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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.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

Oyster Harvesting Closed Along Portions of TX Coast

Oyster Harvesting Closed Along Portions of TX Coast

Texas officials are closing most of the state's coastal waters to commercial and recreational oyster harvesting because of excessive rainfall and an algae bloom known as "red tide."

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

Tires Dumped at Dallas County Preserve

Tires Dumped at Dallas County Preserve

Officials with the Goat Island Preserve in Dallas County say tires being dumped in the woods has been a problem for decades.

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New Tornado Resource Center Opening in Garland

New Tornado Resource Center Opening in Garland

The Transitional Resource Accessibility and Community Engagement program continues to help victims from the December 26, 2015 tornadoes.

Andrus, Desmond Lead Rangers to 10-3 Win over Red Sox

Andrus, Desmond Lead Rangers to 10-3 Win over Red Sox

The Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 late Saturday night.

Yard Sale Warning: Beware of Counterfeit Cash

Yard Sale Warning: Beware of Counterfeit Cash

Yard sale owners in Oak Cliff say someone passed off a fake 100 dollar bill as real during a recent sale.

Fort Worth Store Employee Killed During Robbery

Fort Worth Store Employee Killed During Robbery

Police confirm store worker gunned down during Saturday afternoon robbery.

Iraqi Commander: Fallujah 'Fully Liberated' from IS

Iraqi Commander: Fallujah 'Fully Liberated' from IS

A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation. Iraqi troops have entered...

Duncanville Trying To Stop Tailgate Thefts

Duncanville Trying To Stop Tailgate Thefts

Duncanville police are trying to stop a spike in tailgate thefts. Several pick-up truck owners were hit recently. Officers are distributing an anti-theft device to help vehicle owners.