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Texas Lawmakers Hold First Earthquake Hearing

The new seismologist for the Railroad Commission of Texas hopes to know within a year what’s causing hundreds of earthquakes in Parker and Tarrant counties.

CBS 11–05/12/2014

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Lawmakers To Discuss Parker County Quakes

Hundreds of earthquakes rocked the same community since December. On Monday, legislators in Austin are taking a closer look at what is going on in the area near Azle and Reno.

05/12/2014

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Study: 300 Earthquakes In Parker County Since December

There have been more than 300 earthquakes reported in Parker County since December, according to just-published research conducted by an earthquake study team.

05/08/2014

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Farmers Work To Save Crops From Freeze

The cold snap that hit DFW on Tuesday morning means more than just dragging out the winter coat again. For farmers, the freeze threat has been all about saving this year’s crops.

04/15/2014

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Officer Charged With Aggravated Assault, Reckless Driving & Oppression

An off-duty police officer from the Henderson County town of Malakoff has been indicted on criminal charges. Officer Ernesto Fierro turned himself in at the Parker County Jail.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2014

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Rural Areas Benefitting From New Emergency Fire System

With both a Wind Advisory and Fire Weather Warning in effect across North Texas, dry, dangerous conditions should be a concern for everyone. Firefighters in Parker County prepared well in advance for days just like today.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2014

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USGS Confirms 3.0-Magnitude Quake Near Azle

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake rattled areas around Azle Tuesday, causing concern for residents but leaving no reports of damage.

01/29/2014

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Azle Residents Take Their Earthquake Concerns To Austin

Dozens of Azle residents are planning a trip to the state capitol to send a message to the Texas Railroad Commission.

01/20/2014

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Animals Seized From “Puppy Mill” In Parker County

More than two dozen dogs and other animals were seized from a property in North Texas after they were found with afflictions including intestinal parasites, untreated wounds, malnourishment and dehydration.

01/18/2014

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PD: Toddler Calls For Help, Mother Arrested For Drug Use

Parker County authorities say a toddler used a cell phone to dial for help, after her mother passed out from using a combination of illegal drugs and synthetic marijuana.

01/14/2014

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North Texas Feels Another Earthquake

North Texas has had another minor earthquake — 3.1 magnitude — in an area where concerns about unexplained quakes led a state regulatory agency to hire a seismologist.

01/13/2014

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Deputy Injured In Parker County Car Crash

A car crash on Sunday night left a Parker County sheriff’s deputy injured. She suffered a broken leg after being pinned inside of her patrol vehicle along Highway 51.

01/13/2014

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