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US 59 Still Impacted Today By Fatal Accident

One person died Monday in an accident on US 59 involving two 18-Wheelers and a school bus.

The road was still closed Tuesday morning because of the cleanup and investigation, and detours were set up.

The Lufkin School District says three children and the driver were the only ones on board the bus at the time, and none of them needed treatment for anything other than minor injuries.

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Texas Woman Waits 68 Years to Discover Unbelievable Fate of Husband [VIDEO]

Peggy Harris of Vernon, Texas couldn’t get a straight answer as to what happened to her husband in WWII, until she finally got the unbelievable answer decades later.

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Troopers Are Watching Texas Roads Today

Today is one of the biggest travel days of the year, and state police are out in force making sure everyone is buckled up and not drinking and driving.

Drive safely, don't let the other crazy drivers get to you, and get where you're going safely.  And if you're planning to get really festive, have a designated driver.

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SFA Fires Football Coach

Stephen F. Austin State University is looking for a new football coach.

In a press conference Monday, the director of athletics Robert Hill announced that head coach J.C. Harper had been fired, effective immediately.  

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Candidate for Governor has East Texas Ties

Lisa Fritsch graduated from John Tyler High School in 1993, and twenty years later is running for Governor of Texas.

She stopped in Tyler over the weekend to talk about the issues she's campaigning on, including the goal to end poverty in Texas. Fritsch aims to beat John Abbott for the Republican nomination for Governor in the March primary.

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Polar Express Arrives in East Texas This Weekend

Watching the movie starring Tom Hanks has become a holiday tradition for many of us, and it will no doubt appear on TV a few times this holiday season. And kids can experience a very real Polar Express right here in East Texas this weekend.

The Texas State Railroad will have the Polar Express running in Palestine, and kids can even wear their PJ's to really get into the spirit.

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Iconic Nacogdoches Hotel Shuts Its Doors

It's official.  Hotel Fredonia in Nacogdoches has closed its doors, and all 90 employees are looking for new jobs.

There have been reports of cash flow problems over the years, and the decision was made to close the hotel permanently.  Hotel Fredonia officially closed this week.

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More Stores Open For Shoppers on Thanksgiving Day [POLL]

Thanksgiving Day is about family and friends. Getting together, being thankful and watching football is the tradition, but now more and more stores want your attention on turkey day.

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