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Severe Weather
7:18 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Storm victims offered relief through SBA

A residence in the Diamond Creek Subdivision in Forney
Photo by the National Weather Service

A handful of local counties are among 13 in North Texas for whom the federal government is offering low-interest disaster loans.

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Dan Rather
9:47 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Dan Rather on Texas, Twitter and journalism

Dan Rather sits down with Scott Harvey, Jerrod Knight, and Savannah Christian of The East Texan in KETR's studios.
Jason Flowers TAMU-Commerce Photo

COMMERCE - A candid, humble and at times emotional Dan Rather, longtime anchor of the CBS Evening News, reflected on his more than 60 years in journalism during a Tuesday evening visit to the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.

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Police and Courts
9:19 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Officials find Wilson acted in self defense

SULPHUR SPRINGS - A specially called Hopkins County Grand Jury has decided against the murder indictment of a Sulphur Springs man.

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School finance
8:23 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Judge sets trial date as more schools join finance lawsuit

AUSTIN - State District Judge John Dietz signed an order Monday establishing an October tentative trial date for Texas’ school finance lawsuits.

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Police and Courts
7:47 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Man convicted of child sexual assault gets lengthy term

GREENVILLE - Quinlan resident Michael Charles Hill has been issued two stacked life sentences for child molestation.

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Law Enforcement
7:17 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Commerce PD to add TASER to arsenal

The TASER X26
Google

COMMERCE - Commerce Police will soon undergo training before each is equipped with a taser in what the department says will significantly lower the risk of injury compared to physical force.

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Van Zandt County
8:09 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Local Airport Dubbed Most Improved for 2012

Google

AUSTIN - A general aviation airport in East Texas won top honors recently for structural and aesthetic improvements that eventually turned a financial liability into an economic asset for the community and the region.

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Children's Learning Center
5:32 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Report Declares Children’s Learning Center in Compliance

www.tamuc.edu

COMMERCE - State officials have deemed the Children’s Learning Center (CLC) at Texas A&M University-Commerce to be in compliance with all state regulations after an incident at the facility reportedly left a girl’s elbow dislocated.

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Taxes
3:54 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Late tax filers at it again in Texas

BONHAM - Since April 15 fell on a Sunday, and Monday is Emancipation Day, eleventh-hour filers can push the deadline back until Tuesday.

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Standoff
8:38 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Shooting victim charged with assault on public servant

CHICOTA - A Lamar County man is said to have exchanged gunfire with multiple law enforcement officials Friday afternoon before he was subdued.  

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