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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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Airline Passengers Left Stranded At DFW Airport

It’s a picture perfect day to fly out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The sun is out and the sky is blue, but not everyone has been able to get on a plane and head to their destination.

CBS 11–02/13/2014

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After Crash, H.S. Team Grieves Over Loss & Prays For Injured

Wednesday afternoon the gymnasium where the Lady Texan basketball team plays was empty. The season is over but it was never supposed to end like this.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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Northwest HS Mourns One Student, Prays For Recovery Of Another

Students at Northwest High School are learning about grief and faith as they cope with the loss of a popular basketball player and pray for the recovery of another one.

CBS 11–02/11/2014

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Fort Worth Police Investigate Death Of 2-Year-Old Boy

A 3-year-old North Texas boy has died after being found unresponsive while in the care of his mother’s boyfriend.

02/03/2014

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A Mother’s Emotional Message To Drunk Drivers

It’s peaceful outside Tina Reese’s home in Arlington, but inside the pain and heartache remains as his mother continues to mourn her 10-year-old son Tavian “TJ” Sabur.

01/31/2014

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Pothole Problems Costing Fort Worth Drivers

Drivers in Fort Worth say they’ve bounced over one too many potholes in the last several weeks.

CBS 11–01/29/2014

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Munoz Life-Support Decision Could Lead To Change In Law

Marlise Munoz died after being taken off life support. After months of waiting her family is finally ready to give Marlise a proper burial, but getting to this point meant taking JPS Hospital in Fort Worth to court.

CBSDFW.COM–01/27/2014

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Paralyzed North Texas Man Dips Into Savings To Help Stranger

It was a cold day when a North Texas hunter gave up what little savings he had to help a man in need stay warm. Now he’s being rewarded for that small gesture of kindness.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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Family Mistrusts Judge, Agrees To Teen Murder Plea Deal

A Fort Worth teen, who killed classmate Nicholas Anderson with a claw hammer, has been sentenced to 26 years behind bars. The family of the murdered teen agreed to a plea deal because they did not trust Judge Jean Boyd’s judgment had their been a trial.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

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Student Online Fundraising Effort Saves North Texas College

A lack of funding at one North Texas college meant possibly shuttering the doors, but a group of students were able to raise enough money to keep their school open.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

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Young & Old Transform Construction Zone Into Art Masterpiece

A well-known Fort Worth hospital is thinking outside the box as it expands. Everything began with a sketch and now hundreds of young patients are involved.

CBS 11–01/16/2014

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School District Looking Into Campus Fights Posted On Facebook

Schoolyard fights are nothing new. While most last just seconds they can now live forever online. A Facebook page called “Fort Worth Fights,” was created last year and spotlights fight after fight taking place at different Fort Worth ISD schools.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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