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Special Pokemon Go Is Coming to East Texas for Halloween
The last time around, Pokemon Go invaded East Texas with hundreds of people looking for characters, and police had to issue a warning about resisting the urge to trespass looking for Pikachu.
Now there's a special new Halloween version of Pokemon Go coming that starts today, and here are th…
Parents Say This is the Best Age to Get Kids a Smart Phone
This may be the great debate at your house. The kids are begging for a phone so they can enter the world of Snapchat for themselves, and you're holding off as long as you possibly can.  What's the ideal age to let kids have a smart phone, and how does East Texas compare?
This Is The Best Way To Save A Water-Logged Phone
Oh, the horror when we jump off the boat into Sam Rayburn Lake, only to realize the phone is still in our pockets!  And sometimes it falls into the toilet and gets soaked that way. Besides panic, what is the first thing we should do?  This method is the best one to save a wet phone, accord…
What Food Emoji Is Still Missing?
My dad is getting up there in years, but no teenager is going to out-emoji this guy!  He's determined to fully express himself through pics of beer mugs, corn in the husk, and Christmas trees.
By the way, did you hear what emoji might be coming next?  You and my dad will wonder how you…
Texas Uber Riders May Have to Hurry Up
If you're busy finishing up that last drink or conversation with friends and you make the Uber driver wait outside, that's going to cost you.
Here's how long the Uber driver will wait before you rack up an extra charge.
Old TVs Create Big Trash Problems. Lufkin Offers Help.
Flat screens are everywhere now, and while they look great at our favorite bars and restaurants and on the walls at home, they've created some serious issues for city trash collections.  The old boxy TV sets that have been replaced by flat screens can't just be junked, because th…
Your Kindle May Stop Working Without This Update
A Kindle can keep kids occupied for an entire grocery store trip.  I love it!
But if you've got a Kindle an you ignore this mandatory update from Amazon, you may start getting error messages on your beloved e-reader and it will become a blank slate, and suddenly the kids are climbing in and out of th…

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