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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.

Monday, Oct 19, 2015

Cannon, Lasers Await Migrating Grackles

Cannon, Lasers Await Migrating Grackles

It's that time of year again in North Texas, when large flocks of grackles cover trees and power lines at intersections and take flight with loud squawks and flapping wings.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

White Buck Spotted in Denton Neighborhood

White Buck Spotted in Denton Neighborhood

Several people on Denton's southwest side caught a rare sight Tuesday: a white deer with a full rack of antlers.

Friday, Oct 16, 2015

White Buck Stuns Residents in Denton Neighborhood

White Buck Stuns Residents in Denton Neighborhood

Several people on Denton's southwest side caught a rare sight Tuesday: a white deer with a full rack of antlers taking a walk through town.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

Africanized Bees Terrorize North TX Neighborhood

Africanized Bees Terrorize North TX Neighborhood

Tens of thousands of Africanized, or so-called "killer" bees, were living underneath the roof of a North Texas family's home.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

Africanized Bees Terrorize Bedford Neighborhood

Africanized Bees Terrorize Bedford Neighborhood

Tens of thousands of Africanized or so called "killer" bees were living underneath the roof of a North Texas family's home.

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015

Efforts to Control CWD Impacting Deer Ranchers

Efforts to Control CWD Impacting Deer Ranchers

There is a battle brewing between deer breeders and the state that could affect Texas’ $2.2 billion hunting industry.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

Kayaker Snags Owl While Fishing

Kayaker Snags Owl While Fishing

A Texas fisherman had an unexpected catch when an owl swooped down, snatched a lure and got caught on the hook.

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

Red Tide Algae Bloom at South Padre Island Beach

Red Tide Algae Bloom at South Padre Island Beach

Experts say the algae bloom known at red tide has showed up in high concentrations on the beach at South Padre Island.

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Dallas Gunman Hid Women's Underwear, Explosive in Barracks

Dallas Gunman Hid Women's Underwear, Explosive in Barracks

The U.S. Army released a report Friday evening detailing a 2014 investigation into Micah Xavier Johnson, the gunman who attacked Dallas Police on July 7, killing five officers.

Protesters Gather Again in Downtown Dallas

Protesters Gather Again in Downtown Dallas

More than 100 protesters marched through downtown Dallas Friday to protest police brutality and pay homage to five police officers slain by a gunman during a July 7 demonstration.

Texas A&M Suspends 2 Coaches for Jokes at Women's Clinic

Texas A&M Suspends 2 Coaches for Jokes at Women's Clinic

Texas A&M has suspended two assistant football coaches for two weeks for what they described as a "failed attempt at humor" this week at a football clinic for women.

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.

Slain Soldier's Dad: GOP Must Take 'Moral Stand' on Trump

Slain Soldier's Dad: GOP Must Take 'Moral Stand' on Trump

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