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Gohmert Still Against the GOP Healthcare Plan

Gohmert Still Against the GOP Healthcare Plan

WASHINGTON (AP/STAFF) — Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call today, plunging ahead despite uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump and his GOP allies in Congress. Among those opposing the measure is Tyler Republican congressman Louie Gohmert. Gohmert said the bill did not go through the process that its should have. According to Gohmert, "There ...

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East Texas Coach Killed in Wreck Involving School Bus

MOUNT PLEASANT -- A Mount Pleasant High School girls track team coach, Angelica Beard, has been confirmed as one of the fatalities in a bus crash that occurred at 10:30 Thursday evening south of Talco, according to the Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune. Beard, a first year coach for the team, was in a car following the bus. The driver of the track team bus is in a Tyler hospital in critical condition. According to Mount Pleasant Superintendent Judd Marshall, both ...

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Billy Wayne Newman

Rusk County Shooting Suspect Sought

HENDERSON - Rusk County authorities are looking for a man they believe was responsible for a shooting on Tuesday. He is Billy Wayne Newman, 44, of Henderson. He was seen running from the scene of the shooting that wounded a man on County Road 4132. He was hospitalized for treatment. A warrant for Newman's arrest has been issued by Justice of the Peace Joe Sorrells. He is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Officers No Billed in Fatal Upshur County Shooting

Officers No Billed in Fatal Upshur County Shooting

GILMER- The Upshur County Grand Jury has cleared two officers in a fatal shooting in early January. State Trooper John Smith III and sheriff's deputy Alex Ortiz, shot and killed Dale Hightower Jr., 53, of Gilmer. Hightower had assaulted his girlfriend and was holding her against her will. He was shot after pointing a rifle at the officers and ignored multiple commands to drop his weapon. Video and audio evidence showed that both officers yelled and identified themselves. Next, the ...

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Missing Marshall Woman Found

Missing Marshall Woman Found

MARSHALL - Marshall police say that Francine Robertson, 29, has been found. She had been missing since March 14th when she was seen walking in the 2300 block of West Rusk Street. Family members were concerned about her welfare because It is believed she may suffer from some sort of mental illness. The police say she has been found safe in Marshall. No other details were released.

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Longview Mother and Son Indicted

Longview Mother and Son Indicted

TYLER - A Longview mother and son have been indicted on multiple federal charges of student financial aid fraud. Gracie Brisco, 54, and her son, Robert Brisco were indicted by a federal grand jury in Tyler on Wednesday. Between June 2013 and September 2015, the two are said to have misapplied, stole, and obtained by fraud, false statement, and forgery, funds, assets, and property insured under the Pell Grant Program and the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programs. ...

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A Chase On the Interstate Lands A Woman in Jail

A Chase On the Interstate Lands A Woman in Jail

VAN - A Clorado woman is in the Smith County Jail following a brief chase on Interstate Highway 20. A state trooper tried to stop Nicole Diane Morris, 44, for a traffic violation shortly before 9:45 Thursday morning. She decided to run. The nearly ten minute chase ended when another state trooper deployed a spike strip on the interstate. It caused Morris to eventually stop at a truck stop near Van. She was taken into custody without incident. Morris has ...

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Kenneth Marshall Flory

Accidents Claims the Life of a Longview Doctor

LONGVIEW - A Longview doctor, injured in a March 8th traffic accident, has died. Kenneth Marshall Flory, 74, was injured in the accident at the intersection of McCann Road and Montclair. His light had turned green and, as he was driving through the intersection, he was hit by a pickup driven by Lloyd Dwayne Rogers, 37, of Lancaster. The impact caused Flory's car to leave the roadway and strike a wooden privacy fence and a green house located northwest of ...

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It’s Time to Stop and Smell the Flowers in Tyler

It's Time to Stop and Smell the Flowers in Tyler

TYLER - Tyler's annual Azalea & Spring Flower Trail kicks off tomorrow morning. It started this morning at 10:00m with the ribbon cutting ceremony at 212 West Dobbs Street. That signals the opening of three weekends of activities. The flower trail starts at South Broadway and Houston and will split into two trails. Signs mark the routes. There are a host of activities, including a bike tour, a 5K and 10K run, arts and crafts fair, a tour of historic ...

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Police release photo of London terror attack suspect
Two more ‘significant arrests’ made over London terror attack
Fourth victim dies in London terror attack, police identify suspect as UK native Khalid Masood
‘Terrorists will not defeat us’: London honors terror attack victims with candlelight vigil
Duchess Kate talks motherhood, reacts to London terror attack
Utah man celebrating wedding anniversary among those killed in London attack
Inspiring messages appear at London subway stations after attack
London police identify suspected Westminster attacker as UK native with criminal record
Cities across the globe pay tribute to London terror attack victims
Video shows suspected London attacker barreling across Westminster Bridge
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Business

OK Foods recalls chicken products over possible metal contamination
Is gourmet popcorn worth the price tag?
Tax Tip: Getting deductions for higher learning
President Trump climbs into an 18-wheeler and pretends to be a trucker
Trump Hotel in DC not in violation of government lease, GSA says
Customer returns to Starbucks with apology note, $50 after rude treatment of barista
Jobless claims jump to 258K
Tax Tip: What happens when you can’t pay the IRS?
Virgin America will disappear into Alaska Airlines in 2019
Starbucks to open 12,000 new locations by 2021
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Political

Paul Manafort volunteers to testify in Russia probe
After president’s ultimatum, House set to vote Friday on health care bill
State department issues presidential permit for Keystone pipeline
Trump budget director unsure if enough votes to pass health care bill
President Trump climbs into an 18-wheeler and pretends to be a trucker
GOP health care plan would hit people in counties Trump won hardest
Intel chair Devin Nunes unsure if Trump associates were directly surveilled
Why ‘essential benefits’ are sticking point in Obamacare overhaul
CBO releases new score of GOP health care bill
Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter under investigation for potential campaign finance violations
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Health

Julianne Hough wants to start ‘open conversations’ about endomitriosis
Can birth control pills protect women from cancer?
High school student hailed as hero after performing Heimlich maneuver on classmate
White working class increasingly hit with ‘deaths of despair,’ report finds
Cancer in young women and teens may harm future pregnancies, study finds
Teen gets bionic legs after being born unable to walk
Mom honors ‘the village’ that made daughter’s adoption possible
Deadly Meningitis Trial: Ex-pharmacy head convicted of fraud, not guilty of murder
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Entertainment

“Mindy Project” diss leads to Kaling date with Jersey Sen. Corey Booker
“Married…with Children” Star Katy Sagal Once Dated Kiss’ Gene Simmons
“CHIPS,” “Life,” and “Power Rangers” among this week’s new releases
Disney chief teases 15 years of “Star Wars” stories yet to come
Ryan Gosling reveals why he laughed during Oscars “Moonlight” mix-up
“Empire” Recap: Cookie and Lucious bring the sound and the fury
“I felt a really long way from home”: James Corden mourns victims of London terror attack
“Love Actually” stars reunite for “Red Nose Day Actually” trailer
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Sports

Xavier scores huge ‘Sweet 16’ upset
Scoreboard roundup — 3/23/17
Georgetown fires head coach John Thompson III
Patriots to visit White House next month in honor of Super Bowl win
South Carolina coach describes team’s March Madness win over Duke
Scoreboard roundup — 3/22/17
Lopez, Ibaka Suspended One Game for Altercation
Team USA beats Puerto Rico in its first World Baseball Classic final
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