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Lear hosts record softball tournament

By Bob Hallmark - bio | email

LONGVIEW,TX (KLTV)- The city of Longview has had a chance to show off a finished project, bringing thousands of visitors to east Texas. More than 25-hundred athletes from Texas , Oklahoma and Louisiana have converged at Lear park for the USFA girls fast-pitch softball tournament. Organizers say its the largest girls softball event they have ever scheduled. City officials tells us the economic boost from travelers at area hotels should give the local economy some needed help. The tournament continues starting at 9-am tomorrow and the finals will be played in the evening.

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