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Schlitterbahn Offers Free Admission to the Military and First Responders

All Schlitterbahn Water Parks are letting military members and first responders in free at different times this month, and we'll help you plan accordingly.

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Lufkin School District Not Among the Best in Texas

School districts across Texas have been graded using lots of public info, plus reviews from parents, neighbors, and students.  Lufkin schools are some of the highest ranked in East Texas, but still we're not among the top 200 in the state. What are we doing wrong? See how low we rank, and start making your case now to give them a boost.

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Your Credit Card Purchase Might Be Denied Without an ID

If you really want a new fancy new tablet or iPad, take your driver's license with you to buy it.

Texas has a new law that kicks in next January, that will allow a store to decline your credit card purchase if you forget your ID. 

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New Law Seeks to Crack Down on Distracted New York Drivers
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To Get a Driver’s License, a New Requirement is Coming

For some drivers needing a Texas license after September 1, there's a new course that you'll have to take.

Without it, you can't get a license!

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Painted-Rock Trend Prompts a Warning from State Parks

Last summer it was Pokemon Go.  This summer it's a new trend that's getting people outside and on a treasure-hunt-like mission.

So...what's with all the painted rocks, and why is Texas not loving them?  

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Take this 8-Mile Ride on the Most Haunted Road in Texas

East Texas has some great spooky spots, but if you really want to freak yourself out, take this haunted journey on what some say is the scariest road in the entire state. Have you heard what's happening on Bragg Road?

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Shortage Alert — Authentic Mexican Restaurants in East Texas

Texas can brag about a lot of things, but not this.  Chicago has the most authentic, non-chain Mexican restaurants per capita, and other big cities in the US rank higher than places like San Antonio and Houston.  So what's the closest place to us, with the most authentic Mexican food?  A three-hour road trip will get you the best empanadas.  

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Texas Vandals Put Razor Blades on Playground Slides

As a parent, this story might make you crazy.  Who would weld razor blades to a children's slide at a city park?  It happened in a Texas city not too far away.

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McDonald’s is Giving Away Free Ice Cream

This is a great way to beat the heat.  In honor of National Ice Cream Day, McDonald's will hand you a free vanilla cone one day this weekend, and all you have to do is show up at a participating location. You'll have a chance at winning free ice cream for life too.  

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What You Need to Know about Texas’ Texting and Driving Ban

The new texting and driving ban signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott takes effect in another six weeks, but there are some things we need to know now to prep for it.

Like how high are the fines?

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Jerry Falwell Dies At Age 73
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Dress Up Like a Cow To Get Free Food Tuesday

Chick-Fil-A is offering free food tomorrow  just break out your bells and cow spots.

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West Nile is Found in Panola and Van Zandt Counties, and The Woodlands

Biologists have found positive mosquito samples near The Woodlands, and Texas Health and Human Services says we've had positive West Nile activity near Carthage and Canton too.  Here's what we need to know.

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