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The Monday Mention: Memorial Day events across ETX

Memorial Day events all over East Texas. More @ 5 and 6 Memorial Day events all over East Texas. More @ 5 and 6
A swarm of over 15-thousand honey bees at a Pennsylvania Kmart. More @ 5 A swarm of over 15-thousand honey bees at a Pennsylvania Kmart. More @ 5
An ETX couple uses Facebook to update status of unborn baby. More @ 6 An ETX couple uses Facebook to update status of unborn baby. More @ 6
Kilgore celebrates Memorial Day. More @ 6 Kilgore celebrates Memorial Day. More @ 6

Happy Memorial Day East Texas!

Today at Arlington National Cemetery, small American flags decorate every one of over 300-thousand graves. In memory of all those lost in battle, President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. At 5, you can see more of the ceremony.

There were Memorial Day events all over East Texas this morning. See some of the highlights from Longview and Tyler's ceremonies at 5. At 6, we'll show you highlights from Hawkins and Kilgore's own ceremonies.

Texas lawmakers were babbling to save billions this morning. Just after midnight, a republican-backed school finance plan failed to pass. Find out why and learn why this debate is far from over at 5.

A group of Whitehouse cub scouts spent two years raising money to bring a veteran memorial back to life. Today, they re-dedicated it. Ian Smith will show you more at 6.
A man is now jailed in connection to a drowning that happened Sunday on Lake Livingston. At 6, we'll tell you what happened.

An East Texas family is using Facebook to update the status and growth patterns of their unborn baby. Annette Falconer meets with the future parents to see what made them start this unique tradition at 6.

You can see all of these stories and much more only from Your East Texas News Leader!

Have a safe and wonderful Memorial Day,

Ronnie Mason
Producer of New Media Content

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