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Monday, Oct 1, 2018

Texas Parks Looking for Next Class of Game Wardens

Texas Parks Looking for Next Class of Game Wardens

Want to be a Game Warden? The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is looking for applicants.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

Curious Texas: Where Have All the Horned Toads Gone?

Curious Texas: Where Have All the Horned Toads Gone?

A dozen conservationists are the latest, greatest hope for bringing horned frogs back from the brink of extinction.

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

TPWD: 2018 Teal Hunting Forecast

TPWD: 2018 Teal Hunting Forecast

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says conditions are excellent for this Saturday's opening of teal hunting season.

Monday, Sep 10, 2018

'Seed Bombs' Bay Bring More Wildflowers to North Texas

'Seed Bombs' Bay Bring More Wildflowers to North Texas

The seed bomb garden trend has exploded on the North Texas landscape lately.

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018

Can Your HOA Stop You From Composting & Saving Water?

Can Your HOA Stop You From Composting & Saving Water?

With record-breaking heat and drought conditions, gardening in North Texas is a challenge in itself.

Friday, Aug 24, 2018

Fungus Takes Root in North Texas Lawns

Fungus Takes Root in North Texas Lawns

A sign of the spring season is lasting well into summer on some North Texas lawns. Large yellow or dead patches. Experts say it's not to late to reverse course.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

Texas Comptroller Revises Plan to Protect Lizard Species

Texas Comptroller Revises Plan to Protect Lizard Species

The Texas comptroller's office is seeking federal approval to reform a troubled state program designed to protect a rare lizard species in the petroleum-rich Permian Basin.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018

Repairs to Begin at Balmorhea State Park Pool in West Texas

Repairs to Begin at Balmorhea State Park Pool in West Texas

Crews will start repairing the Balmorhea State Park pool in West Texas after what's touted as the world's largest spring-fed swimming pool collapsed during cleaning.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018

Animal Charity Scrambles to Find Hay in Drought

Animal Charity Scrambles to Find Hay in Drought

Second Chance Farm is scrambling to find good hay as drought causes the price of hay to spike.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018

Lawn and Garden Watering Tips You Need to Know

Lawn and Garden Watering Tips You Need to Know

With record breaking heat already this summer and much of the North Texas viewing area in moderate to severe drought conditions, watering your plants is a necessity to keep them thriving.

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Another 1-3" of Rain Likely on Friday
Another 1-3" of Rain Likely on Friday

Another 1-3" of rain is likely and a Flash Flood Watch goes into effect at 6 am. It will continue through 10 pm, so it looks like another very wet Friday evening for high school football.

Former Teacher Caught on Camera Dragging Student with Autism
Former Teacher Caught on Camera Dragging Student with Autism

A former Wylie teacher is off the job after surveillance video caught her dragging a student with autism off a playground.

Latest Klyde Warren Park Expansion Plans Expected Friday
Latest Klyde Warren Park Expansion Plans Expected Friday

The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation and VisitDallas are expected to announce Friday plans to complete the original vision of Dallas' Klyde Warren Park.

Family-Owned Freed's Furniture is Closing After 80 Years
Family-Owned Freed's Furniture is Closing After 80 Years

Family-owned and operated Freed's Furniture is going out of business after selling furniture, mattresses and rugs to Dallas area households for 80 years.

Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps to $970M, Powerball at $430M
Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps to $970M, Powerball at $430M

There was no winner in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, leaving the jackpot to swell to an estimated $430 million. Between that pot and the Mega Millions lottery prize, which rose from $900 million...

Trump's Texas Campaign Rally to be Held in Bigger Venue
Trump's Texas Campaign Rally to be Held in Bigger Venue

President Donald Trump's rally in Houston next week with Sen. Ted Cruz and other top Republicans is moving to a larger venue, though it's still not the biggest stadium in Texas.