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Ponzi scheme victims get paid, but was it enough?

Many investors lost millions, thanks to a Nacogdoches man getting sloppy with the money they trusted him with. Today, they have some of that money back, but still feel like they have learned a valuable lesson. Donna McCollum has the report at 6.

Eminent domain is claiming a restaurant which has been popular in Lufkin for 30 years. Alexis Spears talks to the owner at 10.

Happy Ash Wednesday! Francesca Washington explains the meaning of the observance at 6.

At 5 and 10, meet a female pilot known as one of the best and who lives right here in East Texas. It's Tina Alexander's "Somebody's Gotta Do It."

Jeff Awtrey

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