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Arezow Doost

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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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Recycling Sand Will Save NTTA Thousands This Winter

Cobblestone ice and ice-mageddon may be months away, but the North Texas Tollway Authority is preparing now.

09/03/2014

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Lake Dallas Teen Competes For First Of Its Kind $50K Scholarship

Austin Sumlin is one of five finalists in a scholarship competition from dating website, Match.com.

09/01/2014

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Highway Construction Posing Problems For Firefighters

A big rig fire in North Fort Worth shut down the highway Thursday morning and construction made it difficult for firefighters to access water to put it out.

08/28/2014

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Construction “Obstacle Course” Outside Fort Worth School

The sounds of construction have quickly been replaced with the sounds of frustration. In south Fort Worth the first week of school is a big mess. Road construction is creating a lot of chaos.

CBS 11–08/27/2014

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Cowboys Break Ground On New Frisco HQ

The Cowboys have officially broken ground on the team’s new headquarters in Frisco. The brown dirt that now covers the 91-acre site will soon be turning silver and blue.

08/22/2014

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Fort Worth Doctor & Colleague Recovered From Ebola, Checked Out Of Hospital

Just a few weeks after returning to the United States with the Ebola virus, Fort Worth doctor Kent Brantly has recovered and could be heading home soon.

08/21/2014

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Ashes Found At Vacant Fort Worth Mortuary

The property manager is speaking out for the first time after he discovered eight unattended corpses, including two babies, at a vacant Fort Worth mortuary last month.

08/20/2014

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Garland ISD Bond Package Going To Voters

Voters will decide if they want to approve the Garland ISD’s largest bond package ever. The school board voted to add the $455.5 million proposal to the November ballot.

08/19/2014

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3 Dallas Shootings May Be Connected

Police in Dallas confirmed that two people were killed and a third person was wounded early Monday morning in a series of three shootings that may be connected.

08/18/2014

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Hospital Demonstrates Heat Danger In Cars

On days as hot as Friday, a Fort Worth hospital is proving how dangerous the heat is for children.

08/08/2014

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Suspect On The Loose After Fatal Hit-And-Run

A driver is on the run after hitting and killing a popular Fort Worth counselor named Timothy Campbell.

08/07/2014

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No Cupcake Policy Not Uncommon At North Texas Schools

CBS 11 contacted several North Texas school districts about their policies after Frisco ISD recently ruled out sweet treats for students.

08/06/2014

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