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Elderly Houston Woman Douses Robber with Boiling Water

"What kind of momma you got that raised you up like this?"

Those were the words spoken by 83 year old Lillie McClendon when she was confronted by an intruder in her central Houston home. 

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Common Parting Words Get Woman Fired From Her Job of 24 Years

There are many greetings you’ll hear in America you won’t hear anywhere else.

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Pippi Longstocking and Fat Cat – Humane Society Pets of the Week!

These awesome pets are looking for a home in the Wichita Falls area!

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With The Rain Comes Mosquitoes – Here Are Some Great Mosquito Control Tips [VIDEO]

We have had a lot of much needed rain over the past few weeks and with the rain get ready for the mosquitoes to flock in! There is a relationship between rainfall and mosquito activity. Mosquitoes are associated with water, so whenever we get more rainfall, that’s an opportunity for mosquitoes to lay eggs. In warm weather, it takes about seven to 10 days for mosquito eggs to hatch. Here are some thing you should know:

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Mike Hendren / Townsquare Media
File Photo: Mike Hendren / Townsquare Media
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Another Train vs. Car Collision at Wichita Falls Intersection Sends One to Local Hospital

Train, car collide at FM 369 and Old Iowa Park Road for second time in a month

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Wichita Falls 4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips + County Guidlines [VIDEO]

Even though they can be a lot of fun—breathtaking, even, when done right—fireworks are very dangerous and send thousands of people to hospitals with injuries every summer. So if you want to have both a fun and safe Fourth of July, please follow these fireworks-safety tips and guidelines.

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What to Do With Your Pets When You Go on Summer Vacation

It can be difficult to decide what to do with your pets when you go on vacation. Here are some suggestions for how to take care of your beloved animal friends when you head off for a summer getaway:

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Funland - Wichita Falls, Texas
Funland - Wichita Falls, Texas
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Throwback Thursday: Remember Funland In Wichita Falls? [VIDEO]

You wouldn't realize it if you looked at the southwest corner of Week's park now, but not so long ago at all, it was the home of Funland.

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