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The shores of Wichita Falls' lakes extend for well over a hundred yards further than they did before the severe drought. (credit: Joel Thomas/CBSDFW.COM Gold Star reporter)

Wichita Falls Wants To Use Chemical To Prevent Lake Evaporation

Wichita Falls is looking at spreading a state-approved, environmentally friendly polymar over its largest lake, Arrowhead.

07/04/2014

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New Rules Limit Playtime At Popular Fountain

Sundance Square President and CEO Johnny Campbell views their new rule as a guarantee other activities won’t interrupt so-called fountain time.

07/03/2014

We eyed this creepy crawler on the upstairs patio of the CBS 11 newsroom. (credit: Annie Potasznik)

Pest Control Business Booming After Recent Rains

If it flies, crawls, bites, buzzes or stings, chances are it’s thriving after recent rains.

06/26/2014

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Tarrant Co. Flooding Damaging Homes, Closing Businesses

Many homeowners say they have flooded the city with complaints for years about poor drainage in the area but still fear flooding when heavy rain storms hit.

06/25/2014

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Owners Of Lake Whitney Cliffhanger House Devastated

A luxury house dangling over a fractured Lake Whitney cliff that fascinated people nation-wide is now a smoldering pile of rubble.

06/13/2014

Arlington on the verge of announcing a major new hotel at the site of the convention center in the entertainment district. (credit: City of Arlington)

Arlington Poised For New Hotel And $24 Million Library

Arlington is poised for two major developments and an image make-over with a new logo and marketing plan.

05/21/2014

Psychologist Dick Miller  popularized the word "affluenza" during the notorius case of a 16-year-old who admitted he was drunk when he crashed his truck and killed four people. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Controversy Continues About Teen’s “Affluenza” Diagnosis

He popularized the word “affluenza” during the notorious case of a 16-year-old who admitted he was drunk when he crashed his truck and killed four people.

05/16/2014

The 28 miles Chisholm Trail Parkway is set to open. (credit: Joel Thomas)

Chisholm Trail Parkway Set To Open

The Chisolm Trail Parkway has been on the drawing boards in one form or another for more than 50 years.

05/05/2014

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Report: Vet Kept Animals Alive For Experimentation

State records released about an animal cruelty investigation at the Camp Bowie Animal Clinic paint a picture of an unsanitary workplace with a vet who kept animals in cages almost around the clock.

05/01/2014

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Misappropriation Of Funds Suspected At Prime Prep Academy

The current superintendent of Prime Prep Academy, the school founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders is asking the FBI to look into prior spending at the school.

04/30/2014

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Residents Band Together, Receive Grants For Neighborhood

Just south of Globe Life Park in Arlington, nestled between Stadium Drive and a railroad track sits the 200 home neighborhood called Parkview.

04/29/2014

Joel Arnold hasn't let his Autism stop him from helping set up for an event at the Fort Worth Zoo. (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

18-Year-Old Autistic Zoo Volunteer Defies Odds

A teenager diagnosed with severe Autism has overcome his disease significantly by volunteering at the Fort Worth Zoo.

04/24/2014

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