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No WNV Spraying In Bedford, Despite Positive Mosquito Tests

More than any other area, health officials have found more mosquitoes with West Nile in Tarrant County. The City of Bedford has had the most positive mosquito tests — double the number of any other city in the county.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2014

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South Dallas Neighborhood Growing Food & Jobs

Finding healthy and reasonably priced food in some Dallas neighborhoods is tough to say the least, so residents in one historic African-American area are taking matters into their own hands.

CBSDFW.COM–08/14/2014

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Cities Say New Meters Help Residents Monitor Water Usage

When you get close to your data limit, chances are you stop streaming all those cat videos. But what do you do when you’re using a ton of water? How can you figure out what cutting back on usage will save you?

CBSDFW.COM–08/13/2014

A Smokey Bear sign is seen as firefighters battle a fire as it approaches homes on June 26, 2007 in South Lake Tahoe, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Smokey Bear Turns 70, But Don’t Bring Candles

As the friendly bear with the brimmed hat and shovel enters his golden years, he’s burning up Twitter. But his message of fire prevention hasn’t changed much.

08/08/2014

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City Council Votes To Ban Synthetic Turf & Artificial Grass

The City of Murphy set new rules about landscaping, banning homeowners from installing synthetic turf and artificial grass in areas visible from the street.

CBS 11–08/05/2014

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Colleyville West Nile Woes Continue Despite Aggressive Treatment

City workers in Colleyville have been engaged in what, so far, seems like a futile fight. Despite aggressive treatment, the West Nile Virus keeps popping up in one area — over and over.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2014

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Zebra Mussels Move Into Denton Water System

They are a species about the size of a dime, but the damage they are causing will cost one city millions. Zebra mussels have moved from Lake Ray Roberts into the water system in Denton.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2014

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Game Warden Issues Alligator Warning At North Texas Lake

It seems like a common sense warning — “don’t feed the alligators.” That’s exactly what a Denton County game warden wants people who use Lewisville Lake to know and what CBS 11 News found out about alligators in the lake is getting a lot of attention.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2014

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Allergy Sufferers Can’t Get A Break This Summer

There’s usually a silver lining to Texas’ hot, dry summers — no pollen and a break for seasonal allergy sufferers, but not this year.

07/29/2014

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Dehydrated Baby Egrets Dying In DeSoto

Drought and destruction of habitat are forcing adult egrets to fly farther in search of food, leaving their little ones at the mercy of their thirst.

07/21/2014

Actor Mark Ruffalo attends a photocall for "Begin Again" on July 2, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

Mark Ruffalo Brings Energy Message To NASCAR

Mark Ruffalo had a big smile on his face as he signed ticket stubs and posed for pictures, as Leilani Munter’s car included an ad for his The Solutions Project organization.

07/20/2014

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Plano Flushes Out Fire Hydrants Despite Water Restrictions

Water flowed freely from Plano fire hydrants Thursday in an effort to improve quality despite the city’s Stage 3 Water Restrictions.

07/17/2014

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Arlington, Chevy, EcoMedia Partner To Beautify Park

The Chevrolet EcoAd grant paid for green improvements around Randol Mill Park. Those involved hosted a dedication ceremony on May 7, 2011.

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