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Student's dragging death leaves campus reeling

Good afternoon, East Texas!

Monday morning got off to a tragic start following the dragging death of a Robert E. Lee student. Melanie Torre has the story at 6.

Tornadoes ripped across the Midwest and Plains states over the weekend. Sandra Endo has the latest from Woodward, Oklahoma, where six people were killed and dozens wounded. Tonight at 5, we'll have the latest on the aftermath from the storms that battered the Midwest.

You won't want to miss tonight's web exclusive story. Over the weekend, we told you about a national champion football player who agreed to attend a young cancer survivor's prom. You can read more by clicking here.

Then in MedTeam News, Dr. Ed weighs in on research that links negative sexual side effects to two common drugs used to treat male baldness and prostate enlargement.

At 6, Samantha Jordan talks with a few East Texans that knew Sgt. Tanner Higgins, the Army Ranger who was killed in action over the weekend in Afghanistan. Click here for the story.

Kilgore College Police believe they have the man spotted on campus last week with a gun. Bob Hallmark shares new details on the arrest tonight at 6.

A mechanical malfunction left some East Texans out in the cold this weekend, but don't worry, that train's a-coming... or already passed through ;) Jamey Boyum dropped by the Cotton Belt Depot today to catch a glimpse of the last steam engine locomotive ever made. We'll have a slideshow with the story tonight on after the story runs at six o'clock.

Hope you have a wonderful evening!

Elizabeth Thomas
Digital Content Director

On the web today:

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Man tries out to become Denver Broncos cheerleader

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