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Monday, Apr 25, 2016

North Texans Warned of Snake Sightings

North Texans Warned of Snake Sightings

Prosper city officials are warning residents about snake sightings along a popular jogging trail.

Friday, Apr 15, 2016

Rock Ramps at NTX Park Help Turtles Exit the Water

Rock Ramps at NTX Park Help Turtles Exit the Water

Some turtles having a tough time crawling out of an updated North Texas pond can now use special exit ramps.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016

State Tree of Texas in Trouble in McKinney

State Tree of Texas in Trouble in McKinney

A developer wants to rip out hundreds of pecan trees in McKinney to make room for a subdivision.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016

State Tree of Texas in Danger in McKinney

State Tree of Texas in Danger in McKinney

A developer wants to rip out hundreds of pecan trees in McKinney to make room for a subdivision.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

TX Weather Leads to Feral Hog Population Boom

TX Weather Leads to Feral Hog Population Boom

The number of feral hogs in North Texas may be about to explode.

Friday, Mar 4, 2016

Busy Weekend Ahead for Yard Work and Gardeners

Busy Weekend Ahead for Yard Work and Gardeners

Garden centers expect to be busy this weekend, as the warm winter and early spring are both good for business.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016

Fall, Winter Rains Brighten Outlook for Texas Wildflowers

Fall, Winter Rains Brighten Outlook for Texas Wildflowers

Fans of Texas bluebonnets could soon be spotting some beautiful blooms in pastures and along highways.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Lake Grapevine Remains 14 Feet Above Normal

Lake Grapevine Remains 14 Feet Above Normal

Spring break outings at Lake Grapevine will have to wait until next year.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016

Warm February Opens Door for Gardening

Warm February Opens Door for Gardening

This winter is so warm in North Texas, some experts are encouraging people to get out their shovels and plant flowers early.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016

Warm February Means Early Start for Gardeners

Warm February Means Early Start for Gardeners

This winter is so warm in North Texas, some experts are encouraging people to get out their shovels and plant flowers early.

Top Stories
Non-Profits are Major Part of Dallas' Loose Dog Solution

Non-Profits are Major Part of Dallas' Loose Dog Solution

The recommendations from a summer survey on Dallas' loose dogs by Boston Consulting Group are in and this week the Dallas City Council will talk about what to do next.

Teachers Upset By Frisco ISD Tax Vote

Teachers Upset By Frisco ISD Tax Vote

Frisco ISD voters rejected a proposed 13-cent property tax increase that would have given pay raises to teachers and reduced class sizes.

Mansfield Revisits Civil Rights Struggle of 1956

Mansfield Revisits Civil Rights Struggle of 1956

This week, leaders across Tarrant County will mark 60 years of progress since a group of black students were turned away from the doors of then all-white Mansfield High School.

UNT Students Head To Class with Campus Carry

UNT Students Head To Class with Campus Carry

The University of North Texas will be among the local campuses returning to class for the first time Monday with the new state-wide campus carry law in effect.

Permanent Cease-Fire Taking Effect in Colombia Under Accord

Permanent Cease-Fire Taking Effect in Colombia Under Accord

A permanent cease-fire is taking effect in Colombia on Monday, the latest step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group. The commander of the...

Trump Could Clarify Policy in Speech on Wednesday

Trump Could Clarify Policy in Speech on Wednesday

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise...