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Thursday, Feb 23, 2017

Ag Chief OKs Use of Poison to Bring a 'Hogpocalypse'

Ag Chief OKs Use of Poison to Bring a 'Hogpocalypse'

The Texas agriculture commissioner approved the use of a poison that he says may herald a "feral hog apocalypse" in a state where an estimated 2.5 million hogs roam.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

Chronic Wasting Disease Detected in Wild Texas Deer

Chronic Wasting Disease Detected in Wild Texas Deer

Chronic wasting disease, a fatal brain condition, has been detected in Texas free-ranging white-tailed deer for the first time, officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

Cold Front Could Bring Temperature Changes, Rain By Weekend

Cold Front Could Bring Temperature Changes, Rain By Weekend

There will be a wide range of temperatures across North Texas and rain chances in this week's challenging forecast.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

Allergy Problems? Blame Wind, Hill Country Mountain Cedar

Allergy Problems? Blame Wind, Hill Country Mountain Cedar

If you have allergies, south winds carrying Mountain Cedar pollen are probably making you feel worse.

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Up to 300 Endangered Salamanders Missing from Texas Facility

Up to 300 Endangered Salamanders Missing from Texas Facility

Up to 300 live, endangered salamanders disappeared from a federal facility south of Austin over Thanksgiving, and authorities say they may have been stolen because of a potential black market value of $15,000.

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.

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Ex-DCS Budget Manager Denies Blame for Financial Mess
Ex-DCS Budget Manager Denies Blame for Financial Mess

The woman who used to manage the finances at Dallas County Schools is speaking out, saying she's not responsible for the financial crisis at the school bus agency.

ICE Detainee with Tumor Removed from N. TX Hospital: Atty.
ICE Detainee with Tumor Removed from N. TX Hospital: Atty.

An undocumented woman in need of surgery to remove a brain tumor is being held at a North Texas Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center.

NTX Pastor Belts Out Gospel Song About Whataburger Biscuit
NTX Pastor Belts Out Gospel Song About Whataburger Biscuit

A McKinney pastor is reaching the masses through a soulful song about the glory of Whataburger.

No Use of US Military for Deportations: Kelly
No Use of US Military for Deportations: Kelly

Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations." Only hours earlier, President Donald Trump suggested the opposite. He told CEOs at the White House the deportation push was a "military operation."

Texas Lt. Gov. Discusses Bathroom Guidelines, School Choice
Texas Lt. Gov. Discusses Bathroom Guidelines, School Choice

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick discussed the Trump administration's decision to reverse guidelines regarding bathroom access for transgender students in a wide-ranging interview Thursday with NBC 5 political reporter Julie Fine.

Jury Problems Delay John Wiley Price Bribery Trial
Jury Problems Delay John Wiley Price Bribery Trial

Jury problems are causing delays at the onset of the John Wiley Price bribery trial Thursday.