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  • Amazon's North Texas Facilities Stay Busy
    Black Friday was good to Amazon, which operates three fulfillment centers in North Texas - one each in Coppell, Dallas and Haslet.The company reports Black Friday sales are up 20.8% from last year. ... Read more »
  • Family, Friends Remember Johnson County Flood Victim
    A Johnson County woman whose car was swept off the road by floodwaters late Thursday night was devoted to her family, and served as a substitute teacher for several area school districts, according to her husband.Jonathan Jones recalls the two calls he got from his wife shortly before midnight Thursday... Read more »
  • Wastewater Released Into Rowlett Creek
    Heavy rains forced an estimated 399,000 gallons of partially treated domestic wastewater to overflow into Rowlett Creek over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to a North Texas Municipal Water District spokesperson.The overflow at the Rowlett Creek Regional Wastewater plant came to a stop at about midnight Sunday morning. ... Read more »
  • Crews Respond to Dozens of Water Rescues Over Weekend
    Authorities in North Texas responded to dozens of high-water rescues as bands of torrential rain swept across the region through Thanksgiving weekend.Between midnight Nov. 26 through 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, Dallas Fire-Rescue teams were dispatched to 38 water rescue calls. ... Read more »
  • USPS Truck Crash Closes I-820 in Fort Worth
    Interstate 820 in Fort Worth was closed following a fiery crash involving a United States Postal Service 18-wheeler truck Sunday afternoon.All lanes of I-820 were reopened Sunday evening after crews worked to clear the scene.Police say the United States Postal semi truck was traveling southbound on East Loop 820 and... Read more »

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