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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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Frisco Listed As Best Place For Single Moms

Frisco is known for its growth, schools and family life but now the city has something else to tout.

06/27/2014

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Experts Weigh In On Repairing Water Logged Cars

After heavy rains across North Texas, here are some safety and repair tips for flooded vehicles.

06/26/2014

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Good Samaritans Wade Through Water To Help The Stranded

Business owners and drivers worry about another round of heavy rain in the cultural district of Fort Worth. One couple posted a video on YouTube showing them attempting to help stranded drivers by wading through waist-high water.

CBS 11–06/25/2014

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North Texas City Turning Traffic Signal Boxes Into Artwork

They are a staple at every intersection. But the gray-colored boring signal boxes, that control traffic lights, are being used for something else in North Richland Hills. The city is turning intersections into art galleries.

CBS 11–06/24/2014

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“Dangerous Dog” Put Down, Couple Released From Jail

The couple that was locked up for refusing to turn over their “dangerous dog” has been released from jail, and the dog has been put down.

06/24/2014

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Couple Jailed After Dangerous Dog Goes Missing, Then Found

A judge gave a North Texas couple an hour to find their dog, which was deemed dangerous after nipping at a child. The dog had been held, was released and according to the family went missing shortly after.

CBS 11–06/23/2014

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Victim In Deadly ‘Affluenza’ Teen Crash Talks For The 1st Time

For the very first time we’re hearing what happened one year ago, this week, when a group of teenagers left a party and piled into Ethan Couch’s pickup truck. It’s a firsthand account by a teenager who was riding in the bed of the truck.

CBS 11–06/19/2014

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North Texas Hospital’s New $6.5 Million Jet Is A Mobile ICU

A new multi-million dollar jet is helping one North Texas hospital shuttle some very sick children. The plane dubbed the “Cook Teddy Jet” recently had its first patient — a baby barely a month old.

CBS 11–06/18/2014

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Demolition Crews Cleaning Up Remains Of Texas Cliff House

A demolition crew continues to clean up charred debris at Lake Whitney. There isn’t much left of the 4,000 square foot luxury home that once dangled over the lake. Though the rubble will soon be gone there’s more work that needs to be done.

CBS 11–06/16/2014

Dr. Patricia Linares signing her new contract as interim Fort Worth ISD Superintendent. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth ISD Approves Contract For Interim Superintendent

Dr. Patricia Linares is the new interim superintendent for the Fort Worth Independent School District. Friday afternoon principals and teachers at a special called meeting greeted her.

CBS 11–06/13/2014

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After 40+ Years Texas Military Hero Laid To Rest At Nat’l Cemetery

Sergeant Candelario Garcia had to wait beyond death to get the proper recognition. Nearly 50 years after serving in Vietnam the North Texan finally received the military’s highest honor.

CBS 11–06/12/2014

Interim Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Pat Linares. (credit: LinkedIn)

Dr. Linares “Thrilled” To Fill Interim Superintendent Job

A familiar face will be heading up Fort Worth ISD until the district finds a permanent replacement.

06/10/2014

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