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Do Texans Still Smoke?

The price of cigarettes has increased. Smoking has been banned from quite a few bars and restaurants. There's a lawsuit that's trying to get smoking removed completely from movies that target kids.  Is smoking so marginalized that we've almost seen the end of it in Lufkin?

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Woman, 95, Robbed and Dragged 6 Feet By Vicious Purse Snatcher

The country is already experiencing enough upheaval without this kind of shocking crime happening.

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Lufkin in June Was the Hottest on Record

If it feels hotter than usual, it's true. Last month was the hottest June on record in Lufkin, and meteorologists don't see any signs of that changing.

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Texas is a Great Place for First-Time Home Buyers

We're lucky in Texas that for the most part, the job market is steady and houses are affordable.

That makes us one of the best places in the country to buy a first home, and it doesn't look like that will change anytime soon.  See which Texas city ranks higher than any other.

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Cody Johnson Band to Headline First-Ever LIVEStock Music Festival

This September one of Texas Music's biggest stars is coming to Atwood Farm in Frankston, TX to headline the first-ever LIVEStock, and he's bringing some mighty fine support with him...

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Watch the First Night of the Republican Convention Here

The Republican Convention kicks off today, Monday, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The first day's theme is "Make America Safe Again," featuring speeches from numerous prominent conservative leaders and celebrities. Here's who you can expect to see tonight.

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Tops in Texas: Aaron Watson Eyes Third Week at No. 1

This week Aaron Watson looks to keep his touching tribute to his daughter at No. 1 for a third week; but Brandon Jenkins, William Clark Green and Rich O'Toole all look to end his reign on top...

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There Are Three Things We Shouldn’t Buy Generic

If you're like me, weekends include a trip to H-E-B to stock up.

Good news...If you came home with an SUV full of a mix of name-brand things and generics, you probably did it right.

There are some things we should buy generic and some things we shouldn't, and there's a key to telling the difference.

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Three Police Officers Shot And Killed In Baton Rouge
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Multiple Police Officers Killed in Baton Rouge Ambush [UPDATED]

One suspect is dead. Two remain at large.

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At Least the Cowboys Win The Off-Season Game

The Dallas Cowboys have had some disappointing seasons and missed opportunities lately, but one thing is sure. They win the "Great Off-Season Headline Race of 2016."

Two big stories came out this week that put the Cowboys in the spotlight, and one of them gives fans a lot to be excited about.  The other one just means anything Cowboy-related will keep costing a lot of money.

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Scores Dead in France as Truck Runs Over Crowds of People During Celebration

A man drove a truck through a huge crowd of people at a beach in Nice, France, killing at least 73 and injuring many more. The driver has been killed by police.

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Texas Colleges Aren’t The Best, But Still Good Schools for the Money

This week I heard a co-worker utter the phrase "back to school," and I had to look at my smart phone to check the date.  Really?!  We're on the downhill side of the summer already.

If you're a college student, you may be working all summer to build up some funds for tuition this fall cuz it's dang expensive.  We know we're paying a lot, but are Texas schools worth the money?  You might be surprised about the top Texas school for the price.

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