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City of Longview and American Red Cross Open Emergency Shelter

LONGVIEW -- Since many residents are without power, the City of Longview and the American Red Cross are making an emergency shelter available beginning around 8 p.m. Monday. Shelter operation will be at the Longview Exhibit Building at the Maude Cobb Activity Complex on Jaycee Dr. The shelter will have cots and blankets available for those in need. Showers are available, but you will need to bring soap, shampoo, and a towel. Also, remember to bring any medications or ...

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Tornado Confirmed in Longview; UTT Facilities Closed in Longview

EAST TEXAS -- The National Weather Service survey team in Longview has determined an EF-1 tornado hit the city and surrounding areas on Sunday -- just part of the widespread storm activity that struck the area late in the day. KETK reports that with an EF-1 tornado, damage is considered moderate -- including significant roof damage, windows broken, exterior doors damaged or lost, and mobile homes overturned or badly damaged. Also, UT Tyler's Longview University Center will be ...

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TxDOT's Weekly Roadwork Update

TYLER – Here's a look at work planned in TxDOT'S Tyler District during the Week of May 29. Work will resume Tuesday, May 30, following the Memorial Day holiday. As for I-20, work will resume on Wednesday, May 31. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure, or other unforeseen issues. Slow down and pay attention when traveling through work zones. Smith County – Tyler Maintenance will be performing base repairs on FM 14 south of the ...

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Sheriff: Remember the True Meaning of Memorial Day

TYLER -- Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith wants to make sure we remember what Memorial Day is all about -- honoring those who have given their lives in the service of their country. Smith took the podium Monday at the annual Memorial Day service at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery. The sheriff also hopes those who have made the ultimate sacrifice will be remembered each day -- not just one day a year. And ...

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Poacher Gets Probation, Must Pay Restitution

LONGVIEW -- A hunter arrested a year ago on a poaching charge pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to probation and a hefty state financial penalty. KETK and the Longview News-Journal report Phillip Dale Summerfield, 39, of Big Sandy was indicted in April. He was accused of killing white-tailed deer on land owned by Kilgore civic leader Randy Brogoitti and former Gregg County Judge Mickey Smith in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Assistant Gregg County District Attorney Tanya Reed said ...

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Elderly Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Vehicle

LONGVIEW -- The Longview Police Department is investigating after woman was hit by a vehicle and killed early Monday morning. According to KETK, it happened just after midnight. Dolores Reese, 77, of Longview, was standing in the inside lane of traffic in the 5700 block of West Marshall Avenue when she was hit by a vehicle heading west. Police say the weather was not a factor in the accident.

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Bulky Item Pickup for Longview Storm Debris

LONGVIEW -- Due to recent storms, the City of Longview Sanitation Division reminds residential sanitation customers that Bulky Item collection is available for collection of yard debris. Residents can call Sanitation at 903-237-1250 to schedule a pick-up. Residents may also take debris to the Compost Site located at 2020 Swinging Bridge Rd. The Compost Site is not open Monday, May 29, but will be open Tuesday, May 30. Please bring a current water bill to the Compost Site to show ...

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City of Tatum without Power

TATUM -- The City of Tatum remains in the dark following Sunday's severe weather. According to KETK, Tatum fire crews responded to numerous reports of downed trees. Trees are said to have fallen on at least six houses. Mayor Phillip Corey is asking residents to conserve water until further notice. The city has also set up an emergency operation center at the fire station in Tatum. Anyone needing assistance is asked to contact the Tatum Fire Department.

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World

Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin hold frank talks in Versailles
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Prince William ‘sad’ Princess Diana never met his family
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Political

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Top Democrat on House Intel Committee calls for review of Kushner’s security clearance
Trump sons met with GOP officials over political strategy
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Health

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Entertainment

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expand Lawsuit claiming “America's Got Talent” abused girl is dismissed
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Sports

Tiger Woods blames DUI arrest on prescription medications
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout avoids fracture after injuring thumb
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon pitches as he returns from cancer treatment
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