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7 from 7: Stories for your Friday afternoon

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Happy Friday, friends. We hope your afternoon is going along well.

1. President Obama grappled with the Trayvon Martin case in the most personal of terms on Friday, telling Americans that the slain youth "could have been me 35 years ago" and urging them to do some soul searching about their attitudes on race. Read more about his comments here.

2. Houston police say they've rescued four homeless men who were being held captive in "deplorable conditions" at a local house. Authorities have arrested one person so far in the incident. We'll tell you what we know on East Texas News at 5.

3. San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault has confirmed that Asiana plane crash victim Ye Meng Yuan was killed when she was hit by a fire truck at the scene of the crash.

4. Here are some of the many exciting events going on in East Texas this weekend. Find something fun to do to this weekend to support Texas music and local business. Click here and enjoy your weekend!

5. Gentlemen, start your engines … The Tyler Museum of Art is issuing a call for entries for its first-ever Juried "Cars Are Art" Competition, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Museum.

6. An East Texas woman found a military certificate in a box of frames she bought at a garage sale for $2. She's trying to help the military find its owner; could it be you? Watch our story tonight on East Texas News at 6 to find out.

 

Ladybug is looking for a forever home!

7. Have you been looking for a Labrador Retriever mix? Pets Fur People (formerly the Humane Society of East Texas) has one for you. Click here to meet Lady Bug, a 7 month old female pup that is available for adoption.

Here's the link to our livestream on KLTV.com.

We'll see you soon!

Stephanie Frazier

KLTV Web Producer

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