What we know about the 7,826 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

The latest on COVID-19 cases across East Texas.

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. The move, short of a full pardon, is sure to alarm critics who have long railed against the president’s repeated interventions in the nation’s just
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Window washers rescued from scaffolding collapse

Two window washers stranded 13 stories above the ground after the platform they were standing on gave way are thankful for the Boston Fire Department for rescuing them.

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Gregg County reverses course after COVID-19 surge, cancels jury duty

Heat advisories likely for much of East Texas through weekend

Gov. Abbott, Omnicare partner up for COVID-19 testing in nursing homes

State Rep. Ashby urges governor to waive STAAR requirements for upcoming year

Jarvis College cancels sports, keeps instruction online for fall semester

Jarvis Christian College has altered its plans for sports and academics for the upcoming fall semester, and have instituted several plans to help students financially and academically.
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  ‘A slap in the face:’ Goya faces boycott over Trump praise

Robert Unanue, Goya CEO, spoke at a Rose Garden event announcing a "Hispanic Prosperity Initiative" on Thursday.

  AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid

  Whitehouse residents honor UPS driver for going above and beyond

Shooting in Van Zandt County injures woman; suspect shot by officers

  The Next Normal: Support groups

Tyler man sentenced to 11 years for uploading child porn on social media

  The Next Normal: Back to School Roundtable

3 arrested after brief standoff with Smith County deputies at Van Highway residence

  Crews respond to house fire north of Longview

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US bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID vaccine

When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, jabbing the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections.

SPORTS

  TJC athletic director talks possible fall/spring sports switch

New UIL summer guidelines require face coverings at facilities

The UIL will start to let more activities take place on July 13 but will also require face coverings for anyone not actively working out.

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  Longview ISD seeks input on returning to campus for 2020-21 school year

Tyler man answers door to pointed gun, gunman dies after struggle

  Funeral procession for longtime Smith county commissioner pauses in front of courthouse

Man accused of kidnapping Van Zandt County girl for ransom now in Gregg County Jail

COVID-19 testing sites in East Texas

Here are some of the upcoming COVID-19 testing sites in East Texas for early July.
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Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America.

  Fire destroys Rusk County home

  Something to smile about during the COVID-19 pandemic

  Texas officer runs into burning mobile home to save 8-year-old boy

2 people shot, 2 suspects taken into custody in Van Zandt County