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Afternoon Update: NETX hit hard by overnight storms

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Good Afternoon,

Northeastern Texas seemed to take the brunt of the storms last night. Brett Collar took a ride in Chopper 7 to get a birds-eye view of the damage. We'll have a look at 5 & 6.

Two elderly women were killed last night on their way home from church. Jena Johnson has been on the story all day and will join us with the latest at 5.

Is mediation better for pain than morphine? Research suggests that may be the case. At 5, Dr. Ed discusses the results of the study in new Med Team report.

The Texas Comptroller says the state accidentally posted personal data of 3.5 million Texans on computer servers---over a year ago. At 6, we'll tell you how to find out if you're one of those affected.

A Florida man is getting comfortable at the Titus County Jail after State Troopers made a big find in the back of his produce truck. More at 6.

A group of Japanese students at Kilgore College are celebrating a successful fundraiser. The students sold food and t-shirts to raise money for the Red Cross to benefit disaster victims in Japan. Anissa Centers will have the highlights of the event at 5.

The suspected knife-wielding robber of the Hot Spot convenience store in Cherokee County is in custody thanks to an alert citizen. Catch all of these stories and so much more on KLTV 7 News at 5 & 6.

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Enjoy your afternoon,
Elizabeth Thomas
Community Web Producer

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