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1 hr ago | Merced Sun-Star

Don't delay vaccinating children for measles

Tarrant County, Texas, residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials last week confirmed the first case of measles in the county since 2013.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS Local

North Texas Tax Office Adopts 'In God We Trust' Motto

The phrase is already on your money. The Tarrant County tax assessor thought it was fitting it should be on his office paperwork.

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Star-Telegram.com

Getting children ready for kindergarten really counts

As a parent of elementary school children, I know our hall closet is already stuffed with backpacks, school supplies and a few boxes of new shoes to replace those that summer has so lovingly worn to their current state of dinginess.

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Star-Telegram.com

Weatherford teen dies from car crash injuries

A Weatherford teen critically injured last week in a one-car crash in Parker County died Tuesday afternoon at a Fort Worth hospital, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Parker County, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Wig bandit indicted on bank holdup charge

A federal grand jury has indicted a Lake Worth woman called the "Wig Bandit" on bank robbery charges in a case where the 23-year-old has admitted to committing a series of holdups this year to pay for a heroin habit.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Rain, cooler temperatures headed for North Texas

FORT WORTH If you like it cool and rainy, Tarrant County is the place to be - at least for the next few days.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NBC Dallas

Cities Opt Not to Spray Despite West Nile Results

When mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in some North Texas cities, you may not see spray trucks at all.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Colleyville, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Return to sender

I was shocked to notice a phrase added to the envelope for my vehicle registration sticker from Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright.

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Star-Telegram.com

Property values soar across Tarrant County

A look at some of the cities and school districts in Tarrant County, their net taxable values and their percentage gain from the previous year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hurst, TX, Haslet, TX, Forest Hill, TX, Euless, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Tarrant County still on the lookout for measles cases

While no new measles cases have been reported since a Northeast Tarrant County resident became infected last week after attending a softball tournament in Kansas, officials still believe there will be more.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Epidemiology, Denton County, TX

Dallas Morning News

Man found dead in Lake Lewisville was suspect in weekend stabbing

Authorities recovered the body of a man Monday evening who is suspected to have stabbed another person over the weekend on Lake Lewisville.

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Related Topix: Lewisville, TX, Denton County, TX

Poteau Daily News & Sun

Who got booked?

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center from 7-26-14 until 7-29-14.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Recent Drownings Reminder For Parents To Stay Vigilant

The accidental drowning of three toddlers within one week in Tarrant County has health officials urging parents more than ever to watch over their kids when they're near water.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Keller, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Body found near marina at Eagle Mountain Lake

Authorities continued on Monday to investigate the death of a Fort Worth man whose body was pulled out of Eagle Mountain Lake Sunday afternoon.

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Star-Telegram.com

Suspect found naked after burglary that left one man dead

A suspected burglar who police say viciously attacked two men inside their home early Sunday, killing one, may have thrown drain cleaner on the victims.

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Dallas Morning News

Falling temperatures follow weekend that saw year's hottest weather in Dallas-Fort Worth

Unless you're heading to Health Camp in Waco this evening for a burger and a shake, which sounds like a not-bad idea, don't expect to see much rain.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Weather, Dallas, TX

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Arlington woman dead, man injured in possible murder-suicide attempt

Arlington police say a woman died of an apparent gunshot wound and a man attempted to take his own life in the 1100 block of East Abram Street on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Tarrant County donations flow to governor's race

Thousands of Tarrant County donations are flowing to the main two candidates battling for the state's top job: Republican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Texas, Arlington, TX

Frogs O' War

Weekend Links O' War: July 27, 2014

Devonte Fields, the star TCU defensive end who was "separated" from the university this week while police investigated domestic violence allegations made against him, surrendered Thursday afternoon at the Tarrant County Jail on a misdemeanor assault warrant.

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Related Topix: Marble Falls, TX, Sports, NCAA Sports, Texas Christian University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBS Local

Ntta Opens Another Direct Connector Ramp

The North Texas Tollway Authority opened a direct-connector ramp from northbound Chisholm Trail Parkway to eastbound I-20 earlier Saturday.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, TX

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