Residents

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Collin County Residents Hope To Slam Brakes On Proposed Toll Road

Hundreds of North Texas residents are worried a proposed toll road being reviewed for placement somewhere in the Blacklands Corridor, from Garland, into Rockwall, Collin and Hunt counties, could run through their neighborhood.

CBS 11–09/23/2014

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Sam’s Club To Open In Uptown Despite Public Outcry

Despite pubic outcry from residents, The Trammel Crow Company is building a Sam’s Club in Uptown.

06/19/2014

A shot of the control tower at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Noisy Planes To Stop Flying Over Southlake Soon

Southlake residents will soon enjoy some much needed noise relief form planes flying over their city.

10/18/2013

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

Fracking Blamed In Lawsuit Filed By Families In Johnson County

ALVARADO (CBSDFW.COM) – Two families in Johnson County are blaming fracking and earthquakes for damage to their homes. They have filed a lawsuit naming the controversial natural gas drilling process as the cause for cracking […]

08/16/2013

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Visitors, Businesses And Residents Brace For West 7th St Closure

Visitors, business owners and residents along West 7th Street are bracing for five months of traffic congestion, construction noise and delays. The 7th Street bridge will be closed until the fall.

06/07/2013

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Search For Answers In West, Texas Slowly Continues

State and federal investigators continued to comb through the rubble in West Monday — looking for clues to what touched off a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant last week. The blast killed 14 people and leveled dozens of homes.

04/22/2013

A line of cars wait to get back into West, days after a fertilizer plant rocked the town. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Displaced West Residents Start To Go Home

Weary residents who were evacuated from their neighborhoods in West Wednesday evening were allowed back home Saturday. The long line of people snaked their way through the first loosening of check points in days. All had obtained a special mark on their cars to get in. Only homeowners who lived further away from the deadly blast site where a fertilizer plant blew up were allowed back. This is “Stage-1″ of what has turned into a long week of loss, transition and ultimately hope for the small town.

CBS 11–04/20/2013