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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.

Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015

Endangered Bat, Cacti Subjects of New Federal Lawsuit

Endangered Bat, Cacti Subjects of New Federal Lawsuit

Agricultural groups in New Mexico and Texas want two cacti and a rare bat thrown off the federal endangered species list, according to a new lawsuit that says habitat requirements for each species add extra...

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015

Invasive Plant Turns Up in East Texas Waterway

Invasive Plant Turns Up in East Texas Waterway

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department confirms giant salvinia, an invasive plant that can clog motors and hamper fishing, at Lake Fork Reservoir.

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Man Flees Onto D/FW Airport Grounds After Police Pursuit

Man Flees Onto D/FW Airport Grounds After Police Pursuit

Officers from several agencies were searching late Tuesday for a man who they believe fled into a secure area at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport following a vehicle pursuit.

TX Lawmakers Working on Abortion Bills for Next Session

TX Lawmakers Working on Abortion Bills for Next Session

After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned H.B. 2, Texas lawmakers are getting ready for another battle in the state legislature.

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Found at Texas Beaches

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Found at Texas Beaches

A Plano woman describes her bout with flesh-eating bacteria and doctors talk about signs of infection.

Former TCU QB Charged

Former TCU QB Charged

Trevone Boykin has been charged with assault that reportedly occurred during his time with the Horned Frogs.

Dozens Killed in Explosions at Istanbul Airport: PM

Dozens Killed in Explosions at Istanbul Airport: PM

Explosions rocked Turkey's largest airport Tuesday night, killing at least three dozen people and wounding scores more in what appeared to be a coordinated terror attack, officials said.

Enormous H-E-B Store to be Built in Mansfield

Enormous H-E-B Store to be Built in Mansfield

The mega-popular grocery store H-E-B is finally making its way to DFW.