Gusting winds down trees on roadways

Cold gusty East Texas winds created problems for boaters and motorists alike. 20-to-30 mile an hour gusts caused some hazards on numerous roadways. Flags were standing straight out, and trees bending with heavy gusts made for some dangerous conditions on the water and the roads.
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  Women’s March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

The third annual Women’s March is returning to Washington on Saturday amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history.

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After nearly 7 decades, Longview Hallmark store to close

Deputies, game warden capture suspect after manhunt in Smith County

Game warden: Man drowned in Neches River; woman survived by clinging to ATV 2 days

Whitehouse man allegedly shot by officer with his own gun

Arrest documents allege a Whitehouse man was shot by his own gun by a police officer while he was being detained.
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Kicked Out: Rams end Saints playoff, win with overtime field goal

The Saints play the Rams in the final game before the Super Bowl.

Kilgore murder suspect arrested in Indiana booked into Gregg County Jail

State rests in trial for man accused of shooting at deputies during high-speed chase

Evidence appears to place suspect at scene in trial for shooting, chase

TK Gorman students to attend March for Life rally

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Court rules Texas can bar Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

1 dead, deputies investigating ‘disturbance’ in Gregg County

Longview firefighters put out house fire, save dog with pet-sized oxygen mask

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  As shutdown reaches 30 days, Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s impasse-ending ‘compromise’

In his address, the president said the legislation would be brought to a vote this week, though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell previously stated that no vote should be held until Trump and Democrats agreed on a bill.

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Rams win with former SFA player

Cowboys split with offensive coordinator Scott Linehan

The Dallas Cowboys have parted ways with offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.

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Texas governor honors 2018 Texas Women’s Hall of Fame inductees

$3 million donation will go toward renovations to TJC’s Wise Auditorium

Pine Tree ISD bus involved in wreck, no injuries to children onboard

Signal light out at intersection of Gilmer and W Loop 281

Smith County sheriff on the lookout for man involved in high-speed chases

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Game Wardens say they are currently on the lookout for an East Texas man for the criminal offenses of Evading in a Vehicle, Evading Arrest Detention and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.
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Accused child predator used ‘Fortnite’ to lure teen into sexual relationship, deputies say

Authorities say the suspect and a co-conspirator communicated with as many as 20 victims of child pornography through the popular online game “Fortnite.”

Man who posed as musician, athlete facing decades in prison

TJC chancellor announces retirement

‘Unprecedented Challenge’: Vaping presentation tonight at Robert E. Lee High School

State Rep. wants STAAR test eliminated