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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Baby Swans Captivate in University Park

Baby Swans Captivate in University Park

A pair of swans and their growing family have captivated people in University Park.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Something Good: Agriculture Students Honored

Something Good: Agriculture Students Honored

Future Farmers of America students from areas around Burleson, Hillsboro and Stephenville were honored with the AgYouth Annual Banquet in Granbury on Monday.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Is Someone Stealing Geese from White Rock Lake?

Is Someone Stealing Geese from White Rock Lake?

People who live near White Rock Lake say someone is stealing their geese.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

Critics Protest Closing Texas Fishing Spot Rollover Pass

Critics Protest Closing Texas Fishing Spot Rollover Pass

Some fans of fishing at the popular Rollover Pass cut in Texas have protested plans to fill the gap and build a park and pier.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017

This Cat's Showdown With Rattler is Your Monday Motivation

This Cat's Showdown With Rattler is Your Monday Motivation

Police in South Texas say a recent close call should serve as a warning for residents to keep a watchful eye out for snakes.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Park Ranger Discovers Mysterious 'Dr. Seuss' Plant

Park Ranger Discovers Mysterious 'Dr. Seuss' Plant

Texas park rangers at Atlanta State Park, southwest of Texarkana, shared a photo showing a pink and white fluffy ball on the park's Facebook page Tuesday. The post, which has been shared more than 1,600 times

Monday, Mar 13, 2017

Bluebonnets in Bloom - March 13, 2017

Bluebonnets in Bloom - March 13, 2017

Karrie's photo was featured in the Bluebonnets in Bloom segment on Monday, March 13, 2017.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017

Texas Cryptozoologist Researches Forest 'Monster'

Texas Cryptozoologist Researches Forest 'Monster'

For cryptozoologist Lyle Blackburn, the Southern Sasquatch remains an ever-elusive but endlessly fascinating subject, so much so he's now written his second book on the subject.

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.

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Chasing Totality: 2017 Solar Eclipse Goes Coast to Coast
Chasing Totality: 2017 Solar Eclipse Goes Coast to Coast

The Solar Eclipse happens Monday afternoon, and is expected to reach it's peak in North Texas just after 1 p.m.

Cowboys Excited to Return to the Star in Frisco
Cowboys Excited to Return to the Star in Frisco

The Dallas Cowboys have returned from Oxnard to continue training camp at The Star in Frisco.

Trump Renews Afghan Commitment But Says 'No Blank Check'
Trump Renews Afghan Commitment But Says 'No Blank Check'

Declaring the U.S. will win "in the end," President Donald Trump vowed Monday night to keep American troops fighting in Afghanistan despite his earlier inclination to withdraw. But he insisted the U.S. would not

Man Shot Attempting Home Burglary Handed 99 Years
Man Shot Attempting Home Burglary Handed 99 Years

A 37-year-old man shot while attempting to burglarize a North Texas home has been sentenced to 99 years behind bars for the crime.