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Robots taking over an East Texas classroom?

There's a robot roaming the halls of tiny Kennard High School today. Why? So a student can attend class from home. Francesca Washington has the must-see story for you at 6.

At 10 last night, we told you how some East Texans are feeling the pinch from soaring electric prices. At 6, Donna McCollum reports non-profit agencies are trying to help out. But they're feeling the pinch too.

What can you do to get your electricity prices down? It's a little more complex than just remembering to turn out the lights. At 10, Michelle Reed looks into more radical ideas, like switching your provider or locking in your rates.

And as we wrap up a week of coverage of the capital murder trial of a Center woman accused in the brutal death of a five-month-old baby, the prosecution wraps up their portion of the trial. Caleb Beames was there for every minute today and will bring you the latest at 6.

Jeff Awtrey
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