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To prevent heat-related car deaths, remember A.C.T.

WEATHERFORD, TX – Each year in the U.S., an average of 38 children and hundreds of dogs die from hyperthermia (heatstroke) in hot cars. While our initial reaction may be these are cases of blatant cruelty or negligence, the truth is many are due to tragic error on the part of otherwise loving, competent caregivers. The point? Yes, it’s possible this could happen to you.

Weatherford Sports

Former Roos making big-league pitches

Beau Burrows was dominant when pitching for the Weatherford Kangaroos just a couple years ago, prompting those who saw him to proclaim his potential to pitch professionally. He was drafted in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers following the 2015 season.

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Solar Car Challenge racers at Texas Motor Speedway

Thirty-six teams make up the Solar Car Challenge, being held at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, July 21, 2017. The Challenge teaches high school students in science, engineering and alternative energy as they design, build, race and evaluate roadworthy solar cars.
Paul Moseley pmoseley@star-telegram.com
Solar Car Challenge racers at Texas Motor Speedway 2:02

Solar Car Challenge racers at Texas Motor Speedway

Two dead in early morning crash on I-635 in Garland 0:20

Two dead in early morning crash on I-635 in Garland

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Pushed out in 30 days

It might be 100 degrees outside but it's cool at the Fort Worth Zoo 1:10

It might be 100 degrees outside but it's cool at the Fort Worth Zoo