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7 from 7: Stories for your Monday afternoon

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Happy Monday and happy back-to-school day!

1. Speaking of back to school, you may have noticed that TJC President Mike Metke wrote an article for a major media outlet this week regarding safety on college campuses. KLTV reporter Melanie Torre met with Dr. Metke and other officials at TJC today who showed her the interesting ways they have changed the environment at TJC to help keep their students safe. Join Melanie on East Texas News at 6 for that.

2. Local police are investigating after a man was shot at his home Sunday night.According to the Longview Police Department, 40-year-old Michael Boyd of Longview was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after an unknown suspect shot him.

3. Here are 10 tips for surviving the first week of college. Share this list with the college students in your life.

4. At least 32 people in Texas have gotten sick after handling live poultry as part of the largest ever Salmonella outbreak linked to live birds in the United States. "With the popularity of backyard chickens, more people are at risk of being exposed to Salmonella. All poultry can carry the bacteria.," said Dr. Linda Gaul. Find out what to do to protect yourself here.

5. He was there to install a new satellite TV system, but it is what he tried to leave with that made this a job definitely not well done. Check out what this satellite installer in Henderson County did here.

 

One suspect in Longview car burglaries/credit card abuse case

6. East Texas authorities are seeking suspects in multiple burglary and credit card abuse cases. Several vehicles were burglarized in the Tryon Rd. area of Longview in the early morning hours Sunday. Then, credit cards from those burglaries were used by several suspects. See more surveillance pics from this story here. Authorities are asking anyone with information regarding these burglaries or the suspects involved to contact Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP.

7. You may have seen some headlines that say there is a link to induced labor and a higher risk of autism, but that may not necessarily be the case. We'll discuss this issue with Dr. Ed Dominguez tonight at 5. Make sure to tune in for that!

Here's our livestream link so you can watch our newscasts online at 4, 5 and 6.

We'll see you then!

Stephanie Frazier

KLTV Web Producer

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