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7 from 7: Stories for your Wednesday

Longview Capital One Bank surveillance video. Longview Capital One Bank surveillance video.
Good afternoon! We hope this finds you doing well today.

Here are some stories we think you'll want to take a look at this afternoon:

1. Police are searching for a man in drag who robbed a Longview bank this morning. The robbery occurred at the Capital One Bank in the 1700 block of W. Loop 281. Read the details and see surveillance video here.

2. Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two teens on felony animal cruelty charges after they allegedly tied a dog up in a tree, killed it in a "cult style manner," and skinned it. The two teens also allegedly confessed to killing a cat and three kittens in a "satanic-style ritual."

3. The city of Troup is coming together to support one of its own. The community is holding a benefit for Bill Adams, who was diagnosed with lung cancer.
Adams, a native of Troup, worked for Brookshire's before going to work as a landman. His family owned Adams Dairy in Troup.

4. A French satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of a missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday, calling it "the most credible lead that we have."

5. The Academy of Country Music Awards is almost here, but the awards show wouldn't be complete without the vote of its fans, and East Texas' own Miranda Lambert is in the running for ACM Entertainer of the Year. Check out that and other music news here.

6. On Wednesday, Bloomberg reported that Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen recently contacted DirecTV CEO Mike White to discuss a merger between the two companies.

7. NASA is leaving the design of their next-generation spacesuit prototype up to the public. A contest on the space agency's website puts three designs up for a vote, with a fully-functional model to be built by November.

Check out our live newscasts on our website at 4, 5 and 6 if you can't be near a tv today. We're here for you!

We'll see you soon!
Stephanie Frazier
KLTV Digital Content Producer

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