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Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Thursday, Dec 29, 2011

Ranchers Tricked by Bad Hay

Ranchers Tricked by Bad Hay

The need for hay is creating an easy target for people who want to cash in on the hot commodity.

Monday, Dec 19, 2011

Estimated 500M Trees Killed in Drought

Estimated 500M Trees Killed in Drought

Preliminary estimates from the Texas Forest Service show the year-long drought in Texas may have claimed as many as 500 million trees.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011

Drought Persists Despite Cold, Wet Weather

Drought Persists Despite Cold, Wet Weather

Dry brush creates a perfect fuel for wildfires, and officials are urging people to get rid of it now.

Sunday, Dec 4, 2011

Texas Town to Run Out of Water by Tuesday

Texas Town to Run Out of Water by Tuesday

Emergency measures to help keep water flowing in Groesbeck

Monday, Nov 28, 2011

NTMWD Speeds Up Pipeline Project

NTMWD Speeds Up Pipeline Project

A $270 million water pipeline is in the works to transport water from Lake Texoma directly to a Lake Lavon treatment plant.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Dallas to Weigh Water Restrictions

Dallas to Weigh Water Restrictions

Tough water restrictions could hit Dallas much sooner than expected.

Monday, Nov 7, 2011

Water District Grapples With Mussels

Water District Grapples With Mussels

The NTMWD expects the severe drought to continue in 2012.

Saturday, Oct 29, 2011

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Begin Tuesday

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Begin Tuesday

Stage 3 restrictions go into effect Tuesday for all NTMWD cities.

Friday, Oct 21, 2011

Good Time for Fall Planting

Good Time for Fall Planting

The cooler fall weather is driving people outdoors to spruce up their yards.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011

NTMWD Imposes Stage 3 Water Restrictions, Again

NTMWD Imposes Stage 3 Water Restrictions, Again

The North Texas Municipal Water District is moving to Stage 3 water restrictions again, and members are on notice, a 30 percent rate increase may be necessary in 2012.

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Driver, 19, Killed in Arlington Road Rage Shooting
Driver, 19, Killed in Arlington Road Rage Shooting

Arlington police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 19-year-old man during a suspected road rage incident along Interstate 20 Sunday evening.

18-Year-Old Man Arrested After Chase in Dallas County
18-Year-Old Man Arrested After Chase in Dallas County

Police say they arrested an 18-year-old man after a chase in Dallas County early Tuesday morning.

Woman Struck By Vehicle While Trying to Cross FW Street
Woman Struck By Vehicle While Trying to Cross FW Street

Police say a 30-year-old woman was injured when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Fort Worth Monday night.

Woman Shot in Head in Mesquite Road Rage Shooting: Police
Woman Shot in Head in Mesquite Road Rage Shooting: Police

A 19-year-old woman is expected to be OK after being shot in the head during an apparent road rage incident early Monday morning in Mesquite.

Here's What Happens if the GOP Health Care Bill Becomes Law
Here's What Happens if the GOP Health Care Bill Becomes Law

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Body of Missing Sailor Recovered from White Rock Lake
Body of Missing Sailor Recovered from White Rock Lake

The body of a missing sailor who presumably drowned in White Rock Lake Sunday has been found.