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National champs!

Continuing the recent success of our East Texas universities, we're so proud of our Lady 'Runners of Angelina College, who won the National Junior College World Series of softball over the weekend. And hundreds of others showed their support today and showed up at the reception for the team. Laura Sadler brings you coverage at 6.

It took selecting a panel of jurors, but a Huntington man pleaded guilty today to slashing a woman's throat and leaving her for dead in 2012, accepting a 25-year prison sentence. At 6, Caleb Beames brings you the reaction from that victim about the sentence.

A $40 million expansion at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital is leading to a unique request. At 6, Donna McCollum explains how the hospital wants to take over a street.

With a typical hot summer right around the corner, you may be cringing at the thought of what keeping your yard green is going to do to your wallet. At 6, Michelle Reed shows you some simple ways she learned how to keep your lawn and your pocketbook green until August.

Jeff Awtrey
Assignments editor
KTRE

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