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Dramatic rescue by Dallas cops after veh...

Dallas police officers praised for their quick response to a car submerged in a local lake earlier this week said they were just doing their jobs.
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Former Rangers OF Hunter Pence announces retirement

Star outfielder Hunter Pence announced his retirement Saturday following 14 major league seasons. The 37-year-old Pence

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UPS to Hire More Than 5,000 Seasonal Employees in Dallas-Fort Worth Area

UPS has announced that it expects to hire over 5,517 seasonal employees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to support the anticipated annual increase in package volume that will begin in October 2020 and continue through January 2021.

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Ranking the Dallas Mavericks best trade chips heading into the offseason

Ranking the team’s best trade chips heading into the offseason The Dallas Mavericks have accomplished a feat few teams can by

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Mayor and supporters launch workforce development program

Mayor Ron Nirenberg, Judge Nelson Wolff and former Mayor Julián Castro joined local leaders for a virtual forum about encouraging residents to vote for “SA: Ready to Work,” an economic recovery training program,

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8 new restaurants in North Texas: hot chicken, fried chicken, halal and more

It’s the second one in Dallas-Fort Worth, as there’s an Abu Omar Halal restaurant in ... but doesn’t the patio seem like the place to go? El Patio is at 4400 TX-121, Lewisville. It opened Sept. 15. III Forks made a quick exit in Far North Dallas ...

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Social Distance with the Wildlife at San Antonio’s Drive-Thru Zoo

Drive-through safaris across Texas offer a chance to safely view wildlife from your vehicle, but San Antonio's offering is unique among big-city zoos.

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Is Houston-area prepared for a major hurricane? A status update on projects seeking to mitigate impact

Hurricane Laura was another near-miss for the Houston region. Following Laura’s landfall in Louisiana, KPRC 2 checked on the status of several projects designed to help mitigate damage from a hurricane hitting our part of the Texas coast.

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Computer glitches disrupt classes as schools return online

The online learning platform Blackboard, which serves more than 20 million U.S. students from kindergarten through 12th grade, reported that websites were failing to load or were loading slowly.

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Austin store manager says increase in robberies making it unsafe

DOWNLOAD THE FOX 7 AUSTIN NEWS APP. Austin Crime Reports show there have been about 70 more robberies reported in 2020 than there were by this time in 2019. Police said there are

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San Antonio Resident Who Rescued 1,200 Rwandans From Genocide Detained By Rwandan Government

A Texan friend who's fighting for Paul Rusesabagina's release says he was arrested under false pretenses. "The president of Rwanda says he has arrested a terrorist. No he hasn't; he has kidnapped a global hero.

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First-time gun buyers in Texas fear civil unrest, poll shows

As protests continue across the country, and President Donald Trump warns of rampant lawlessness should former Vice President Joe Biden win the

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'I Was Guilty Before Proven Innocent': San Antonio Man Speaks Out About His Wrongful Arrest and Racial Profiling

White people often don’t understand why Black people tend to respond so aggressively to police officers after being racially profiled. They watch a video of a Black man being detained for nonsensical reasons and daring to get upset about it,

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20 Most Iconic TV Theme Songs of the 1990s

From "Full House" to "Friends," "Fresh Prince" to "The Simpsons," we've compiled a list of all the favorite TV theme songs from the 1990s.

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Things Are Heating Up on 'The Bachelorette'—Here's the Season 16, Episode 2 Recap

On this week's "Bachelorette" episode, Clare explores the bachelors' love languages, and things get a little steamy!

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NFL Week 6 Wrap-Up: The NFC (L)East

With Week 6 of the 2020 NFL season finished, the NFC East is atrocious, the Titans are special, and Rodgers needed a wake-up call.

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Run One of These 3 Holiday-Themed Virtual Races—Starting With Halloween!

Work off those quarantine pounds while still having fun—by participating in one of these holiday virtual races.

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General Mills Releases 'Buddy the Elf' Cereal

Let's stick to the four main food groups for breakfast—candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup!

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New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's the Season 16, Episode 1 Recap

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

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NFL Week 5 Wrap-Up: Dak Prescott Out for the Season

Week 5 of the NFL has wrapped up, and this week opened the flood gates on which teams are great and which teams are in need of dire changes.

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Netflix Indicted by Texas Grand Jury Over 'Lewd Depiction' of Children in 'Cuties'

The award-winning French movie "Cuties" was recently released on Netflix in September, amid rampant controversy.

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Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

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Recall Alert: Walmart Removing Packaged Cut Fruits Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Cut watermelon and apples are among the produce being recalled at Walmart.

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NFL Week 4 Wrap-Up: Cowboys... We Need to Talk.

With the NFL working around COVID diagnoses of notable players like Cam Newton and a multitude of Titans personnel, we see the Cowboys struggle and Houston's coach is fired.

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H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of 250 Stores

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

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CU Boulder Cancels Spring Break to Reduce COVID-19 Risk

The University of Colorado at Boulder altered the Spring 2021 schedule and added resources to better prevent the spread.

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Colorado Elk Hunter Shares Chance Encounter With Curious Mountain Lion 

Colorado resident Steve Shively was out hunting in the San Juan National Forest last week when he found himself face-to-face with a mountain lion.

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Spooky Maryland: The Haunting at Kent Manor Inn

Local spooks abound on the Eastern Shore! Built in 1820, the Kent Manor Inn has some stories of its own ...

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WATCH: This Video Tour of DC From 1957 Is Absolutely Fascinating

Produced in 1957 by Guided Tour Productions, this 12-minute guided tour of Washington, D.C., visits the White House, the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian museums, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Monticello, Richmond, and Williamsburg, Virginia.

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The Holiday Lights at Virginia Beach Boardwalk Begin in November

Bayport Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach begins November 13 and continues through January 3, 2021.

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6 Picture-Perfect Covered Bridges in Maryland

Gas up the car and dust off the camera lens; it’s time for a covered bridge tour of the Old Line State. Here are six covered bridges to check out in Maryland this fall.

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PHOTOS: A House in the UK, Abandoned 40 Years Ago, Is Now Up for Auction—And It's Basically a Time Capsule

This abandoned house in the UK was boarded up several decades ago and is now up for auction. Here we take a look inside at the time capsule left behind.

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Hallmark Channel Making the Holidays Merrier With Limited-Edition Wines 

Hallmark’s Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc are sure to pair perfectly with the holiday movies they were inspired by.

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4 Last-Minute Beauty Makeup Looks for Halloween

We love Halloween here at OCN, and so we decided to put our makeup skills to the test and create four different Halloween looks that will get you in the sp

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Recipe: A Delicious and Fragrant Garlicky Chicken Rice Soup

This amazing soup recipe combines chicken, rice, tomatoes, bell peppers, and tons and tons of garlic.

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VIDEO: This Spoof of Nature Documentaries, Starring Kevin James, Will Have You in Stitches

In "Nature Planet," actor Kevin James stars as "The Silver-Breasted Montle," an endangered species.

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OCN Rigs: Meet Kelly Lund, His Co-Pilot Loki, and Their 2017 Toyota 4Runner

We met up with Kelly Lund and his co-pilot Loki to talk about his off-grid lifestyle and his 2017 Toyota 4Runner build in this episode of OCN Rigs.

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