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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

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Denton Leaders Send Fracking Ban To Voters

City council members in Denton on Tuesday night could have made history by approving a ban on fracking. But instead, voters will have the final word.

07/16/2014

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Denton Council Votes Against Fracking Ban; Issue Goes To Voters This Fall

The proposed ban on hydraulic fracking in Denton will go to city voters this November after City Council members voted early Wednesday against an outright ban in a 5-2 vote that came after an eight-hour plus public hearing.

CBSDFW.COM–07/15/2014

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Denton Leaders Could Vote To Ban Fracking

One area in North Texas could make history on Tuesday night. Members of the Denton City Council could vote to ban fracking within city limits. The move would likely have a statewide impact.

07/15/2014

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Hundreds Expected At Meeting To Decide Fracking In Denton

The City of Denton will draw statewide attention Tuesday as it considers a petition to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking. If approved, the ban could have a ripple effect not only in the state but across the nation.

CBSDFW.COM–07/14/2014

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Moving Day For North Texas Eagle

It’s moving day for a bald eagle in Seagoville. An Oncor Electric Company crew began the process of moving the bird’s nest Saturday morning.

07/12/2014

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Denton May Become First Texas City To Ban Fracking

Denton will consider a petition to ban fracking at its public hearing on Tuesday.

CBS 11–07/12/2014

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Arlington, Chevy, EcoMedia Partner To Beautify Park

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