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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

US to Decide on Protections for 9 Species

US to Decide on Protections for 9 Species

A legal settlement filed Tuesday requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to decide on Endangered Species Act protections for nine species under deadlines.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Heat-Tolerant Plants That Require Little Water

Heat-Tolerant Plants That Require Little Water

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist Dotty Woodson recommended plants to add to your landscape that will do well in Texas' summer heat and not require a lot of water.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

The National Park Service Celebrates 100 years

The National Park Service Celebrates 100 years

The U.S. National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of managing some of the nation's most well-known parks, monuments and historic places.

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Has Park Goers Buzzing

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Has Park Goers Buzzing

Fans of the outdoors have been waiting years, but the newest state park in North Texas is one step closer to reality. Plans for the new Palo Pinto Mountains State Park will be unveiled Wednesday.

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

Fire Ants Forced to Higher Ground By Heavy Rainfall

Fire Ants Forced to Higher Ground By Heavy Rainfall

Fire ants, usually in hiding underground during the hot and dry summer months, are more active right now because of higher than usual rainfall.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Fourth of July Lake Goers: Beware of Invasive Species

Fourth of July Lake Goers: Beware of Invasive Species

Anyone with big plans to party on the lake in celebration of the Fourth should be aware of an invasive species that is taking over three more lakes in Texas.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

Feral Hogs Cause Damage in Flower Mound

Feral Hogs Cause Damage in Flower Mound

One Flower Mound property owner says wild hogs are causing a lot of damage, and he's worried the creatures could become more of a problem if they're left uncontrolled.

Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Gator Sightings Becoming More Common in North TX

Gator Sightings Becoming More Common in North TX

Gator sightings are common at Lake Worth and other areas across North Texas, but recent heavy rainfall and a growing population are leading to more people encountering the creatures.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016

NTX Lake Hosts Global Cliff Diving Competition

NTX Lake Hosts Global Cliff Diving Competition

The third annual Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, a global high diving competition, will kick off their 2016 season right here in North Texas.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Lake Businesses Brace for Uncertain Season

Lake Businesses Brace for Uncertain Season

Some workers making a living off of North Texas lakes fear this summer season could quickly become a repeat of last year if rainy forecasts come true.

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Lee Park Renamed, Task Force Recommends Same for Streets
Lee Park Renamed, Task Force Recommends Same for Streets

Dallas' Robert E. Lee Park has a new name Friday and soon so may several city streets named for Confederate generals.

Cargo Spilled on Dallas Freeway After Crash
Cargo Spilled on Dallas Freeway After Crash

The cargo of a tractor-trailer was spilled on a Dallas freeway after a crash early Saturday morning.

High School Football Scores: Sept. 21-23
High School Football Scores: Sept. 21-23

See all of the latest high school football results as they come in by visiting the sports page on NBCDFW.com.

Sharp Decline in Affordable North Texas Housing Stock
Sharp Decline in Affordable North Texas Housing Stock

The amount of North Texas housing available at $200,000 or less has declined sharply in the last 10 years.

Warriors Coach: Trump Made It 'Difficult' to Honor WH Visit
Warriors Coach: Trump Made It 'Difficult' to Honor WH Visit

Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr told reporters Saturday that Presdient Donald Trump has "made it really, really difficult" to to honor the championship visit to the White House. Kerr spoke at a...

Man Loses More Than $200,000 Selling Protein Powder Online
Man Loses More Than $200,000 Selling Protein Powder Online

The owner of a North Texas company says his business is on the brink of bankruptcy after someone posing as a legitimate customer launched a scheme that cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars.