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East Texans not taking care of selves in order to take care of wallet

Doctors, patients, even our Facebook followers are in agreement. Many East Texans are delaying crucial medical care because of rising costs. In our special report at 10, Donna McCollum introduces you to someone who says he suffered a stroke because he delayed medical care. And she'll explain what new trends are emerging in the medical field in this new age.

Elementary school classes sprinkled across East Texas have exceeded their maximum limit in size. At 6, Alexis Spears tells you how financial hardship has hit these schools and what they plan to do about it.

Also at 6, learn how East Texas water officials are planning on protecting our needs as the drought continues.

Jeff Awtrey

Assignments editor

KTRE

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