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Possible Tap Water Taste & Odor Issues For Fort Worth Residents

Some residents in Fort Worth may notice a slight change in the taste and color of their tap water. This week the Tarrant Regional Water District changed the city’s water source.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2015

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Bill Prohibiting Local Fracking Bans Headed To The Governor’s Desk

Many of the city-imposed regulations concerning hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and other environmentally questionable natural gas drilling activities could become null and void if a bill now on Governor Greg Abbott’s desk is signed into law.

CBSDFW.COM–05/05/2015

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Lawmakers OK Rules Stopping Fracking Bans

Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries.

05/05/2015

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GM Cuts Volt Price By Almost $1,200

General Motors is knocking nearly $1,200 off the price of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car. The company announced that the new Volt will start at $33,995.

05/04/2015

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State House Mulls Chemical Storage Bill

The Texas House is to debate the first major proposal to tighten chemical storage regulations more than two years after the deadly West fertilizer plant explosion.

05/01/2015

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Deep Ellum Getting New Park, For 4 Days

A new kind of park will be popping up in Dallas, but blink and you might miss it. Folks in the Deep Ellum area will be getting a temporary park, but it will only be there for a very short time — just four days.

04/29/2015

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Tornado Cleanup Continues At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

On Tuesday, tourists hit the trails at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. After storms on Monday, they watched in awe as Grevy’s Zebra walked right up to their cars.

CBS 11–04/28/2015

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Your Health & The Reusable Grocery Bag Trap

While people might be saving the earth by utilizing reusable grocery bags, researchers found that by using reusable bags, some allow themselves to put more junk food in their shopping carts.

CBS 11–04/27/2015

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Engineers Release Flood Waters From Area Lakes After Weeks Of Rain

Residents in and around Collin County are being treated to a sight they haven’t seen in years. Lake Lavon is so full, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from the lake to reduce flood risks.

CBSDFW.COM–04/27/2015

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North Texas Lakes Benefit From Spring Rain

There has been a good amount of rain in North Texas so far this spring. And while that might have caused some headaches for some people, things are looking good for anyone who is planning a trip to area lakes.

04/24/2015

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Boy Scout’s Project Brings Life To Garden & Healing To Patients

Nature is said to have powerful healing abilities. The lesson is one a Denton Boy Scout is learning more about with each flower he plants. Finding stress therapy can be as easy as listening and looking to the outdoors.

CBSDFW.COM–04/23/2015

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Experts: More Alligators Making Their Way Out Of Rain-Swollen Texas Rivers

More alligators are crawling out of rain-swollen rivers and making their way onto the personal property of Texans.

CBSDFW.COM–04/22/2015

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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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