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U-T Tyler Students Feel Good About Their School

U-T Tyler Students Feel Good About Their School

TYLER - Students at The University of Texas at Tyler feel the campus is safe and that the university responds to their needs. This is according to a UT System study on sexual assault and misconduct. The study also gave the university more information about students’ experiences with these behaviors. The Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments report was commissioned by the UT System. Conducted by the UT Austin Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, this is the most detailed, ...

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Cubans Say They Entered US Before End of Immigration Policy

Cubans Say They Entered US Before End of Immigration Policy

HOUSTON (AP) - A group of 11 Cuban immigrants being detained in Texas are fighting deportation after alleging they were wrongly turned away while trying to enter the U.S. just before a longstanding immigration policy related to Cubans was rescinded. An attorney for the immigrants says they reached U.S. soil just before President Barack Obama announced on Jan. 12 the end to the policy, which allowed any Cuban to stay if they made it to U.S. soil.

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2nd Former Baylor Player Arrested This Week On Sex Charge

2nd Former Baylor Player Arrested This Week On Sex Charge

WACO, Texas (AP) - A second former Baylor football player has been arrested on charges that include sexual assault. The U.S. Marshal's Service confirms that 23-year-old Shamycheal "Myke" Chatman was arrested Thursday in Houston. A McLennan County grand jury had earlier indicted Chatman along with another former player, 22-year-old Tre'Von Armstead, who was arrested Wednesday near his hometown of Port Arthur, Texas.

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The Search for a Marshall Theft Suspect Continues

MARSHALL - The Marshall Police Department continues trying to locate a theft suspect. On March 7th, shortly before 7:30am, a man walked into Walmart on East End Boulevard North and went to the electronics department. He then loaded two computers into a shopping cart and left the store without paying. Surveillance video captured the man leaving in a small white car. Anyone with information on the identity of this man is urged to call the Marshall Police Department at 903-935-4575. ...

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Traffic Delays Expected Around the Mud Nationals

JACKSONVILLE - Motorists using U.S. Highway 79 throughout this weekend are advised to use caution or take alternate routes to avoid delays. The 2017 Mud Nationals will take place between Jacksonville and New Summerfield in Cherokee County. The event runs through Sunday. There will be traffic delays as traffic stops for check-in at the park entrance. To help alleviate delays, visitors are encouraged to turn left onto County Road 4208 prior to County Road 4209. This will cause backups to ...

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Tyler’s Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly

Tyler's Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly

AUSTIN - Unemployment in Texas is up slightly. But the jobless number has dropped in Tyler. The Texas unemployment rate in February rose slightly to reach 4.9%, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. It was 4.7% in January. But in Tyler, the opposite is true. Tyler's unemployment was 5% in January. It fell to 4.8% last month. It was 4.25% in February of last year. In Longview, the February unemployment rate was 6.6%. It was 6.4% in January and 5.4% ...

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GOP Healthcare Plan Pulled, Gohmert Still Opposed to the Bill

GOP Healthcare Plan Pulled, Gohmert Still Opposed to the Bill

WASHINGTON (AP/STAFF) — Republican leaders abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., withdrew the legislation after Trump called him and asked him to halt debate without a vote, according to Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong. Just a day earlier, Trump had demanded a House vote and said if the measure lost, he would move ...

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East Texas Coach Killed in Wreck Involving School Bus

MOUNT PLEASANT (AP/STAFF) - Two drivers are dead and dozens of students are injured after an 18-wheeler truck veered into oncoming traffic and struck vehicles including a bus carrying a Texas high school track team. Killed were Angrlica Beard, a first year coach who was driving a car behind the bus, and the truck's driver, Bradley Ray Farmer, 50, of Bogard, Missouri. Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Lonny Haschel says the collision occurred late Thursday on U.S. ...

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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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Business

ICAO calls for cockpit cameras in all newly-designed planes by 2023
Pennsylvania restaurant offers discount for families who have phone-free meals
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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?
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Political

Trump calls Democrats ‘losers’ after GOP health bill failure
Trump appears to take a page from “The Art of the Deal” in health care negotiations
Paul Manafort volunteers to testify in Russia probe
Ryan pulls GOP health care bill following call from Trump
State department issues presidential permit for Keystone pipeline
Trump budget director unsure if enough votes to pass health care bill
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Health

Boy’s giggle fits turned out to be rare form of epileptic seizures
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
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Entertainment

You’re Welcome: Extended spot announces “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” tickets now on sale
Bill Murray cheers on Xavier basketball team’s upset win over Arizona
Michael Pena lays his “CHIPS” on the table, hides “Ant-Man 2” cards
Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds memorial service set for Saturday
“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
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Sports

Bill Murray cheers on Xavier basketball team’s upset win over Arizona
Pat Kelsey backs out of UMass contract, returns to Winthrop
Xavier scores huge ‘Sweet 16’ upset
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