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Chuck Schechner

chuckschechner Chuck Schechner  Chuck is an award-winning reporter with decades of experience in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.   Chuck joined KRLD in 2002.   Since then he has covered the first anniversary ceremony in New York of  the 9/11 attack, the Columbia shuttle disaster from Johnson Space Center and rode out Hurricane Rita in a Beaumont high rise office building giving live reports.

He has won numerous awards including several from the Texas Medical Association for stories focusing on medical issues.  He’s been part of KRLD’s Edward R. Murrow Award for severe weather coverage that included  his live reports as he witnessed a deadly tornado hit near Fort Worth.  He’s been awarded numerous Associated Press Broadcasters awards and a Dallas Press Club Katie award.

Chuck has a wide variety of news stories in his experience.  He’s covered both Republican and Democratic presidential conventions.   Born and raised in Chicago, Chuck moved to Dallas while in  high school graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School.   He now heads the KRLD Fort Worth bureau.

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Thieves Steal Tools, Parrot From Arlington Business

Arlington police are trying to find the thieves who stole tools at an automotive business along with their mascot.

KRLD–11/25/2013

Students in pre-kindergartner class enjoy reading a book. (credit: Wendy Carlson/Getty Images)

‘Eagle Friends’ Helps Socially Challenged Students, From Within

In Flower Mound, socially challenged students at one elementary school can get help — from other students.

KRLD–11/14/2013

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High School Wind Symphony Receives National Honor

Mansfield Legacy High School’s Wind Symphony is one of only 16 nationwide to be invited to the National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis next March.

KRLD–09/25/2013

V-22 Osprey (credit: Getty Images)

Bell Helicopter Laying Off Hundreds

Bell Helicopter is trimming its Fort Worth workforce by 290 jobs as it faces sharp reductions in defense spending.

KRLD–09/23/2013

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Last Chance To Pay Overdue Road Tolls

This is the final week for drivers to pay any overdue tolls before facing stiff penalties from the North Texas Tollway Authority.

09/09/2013

Judge Sharen Wilson (Courtesy; Fort Worth Republican Women)

State District Judge Announces Campaign For Tarrant County DA

District judge Sharen Wilson is stepping down to run for another office.

09/05/2013

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Burned Car May Have Been Mobile Meth Lab

Investigators suspect the care that burst into flames and sent five people to the hospital with severe burns may have been operating as a mobile meth lab.

KRLD–08/29/2013

Senator Dick Durbin Tours New Healthy Lunch In Schools Program

Carroll ISD Opting Out Of Federal Lunch Program

At least one North Texas school district has turned up its nose at the new federal lunch program.

KRLD–08/28/2013

A collection of Amazon Kindle products rest on a desk. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Bedford Library Joins Battle Against E-Book Publishers

The Bedford Public Library has joined more than two dozen others in a growing battle with e-book publishers.

KRLD–08/16/2013

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Arlington Convenience Store Sells Winning Powerball Ticket

Four people in Texas are holding million-dollar Powerball tickets, and one of them is in Arlington.

KRLD–08/08/2013

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Concern Over Water Supply As North Texas Continues To Grow

The phenomenal growth north of Dallas draws some concern about future growth if the water supply becomes an issue.

06/14/2013

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Day After Thanksgiving A Big Day For The ER

Friday could be one of the busiest days of the year in your local emergency room.

11/23/2012

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