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  1. Rain likely this weekend, but not enough to put a dent in droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Dallas Morning News

    Click to enlarge: For now, at least, this is what the NOAA says we're looking at this winter: a better-than-average shot at some chilly precipq First, the good news from Dennis Cavanaugh, a meteorologist in the National Weather Service's Fort Worth office: "It's a pretty good bet for at least a good inch of rain for most of the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Saturday." Now, for the bad news: An inch of rain - even two, which some forecasters are predicting based on some generous, optimistic computer models - won't make a dent in our drought, which remains exceptional based on the map released this morning by the U.S. Drought Monitor .

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  2. Utah professor named dean of newly combined UTA urban collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Dallas Morning News

    Nan Ellin, a University of Utah professor, has been named dean of the newly created Schools of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Arlington. The combined college is an ambitious attempt to combine two distinct programs, and Dr. Ellin has ambitious plans for it.

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  3. Police: Man dies after ignoring warning sounds from oncoming train in Fort WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Dallas Morning News

    The crash happened about 1:45 p.m. on the rail tracks along East Rosedale Street, between South Hughes Avenue and Tierney Road, Natosha Tucker of Fort Worth police said in an email. The Union Pacific rail conductor saw the man walking on the tracks and initiated whistles from the train to warn the man to move because the train was traveling too quickly to brake, said Jeff DeGraff, a Union Pacific spokesman.

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  4. Man killed in crash on State Highway 183 near DFW Airport FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Dallas Morning News

    A man was killed in a crash on State Highway 183 near DFW Airport Friday evening, according to Fort Worth police. He clipped the front end of a Chrysler sedan, hit a road barrier, and rammed into the Chrysler again before coming to a stop on the shoulder of the highway, Officer Natosha Tucker of Fort Worth police said in an email.

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  5. Fort Worth police searching for woman missing since SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Dallas Morning News

    Fort Worth police are searching for a 21-year-old woman who has not been seen or heard from since Saturday. Megan Amber McFatridge, who family members said has mental health issues, was last seen in the 4600 block of Nolan Street, near Wichita Street and Mansfield Highway.

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  6. Divers searching Trinity in Fort Worth for missing kayakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Dive boat has searched from Trinity from Beach to Precinct Line, efforts continue in search for missing kayaker pic.twitter.com/qaDLlO2TIf Divers are searching the Trinity River in East Fort Worth on Monday for a kayaker who went missing Sunday afternoon. Fort Worth fire Battalion Chief Rodney Harrison said they've scoured the storm-swollen river from Beach to Precinct Line Road, but have found nothing so far.

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  7. Thunderstorms race across Dallas-Fort Worth, but severe weather stays south, east of areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    The worst of the severe weather struck south and east of Dallas-Fort Worth in the form of an expected squall line . Waco, Cleburne and Corsicana got the worst of it.

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  8. Cooler temperatures, heavy rain expected to arrive just in time for Texas-OU weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    When most of the area's experiencing an exceptional drought - and when you're under an outdoor burn ban, in the case of Tarrant County - there's no bad time for big rain. But be warned, high-school football-goers and Texas-OU fans and outdoor-party people : You're very likely to get more than a little wet once the sun goes down tonight.

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  9. Two dead in eight-vehicle crash on I-35 service road in Fort WorthRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    A car carrying three people struck the back of a pickup on a southbound service road of Interstate 35 West, near East Felix Street, police Cpl. Tracey Knight said.

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  10. Thursday forecast includes cooler temperatures, rain, but 'exceptional drought' returnsRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas-Fort Worth is looking at a decent shot at some rain today - some , not a lot, certainly not enough to make even the vaguest hint of a dent in the "exceptional drought" that's once again beginning to consume North Texas, including Tarrant and Dallas counties. "We're just not going to get enough," says Dan Shoemaker, meteorologist at the National Weather Service's Fort Worth office.

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  11. Fort Worth police searching for missing 10-year-oldRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Octavious Tucker was last seen in the 2800 block of Sharpview Court in Emerland Hills about 10 a.m., police said. He was wearing a white t-shirt and pajamas.

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  12. Fort Worth police searching for 76-year-old woman with dementiaRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Soledad Ortiz DeOrtega was last seen at 4:30 p.m. walking in the 5000 block of River Rock Boulevard near Old Decatur Road. She has been diagnosed with dementia and often loses track of her surroundings, police said.

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  13. North Texas Giving Day has already raked in more than $10 million for area nonprofitsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Updated post at 3:09 p.m.: With fewer than nine hours left to donate, the sixth annual North Texas Giving Day has raised about $16.8 million for area nonprofits. Original post at 1:14 p.m.: In just a matter of hours, the sixth annual North Texas Giving Day has raised more than $10 million.

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  14. Mother, 2-year-old child injured in overnight fire at Fort Worth apartmentsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    The fire burned only one apartment, but other residents were displaced by smoke and water damage. A woman and her 2-year-old child are hospitalized this morning in Dallas after a fire at their Fort Worth apartment.

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  15. Police officers pull a man with disabilities from burning home early Wednesday in Fort WorthRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    A man with disabilities and three other people were displaced early Wednesday after a fire destroyed their Fort Worth home. Fort Worth firefighters responded to a residential structure fire call at 1:07 a.m. at a house in the 900 block of Churchill Road, near the River Oaks Boulevard, according to Fort Worth fire officials.

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  16. Spectator falls over railing at AT&T Stadium during Texas vs. UCLA gameRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Update at 9:52 p.m.: The man who fell from the stands at tonight's game was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Lt. Lee Tovar, spokesman for Arlington Fire Department, said.

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  17. Police investigating fatal motorcycle accident in Fort WorthRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Police were called to eastbound State Hwy 121 by North Beach St about 2:10 p.m. Witnesses who stopped to help the woman told police she lost control and fell off the bike while on top of the bridge, said Officer Sharron Neal.

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  18. NBC5: Family sues Ft. Worth mortuary shut down in JulyRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    A family recently filed a civil lawsuit against a Fort Worth funeral home shut down in July, after investigators found the remains of six adults, one child and an infant inside the mortuary.

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  19. 3 seriously injured in fiery crash early Wednesday in Fort WorthRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    A Chevrolet truck and an Isuzu Trooper crashed around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Hemphill and Biddison streets.

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  20. Some reports of damage as severe thunderstorm warning issued for Dallas CountyRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Power lines down in front of Vitamin Shoppe on Greenville..road down to one lane.

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