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Another SXSW Car Crash Victim Dies

A drunk driving crash March 13th at South by Southwest in Austin claimed three lives earlier this month, and now a fourth person has passed away.

WFAA in Dallas says, 18-year old De'Andre Tatum from Fort Worth was critically injured when the car plowed into a crowd on Red River Street during the SXSW music festival, and died this week in the hospital.

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Texas Woman Goes Viral With Newspaper Ad

The newspaper ad has been posted on Facebook and Reddit, and it's gaining attention from online publications based in places from the US to the UK.

Timeshia Brown placed and ad wishing her husband well with his new mistress, with one little twist!

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Texas Man Escapes From Police, And You’ll Never Guess How He Was Recaptured!

A man from DeSoto  (south of Dallas), was arrested recently on drug charges, and some sort of equipment failure allowed him to escape from police as they were trying to take him into custody.

What happened next was totally unexpected.

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East Texas Drug Bust Uncovers Pot Worth Over A Million Dollars

You don't hear about a $1.2 million drug bust very often, but it happened recently, right here in East Texas.

Two people were arrested, and officers found marijuana inside their vehicle with an estimated street value of $1.2 million.  

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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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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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Texas Starts To Rebound After Cold Snap

The state's power grid is getting back to normal today after Monday's unseasonably cold temperatures.  Overnight lows this morning were in the upper teens in Lufkin, and today's high will reach about 46.

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Happy New Year!

There are many events planned throughout Texas to ring in the New Year tonight.

Organizers in Dallas say the annual "Big D NYE" celebration will draw tens of thousands of people - perhaps forty thousand or more - and it's billed as the biggest New Year's Eve celebration in the Central Time Zone.

That's at Victory Plaza in Downtown Dallas with live music, food, and fireworks, and it's free to get in with no tickets required.

If you don't feel like driving to Dallas, there are other events happening right here in East Texas.

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