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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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East Texas Beverage Retailer Stops Selling Russian Vodka

Crystal Springs Liquor Beer Wine is one of the biggest alcohol retailers in East Texas (Smith County), and they've made a decision that may benefit Texas distilleries.

No more Russian Vodka!  What's happening?

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We Need A New Logo!

The Great Kid Escape will take over the Lufkin Convention Center on June 21, 2014! But before we can kick off one of the best days of the year, we gotta get a new logo! That's where you come in.

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Huntington Officials Accused of Embezzling Funds From Speeding Tickets

An audit performed by a local accounting firm appears to have found town officials in Huntington to have collected extra money for traffic tickets as well as thousands of hours they either did not work.

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Lumberjack Fever Hits Ahead of Tomorrow’s NCAA Tournament Game

With the NCAA tournament getting into full swing there are plenty of reasons not to get a bit of work done today.

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East Texas Inmates Get Sick on Synthetic Pot

 

It's not clear how they got it, but five inmates at an East Texas jail recently got sick and had to go to the hospital after smoking a synthetic marijuana cigarette.

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Angelina County Humane Society Offers Low Cost Rabies Shots

If you don't have your dog or cat vaccinated for rabies, now is a great time to do it. Positive rabies cases are popping up in several counties across Texas in animals including skunks and raccoons, and to avoid the risk pets should have the shots.

Earlier this year an airdrop program put tiny packets of rabies vaccine on the ground with bait to attract skunks, and although that's expected to help fight the problem it doesn't fix it completely.  

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Eat Beer Cream Puffs on St. Patrick’s Day Because Why Not?

Several traditional Irish foods are frequently served on St. Patrick's Day: corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie and Pepto Bismol. Please add to that list the Beer Cream Puff.

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