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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014

FW Begins Construction on Affordable Energy-Efficient Homes

FW Begins Construction on Affordable Energy-Efficient Homes

Construction began in southeast Fort Worth on new energy-efficient homes for first-time low and moderate income homebuyers.

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013

Burleson to Accept Blue Bags in Recycling Effort

Burleson to Accept Blue Bags in Recycling Effort

On Monday, the Burleson City Council approved an amendment to allow residents to use translucent blue plastic bags to dispose of their recycling.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Saturday, Apr 27, 2013

8th Annual Fort Worth Prairie Fest

8th Annual Fort Worth Prairie Fest

Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area organized Prairie Fest to raise awareness of a rare example of a native Fort Worth prairie.

Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Monday, Aug 13, 2012

Plastic Bags Could Get Boot From Big D

Plastic Bags Could Get Boot From Big D

On Tuesday, Dallas city leaders are scheduled to discuss banning plastic bags in stores.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012

Texas Judge Rules Atmosphere, Air Public Trust

Texas Judge Rules Atmosphere, Air Public Trust

A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

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Dallas Police Chief Visits Cowboys in Oxnard

Dallas Police Chief Visits Cowboys in Oxnard

Weeks after the ambush of five police officers, Dallas police chief David Brown and Mayor Mike Rawlings locked elbows with Dallas Cowboys players and staff in Oxnard, California to thank them for their support.

DFW Expert Talks About Safety & Dangers of Ballooning

DFW Expert Talks About Safety & Dangers of Ballooning

Certified Balloon pilot examiner Patrick Cannon talked with NBC 5's Kristin Dickerson about hot air balloon safety and what investigators will search for after the crash in Texas that took 16 lives.

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash <br />

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash

Authorities say at least 16 people were on board a hot air balloon that caught fire and crashed near Austin Saturday. Officials say there appear to be no survivors.

See Broadway Right Here in Dallas

See Broadway Right Here in Dallas

Get your Dallas Summer Musicals season tickets now and catch six shows — from An American in Paris to Kinky Boots — for as low as $20 each.

Winning Powerball Numbers Drawn for $487M Jackpot

Winning Powerball Numbers Drawn for $487M Jackpot

The winning numbers for the Powerball are 11-17-21-23-32 and Powerball 5. Saturday's $487 million jackpot is the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot, but the odds of winning are incredibly small: one...

Fort Worth Neighborhood Helps BBQ Man Fight Back

Fort Worth Neighborhood Helps BBQ Man Fight Back

Single father of three, Dwayne Salsman, nearly lost his home after several health problems, so to make ends meet he and his kids fired up his smoker and his neighbors flocked to help.