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A scientist's ambitious plan to create an early detection system for eye cancer using people's home cameras is coming along.

Protecting the Texas Lesser Prairie Chicken

Mar 13, 2014
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Protecting the Texas Lesser Prairie Chicken

The Texas Lesser Prairie Chicken has caused a lot of drama for West Texas ranchers over the years. Agricultural, wind and oil development on the plains has threatened the species, and could force landowners to change their practices. As KWBU's Ryland Barton reports, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is deciding whether to list the bird as an endangered species.

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Lake Waco Boating Restrictions To Prevent Zebra Mussels' Spread 

Mclennan County has been added to a list of counties where boaters will have to drain water from boats and fishing buckets after being out on the lake. As KWBU's Ryland Barton reports, the rule goes into effect this Sunday.

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