      Louisiana's first Microsoft specialty location is set to open May 17 in the Mall of Louisiana. 
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    • Academic integrity in digital age

      Academic integrity in digital age

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:55:02 GMT
      With a rise in online classes, many educational institutions are asking the question, how can they maintain academic integrity in the digital age. More and more students are getting educated through online sources, to match courses to their busy schedules, avoid long commutes or to save money. "Well, people who are local to the Shreveport area, they have the option of coming in and actually taking the exam at an assigned time. They don't have to pay for the exam. Then I proctor it," said LSU-...
      With a rise in online classes, many educational institutions are asking the question, how can they maintain academic integrity in the digital age. More and more students are getting educated through online sources, to match courses to their busy schedules, avoid long commutes or to save money. "Well, people who are local to the Shreveport area, they have the option of coming in and actually taking the exam at an assigned time. They don't have to pay for the exam. Then I proctor it," said LSU-...
    • 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.
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