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7 from 7: Stories for your Tuesday afternoon

Good afternoon, everyone! We hope it's going along well for you.

Here are some stories of interest for you to keep you informed on this toasty Tuesday:

1.ESPN is reporting that Johnny Manziel was paid $7,500 for signing 300 autographs. An autograph broker located says that Manziel was paid for signing approximately 300 mini and full-sized helmets. The signings took place on Jan. 11 and 12 while he was attending the Walter Camp Football Foundation event. There's video of the signing, but there's no video of Manziel being paid. More of those details here.

2. Members of the Tyler American Cancer Society began recruiting East Texans today to participate in a cancer study. Organizers say this is an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic study that can help understand how to prevent cancer. Read more here or call 1-888-604-5888 to find out how to participate, and join us on East Texas News at 5 to learn more.

3. Dr. Ed Dominguez will join us at 5 to discuss whether antioxidants can actually boost fertility in women, as some have claimed. This is definitely information you or someone you love can use! Don't miss it.


4. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has issued an Amber Alert for children traveling with a suspect who may be headed to Texas. An Amber Alert has been issued for Ethan Anderson, 8, and Hannah Anderson, 16, both from Boulevard, California. They are believed to be traveling with 40-year-old James Lee DiMaggio.

5. Former Smith County Sheriff's deputy Kimbrick Jones pleaded not guilty to five counts Tuesday in United States District Court. Jones, 38, was arrested in the sally port area of the Smith County jail on July 10.  He faces various drug charges, including conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute. Join us for more on this story on East Texas News at 6.

6. List: Top 10 reasons to admire Texas farmers.

7. The historic former library in Mount Pleasant, put up for online auction by the city, received one bidder Tuesday morning, just minutes before the auction closed. City Manager Mike Ahrens confirms the party submitted a bid for the full asking price of $175,000 just minutes before the 10 a.m. deadline. Details here.

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See you soon,

Stephanie Frazier

KLTV Web Producer

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