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Study: Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Taint Water

The drilling procedure called fracking didn’t cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells.

09/15/2014

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1981 Pennsylvania Fugitive Nabbed In Texas

A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 1,300 miles away.

04/22/2014

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SCOTUS Bypasses Farmers Branch Immigration Rental Case

The Supreme Court will not hear arguments regarding the ban that would prevent illegal immigrants from renting housing in Farmers Branch.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Texas Among States With Complaints Of Contaminated Water From Drilling

Texas is among at least four states that have received complaints of well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling.

01/05/2014

The Jonas Brothers pose on the red carpet before the We Day Minnesota event at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota on October 8, 2013. (credit: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Free the Children)

Jonas Brothers Cancel 19-Date Tour

The Jonas Brothers have canceled their upcoming tour over creative differences. Brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick were scheduled to begin their 19-date tour on Friday in Pennsylvania.

10/10/2013

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West Volunteer Fire Department Gets Fire Engine Donation

There’s good news for firefighters working in West. The list of donations to the Texas town now includes a fire truck.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2013

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Controversial ‘Debarking’ Not Music To Ears Of Veterinarians

You hear a dog bark long and loud enough and it can drive you to drink. But going under the knife to solve a bark problem?

02/06/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Texas Man Guilty In Pa. Drug Ring Including Coach

A Texas trucker has become the fourth and final person convicted in a cocaine pipeline that also included a former assistant western Pennsylvania high school football coach.

12/12/2012

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7-Eleven Buys 74 Stores Across 4 States

Dallas convenience store giant 7-Eleven has bought 74 operating stores, mostly in West Virginia, and two land parcels from a licensee. Financial details were not disclosed.

08/21/2012

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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