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Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016

Officials to Review Protection of Lesser Prairie Chicken

Officials to Review Protection of Lesser Prairie Chicken

Federal wildlife officials on Tuesday agreed to reconsider the status of a grouse found in pockets across the Great Plains as environmentalists fight to return the bird to the list of protected species.

Friday, Nov 4, 2016

Hunters Stock Up for Deer Opener

Hunters Stock Up for Deer Opener

Hunters from across the state stopped by Bass Pro in Grapevine on Friday to get their last minute supplies and new tech before heading out to the field for this weekend’s deer opener.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016

Group Rekindles Battle Over Lesser Prairie Chicken

Group Rekindles Battle Over Lesser Prairie Chicken

Environmentalists say there's new evidence that warrants listing the lesser prairie chicken again on the endangered list.

Friday, Sep 2, 2016

Kicking Off Longest Dove Hunting Season in Decades

Kicking Off Longest Dove Hunting Season in Decades

This year, Texas dove hunters will see the longest dove season in 80 years.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

US to Decide on Protections for 9 Species

US to Decide on Protections for 9 Species

A legal settlement filed Tuesday requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to decide on Endangered Species Act protections for nine species under deadlines.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Heat-Tolerant Plants That Require Little Water

Heat-Tolerant Plants That Require Little Water

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist Dotty Woodson recommended plants to add to your landscape that will do well in Texas' summer heat and not require a lot of water.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

The National Park Service Celebrates 100 years

The National Park Service Celebrates 100 years

The U.S. National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of managing some of the nation's most well-known parks, monuments and historic places.

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Has Park Goers Buzzing

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Has Park Goers Buzzing

Fans of the outdoors have been waiting years, but the newest state park in North Texas is one step closer to reality. Plans for the new Palo Pinto Mountains State Park will be unveiled Wednesday.

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

Fire Ants Forced to Higher Ground By Heavy Rainfall

Fire Ants Forced to Higher Ground By Heavy Rainfall

Fire ants, usually in hiding underground during the hot and dry summer months, are more active right now because of higher than usual rainfall.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Fourth of July Lake Goers: Beware of Invasive Species

Fourth of July Lake Goers: Beware of Invasive Species

Anyone with big plans to party on the lake in celebration of the Fourth should be aware of an invasive species that is taking over three more lakes in Texas.

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Nine Arlington Police Officers Fired for Falsifying Reports

Nine Arlington Police Officers Fired for Falsifying Reports

Nine Arlington police officers have been fired for reporting traffic stops they never conducted.

Funeral Home Director Acquitted in Theft Trial

Funeral Home Director Acquitted in Theft Trial

A former Fort Worth funeral home owner once handed the maximum jail sentence on two counts of felony theft will soon be freed.

Actor Apologizes to Dallas Police After Love Field Arrest

Actor Apologizes to Dallas Police After Love Field Arrest

Actor Judge Reinhold apologized to the Dallas police for wasting their time following an arrest at Dallas Love Field Thursday afternoon for disorderly conduct.

US to Send Up to 200 More Troops to Syria to Battle IS

US to Send Up to 200 More Troops to Syria to Battle IS

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Saturday that as many as 200 more American troops are being sent to Syria to help Kurdish and Arab fighters capture the Islamic State group's key stronghold of Raqqa. The...

Dallas Names T.C. Broadnax Finalist for City Manager

Dallas Names T.C. Broadnax Finalist for City Manager

Tacoma manager remains after Dallas interviews 5 manager candidates this week.

Mesquite Police Officer Indicted, Allegedly Injured Child

Mesquite Police Officer Indicted, Allegedly Injured Child

A Mesquite police officer is on paid leave following an indictment alleging he injured a 14-year-old girl.