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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.

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.

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Romo Has Broken Bone in Back, Could Miss Several Weeks

Romo Has Broken Bone in Back, Could Miss Several Weeks

A Friday MRI revealed Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back.

Denton To Spray for Zika Carrying Mosquitoes

Denton To Spray for Zika Carrying Mosquitoes

The city began asking residents in a Southwest Denton neighborhood Saturday for permission to spray for mosquitoes on their properties after someone living near-by contracted the virus on a trip to another...

FWISD High School Bands Battle

FWISD High School Bands Battle

R.L Paschal HS's Panther Band battled the Arlington Heights HS Yellow Jackets in Fort Worth on Saturday.

Wal-Mart Wants to Sell Liquor in Texas

Wal-Mart Wants to Sell Liquor in Texas

Wal-Mart's court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded.

Trump Campaign CEO Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks

Trump Campaign CEO Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks

The ex-wife of Steve Bannon claims he made anti-Semitic comments when the couple fought over which private school to send their daughters to nearly a decade ago, NBC News reported. The allegations were made in

Child, 2, Beats Cancer, Outlives Trisomy 18 Prognosis

Child, 2, Beats Cancer, Outlives Trisomy 18 Prognosis

Hope Harrison, 2, is the epitome of her first name. Since she is usually smiling and giggling, it’s hard to believe that she was never expected to be born alive.