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The Friday Fill-In: Fire consumes 12 acres & car

Don't miss Chopper 7 footage at 5 & 6 Don't miss Chopper 7 footage at 5 & 6
Things just keep getting worse in Japan. Things just keep getting worse in Japan.
One of Tyler's claim to fame: The Azalea One of Tyler's claim to fame: The Azalea
Interesting invention! We'll have it @ 5 Interesting invention! We'll have it @ 5

Happy Friday!

Firefighters have been battling a grass fire off of Old Kilgore Highway now for several hours. The flames have claimed a truck and over twelve acres. Chopper 7 went out and caught some video of the blaze. We'll have it for you at 5 & 6.

An East Texas man has been sentenced to ten years in prison for facing two young children to watch and imitate pornographic acts. More on this disturbing story at 5.

Japanese nuclear authorities suspect there is a breach at a reactor in the damaged nuclear complex. That put a quick halt on efforts to bring the overheating facility under control, and could lead to more serious radioactive leaks. Taylor Hemness has the latest on the crisis in Japan.

It attracts over 100,000 people a year to Tyler, many from out of state. They eat at our restaurants, stay at our hotels, and buy our gas. KLTV's Jamey Boyum has a behind the scenes look at the Azalea Trail.

An inventor in Oregon has developed the world's first self-balancing unicycle. Have a look at 5.

Join Joe Terrell and Lloyd Nichols from The Diner for In the Kitchen.

One suspect is in custody and two more are sought in a frightening armed home invasion in Longview. Bob Hallmark has more on the search for suspects Police consider very dangerous. Don't miss it.

Texas unemployment rates continue to drop. Morgan Chesky has a new report at 6.

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Have a wonderful weekend!

Elizabeth Thomas
Community Web Producer

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