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A love for zoos as a child leads to forever career at Fort Worth ...

One of the zookeepers passionate about the vocation is Timothy Nicewander. He’s worked at the Fort Worth Zoo for more than a decade and specializes as an aquarist in the Bait Shack building of the zoo’s Texas Wild Habitat.

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5 Brand New Dallas-Fort Worth Tea Shops ...

Head to the suburbs for a slew of exciting new drink destinations serving matcha, mochi doughnuts, and so much more

Dallas Cred Wants to Help the City Heal

Dallas Cred violence interrupters fan out to four crime-heavy areas of the city. They don’t intervene in active violent situations. Their job is to interrupt patterns that lead to violent behavior and wreak havoc on communities.

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Republicans Susan Wright, Jake Ellzey face off in Tuesday runoff ...

Wright and Ellzey are vying to finish the term of Ron Wright, who died earlier this year after contracting COVID-19. His Republican-leaning seat touches Fort Worth and stretches southeast to more rural areas.

Fort Worth ER doctor racks up millions o...

More than 15 million people have viewed Dr. J Mack Slaughter’s TikTok videos explaining a variety of medical conditions.

Why Was A Fort Worth Gunman Stoned To De...

A house explodes to smithereens in Plano, the Big 12 loses UT and Oklahoma and a shooter gets stoned to death by an angry crowd. I'm no expert on the paranormal, but this is starting to look more and more like your typical zombie apocalypse.

Family reports 911 delay in responding to shooting, stoning in Fo...

We’ve told you about the staffing issues at Fort Worth’s 911 call center before. A police spokesperson told WFAA Monday, that they’re in the process of hiring more people, a

Some Dallas ISD Students Go Back To Scho...

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – In one week, some Dallas ISD students will head back to school. This year, all instruction will be in person, but the district has adjusted calendars to address the needs ...

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Reunion Tower to Put on Light Show for O...

Reunion Tower is putting on a light show for Vincent Hancock, a skeet shooter who won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Shooter beaten to death with bricks after opening fire at Fort Wo...

FORT WORTH, Texas — Party attendees beat a man to death with bricks early Monday after he opened fire at a Fort Worth party, police said. Another person was shot and killed and three were injured. Fort Worth police were called to the 5600 block of Shiloh Drive about 1 a.

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Mac’s Bar-B-Que Closes Doors After 66 Ye...

Mac’s Bar-B-Que ended its 66-year run in Dallas on Monday, July 26. Known for their brisket, sausage and sides, the restaurant had been in business since 1955. Owner Billy McDonald says he’s come to have an incredibly loyal fan base.

Austin narrows police chief search down ...

Four women and five candidates of color are in the mix to be the next chief of the Austin Police Department, including interim chief Joe Chacon.

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San Antonio's favorite Comfort Café host...

Comfort Café is hosting five-course dinners to help offset the costs of a flood that destroyed the original Bandera location. A month before the July 5 flood, Comfort Café opened an extension at Los Patios.

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Texas Lt. governor forms special committee after UT and OU commit...

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick announced the formation of a special committee on the future of college sports in Texas. The committee includes State Senator Charles

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Lt. Gov. Patrick establishes Select Comm...

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced yesterday that he has established the Senate Select Committee on the Future of College Sports in Texas, to be chaired by Sen. Jane Nelson,

Texas GOP House speaker issues arrest wa...

Texas state House Speaker Dade Phelan issued an arrest warrant on Sunday for a Democrat who fled to Washington, D.C., to stonewall a pair of GOP-backed voting bills.

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Texas power grid passes first of many tests to meet demand as hea...

"at-above-post addthis_tool" data-url=" Scott DiSavino (Reuters) -The Texas power grid passed the first of what could be many tests over the next week by meeting the highest demand this year on Monday without problems as homes and businesses cranked up their air conditioners to escape the latest heatwave.

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North Texas pediatric hospitals seeing s...

The delta variant is causing a huge pediatric surge that is similar to November 2020, right before the massive spike at Christmas time. Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth is reporting case numbers at rates not seen since February.

Fully vaccinated North Texas doctor gets...

A North Texas doctor says the COVID vaccine likely saved his life. The retired physician became one of the rare breakthrough cases.

5 months to go, Austin matches number of homicides in all of 2020...

Austin police on Tuesday identified two people killed earlier this month: 22-year-old Dyvyne Ware and 23-year-old Nikolas Eugenio Martinez.

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Texas’s Best Riding for Every Kind of Cy...

Whether you’re looking to spin endless country roads, grind backroad gravel, or cruise rugged singletrack, Texas has a ride for you

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This Elegant Houston Home Makes Genius U...

When Houston designer Neal first set eyes on the 1997 house she and her husband would call home, "it needed a lot of updating," admits the designer. Luckily, though, "my husband and I both being in the design industry,

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CDC wants more vaccinated people and schoolchildren to mask up — ...

Texas Republican state leaders held their ground against allowing local schools and governments to require masks. The CDC guidelines are not mandates and have no weight of law.

NFL says no restrictions on Deshaun Wats...

The limits that the league mentioned in a statement Tuesday pertain to Deshaun Watson's activities with the Texans as training camp opens.

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US Life Expectancy in 2020 Saw Biggest D...

According to a new report by the CDC, life expectancy for Americans fell by a year and a half in 2020. The agency attributed this steep decline mainly to deaths as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Outbreaks From Unvaccinated Football Pla...

NFL teams will forfeit games if their team experiences COVID-19 outbreaks. The other team will win the game, although no players will get paid. New NFL rules regarding the upcoming season will be in effect.

Sam's Club Is Selling Cinnamon Toast Crunch Popcorn

General Mills and Sam's Club teamed up to release a Cinnamon Toast Crunch Popcorn. Each 20-ounce bag will be exclusively sold at Sam's Club locations by the end of July!

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WATCH: Hammerhead Shark Appears to Charg...

A recent visitor to Panama City Beach appeared to be almost attacked by a hammerhead shark. The truth, according to the man who caught it all on video, might be more nuanced.

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Queer Pride—Thoughts on Racism, Drag Que...

In the final article in our Queer Pride interview series, Max and Sean get "real" with us about the LGBTQIA community and open up about what "home" really feels like.

Funniest Reactions to the Olympics Opening Ceremony Uniforms

People all over the world watched the Olympics Opening Ceremony and each one had something to say about each country's fashion choices. Check out some of the funniest reactions to the Olympics Opening Ceremony uniforms.

For the Spice Girls' 25th Anniversary, R...

You can rent the original Spice Girls "Spice World" double-decker Spice Bus on Airbnb for a 25th anniversary, themed getaway.

Mama Deer Comes to the Rescue of a Cryin...

Mama knows best, even if she has 4 legs and large ears. Check out this Ohio mama's TikTok video.

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VIDEO: Life-Sized Pictogram Steals the Show at the Opening Ceremo...

Forget angelic choirs of children, state-of-the-art technology, or giant fireworks, the star of the show at the opening ceremony this year was ... a pictogram.

Florida Condo Collapse: Victims to Recei...

A judge is expediting the case in order to get money to the victims as quickly as possible.

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The Cleveland Indians Will Now Be Known ...

It's the end of an era—the Cleveland Indians will be no more ... the name, that is. At the end of the 2021 season, they will assume their new namesake, the Cleveland Guardians.

Chipotle Celebrates Olympians With Gold Foil Wrappers

For a limited time beginning on July 23, Chipotle will be wrapping its signature burritos in gold foil. Fans can also order special menu items created by Olympic athletes competing in the summer games.

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