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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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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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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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