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1/27/06-Longview

Longview Boat Show Begins

        It was a "Super Bowl" for outdoorsmen in Longview today as camping equipment, boats, RV'S, and even tigers were on display. The 24th annual East Texas Boat, RV, and Camping Show is going on at the Maude Cobb activity center. The 3 day event features anything and everything for the outdoorsman, or woman. One of this years big attractions, an up close look at "white tigers" from "zoo dynamics" in Dallas. They've already become a favorite among the kids.

    "It was cool because he weighs 420 pounds and hes only 6 and I'm 8" said 8 year old Braxton Nuon of Tyler.

   "I just grabbed the food and said to the tiger here you go and they eat it" said 4 year old London Kokenzie of Longview.

    The show goes until 9 p-m tonight. On Saturday, it runs from 9 to 8, and Sunday from 10 to 5. Admission is 5 dollars for adults, children 6-to-12... It's one dollar, and kids under 6 are free. Bob Hallmark reporting.

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