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Make Your Garden Green & Save Some Green

A research horticulturist for Texas A&M developed the idea of Earth-Kind Landscaping. The goal is to use less water, less fertilizer and less pesticides, and have plants thrive.

11/05/2012

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Companions For Heroes Comes To North Texas

Plano resident and military veteran Jason Allen says a dog helped cure his post-traumatic stress disorder. He wants to help other vets find the same relief.

CBS 11–11/01/2012

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Farmers Branch To Submit New Voting Plan

A suburban Dallas city council has approved a single-member replacement for a municipal voting system struck down by the federal courts.

10/03/2012

Elizabeth Villafranca (L) speaks to a crowd of protesters outside the city hall November 13, 2006 in Farmers Branch. Later in the evening, council members unanimously voted to pass the legislation that would make English the official language of the city and approving fines for landlords and businesses who do business with illegal immigrants. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Farmers Branch Immigrant Rental Ban Goes Before 5th Circuit

Farmers Branch’s expensive fight to ban illegal immigrants from renting homes will get perhaps its most important hearing Wednesday before a largely conservative group of judges with the power to influence the national immigration debate.

09/18/2012

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Dallas County Set To Begin Aerial Spraying

A public health emergency will lead to aerial spraying for mosquitos in the battle against the West Nile virus.

08/16/2012

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Dallas Mayor Comments On Aerial Spraying

City leaders in Dallas County will decide Wednesday whether or not to allow the aerial spraying of mosquitos in the fight against the West Nile virus.

08/15/2012

Elizabeth Villafranca (L) speaks to a crowd of protesters outside the city hall November 13, 2006 in Farmers Branch. Later in the evening, council members unanimously voted to pass the legislation that would make English the official language of the city and approving fines for landlords and businesses who do business with illegal immigrants. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Ruling Says Farmers Branch Violated Voting Rights Act

A U.S. District Court ruling announced Thursday says the city of Farmers Branch is in violation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

08/02/2012

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More Human Cases Of West Nile In DFW

There is growing concern in the health community about the West Nile Virus, as human cases continue to pop up across North Texas even earlier in the summer than usual.

07/06/2012

Authorities check vehicles for illegal immigrants and contraband at a roadside checkpoint on June 1, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Farmers Branch Seeks Rehearing On Illegal Immigrant Ban

Farmers Branch city attorneys have asked the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to rehear their case supporting the city’s controversial immigration law.

04/26/2012

Construction workers remove barricades on an interstate. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Progress Report For LBJ Express Construction

Heather Newsom, a spokeswoman for the LBJ Express road construction project, details the work that has been done and what is left to accomplish.

04/16/2012

Authorities check vehicles for illegal immigrants and contraband at a roadside checkpoint on June 1, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Farmers Branch Still Fighting For Illegal Immigrant Ban

A Dallas suburb that has tried to ban housing rents by illegal immigrants will continue its appeals court fight for the ban, an attorney for the city said Thursday.

04/13/2012

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Burglary Suspect Killed After Running Onto Highway

A burglary suspect was struck and killed by a car after darting onto Interstate-35E while fleeing police on Tuesday night.

03/27/2012

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