Democrats rail against economy-for-the-rich in first debate

Democrats are unified in their deep desire to beat President Donald Trump but divided on what kind of candidate is best positioned to do so.
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  13-year-old school bully punches N.J. mother, knocks her unconscious, family says

Prosecutors charged the suspect with one count each of aggravated assault and simple assault, and he was released to his parents.

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Father of 3-year-old Sherin Mathews sentenced to life in prison for her death

  Kids learn importance of budgeting, saving money during financial education camps

  East Texas rainfall hinders hay harvest, displaces wildlife

Crews extinguish fire at Gladewater home

  Lighting designer sets mood for Texas Shakespeare Festival

Mostly, she sits in the dark, which is ironic considering all she does is light.
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  AP FACT CHECK: Dems’ missteps on climate, wages in debate

A look at some of their statements and how they compare with the facts:

  ‘Stolen script’ lawsuit filed by former Wiley College professor moved to California

Sulphur Springs police searching for suspect who shot out windows of multiple businesses

  Young athletes hone skills to meet expectations set by winning Longview Lobo tradition

More than 1,300 without power in Kilgore

  Affidavit: Texas woman burns hotel room after husband denies advances

  Former Hopkins County JP clerk pleads guilty to tampering with government documents

  Elkhart city council considers bringing back police department or hiring city marshal

  Power outages, flooding reported as storms roll through East Texas

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Target, eBay announce sales to compete with Amazon’s Prime Day

Both companies announced promotions for July 15, the same day Amazon’s annual event begins.

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  Young athletes hone skills to meet expectations set by winning Longview Lobo tradition

ETX teams sporting new designs in 2019 season

Patrick Mahomes nominated for 2 ESPYS awards

Nacogdoches football entering new season with new look

The Nacogdoches Dragons are entering a new era in a few weeks and wanted a new look.

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  Construction starts on Tyler’s first all-accessible playground

  Linemen work to catch up on utility work following East Texas storms

  City leaders across East Texas share differing approaches to mosquito mitigation

Jury indicts 19-year-old man on capital murder charge after victim found along Laird Hill roadway

  Crews continue to remove trees from Longview apartment complex

The tree removal is part of ongoing recovering efforts from recent storms.
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New software glitch found in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet

A new software problem has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane’s nose down automatically, and fixing the flaw is almost certain to further delay the plane’s return to flying after two deadly crashes.

  City of Longview seeks to expand Maude Cobb property to Jaycee Drive

  Court grants new punishment hearing for man sentenced in wreck that killed Tyler woman

  State fire marshal’s office investigating fire at Upshur County restaurant

East Texas State Fair lineup announced