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Mar 27, 2014

Bird Refuges to Expand in Texas

Bird Refuges to Expand in Texas

The U.S. Migratory Bird Conservation Commission has approved $2.8 million to expand refuges in Texas and California.

Mar 14, 2014

Spring Break Staycations Head to the Lake

Spring Break Staycations Head to the Lake

It's the first major weekend for Lynn Creek and Loyd Parks, which will celebrate their 25th anniversary later this year.

Mar 12, 2014

Officials: Camper's Stove Started Palo Duro Fire

Officials: Camper's Stove Started Palo Duro Fire

A backpacker's stove ignited a wildfire that scorched about 15 acres and closed Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the Texas Panhandle, officials said Tuesday.

Mar 6, 2014

Good Wildflower Season Predicted

Good Wildflower Season Predicted

Experts say wildflowers, including bluebonets, should feature good showings in parts of the state.

Feb 11, 2014

Experts Predict Less Active Wildfire Season

Experts Predict Less Active Wildfire Season

Forecasters say this year's wildfire season isn't likely to be anywhere near as severe as the 2011 season.

Jan 13, 2014

Big Bend to Close Some Areas for Nesting Falcons

Big Bend to Close Some Areas for Nesting Falcons

Some parts of Big Bend National Park will be temporarily closed to allow endangered peregrine falcons to nest free from human disturbances.

Jan 8, 2014

Iowa Gov. Misses Hog on Texas Hunting Trip

Iowa Gov. Misses Hog on Texas Hunting Trip

Gov. Terry Branstad says he did not nab a wild hog during a hunting trip in Texas this week.

Nov 7, 2013

State Considers Expanding Zebra Mussel Measures

State Considers Expanding Zebra Mussel Measures

A state commission is considering adding two Central Texas counties to the list of 17 where boaters are required to help keep invasive zebra mussels from spreading.

Nov 1, 2013

Oyster Reef Rebuilding Begins on Texas Coast

Oyster Reef Rebuilding Begins on Texas Coast

A deep sea oyster reef restoration being touted as the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico began in an unlikely place: a quarry in landlocked Missouri.

Oct 31, 2013

Forest Preservation Projects Announced

Forest Preservation Projects Announced

Lawmakers, businesspeople, conservationists and plain folks gathered Thursday as additional projects in a five-year effort to restore 200,000 acres of forestland in the Southeast were announced.

Top Stories
Meteorologist Shot Outside TV Station Speaks

Meteorologist Shot Outside TV Station Speaks

A meteorologist shot outside a Waco-area TV station last week spoke to the media Monday afternoon at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, where he continues to recover.

Denton Deals with Four Killings in Eight Days

Denton Deals with Four Killings in Eight Days

Denton police didn’t deal with a single murder in 2014 until Dec. 13, when a burst of violent crimes began shocking neighbors.

Armored Car Driver, Money Missing in Amarillo

Armored Car Driver, Money Missing in Amarillo

Amarillo police say an armored car has been robbed and the driver is missing and believed to be in danger.

Youth Minister Indicted for Child Porn

Youth Minister Indicted for Child Porn

An indictment states that a recently arrested former Garland youth minister asked a minor to text him sexually explicit pictures in August.

Singer Joe Cocker Dead at 70

Singer Joe Cocker Dead at 70

British singer Joe Cocker, who had hits that included "You Are So Beautiful" and "Up Where We Belong," and a contortionist style of performance memorably parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live,"...

Texas 10 Most Wanted Caught in Dallas

Texas 10 Most Wanted Caught in Dallas

A convicted felon on the Texas Department of Public Safety's 10 Most Wanted sex offenders list has been caught at a home in Dallas.