Winter

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Tests In Texas & 4 Other States Show Flu Vaccine Not Working Well

As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick.

01/15/2015

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Shelters In Need Of Blankets And Winter Coats

A mild winter has led to a cold, hard fact at many shelters; they lack the supplies they need to keep people warm.

01/07/2015

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Winter Weather Fast Approaching In North Texas

All the signs are there of approaching winter weather; plummeting temperatures, cold north wind, people bundled up and businesses selling ways for people to stay warm.

12/30/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Best National Parks To Visit In Winter

Read on for five of the country’s best national parks to visit in winter, one of which may require both generous amounts of sunscreen and rain gear.

11/26/2014

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Best Winter Escapes For North Texans

If you are looking for a distraction from the winter grind, and want to get out North Texas, here are a few ideas that might help you indulge that seasonal desire for escape.

11/18/2014

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Cold Nights Mean Great AM Radio Listening!

Now most people think of AM Radio as old technology into today’s world of digital and apps . But I have been a fan of AM Radio forever.

11/11/2014

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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?

11/10/2014

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Fried Sea Scallops From “School Of Fish”

Winter is coming and, along with it, scallop season. Try out this tasty recipe for fried sea scallops straight from Chef Ben Pollinger’s debut cookbook, “School of Fish.”

10/02/2014

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ERCOT: Ample Electric Capacity For Fall, Winter

The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter.

09/02/2014

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Denton Residents Bundle Up As Temps Drop

Some Denton residents say they didn’t think they would need heat in the middle of April, but Monday morning they say they were wishing they had the warmth.

04/14/2014

Small Backyard Garden

Cold Snap May Cost Homeowners Cash

The cold snap could end up costing homeowners hundreds, even thousands of dollars.

04/14/2014

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