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Annual Deer Fest Aims to Bring in Big Bucks for Adopt a Box

Imagine sharing your toothbrush with six siblings, for some children in Texoma that is a reality, which is why Adopt a Box is hoping to cash in some big bucks at this weekend's Deer Fest fundraiser.The 5th Annual Deer Fest is a one day event to be held at the MPEC Exhibit Hall in Wichita Falls, Texa Full story

Beloved Radio Host Kidd Kraddick Dies in New Orleans

Beloved Dallas-Fort Worth-based national radio host Kidd Kraddick died in New Orleans on Saturday, where he was attending a golf tournament organized to raise money for his Kidd's Kids charity. He was 53-years-old. Kraddick, whose birth name is David Peter Cradick, was best known for his hugely popu Full story

Researchers find elevated levels of heavy metals

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington say there are elevated levels of arsenic and other heavy metals close to natural gas extraction sites in the Barnett Shale area of North Texas, according to a news release from the school Friday. Full story

Union Pacific train derails in North Texas, 1 hurt

A freight train derailment in North Texas has left a Union Pacific Corp. railroad worker hurt and nine cars and locomotives off the tracks. Full story

What Explains the Recent Outbreak of Tornadoes?

Tornado season has been relatively quiet this year. There were only 72 tornadoes nationwide in April, 70 percent below the 10 year average, according to the Weather Channel. But within in the last week, tornado outbreaks have been erupting from North Texas to Minnesota. Full story

May 16: Nightly News Thursday broadcast

   Tornadoes strike North Texas, leaving at least 6 dead; Severe thunderstorms forecast from North Texas to South Dakota; Cause of Texas fertilizer blast remains a mystery; Boston suspect’s handwritten confession; White House does damage control; ‘No-drama Obama’ in crisis mode; And the top two small S

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  Severe thunderstorms forecast from North Texas to South Dakota

Warm winds from the Gulf Coast contributed to Wednesday’s ‘supercell’ tornadoes – a type of twister that develops from supercell thunderstorms.  The Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel reports.

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