Winter

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Best 2014 Winter Escapes For North Texans

It’s that time of year when cabin fever hits north Texans and thoughts wander to planning that winter escape.

01/08/2014

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Cold Snap Won’t Completely Kill Off West Nile & Allergens

In North Texas, everything from bugs to bad allergies is often blamed on our typically mild winters. So, after two days of bitter cold, will the arctic blast at least kill off a few bugs?

CBS 11–01/07/2014

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Destination: Stockholm

If you appreciate delicious food paired with locally-distilled spirits, Instagram-worthy waterside views, and stunningly attractive locals, add Stockholm, Denver to your travel bucket list.

12/25/2013

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Greenhouses Hurting From DFW Ice Storm

The winter freeze that covered North Texas in a slippery coating of ice earlier this month wreaked havoc on roads and schools, as well as dozens of area greenhouses.

12/20/2013

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Ice Storm Damages Reach $30 Million

An industry group said that damage from the DFW ice storm has reached $30 million in residential losses. That does not include losses to vehicles, roads or government property.

12/13/2013

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Help TxDOT Locate The Worst DFW Potholes

Now that much of the ice has melted — or been chipped away — from area roads, North Texans are finding the inevitable aftermath of a week’s worth of freezing and thawing.

12/12/2013

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Ice Doesn’t Stop Cutting Competition

Thousands of people braved frigid winter weather and icy roads to be in Fort Worth for the National Cutting Horse Association’s Futurity World Championship event.

12/12/2013

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Heating Problems Chill 3 DISD Schools

Will the heat be working on Thursday for students in the DISD? Three different Dallas schools have had problems keeping classrooms warm since last weekend’s ice storm.

12/12/2013

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Iced Roads Still Causing Problems In Lewisville

Ice is still causing grief for some area drivers. Police had to temporarily shut down a portion of road in Lewisville on Thursday morning due to an ice-related crash.

12/12/2013

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Lingering Ice Still Causing Problems Across North Texas

Nearly a week after a winter storm swept through North Texas, lingering ice is still causing problems.

CBS 11–12/11/2013

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Some DISD Schools Go For Second Day Without Heat

Dallas school officials are defending a decision to keep students on campuses without working heat – saying it is better for students to be safe, in cold classrooms, than warm at home, alone.

12/11/2013

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