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7 from 7: Stories for your Tuesday

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A moment of silence on the 1st ann. of the Boston Marathon bombing. A moment of silence on the 1st ann. of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Good afternoon! Isn't this a beautiful day in East Texas?

Here are some stories for you to check out today:

1. Survivors, first-responders and public officials have observed a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line to mark the moment two pressure cooker bombs exploded a year ago. Three people were killed and 260 others injured in the attacks.

2. 40 convicted criminal aliens were arrested in a three-day operation conducted by ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations' Fugitive Operations Teams, who work to locate and arrest criminal aliens and immigration violators. The arrests spanned eight East Texas cities.

Stevie Jo RosenbalmStevie Jo Rosenbalm of "The Voice"

3. If you're a fan of the television show The Voice, you know exactly who Stevie Jo Rosenbalm is. Not only that, many East Texans know Stevie Jo because he's an East Texan.
This Friday night at 7:30, fans and friends alike can catch Rosenbalm in concert at Liberty Hall.

4. Do you use popular websites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest? If so, experts are urging you to change your password to avoid becoming a victim to what is possibly the biggest threat to hit the Internet: The Heartbleed Bug.

5. The Smith County Commissioners voted this morning to add e-cigarettes and other tobacco "vaping" products to the current smoking ordinance. That means people who use these products will have to follow the same rules as traditional smokers.

Jacob Michael Johnson, shooting victim

6. A suspect in the April shooting death of an Upshur County teen returned to the scene and “blessed the victim” before relocating the body inside the vehicle, according to a search warrant filed in the Gregg County courthouse.

7. Did you see the "Blood Moon" in the early morning hours today? It was pretty amazing, judging by the photos you all sent in! Click here to see a slideshow featuring the moon as it looked over East Texas overnight.

Click here to see the news live on our website at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. today if you're not able to watch on t.v. We're here for you!

We'll see you soon!

Stephanie Frazier
KLTV Digital Content Producer

Hungry? Check out this easy recipe for strawberry upside-down cake from Mama Steph on Midday!


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