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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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$5,000 Reward Offered in Target Beating, Photos Released

$5,000 Reward Offered in Target Beating, Photos Released

Dallas police hope surveillance photos released Tuesday will help them identify and locate two people wanted in connection with an assault outside a Target store that left a man hospitalized.

Man Released after Fatal Kroger Shooting

Man Released after Fatal Kroger Shooting

One man is dead and another is in custody after a fatal shooting at a grocery store in Bedford Monday evening, police say.

At Least 4 Tornadoes Confirmed in North Texas Storms: NWS

At Least 4 Tornadoes Confirmed in North Texas Storms: NWS

The National Weather Service confirms at least four tornadoes touched down Sunday in North Texas, and that number could climb with additional storm surveys this week.

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Spurs' Duncan Gets Slam Duncan O's Breakfast Cereal

Spurs superstar Tim Duncan has his own breakfast cereal.

List of Democrats Boycotting Trump Inauguration Tops 50

List of Democrats Boycotting Trump Inauguration Tops 50

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Kids Missing 31 Years Found, Mother Arrested

Kids Missing 31 Years Found, Mother Arrested

Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday.