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Vantage Energy The First Company To Resume Fracking in Denton

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has resumed in the City of Denton. The natural gas drilling process is once again happening after a new state law made the city’s ban illegal.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2015

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Denton Police Investigating Shooting Deaths Of 2 People

Police are investigating a suspected murder-suicide at an apartment complex in Denton.

CBSDFW.COM–05/26/2015

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Texas Nixes Voter-Approved Denton Fracking Ban

The City of Denton issued a statement Friday saying it can no longer enforce the fracking ban voters approved seven months ago, citing new state law that limits their power and voids the ban.

05/23/2015

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Fracking To Resume In Denton After Local Ban Nullified By State

The city of Denton, whose fracking ban prompted lawmakers to limit such local power, says a driller has revealed plans to resume fracking gas wells in the city.

05/22/2015

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Protective Order Against State Senator Denied

A judge has denied an Oklahoma woman’s request for a protective order against a Texas state senator whom she accuses of stalking her.

05/20/2015

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Best Camera Shops In DFW

May is National Photography Month. Is your camera ready for the occasion? These DFW camera stores offer an awesome collection of photographic gear at competitive prices.

05/19/2015

File photo of Denton Anti Fracking group (Image CBSDFW.COM)

Gov. Abbott Signs Law Banning Cities From Fracking, Drilling Bans

Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a prohibition on cities and towns imposing local ordinances preventing fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities.

05/18/2015

Water gushes from the Lake Ray Roberts spillway. May 12, 2015 (Image CBSDFW.COM)

Floodgates Fully Open At Lake Ray Roberts

The floodgates were fully opened at Lake Ray Roberts on Thursday night but, with more storms on the way, Denton County homeowners living downstream are feeling nervous.

05/15/2015

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Arlington Marine Was Not On Missing Helicopter

A Marine from Arlington who was feared missing in Nepal is safe, according to his brother.

05/12/2015

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Rising Denton County Waters Taking A Toll On Man & Beast

A Denton County woman and her neighbors have been watching an unpredictable trespasser on their property — the Trinity River. The water began rising as warnings of possible flooding reached their home Monday night.

CBS 11–05/12/2015

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Officials Delay Denton Floodgate Plan

Homeowners in Denton County have been warned to be ready to evacuate on Tuesday after possible flooding along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River.

05/12/2015

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Texas Storm Drama Hits Areas Around I-35E

One of the most dramatic scenes played out at the Studio 6 motel near I-35E and Fort Worth Road. The gusts were so strong that it ripped a massive motel sign in half were it was left dangling.

05/10/2015

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