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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.

Monday, Jan 11, 2016

State Using Aircraft to Fight Rabies in Wild Animals

State Using Aircraft to Fight Rabies in Wild Animals

State health officials this week are starting another round of air drops over a 17-county area of Central and Southeast Texas to control rabies in wild animals.

Friday, Dec 18, 2015

Zebra Mussels Confirmed at Dean Gilbert Lake

Zebra Mussels Confirmed at Dean Gilbert Lake

Pesky zebra mussels have turned up at another North Texas lake.

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015

Endangered Ocelot in Texas Apparently Hit by Vehicle, Dies

Endangered Ocelot in Texas Apparently Hit by Vehicle, Dies

An endangered ocelot has been found dead near a South Texas road and game wardens believe the rare animal was hit by a vehicle.

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Clinton's Pledge: Steady Hand at 'Moment of Reckoning' <br />

Clinton's Pledge: Steady Hand at 'Moment of Reckoning'

Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in a volatile world. "We are clear-eyed about what our country is...

TCU Superfan Micah Ahern Dies of Cancer at Age 7

TCU Superfan Micah Ahern Dies of Cancer at Age 7

Micah Ahern, a 7-year old Arlington boy who became an inspiration for the TCU Horned Frogs baseball team and many people across North Texas, has died of cancer.

Officers Rescue Robbery Suspect from Burning Car

Officers Rescue Robbery Suspect from Burning Car

Two Fort Worth police officers are being hailed as heroes after pulling an unconscious robbery suspect from a burning vehicle earlier this month.

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.

Boy, 7, Finds Key, Unlocks Gun Cabinet, Shoots Self

Boy, 7, Finds Key, Unlocks Gun Cabinet, Shoots Self

Investigators say a 7-year-old boy should recover after shooting himself in the head with a revolver he found in his Texas grandfather's gun cabinet.

Missing Allen Mother Found Deceased in Car

Missing Allen Mother Found Deceased in Car

A North Texas woman believed to have been missing since Sunday has been found deceased, Allen police confirm.