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Steve Kaplowitz.
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March Madness is a Huge Time Suck at Work, and Maybe That’s Okay

You've probably seen the headlines about March Madness, and how employers are faced with dilemmas about whether to ban basketball-watching and bracket-checking at the office or just let it slide. People are gonna check scores anyway right?  I mean we've got our smart phones.  Seems like a losing battle.  Linkedin says bosses should go ahead and embrace the Madness.

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East Texas Braces for More Heavy Rainfall

Just a quick look at the Angelina River, Neches River, or Lake Sam Rayburn will immediately tell you that we've had a very wet Winter.  It looks like Spring, at least the first few days of it, will be wet, as well.

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U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ignacio D. Perez/ Released
U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ignacio D. Perez/ Released
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Highlighting Britton Smallwood, United States Navy

Every once in a while, I receive a press release from a branch of our armed services highlighting someone from the local area.  A few weeks ago, Britton Smallwood was featured.

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Flooding Rains Possible on Thursday for Deep East Texas

Thursday will bring about an inch or two of rain across much of the Pineywoods.  That may not sound like to big of a flooding threat across the region, but when that comes just 3 days after a 3-4 inch rainfall, then there could be problems. 

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ronstik via ThinkStock
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East Texas Lawmaker Files Bill to Kill Daylight Saving Time

East Texas State Rep. Dan Flynn is sick of Daylight Saving Time, and he's doing something about it.

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Courtesy SFA Marketing Dept
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SFA’s Thomas Walkup Named Player of the Year

"Watch number 0, if you want to become a better basketball player, just watch Thomas Walkup." That's what I've told my 15-year-old son and that's what I would tell any coach or parent.  "Just watch how Walkup plays the game."

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‘Nice Legs’ for the Lufkin Police Department

Throughout the month of March, KICKS 105 has teamed up with our friends from Brookshire Brothers to give out some 'Nice Legs' to area businesses.  We're talking about the 'Best Fried Chicken in Town' from the Brookshire Brothers Deli. 

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East Texas Monday Soaker

Many area schools will be starting Spring Break this week, and it looks like it will be getting off to a very wet start.  In fact, flooding in the area could take place on Monday. 

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Do Your Kids Get Messed Up By the Time Change?

We've got to spring forward one hour this weekend, and that has a tendency to mess up family life.

The experts have some advice for parents on how to help kids deal with the beginning of Daylight Savings Time on Sunday.

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East Texas Wintry Weather and School Delays

For the 3rd time in 10 days, much of Deep East Texas is under a Winter Weather Advisory.  This alert runs from 9pm Wednesday night and continues until noon Thursday. 

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Tops on Thursday at Angelina County Fair

Thursday at the Angelina County Fair it was a mixture of lambs, goats, geldings, and fillies that filled the floor of the Expo Center in Lufkin...that and quite a lot of nervous moments for the youth that have worked so hard. 

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Texas Firefighter Causes Viral Controversy with Dead Dogs Photo

A Facebook post with an image of two dead dogs allegedly shot by a Texas fireman has caused a viral uproar on the social network.

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