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The Wylie Independent School District called off school on Tuesday – a day after hail the size of baseballs broke windows and caused other building damage.


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Coppell is one of the best places to live in the country, according to Money magazine.

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Between now and the end of July, a North Texas college student will have traveled to four different continents to compete at the highest level of taekwondo. She’ll fight the Paraguay Open this weekend. Jackie Galloway hopes all her travels lead to one place: the Olympics.

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Employees at a wildlife sanctuary in Wylie say a sixth big cat died out of the blue Sunday night from canine distemper.

Kazuri, a white tiger, had previously tested positive for distemper but wasn’t showing neurological symptoms. In fact, he spent Sunday playing his favorite game, hide and seek, with staffers. Employees say his sudden death most likely resulted from the equivalent of a grand mal seizure.

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Volunteers and staffers at an animal sanctuary in Wylie are on round-the-clock “cat watch” as they desperately try to control a canine distemper outbreak.  So far it’s killed four big cats and sickened 18 others.