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8-year-old kidnapping case over

The case of two kidnappers taking a child and pretending like he's their own for eight long years is finally over, as a jury has found the mother/daughter duo guilty. Now, as the same jury determines their punishment, Michelle Reed brings us the latest at 6 and an exclusive emotional interview with one of the kidnappers at 10.

Health Horizons is taking on the serious issue of teen pregnancy and STD-HIV rates in East Texas. It's publicizing a community mobilization training to address the alarming findings. At 6, Donna McCollum tells us the problem is much too large for just one non-profit agency to tackle. It's a community issue quickly getting out of hand.

Last night, we told you Lufkin City Council is expected to vote on a zoning change that if approved would allow a new athletic center to open. A Lufkin business man is hoping he will get the green light for the new 5,000 square-foot indoor recreational facility that would be located on West Denman. And we've learned this might not be the only one coming to town. At 6, Caleb Beames talks  with the owner of the new facility and a city officials about how these new recreational businesses can help the community.

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