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East Texas Restaurants That Stand the Test of Time

Don't you hate it when you love love love a restaurant and it becomes your go-to spot, but it doesn't last? It's worth high-fiving the East Texas restaurants that stand the test of time.

Many of them are Mom and Pop restaurants that are passed down through generations. Can you name some of them?

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Three of the Top Small Town Cafes Are in East Texas

There's an art to becoming a "cafe."

A cafe is not just another restaurant, and could very well serve up its meals with a big scoop that goes splat on a platter. And we love it.

Three of the best small town cafes are in rural communities not far from us, proving that you don't need to sit in the middle of a large population to have lunch or dinner all figured out.

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Are Texas Homecoming Mums Getting Too Crazy?

Mums at homecoming have been a Texas tradition for years, but are they getting too elaborate? One Texas girl spent $600 on her mum.

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The Top Ten Halloween Costume Ideas for Pets

Oh, our poor pups! It's the worst season of their lives. There's nothing dogs dislike more than dressing up like a pumpkin, or a hot dog, or a cat for goodness sakes. But they're gonna do it this Halloween, in the name of fun.

Check out the ten most popular Halloween costume ideas for pets, and tell us what you would add to the list.

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Las Vegas Mourns After Largest Mass Shooting In U.S. History
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Help Us Raise Money For Families of Las Vegas Shooting Victims

We are all deeply saddened by the horrific, senseless tragedy in Las Vegas last Sunday. Together with radio stations across America, we’re making a push to collect funds to help victims and their families. Here's how you can help.

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One of the Most Haunted Hotels in the US is Right Here in Texas

If you saw the movie It and you want to keep that freaked out feeling going awhile longer, take this short road trip to Southeast Texas and you'll get more spooked.

If haunted houses are fun, a huge, then a haunted hotel is even better! A two hour drive from Lufkin gets you to one of the most haunted hotels in all of the US.

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Texas Governor Abbott Holds News Conference To Update On Hurricane Harvey
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Gov. Greg Abbott Issues Statement on Mass Shooting at Las Vegas Music Festival

Monday morning, Texas governor Greg Abbott offered condolences to the victims of the deadly mass shooting at Las Vegas' Route 91 Harvest musical festival.

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One East Texas Hamburger Joint Has Big Plans to Expand

On a road trip across East Texas, maybe you've had Cowboy Melt, or the Black and Blue burger at this place. Now Jucy's Hamburgers is adding new things to that comfort-food-menu-of-greatness like veggie burgers and chicken sandwiches, and they've got plans to open up more restaurants across East Texas that could bring them to Lufkin. Yum!

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Texas is About to Be Bombarded with Monarch Butterflies

If you only had three months to live, what would you do with your time? Fly to Mexico of course! That's what the monarchs are doing right now, and we've got the scoop on a massive migration through Texas that you can't help but notice.

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It’s Time to Rethink These Breast Cancer Myths — Risks, Causes, Prevention Methods

Too many myths exist about the risk, contraction and treatment of breast cancer. It's time to put five of them to rest.

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Want a Trader Joe’s in Lufkin? Just Ask.

Bring a Trader Joe's to Lufkin.

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Shooting at Spokane-Area High School Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Wounded

A gunman shot and killed one student and injured three others at Freeman High School in Rockford, Washington, Wednesday morning (Sept. 13). The suspected shooter, identified as Caleb Sharpe, was detained by police.

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