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Save A Life On National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

A national initiative aimed at saving lives allows residents to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs in a convenient and responsible way.

04/22/2014

Valley Mills Fire Department personnel view the railroad tracks near to the fertilizer plant that exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

CSB: West Firefighters Weren’t Aware Of Explosion Risk

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board found that West volunteer firefighters were not fully aware of the risk of ammonium nitrate exploding at the West Fertilizer Co. plant.

04/22/2014

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NASA Soliciting ‘Global Selfies’ To Celebrate Earth Day

NASA is celebrating Earth Day on Tuesday by asking you — and everyone else on the planet — to take part in the agency’s ‘Global Selfie’ event.

04/22/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Train In South Denton

A man walking along the train tracks in south Denton was killed on Monday night when he was struck by a freight train.

04/22/2014

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‘No Warning Signs’ In Princeton Teacher Case

A teacher from the Princeton ISD has been suspended following accusations of an improper relationship with a student, and the superintendent was stunned by the news.

04/22/2014

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Perry Makes 2nd Job-Poaching Trip To New York

Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas.

04/22/2014

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Dallas Man Sentenced For Pot Smuggling Ring

A Dallas man has been sentenced to 17½ years in prison for helping lead a marijuana trafficking ring headquartered in North Texas.

04/22/2014

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1981 Pennsylvania Fugitive Nabbed In Texas

A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 1,300 miles away.

04/22/2014

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DFW Residents Back From White House Egg Roll

A pair of women from Richardson have returned to North Texas after a whirlwind three days at the White House Easter Egg Roll.

04/22/2014

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No New Safety Laws A Year After West Blast

It has been a year since a fire caused a huge explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, yet companies in the state can still store hazardous chemicals in buildings without sprinklers.

04/22/2014

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Local Runners Lace Up To Support Boston

About fifty runners laced up and hit the Katy Trail to show support for Boston. They each ran 26.2 minutes to represent one minute for every mile of the Boston Marathon.

04/21/2014

Saralyn Gayle Portwood (credit: Collin County Jail)

Special Ed Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship With Student

A Collin County teacher is out on bond, after deputies arrested her on allegations that she had an improper relationship with a student. Saralyn Portwood, 30, is a special education teacher at Princeton High School.

CBS 11–04/21/2014

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