Local Interest

These are stories that may not qualify as 'breaking local news,' but are still of importance and interest to our region.

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LOS ANGELES - A North Texas youth just misses her chance at becoming the next American Idol, receiving the fewest votes of the four remaining contestants Thursday.

It's collegiate graduation weekend, but there are plenty of area events to attend after the tassels are turned.

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As college students prepare to move out, rain could delay them this weekend.

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As the thought of summer becomes reality, cooler temperatures puts the reality on hold!

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A wreck involving a red two-door car had traffic at a complete halt Sunday on Interstate 30 just east of Rockwall.

While the storms moving through North Texas have not affected KETR's listening area in a severe way, we'll keep up with the latest here. Of course, we'll be on the air as soon as a severe weather situation presents itself, as always.

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Planning on going to the lake, flying a kite, or having a cookout this weekend? Well it looks like it will be a good one to do so!

Local business supports Veterans Memorial

May 3, 2012
Photo by Cindy Roller

SULPHUR SPRINGS - With less than two months until the anticipated opening of the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial, donations are still coming in for the roughly $750,000 project.

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The two year long weather phenomenon, La Nina, has gone.

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Have you had allergies lately? How about since the beginning of April? Well you might have a break from them this weekend!

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As storm season hits its mid-life, Mother Nature is deciding to prove it in the western counties.

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They say that April showers bring May flowers, but in our case it's bringing May heat!

http://www.ci.greenville.tx.us/archives/64/April%202012%20CM%20Newsletter.pdf

Greenville's City Manager has released the latest newsletter, which addresses various project updates and other information important to residents of the Hunt County seat.

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This is where we live-blogged tonight's forum that took place at City Hall in Commerce, TX. Mayoral candidates: Dr. John Balotti and Coby Marcum. Council candidates: Emma Martin, Sue Davis. Steve Harrison, who opposes Emma Martin, could not be present for this forum.

According to a message from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, the proposed increase to semester credit hours at A&M-Commerce would see a jump from $99.68 to $109.68.

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