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Athens Highway Patrol Trooper Promoted

Athens Highway Patrol Trooper Promoted

TYLER - A state trooper with the highway patrol in Athens is now a Texas Ranger. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced that Justin Cuellar has been promoted to a Texas Ranger, Texas Rangers-Company “D”. Ranger Cuellar, who joined the DPS in 2007, will be stationed in Beeville starting the first of next month.

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Daniel Aylor

Palestine Man Convicted of Second DWI

TYLER - A Tyler jury has found Daniel Aylor, 34, guilty of driving while intoxicated, second offense. In May of last year, he had been stopped in Smith County for speeding and failing to maintain a single lane. A blood sample showed his alcohol concentration was twice over the legal limit. He is scheduled to be sentenced on May 22nd.

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A Majority of a South Tyler Development is Approved

A Majority of a South Tyler Development is Approved

TYLER - A portion of a proposed large development in south Tyler has received city approval. The development, proposed by the Genecov Group, is in the Hollytree subdivision. The approval, on a 4 to 2 vote, was for 294 of the proposed 318 acres. What was not approved was around 20 acres of apartment buildings. The vote came following several hours of comments from the area residents. Many of then felt that the Gennecov proposal would adversely affect their property ...

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Carolyn Lewis

School Employee Arrested Over Absentee Ballots

TYLER - A Chapel Hill School District employee has been arrested for election fraud. Arrested by Smith County sheriff's deputies was Carolyn Lewis, 68 of Winona, who turned herself in at the county jail. The problem stems from 4 absentee ballots that were witnessed by the same person, which is a violation of the Texas Election Code. The ballots were for a position on the Chapel Hill school board. When an investigator contacted her in the parking lot of ...

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Westwood Boil Notice Lifted

Westwood Boil Notice Lifted

PALESTINE - The city of Palestine has rescinded the boil water notice for the Westwood area. According to a news release, "Our system has taken the necessary corrective actions to restore adequate pressure, disinfectant levels, and/or bacteriological quality and has provided TCEQ with testing results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling as of April 24, 2019." Officials add that there are no boil water notices in effect in the city at this time. They add, although ...

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Help for Alto Tornado Victims

Help for Alto Tornado Victims

ALTO -- Victims of tornadoes in Cherokee County are finding hope through a Facebook page. Many people lost their homes and belongings during the tornadoes that ripped through Alto. Now, a Facebook page called "Tornado of 4/13 Lost and Found" is helping people find some of their lost belongings. Missy Whittington is posting items on the page. She found someone's teddy bear. She says, "I'm taking care of it. I'm gonna foster him until I find his home." ...

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Crash Causes Traffic Light Malfunction

TYLER -- Due to a traffic crash at N. Broadway and Gentry Parkway in Tyler, the traffic control signals are not working. The lights are now flashing red in all directions until they are operational again. Expect delays if you choose to drive in that direction.

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World

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russian port city for summit with Vladimir Putin
Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib criticizes Saudi ruler Mohammad Bin Salman
Poem comparing migrants to rats draws condemnation in Austria
Kim Jong Un to meet Vladimir Putin as North Korea pivots to Russia for help
Amal Clooney, Angelina Jolie speak out as US weighed vetoing UN resolution on rape as weapon of war
ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter bombings that killed over 300
New IRA apologizes for murder of Irish journalist Lyra McKee
Buckingham Palace responds to report Prince Harry, Meghan may move to Africa
US ends waivers for Iran oil sanctions, tightening economic pressure on regime
Radical Muslim group blamed in Sri Lanka Easter bombings, 1 of 4 American victims identified
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Business

Boeing says it will take $1 billion hit on grounding of the 737 Max jet
Facebook officials will attend Paris summit to combat spread of terror online following Christchurch attacks
Class-action lawsuit filed over popular baby sleeper
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Samsung delays launch of $2,000 folding phone after problems with review units
With FAA certification, Google’s drone company set to start deliveries in Virginia
Kohl’s to expand its Amazon returns program this summer
Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines, on the changing industry and customer expectations
Samsung delays release of Galaxy Fold over display issues
Purdue Pharma tries to ‘cry poverty’ in lawsuit over opioid epidemic, Connecticut attorney general says
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Political

Deutsche Bank has begun turning over documents in New York AG’s Trump probe
President Trump takes credit for progress combating opioid crisis
Ex-DHS chief wanted cabinet-level election threat meetings, White House refused: Officials
Longtime Iowa Republican joins Democratic party, citing rift with Trump
President Trump renews threat to close portions of southern border
‘We’re fighting all the subpoenas’: Trump on battle with House Democrats
Tampa makes history, electing first openly LGBTQ mayor
President Trump met with Twitter CEO at the White House
Jared Kushner says investigations into Russian interference worse for democracy than meddling was
Bernie Sanders says inmates deserve right to vote, ‘The View’ weighs in
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Health

CDC confirms case of blood-sucking ‘kissing bug’ confirmed in Delaware
WHO: Children under 5 should get no more than 1 hour a day of screen time
Walgreens raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21
‘Fertility warriors’: How one family’s IVF journey led to embryo adoption
The ABCs of infertility: Here’s how people are getting pregnant in 2019
10-year-old girl born without hands wins national handwriting competition: ‘It shows what perseverance and a positive attitude can do’
Measles cases ‘likely’ to break yearly record in just 4 months
Debunking the top three myths about infertility
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Entertainment

Academy Award-winning film ‘Moonlight’ is coming to Netflix in May
Lee Daniels says he’s not here to “judge” Jussie Smollett: “I can only support him and give him compassion”
“You gotta pace yourself”: Checking in with the superfans at Marvel’s 22 Movie Marathon
Study says watching ‘Spider-Man’, ‘Ant-Man’ can reduce phobias of insects
Final trailer for ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ reveals Godzilla’s “ultimate nemesis”: King Ghidorah
“It’s not that long” – Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige on the three-hour run time for ‘Avengers: Endgame’
Jennifer Garner covers ‘People’ magazine’s 2019 “Beautiful Issue”
‘Shazam!’ star Zachary Levi hosting this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards.
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Sports

Texas family accused of obtaining Masters tickets with fake IDs: DOJ
Olympic runner discusses training her mind for success
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Serena Williams posts video of daughter Olympia trying out tennis racquets
Tom Brady shares heartfelt note on his parents’ 50th wedding anniversary
Yankees star Aaron Judge joins team’s growing injured list
Flyers remove Kate Smith statue, drop her version of ‘God Bless America’
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