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In her light khaki uniform, Jennifer Tyrrell, her partner Alicia Burns and their children, 7-year-old Cruz and 5-year-old Jude, hauled three large boxes into the Irving Boy Scouts building. 

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The government says apprehensions of people for federal immigration violations have dropped to the lowest level in 40 years.

The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and Irving are launching a campaign for twice-a-week watering across the DFW region. KERA’s BJ Austin reports.

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North Texas is bracing for its first big severe weather event this spring.

A Houston jury has convicted Texas financier R. Allen Stanford on all but one of the charges he faced for allegedly bilking investors out of more than $7 billion in one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.

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The world’s oldest and smallest Dr. Pepper bottler … the one in Dublin, TX … will stop bottling the drink.  In return, Plano-based Dr. Pepper Snapple Group will drop a trademark infringement case.

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The National Weather Service says 2011 was Texas' driest year on record as well as its second hottest.

The agency said Friday the average rainfall for the drought-stricken state last year was 14.88 inches. The previous driest average total was in 1917 with 14.99 inches.

The weather service says 2011's average temperature was 67.2 degrees. Texas' warmest year on record was in 1921 with an average temperature of 67.5 degrees.

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