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Well-Known East Texas Whataburger Worker Passes Away

SFA students had gotten used to seeing a particular worker at a Whataburger near campus, and were sad to learn this week that she had passed away.

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Texas Health Officials Are Dropping Rabies Vaccines From The Sky

That's not a ketchup packet, it's a rabies vaccine.

The bait is about the size of a ketchup packet, and it's being dropped from helicopters across much of Texas so skunks will eat it, and be effectively vaccinated against the rabies virus.

Just how close to Lufkin is this unconventional rabies clinic being conducted?

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Canned Drink in Iced Water - credit - amana images - 106535696
Canned Drink in Iced Water - credit - amana images - 106535696
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Rivers In New Braunfels No Longer Ban The Can

Many visitors to the Comal and a small section of the Guadalupe river were greeted by park rangers and costly fines for floating the rivers in New Braunfels with party supplies last season, but that is about to change.

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East Texas Fish Contaminated By Chemicals

There was a warning issued yesterday from the Texas State Health Department not to eat some of the fish caught in East Texas.

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(Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
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East Texas Weather Delays/Closures January 28

East Texas is about to have another round of wintery weather that includes ice and snow. We will be keeping a close eye on the system as it makes it's way through our listening area, and pass along any and all delays and closures of schools, businesses, or other organizations.  This list will continually be updated as information is relayed to us.

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Extra Caution Urged on Bridges And Overpasses

TxDOT says Lufkin is part of a 9-county area that continues to see ice on bridges and overpasses.  Angelina River bridges have seen icy patches today, and some roads have been closed.  

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East Texas Weather Delays/Closures UPDATED: 8:00AM

East Texas has a threat of wintry precipitation and temperatures well below freezing through Friday morning.  We will be updating this page with delays and closures of area schools, businesses, and organizations. 

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East Texas Worker Dies On The Job

It was a tree-cutting project that went horribly wrong on Wednesday, that led to the death of an East Texas man.

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