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A fisherman casts his line into the water. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

7 Accused Of Fishing Fraud In Texas Tournament

The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Aug. 10-12 Ladies Kingfish Tournament. Duke says the defendants won a $5,000 second-place prize.

08/23/2012

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

Expecting A Higher Water Bill? Blame Zebra Mussels

There’s a chance your water bill may be going up and you can blame it, in part, on Zebra Mussels. Zebra Mussels are tiny aquatic life forms that stick to smooth surfaces, and can gum up boat engines and motors at municipal water pumping stations.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Orders New Rules To Halt Invasive Mussels

Texas wildlife officials want to extend emergency rules designed to prevent a destructive mussel from continuing an invasive march through the state’s waterways.

07/30/2012

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Battleship Texas Set To Reopen After Leak Repairs

Tomorrow morning the Battleship Texas will reopen to the public. The vessel sprang what was called a “significant leak” and was closed earlier this month.

06/22/2012

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Alligator Spotted In Lake Arlington

A North Texas lake has its own version of the Lock Ness monster.

04/05/2012

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Deer Hunting In Dallas Up For Discussion

Deer hunting in Dallas County could soon become a reality. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is taking comments on that proposal online and in meetings across the state.

03/11/2012

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought Delays Moving Pronghorn To West Texas

Researchers studying what has caused pronghorn in West Texas to die off will wait until at least next year to relocate more of the animals to the area because of the ongoing drought.

03/06/2012

A coyote walks through a park. (credit: Getty Images/David McNew)

Coyotes Terrorizing Mansfield Pets

A new predator is moving in on pets in Mansfield: Coyotes.

02/27/2012

A feral hog.  (Photo credit: Texas Dept. of Agriculture)

Texas Contest Brings Demise Of 12,632 Feral Hogs

A competition aimed at curbing the feral hog problem in Texas has resulted in the demise of 12,632 of the animals that damage or destroy hundreds of millions of dollars in crops and ranchland every year.

02/23/2012

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Body Of Missing Pilot Found In East Texas

Authorities have found the body of a pilot missing after his plane was found in an East Texas lake.

02/11/2012

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

Zebra Mussels Confined To One North Texas Lake

Recent test on 14 North Texas reservoirs shows Zebra Mussels appear to be contained to one lake, but state authorities still want boaters to take precautions to prevent their spread.

01/30/2012

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Wildlife Commission Considering Whitetail Deer Bowhunting

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is talking about a proposal to allow whitetail deer bowhunting in three North Texas counties.

01/25/2012

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