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Top 5 Hidden Hazards At The Playground

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, ever year emergency rooms treat more than 200,000 children under the age of 14 for playground-related injuries.

CBS 11–04/08/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In DFW

These five parks rise above the rest by providing an endless stream of free recreation for the whole family.

04/03/2015

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Frisco Woman Arrested For Waving Gun At Children Over Noise

A Frisco woman was arrested for allegedly waving a gun and yelling obscenities at a group of noisy children at a playground.

02/10/2015

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Frisco Homeowner Accused Of Yelling Obscenities At Noisy Daycare

Bad blood between homeowners and a day care center may have reached a breaking point.

CBS 11–02/05/2015

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Playground Equipment May Be Too Hot To Handle

Summer heat can cause outside equipment very hot and putting children at risk while playing.

CBS 11–07/27/2014

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Direct Summer Sun Can Make Playground Equipment Dangerous

The temperature of playground equipment exposed to direct sun can climb above 150 degrees.

07/24/2014

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Buddy Bench Encourages Friendship

A second grader’s idea to help fellow classmate who may feel lonely is spreading fast through school campuses in Frisco.

05/20/2014

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Old Nessie Beheaded At Arlington Park

Kids love to climb on the plastic Old Nessie sea serpent which appears to be swimming through Allan Saxe Park in Arlington. But a vandal recently lopped off the monster’s head.

06/18/2013

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Contamination Concerns Amid City Council Discussion On Grand Park

At Monday’s Frisco City Council meeting, there were discussions about plans to build a massive park for the area next to the old Exide battery plant.

06/03/2013

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Parents Say School Playground Is A Danger Zone

Parents of Pinnacle Academy students have yet another safety concern as they send their children to class.

05/10/2013

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Dallas Housing Development Gets Playground

Dallas Cowboys players and other volunteers are building a playground for more than 300 children at the Burgundy Housing Development in Dallas.

12/11/2012

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Toddler Recovering After Copperhead Snake Bite

A North Texas toddler is recovering after getting bit by a copperhead snake earlier this week. It happened as the two-year-old boy and other children played on the playground at North Star Learning Center in Richardson.

CBSDFW.COM–09/27/2012

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