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Missing Reporter Stable After Rescue From Texas Park

As her husband went for help, a female newspaper reporter lay on the ground of a remote Texas state park, hiding from the sun under a small tree. She was alone for two days until someone on high ground spotted her.

10/07/2013

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

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found In Another Texas Lake

A pesky problem is spreading into more Texas lakes. Invasive zebra mussels first showed up in 2009 at Lake Texoma. Now, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department confirm they have spread to Belton Lake.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

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North Texas Officials Try To Slow Zebra Mussel Migration

Zebra mussel warning signs are part of an awareness campaign wildlife officials are waging to halt the migration of the pesky non-native shellfish that have spread this summer to more North Texas waters.

07/04/2013

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Authorities Investigate Fatal Boating Accident at Lake Fork

Game wardens with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are investigating a fatal boating accident that occurred on Monday night at Lake Fork.

07/02/2013

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Missing UTA Professor’s Body Found

The body of a missing assistant psychology professor from the University of Texas at Arlington was found in a wooded area of Pilot Point on Saturday.

11/20/2012

Piranha Relative Caught By Fishermen In West Texas

A couple of fishermen hoping to land some catfish from the Concho River in San Angelo wound up hauling in a 21-inch-long and almost 8-pound relative of the piranha.

09/15/2012

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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

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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

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