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Thursday Throwdown: ETX flirting with record highs

A storm sparked a new interest in this man. Don't miss this electrifying story, coming up @ 5. A storm sparked a new interest in this man. Don't miss this electrifying story, coming up @ 5.
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The NWS is trying to figure out just how many tornadoes touched down in Massachusetts. Well have more @ 5. The NWS is trying to figure out just how many tornadoes touched down in Massachusetts. Well have more @ 5.

Good Afternoon East Texas!

The temps in East Texas are flirting with record highs today. Chief Meteorologist Mark Scirto is in the Storm Tracker Weather Center tonight. Did anybody break the record? He'll let you know at 5 & 6.

Dr. Ed discusses a simple test that could help doctors identify newborn babies born with an infection that could cause hearing loss later in life. That's coming up in Med Team News at 5.

Then at 6, authorities say 7000 feet of copper was stolen from a cell phone tower in Smith County. Jena Johnson speaks to neighbors in the area who say they had no idea that much copper was just out in the open.

A domestic violence incident ended the life and career of a Longview Police officer, and today, she was remembered in a ceremony dedicated to her service to the community. We'll take you there tonight at

An agreement has been reached between the SPCA and the homeowner involved in last week's seizure of 61 dogs from a suspected puppy mill. Annette Falconer will fill you in on the judge's decision.

Show us your shorts! That's the theme for the first ever Downtown Tyler Film Festival, which is rolling out the red carpet for aspiring East Texas film makers this October. We'll have more at 6.

Have a wonderful evening!

Elizabeth Thomas
Director of New Media Content

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