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Denton First Texas City To Ban Fracking?

A North Texas community that sits on what’s believed to hold one of the biggest natural gas reserves in the U.S. may become the first city in the state to ban hydraulic fracturing.

07/15/2014

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Catholic Charities Needs Foster Families For Immigrant Children

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth says they are most in need of foster families for immigrant children.

07/15/2014

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oil And Gas Regulator Chairman Makes Fracking Plea

Outgoing Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman has asked officials of a North Texas city to not support a grassroots petition advocating a ban on hydraulic fracturing within the city limits.

07/11/2014

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Roanoke Girl Recounts Meeting President Obama

In front of Air Force One, President Obama greeted two local families and held a lengthy conversation with a North Texas 10-year-old that she’ll never forget.

07/10/2014

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Tasha’s To Do List: July 10-13

Here is a short list of great things to do around DFW this weekend.

07/10/2014

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President To Visit Dallas, Discuss Border Crisis

President Obama is headed to Dallas and Austin this week, a trip that began as a fundraising effort for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, but will now include meetings to discuss the crisis at the Texas border.

07/08/2014

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Steps Being Taken To Make Sure Arriving Immigrant Kids Are Healthy

Some people are expressing health concerns as hundreds, possibly thousands, of immigrant children head to North Texas. There are reports the kids could have diseases like swine flu and tuberculosis. But some of the concerns are unfounded.

CBSDFW.COM–07/07/2014

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Tasha’s To Do List: July 3-6

There are a lot of great events all over North Texas this holiday weekend. From live music to fireworks shows, check out some of the best Fourth of July activities around DFW.

07/03/2014

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Texas Congressional Committee Considers Desalination

A Texas congressional committee is convening in North Texas to discuss the technology and cost of water desalination as the state grapples with persistent drought.

06/30/2014

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World’s Top Urban Leaders Converge On Dallas

It’s a big week for city of Dallas officials who hosted hundreds of cultural and municipal leaders from around the world at the New Cities Summit on Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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Tasha’s To Do List: June 5-8

Whether you’re looking to see some terrific live music or to help out an animal in need, here is a brief list of things to do around North Texas over the weekend of June 5-8.

06/05/2014

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Texas Gas Prices Expected To Continue Upward Trend

Retail gasoline prices across Texas increased by a penny this week, but many commuters across the metroplex have seen much larger increases.

05/29/2014

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