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Fighting Feral Hogs in East Texas is About to Get Nasty

Texas Parks and Wildlife says East Texas has some of the most dense wild hog populations in the state, and they tear up yards and ruin crops every year.  Controlling the feral hog population is about to get real.  Real messy.  See what population control method Texas approved this week.

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You’re Probably Doing This With Your Tax Refund

Tax refunds are fun money, right? It depends on how you define "fun." It might surprise you what most people are planning to do with the tax refund this year.

And if you're still looking for free tax help in Lufkin, this is where you can find it.  

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Is This The Dumbest Law in Texas?

It's something I can safely say you will never do, and it involves your eyeball.  But just in case you're thinking about it, I'll mention that it's illegal, and I"ll save you some time in court.

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Girl Scout Cookies Are Coming. Here’s Where You Can Get ‘Em.

Raise your hand if you can polish off an entire sleeve of Thin Mints in one sitting.  Or if you tend to suck on the Tagalongs until the cookie part melts in your mouth and mixes perfectly with the chocolate and peanut butter.  And then you eat five more.  Some of us might do those things.

Girl Scouts will be at several grocery stores around Lufkin this month, with tables set up selling boxes to help us get our fix.  Oh, and which cookie does Texas think is the best?

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Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $255 Million for Tonight’s Drawing

Now is the time to pool the money at the office if you're going for the huge Powerball jackpot tonight.  It's a quarter of a billion dollars, which might mean you don't have to go into debt buying chocolate and jewelry for Valentine's Day.

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Does Lufkin Need Another Sports Bar?

Maybe you've already decided the couch is best on Sunday with an enormous bowl of chips and queso on the coffee table, but the bars will be packed too.  Could Lufkin benefit from another sports bar?

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What’s the Most Underrated Restaurant in Lufkin?

We've all got a favorite spot that flies under the radar and doesn't get the buzz that other restaurants do, and maybe we're kinda glad because it's our little secret. Until now.

What's our most underrated restaurant?

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Get Ten Free Trees That Will Grow in Lufkin

The Arbor Day Foundation will send you ten free trees that are right for the East Texas climate, and they're guaranteed to grow in Lufkin.  Here's how to get them.

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East Texas Football Stars Commit to Colleges

This is what they've worked for.  It's the time of year that high school football standouts get offers from colleges, and start to make the decisions on where they'll play football on Saturdays in the fall.

We've got the news on where some of your favorite players might be headed.

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Lufkin Meals on Wheels Could Use Some Help

People tend to feel generous during the holidays in December, but January can be a rough month for organizations that rely on donations.  Lufkin's Meals on Wheels program is feeling the pinch, and could use a boost right now.

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Are Basketball Games Too Long?

Texas A&M has a big game coming up on national television tonight.

While it's great to be in the spotlight, with the TV time outs and regular time outs, are the games too long? Some basketball games might get a whole lot shorter.

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An East Texas Man Gets Arrested After Calling Police On His Neighbor

If you're going to call police on your neighbor for any reason, it's probably a good idea to be sure that you don't have anything suspect going on.

A Longview man called police about a problem with a neighbor, and well, you can probably guess the rest.

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