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First-term Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020 — completing a stunning fall for the Angleton Republican who enjoyed near unanimous support in the House just months earlier.

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DALLAS (AP) — A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, leaving Mayor Eric Johnson to declare the city "very fortunate" to be assessing only property damage.

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A generator maintenance contractor lost its business with Gregg County after taking too long to fix a generator at the county jail, administrators said Monday.

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After two years of planning for the city’s sesquicentennial in 2020, the Longview 150 Committee now is turning its focus to production of the celebration.

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The Gilmer ISD board of trustees will discuss plans to fill a trustee vacancy at its 6 p.m. Monday meeting at the administration building.

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The Spring Hill ISD board of trustees could approve the purchase of batting cages for the baseball and softball complex at its 6 p.m. Monday meeting in the administration building on 3101 Spring Hill Road.

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The Pine Tree Lodge will have a fall festival from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the nursing and rehabilitation center at 2711 Pine Tree Road.

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Cynthia Macedo, a third grader at Longview ISD’s Bramlette STEAM Academy, plays the video game Super Smash Bros. with her 17-year-old brother, and sometimes she almost beats him, she said.

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The unemployment rate in the three-county Longview metro area dropped to 3.7% in September from 3.9% in August while the state rate held steadily for four months at 3.4%, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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A month after hearing a presentation from Enterprise Fleet Management, the Harrison County Commissioners Court approved the firm, on Wednesday, to manage the county’s vehicles in hopes of building a better fleet and realize potential savings.

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Longview’s Downtown Live concert series continues tonight with 6 Miles to Mixon from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Elaine Reynolds Stage at Heritage Plaza at Green and Methvin streets in downtown Longview.

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DALLAS — President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as “crazy” and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations.