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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Don’t panic — the recall only affects Rocky Road; what’s next for the former residents of Tent City; an iconic Denton venue is closing after almost two decades; and more.

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Blue Bell has resumed limited operations at its flagship creamery in the Central Texas town of Brenham, seven months after shutting down production out of fear of listeria contamination.

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We have a date for Blue Bell’s return to North Texas stores: Nov. 2.

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Blue Bell ice cream is back in parts of Texas. Blue Bell Creameries has resumed selling its products in select locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination.

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Blue Bell is continuing its comeback. The Brenham company announced Monday it will start selling its ice cream in selected stores once again.

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Blue Bell trucks are back on the road. The Brenham-based company released a video showing a truck heading out -- filled with something sweet.

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Public health officials are allowing Blue Bell to resume the production and sale of ice cream manufactured at its Alabama plant.

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Blue Bell's chief executive has told shareholders that Texas billionaire Sid Bass will lend the company up to $125 million and that the investment is essential for the popular ice-cream maker to remain in business.

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Blue Bell Creameries has announced an investment by a prominent Fort Worth businessman will "ensure" the return of its ice cream products to the market.

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Blue Bell Creameries says it will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a total product recall.

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Blue Bell Creameries says it's getting closer to identifying how listeria got into its facilities, after the century-old Texas ice cream maker issued a massive recall because its products were linked to a deadly string of illnesses.

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Freezer cases across Texas are a little emptier today. Blue Bell has recalled all of its products after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.

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Update April 9, 11:08 a.m.: Federal health authorities say three people in Texas have become ill with listeriosis, a foodborne illness that has recently been linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products.

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One of the country's largest retailers has decided to pull Blue Bell Ice Cream from its shelves as a precautionary measure after Blue Bell announced it was temporarily closing an Oklahoma production plant.

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Blue Bell is expanding the recall of some ice cream products because of possible exposure to the listeria bacteria.