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West Nile Virus Threat For Summer In Texas Unknown

After several dry years, Texas has finally gotten some good rainfall and along with that comes the specter of disease-carrying mosquitoes.

06/30/2014

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Businesses Praise Rainfall At Lake Granbury

Heaven sent — that’s how business owners near Lake Granbury describe the downpours North Texas saw this week. Without the rain July 4th would have been a bust, but now they’re expecting fireworks.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2014

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Texas’ Recent Rains Improve Drought, Lake Levels

Plentiful rainfall this past week improved conditions across Texas, although 69 percent of the state remained in some drought stage. Just less than 5 percent of the state was in the driest category on the map, down from about 6.6 percent a week ago.

06/26/2014

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Drought Forces Richardson To Spend More On Road Work

After nearly doubling its street maintenance budget for this year, the City of Richardson is looking to increase road work funding by another half million to $2.45 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

06/25/2014

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Good Samaritans Wade Through Water To Help The Stranded

Business owners and drivers worry about another round of heavy rain in the cultural district of Fort Worth. One couple posted a video on YouTube showing them attempting to help stranded drivers by wading through waist-high water.

CBS 11–06/25/2014

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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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Major Storm Damage After Rain, Floods & High-Water Rescues

Heavy rain and floods took dozens of North Texas drivers by surprise — leading to more than 40 high-water rescues in Fort Worth. In the course of a few hours, firefighters responded to more than 200 calls for help.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2014

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Lake Levels Still Low Despite Heavy Rain

The impact of the rain on area lakes varied tremendously over the weekend.

06/23/2014

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More Than A Dozen Homes Damaged By Granbury Flood

Flood waters damaged 20 homes near Granbury with nine deemed unlivable by the American Red Cross. Upwards to eight inches of rain fell in the matter of a few hours in the area on Sunday.

CBS 11–06/23/2014

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Big Rains In Granbury

Granbury gets almost as much rain in the past two days as it had seen all year.

CBS 11–06/23/2014

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Rain Harvesters Overflowing After Weekend Storms

Water experts at Texas A&M say the runoff from as little as 2-inches of rain can fill a 55-gallon drum.

06/23/2014

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House Continues Falling Off 70-Foot Cliff, Into North Texas Lake

An interesting story continues to develop here in North Texas. A luxury home is literally teetering on the edge of a limestone cliff and falling, little by little, some 70 feet below into Lake Whitney.

CBS 11–06/11/2014

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