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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.

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

North Texas Veterans Help Others Through Farming

North Texas Veterans Help Others Through Farming

A group of North Texas veterans is working to help others who have served our country through agricultural therapy.

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

Trash To Be Studied in Texas Coastal Areas

Trash To Be Studied in Texas Coastal Areas

Researchers are tracking and analyzing the trash that litters some Texas beaches.

Monday, Nov 9, 2015

Texas Game Wardens Devoting More Time to Poachers

Texas Game Wardens Devoting More Time to Poachers

The start of the deer rifle hunting season is a busy time for Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens as more of their time is being devoted to tracking and prosecuting poachers.

Sunday, Nov 8, 2015

State Asks Hunters to Screen Killed Deer

State Asks Hunters to Screen Killed Deer

State officials are asking hunters to provide samples of wild deer they kill to check for chronic wasting disease.

Friday, Nov 6, 2015

Deer Hunters Take Aim At Supply Stores

Deer Hunters Take Aim At Supply Stores

Deer hunting season kicks into full gear this weekend across North Texas.

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015

NWF Recommends Not Raking Leaves

NWF Recommends Not Raking Leaves

The National Wildlife Federation recommends that people stop raking their fall leaves, which are important habitats for critters.

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015

Watch Your Step: Fire Ants Invading North Texas

Watch Your Step: Fire Ants Invading North Texas

Rain and cooler weather are forcing fire ants to rebuild mounds above ground.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

Ranchers Try to Rebuild Beef Herds in North Texas

Ranchers Try to Rebuild Beef Herds in North Texas

Ranchers in Collin County will have the chance to replenish their herds at an auction on Friday. It was organized in response to declining cattle numbers due to drought.

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Unsuspecting Drivers Shot at on North Texas Highway

Unsuspecting Drivers Shot at on North Texas Highway

Police say someone is shooting at unsuspecting drivers on a North Texas highway. Four drivers have come forward since Monday reporting their vehicles have been hit while driving along Texas Highway 5.

Officials Name Victims Killed in Crash With Cowboys Bus

Officials Name Victims Killed in Crash With Cowboys Bus

Authorities have released the names of four Chinese nationals who died when their van collided with a Dallas Cowboys staff bus along a northwestern Arizona highway.

16-Year-Old Accidentally Shot at Fort Worth Home

16-Year-Old Accidentally Shot at Fort Worth Home

Fort Worth police say a 16-year-old boy was rushed to a hospital in fair condition Wednesday after an accidental shooting.

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.

Obama, Biden Boost Clinton at Dem Convention

Obama, Biden Boost Clinton at Dem Convention

President Barack Obama joined a chorus of Democrats imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton, vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief at time of volatility around the world....

Nurse, Friend Recovering After Kidney Transplant

Nurse, Friend Recovering After Kidney Transplant

Born with a rare disease and just days away from kidney failure, Fort Worth nurse Danny Kolzow is getting a lifeline from a longtime friend.