Monarch butterflies face tough trek through Texas

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The 2,000-mile migration is reaching its peak across North Texas, but the butterflies’ habitats are disappearing

After winning gold in the Cliburn, Ukrainian now calls Fort Worth home 8:25 AM

Cliburn gold medalist Vadym Kholodenko moved his wife, Sofya Tsygankova, 30, and 4-year-old daughter, Nika, to Fort Worth this year and is in the process of getting his green card. He plays Bass Hall on Friday night.

American Airlines posts record $942 million profit 8:30 AM

Southwest also reports $329 million in third quarter profits on Thursday as airlines benefit from mergers, lower oil prices.

Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast 3:32 PM

He was a recent convert to Islam and a petty criminal with a long rap sheet, including a string of drug offenses. In recent weeks, he had been staying in a homeless shelter, where he talked about wanting to go to Libya to get away from drugs but griped that he couldn't get a passport.

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is Ebola-free, family says 12:54 PM

The family of a nurse who contracted Ebola says the disease is no longer in her body, and government officials say the number of people being watched for symptoms is dropping steadily in DFW.

Feds consider tiered hospital system for Ebola patients 6:04 PM

Hoping to avoid mistakesmade in the treatment of Ebola patients in Texas, federal health officials are considering a plan to designate top-tier hospitals as referral centers for the treatment of potential Ebola cases.

Special units established in Texas for Ebola, other diseases 3:33 PM

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says North Texas is “winning the fight against Ebola.”

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Haunted Trail Fest in Colleyville

Haunted Trail Fest in Colleyville

Haunted Trail Fest the Colleyville Nature Center.

Butterfly Migration 2014

Butterfly Migration 2014

Drought and disappearing habitats put the butterflies' trek through Texas in danger.

Thunderbirds!

Thunderbirds!

The Air Force's elite demonstration team arrived Tuesday for this weekend's Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show.

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