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Arezow is thrilled to be back in North Texas after years away from family and friends. Her family is originally from Afghanistan, and escaped Kabul after the Russian invasion when Arezow was just 7 years old.

After years of living with extended family in Pakistan, and later in a refugee camp in Germany, Arezow moved to North Texas as a teenager. Although she did not speak English when she arrived, she gradually learned the language by studying voraciously and by watching American television!

Arezow soon grew to love her adopted home and graduated from high school in Plano. She went on to study journalism at the University of Texas in Austin and began her television news career in Corpus Christi, and later Austin.

In 2005, Arezow had the opportunity to spend a week in Afghanistan, embedded with soldiers deployed with the Texas Army National Guard. She filed an award-winning series of reports on the experience, as well as a half-hour special. It remains one of the most memorable assignments of her career.

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Imprisoned For 12 Years, Dallas Man To Be Exonerated For Rape Conviction

After spending 12 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Michael Phillips will finally be exonerated on Friday morning in Dallas.

07/25/2014

Mister Sun

Children Face Increased Risk In Hot Cars As Temps Rise

North Texas was dealt a harsh reminder of the dangers on Thursday, when a 59-year-old man from North Richland Hills was arrested in the death of his 20-month-old granddaughter.

07/24/2014

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Firefighter Arrested On Child Sex Abuse Charges

A former Fort Worth and current Parker County firefighter has been arrested on charges of child sexual abuse.

07/23/2014

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Officials Investigating Sudden Rise In Cyclospora Infection Cases

Tarrant County has seen eight cases over the last month alone; 61 people have come down with the stomach bug across Texas.

07/22/2014

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Fire Victims Say Utility Company Not Doing Enough For Leaving Them Homeless

An Oncor utility crew accidentally burned a couple’s home while working on electrical lines in the back.

07/16/2014

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Residents & City Crews Prepare For Possible Flash Flooding

It wasn’t even a month ago that parts of Fort Worth were soaked with several inches of rain. Now, especially with heavy rains in the forecast, many previously flooded residents are asking what’s being done to prevent another damaging washout?

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2014

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Study: ‘Under-Exercising’ May Be At Heart Of Obesity Epidemic

Did you hit the gym for an hour today? Chances are your job wiped out any benefits from your workout. Fast food and super-sized soda take a lot of blame for American’s bulging waistlines, but the biggest culprit could be your couch.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

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Bug Infestation Out Of Control; Residents Want Action

Residents of the La Primavera apartments are complaining about an infestation of bed bugs and roaches at the complex.

07/07/2014

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Can Moms Have It All? North Texas Moms Sound Off

Inside Yoga Balance in McKinney, a group of women are trying to find the right balance.

07/03/2014

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North Texas Farmers “Overjoyed” With This Year’s Peach Crop

On the O’Bannon farm in Weatherford peach season is in high gear. Jean and John O’Bannon can’t help but feel overjoyed. The few nuisance issues they’ve had this year are actually good ones to have. Last year the crop was the pits thanks to a late freeze.

CBS 11–07/02/2014

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Texas Community Works To Raise Flags For Returning Sailor

In the front yard of the Kockler home near Flower Mound the family’s flag pole looms large, but raising their two flags recently required an emergency response.

CBS 11–07/01/2014

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Drought Has North Texas Golf Course Drilling For Water

An Arlington golf course is taking it upon itself to tackle the water problems that have accompanied the North Texas drought. The decision was made to drill for water at Meadowbrook Park Golf Course.

CBS 11–06/30/2014

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