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House Fire Set By Cigarette Kills Retired Marine

Cleburne firefighters say a paralyzed, retired Marine accidentally set himself on fire with a cigarette and died in the blaze despite his elderly mother’s best attempts to save him.

12/02/2014

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Plan Ahead For More North Tarrant Express Lane Closures

Angel Yanez knows the misery of driving on the construction riddled I-35W corridor north of Fort Worth.

11/18/2014

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Henderson Street Businesses Suffer Despite Promised Growth

The businesses cut off from the flow of traffic have signs everywhere, pleading, begging, beseeching customers to please come in, we’re open.

11/17/2014

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Denton Residents Get Ready For Fracking Legal Battles

The City of Denton said there are already two lawsuits pending against the fracking ban and more are likely to follow.

11/05/2014

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Drought Dries Up Business In Mineral Wells

Towns such as Mineral Wells are blending river water with the lake water to stretch reserves.

11/03/2014

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Construction Crews Mistakenly Cut Down Trees

A spokesperson for the city of McKinney has called it ” a really awful mistake.”

10/29/2014

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Arlington To Allow More Gas Drilling

Arlington has allowed plans to go forward for more natural gas drilling despite two recent small earthquakes in the area.

10/28/2014

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Texas Presbyterian Nurses Stand Behind Hospital

Nurses and staff from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital marched out of their hospital building dressed in scrubs Monday afternoon to appear in a united front before the media.

10/20/2014

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UTA Students Relocate; Move On From Storms

Nursing student Magen Isaacs’ University of Texas at Arlington living quarters are much smaller than where she lived just a week ago.

10/10/2014

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Frequent Travels To Africa Carry Ebola Stigma

The CDC and homeland security will enhance health screenings for international passengers at 5 airports: New York’s JFK, Newark, Washington Dulles, Chicago O’Hare and Atlanta Hartsfield.

10/08/2014

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Ebola Threat May Impact DFW Airport Protocol

In a day where travelers are already slowed by long lines at security checkpoint, some think a health checkpoint would be another unnecessary delay.

10/06/2014

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North Texas Veterans React To Obama’s “Latte Salute”

The proper way to salute is drilled into every sailor, soldier, marine and airman from the very beginning of training. It is regarded as a sign of respect to properly salute a fellow member of the military.

09/24/2014

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