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Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity… Again

The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.

09/12/2014

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New Nail Polish May Detect Date-Rape Drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so a person knows when to drink or dump a beverage.

08/26/2014

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Potentially Hazardous Waste From Exide Plant Missing In Frisco

Crews lost a lost a bucket with seven battery case fragments placed inside.

05/21/2014

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Tesla Motors Considers Texas For New Battery Factory

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is considering sites in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for a massive battery factory that would employ around 6,500 people.

02/26/2014

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Frisco Accuses Exide Of Being In Default of Agreement

It’s been nearly two years since the city of Frisco and Exide Technologies agreed to shut down and demolish the battery recycling plant.

02/25/2014

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Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

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Car Repair Shops Expect To Be Busy For Months

Thanks to the ice storm, auto repair shops expect to be busy for months. As the ice is starting to melt from North Texas roads, repair shops are just now starting to fix all the cars damaged during the storm.

CBS 11–12/11/2013

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Frisco Exide Plant Gone, But Pollution Concerns Linger

Newly-released city documents show problems extend beyond the shuttered plant and into recently-purchased land where Frisco is planning a large park, called Grand Park.

07/10/2013

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Heat Wave Keeps Roadside Courtesy Patrols Busy

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and some local cities have courtesy patrols that offer roadside assistance to drivers and the North Texas heat is keeping those workers busy.

08/03/2012

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BMW Recalls 1.3 Million Cars Worldwide

BMW AG is recalling 1.3 million 5- and 6-series cars from the 2003 to 2010 model years.

03/26/2012

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General Motors Buying Back Volts After Battery Fires

General Motors will buy Chevrolet Volts back from any owner who is afraid the electric cars will catch fire, the company’s CEO said Thursday.

12/02/2011

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