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Willie Nelson performs during Farm Aid 2009 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on October 4, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Concert Benefits Central Texas Wildfire Victims

George Strait, Willie Nelson and the Dixie Chicks are among the performers to play Monday night as part of a show to benefit wildfire victims.

10/17/2011

Pencils are displayed in the back-to-school section of a Target store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Lewisville School Sends Supplies To Bastrop Students

It was the most destructive wildfire in Texas history. A raging fire destroyed more than 1,500 homes near Bastrop. While recovery will take months, some North Texas students stepped up to lend their support.

10/06/2011

A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Low Winds Help Crews Contain Central Texas Blaze

Firefighters made progress in containing a fire just a month after the state’s most destructive wildfire hit the same Central Texas county.

10/06/2011

U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Another Wildfire Burns In Central Texas

Crews made progress against wildfire in the same Central Texas county where a destructive blaze last month destroyed over 1,500 homes.

10/05/2011

Lone Camp Volunteer Fire Department fire fighter Ted Hale fights a wildfire on September 1, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

$152 Million In Ag Losses To Texas Wildfires

Enough fence to cross Texas from east to west nearly seven times, more than 1,500 head of livestock and swaths of pasture nearly twice the area of Delaware have burned in Texas wildfires this year.

09/28/2011

Power transmission lines. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Power Company Sued After Massive Texas Wildfire

A utility company knew about wildfire dangers amid severe Texas drought, but failed to remove dead trees and branches near their power lines.

09/28/2011

A man performs with a lasso before the Disney premiere of "The Alamo" at the historic Majestic Theater in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Jill Torrance/Getty Images)

Fire Burns “The Alamo” Film Set Near Austin

A fire official in Texas says a wildfire has destroyed part of the set for the 2003 film “The Alamo,” and charred at least 150 acres near Austin.

09/28/2011

President Barack Obama speaks after touring Allison Transmission in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 6, 2011. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Takes Shots At Perry & GOP Debates

President Barack Obama is swiping at Texas Governor Rick Perry, criticizing him as “a governor whose state is on fire, denying climate change.”

09/26/2011

Willie Nelson performs during Farm Aid 2009 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on October 4, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

October Concert To Help Texas Wildfire Victims

A concert on October 17, featuring Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and the group Asleep at the Wheel, will benefit Central Texas wildfire victims.

09/22/2011

Firefighters from the Coppell Fire Department hit hot spots ion a burned down house with water, as they work the wildfires in Bastrop, Texas on September 7, 2011.

State: Power Line Sparks Likely Caused Central Texas Inferno

Sparks from electric power lines likely started the blaze that became the most destructive wildfire in Texas history, fire officials said Tuesday.

09/20/2011

Cigarette butts are seen in the street. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Warns Smoking Drivers: Hold On To Your Butts

That glowing cigarette butt flying out the car window might be a dangerous thing during a statewide drought, and TxDOT wants it to stop.

09/20/2011

U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Central Texas Wildfires Nearly Contained

The Texas Forest Service says wildfires that began more than two weeks ago in Bastrop County have been 95 percent contained.

09/19/2011

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