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Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

Frisco's Water Restrictions Remain Despite Rain

Frisco's Water Restrictions Remain Despite Rain

Outdoor watering now depends on the time of day.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

Austin Passes Disposable Bag Ban

Austin Passes Disposable Bag Ban

The Austin City Council has approved a ban on disposable plastic and paper bags at checkout counters for retailers.

Monday, Feb 27, 2012

Carrollton Powers Up With Stimulus Money

Carrollton Powers Up With Stimulus Money

The city of Carrollton is installing two solar power systems at a cost of more than $512,000.

Monday, Feb 27, 2012

From Trash to Home, Sweet Home

From Trash to Home, Sweet Home

A Wylie man has invented a machine that turns polluting materials such as plastic bags and Styrofoam into building blocks.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012

Austin Sinkhole Could Help With Runoff Study

Austin Sinkhole Could Help With Runoff Study

A Central Texas sinkhole that's grown to about 20-feet deep has offered researchers a way to study runoff into the Edwards Aquifer.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012

Texas Power Grid to Get $9B in Improvements

Texas Power Grid to Get $9B in Improvements

ERCOT to add power generation, transmission lines to ease strain on power grid.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012

Pilot Recycling Program Begins Soon in Arlington

Pilot Recycling Program Begins Soon in Arlington

3,000 households in Arlington will soon begin using 65-gallon carts for recycling material instead of the current 22-gallon bins.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012

Texas Senate Mulls Drought Impact on Power Supply

Texas Senate Mulls Drought Impact on Power Supply

A Texas Senate committee will examine how current and future drought conditions might hurt the state's capacity to generate electricity and could leave some areas without enough power.

Friday, Dec 30, 2011

Stage Four Water Restrictions TBD

Stage Four Water Restrictions TBD

The North Texas Municipal Water District will meet to discuss implementing stage four water restrictions April 1, 2012.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011

Dallas Water Restrictions Go To Stage 1 Dec. 12

Dallas Water Restrictions Go To Stage 1 Dec. 12

With the drought predicted to last through next summer, the city is trying to save as much water as possible.

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Students at Dallas' Elisha M. Pease Elementary School went home Friday with letters informing parents that a gun accidentally fired in a third grade classroom the day before.

Rain Chances Return to North Texas Saturday
Rain Chances Return to North Texas Saturday

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NBC 5's Pat Doney's Son Says 1st Words Using Eye-Gaze Device
NBC 5's Pat Doney's Son Says 1st Words Using Eye-Gaze Device

Technology is giving a voice to people living with the most severe forms of cerebral palsy. NBC 5's Pat Doney's son used the tablet for the first time to tell his mother "I love you."

Meredith Land Surprises Daughter With Rescue Puppy
Meredith Land Surprises Daughter With Rescue Puppy

NBC 5 anchor Meredith Land surprises her daughter with a rescue puppy for Christmas.

Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code
Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code

Republicans in Congress have blended separate tax bills passed by the House and Senate into compromise legislation that seeks to achieve a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax code.

Dallas County Reports First Flu Death of the Season
Dallas County Reports First Flu Death of the Season

Dallas County health officials have confirmed the county's first flu-related death of the season Friday.