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Hurricane Katrina, Five Years Later

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Five years later and we are taking a unique look on what happened during those first few days after Hurricane Katrina. Photojournalists captured the disaster, the photos becoming the first indication Katrina wasn't just a bad storm, but a disaster. Betty Nguyen has more. More>>

Texomans To Be Recognized At 4th Annual James Lane Legacy Dinner

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The fourth annual James Lane Legacy Dinner and auction.  Its presented by the Mavericks and the Boy's and Girls clubs Alumni Association of Wichita Falls. More>>

Racer's Reunion Roars At Texoma Motor Speedway

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Sunday at Texoma Motor Speedway, racers gathered for the Racer's Reunion. James Skinner, the promoter for the event says, "It's kind of low key and it's geared more towards racers, and people that are More>>

Defining The Standard Of First Aid

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It's a product used in major events like the Olympics and Super Bowl along with most professional sports leagues.

Not to mention, it's a must-have for most American Red Cross branches and even the Government.

It's called PICKPAK and the company that makes it is headquartered right here in Wichita Falls.

As Newschannel 6 Lindsey Rogers found out, it's defining the standard of first aid.
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Job Corps Helping Texomans Excel

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Since the Wichita Falls Job Corps office opened about a year ago dozens of students have enrolled.

Job Corps is a free education and vocational training program funded through the U.S. Department of Labor.

We wanted to see how those students are doing now, so Newschannel 6 Lindsey Rogers caught up with one student who is near graduation to find out how the program is helping her.
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Mexico President Heads To The White House

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The white house is getting ready for a visit this week from the president of Mexico. More>>

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  • Trump Health Dept. dismisses Obama appointed surgeon general

    Trump Health Dept. dismisses Obama appointed surgeon general

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:33:03 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:33:03 GMT
    The Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General.
    The Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General.
  • Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

    Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:03:01 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:03:01 GMT

    When Congress returns to work this coming week, they'll find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation, and a budget deadline that's dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald...

    When Congress returns to work this coming week, they'll find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation, and a budget deadline that's dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall.

  • Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

    Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:02:29 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:02:29 GMT

    Republican leaders in Congress remain dubious that a health care bill can emerge from the House next week after lawmakers return from their spring break.

    Republican leaders in Congress remain dubious that a health care bill can emerge from the House next week after lawmakers return from their spring break.

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