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President Obama places 'Pain at the Pump' blame


Today, President Obama blamed the pain at the pump and higher gas prices on oil speculators, and he says he has a plan. Bethany Moore explains at 5. In the meantime, have a look at gas prices around East Texas today by visiting our Pain at the Pump Price Check slideshow, updated every day on

Then, Annette Falconer meets with local moms as they react to's report on how much a stay at home mom is really worth. That's tonight, only on KLTV 7 News at 5.

A Smith County Constable now has three warrants out for his arrest, stemming from accusations that he misused county equipment while running a private security firm. At 6, Jena Johnson sits down with Constable Dustin Rust who says he is fighting the accusations because he is innoncent.

Three people are in custody, accused of leading Longview Police on an extensive chase through the city. Police say the pursuit left many vehicles all over the city with damages. Click here for the story.

TJC Health and Science students say they need the voters to bring them into the 21st century. A recently-approved bond could bring to life a fifty-million dollar project, which includes a state-of-the-art nursing and health sciences building. Ian Smith has more at 6.

Hope you're enjoying this beautiful afternoon!

Elizabeth Thomas
Digital Content Director


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