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  1. Inspectors check for damage to shaken bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Texarkana Gazette

    Associated Press West Seventh Street bridge is shown in Fort Worth, Texas. Venus, Texas, experienced a 4.0 earthquake in May and the next morning the Texas Department of Transportation sent inspectors out to look at bridges and make sure there was no damage.

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  2. Maypearl police chief surrenders on five felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... the affidavits for the search warrant, a Texas Ranger met with the parents of a 16-year-old girl at a Whataburger in Venus, Texas, and they told the Ranger that their daughter had been in contact with Coffey from the time she was 14 years old ...

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  3. 15 North Texas men are arrested in online sex stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Dallas Morning News

    ... officers soliciting sex. The suspects were then invited to meet at parks and other locations in Burleson, Cleburne and Venus, and 16 men traveled to the agreed meeting places between July 13 and 16. They were arrested by plainclothes officers on ...

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  4. Law & Order: Father suspected in son's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... road sign on Interstate 10 near the Glen St. Mary exit, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Cody R. Westbrook of Venus, Texas, was headed east on the interstate just after 5:15 a.m., just west of County Road 125, when his Chevrolet Silverado ...

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  5. Texas man dies in Baker County accident early MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    A 22-year-old Texas man was killed early Monday and two teenage passengers injured when a pickup truck spun and hit a road sign on Interstate 10 near the Glen St. Mary exit, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Cody R. Westbrook of Venus, Texas, was headed east on the interstate just after 5:15 a.m., just west of County Road 125, when his Chevrolet Silverado veered onto the grassy shoulder, the Highway Patrol said.

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  6. FHP: 22-year-old killed, two teens hurt in Macclenny crashRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | WTLV

    ... out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://fcnews.tv/1N1LFd9 A Chevrolet Silverado driven by Cody Westbrook, 22, of Venus, Texas, was heading east on Interstate 10 near County Road 125 after 5 a.m. when the pickup veered onto the shoulder, spun ...

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  7. Arlington congregation on edge SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... said Brown, who was a member of an AME church in Omaha, Neb. She now is a fourth-grade bilingual teacher in the Venus school district. "I came here because it is small like the church I grew up in. This is my roots." Brown stood with a couple of ...

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  8. Study finds - no conclusive evidence' linking Venus quake to oil and gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    A study by the Texas Railroad Commission into a 4.0-magnitude earthquake that shook Johnson County last month found "no conclusive evidence" of a connection to oil and natural gas activity in the area. The commission reported Friday that it had tested five wastewater injection wells within 100 miles of the epicenter of the May 7 earthquake in Venus.

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  9. Texas agency: Disposal wells not linked to earthquake near VenusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The Texas Railroad Commission on Friday said pressure testing of five disposal wells in Johnson County did not provide any conclusive evidence that they played a role in triggering a 4.0 magnitude earthquake located near Venus last month. Expert analysis by the Railroad Commission's staff seismologist, geologists and petroleum engineers tested five wells within 100 square miles of the estimated epicenter of the seismic event as set out by the commission's new rules on seismicity that were adopted last year.

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  10. Quake rattles Venus, MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Stacia Loomis thought a car had crashed into her mobile home between Mansfield and Venus on Thursday afternoon. Her second thought sent her running to the kitchen, where she remembered her 10-year-old son Joshua was alone.

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  11. Railroad Commission rules "no conclusive evidence" Venus quake linked to oil and gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    A 4.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Johnson County last month has been found by the Texas Railroad Commission not to have been caused by oil and natural gas activity in the area. The commission reported Friday it had tested five wastewater injection wells within 100 miles of the epicenter of the May 7 earthquake in Venus .

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  12. Volunteer Firefighter Garret Bryl Looks Back On Using A Drone To Rescue Texas Flood VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Switched

    Record rainfall hit Texas over Memorial Day weekend, destroying homes and taking at least 23 lives -- but thanks to one man and his drone, Bill and Tracey Kaskel, a couple from Venus, Texas, were able to escape floodwaters unscathed. After making the miraculous rescue back on May 25, volunteer firefighter Garret Bryl joined HuffPost Live and looked back on the tumultuous ordeal.

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  13. Drone Pilot Rescues Texas Flood Victims: It Was the 'Coolest Thing I'd Ever Seen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | People

    Bill Kastel and his wife, Tracey, were hoping to catch some extra Sunday morning shuteye when they were awakened early on May 25 by a loud clanking. Opening the front door of the mobile home they'd mounted on five-foot-high stilts near a creek in Venus, Texas, eight years ago, they were astonished to see a river raging below their front porch.

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  14. Rudi KieferRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Times

    ... seeing in the 21st century started in the previous one. But they are gaining in urgency. On May 7, 2015, the town of Venus, Texas, was rattled by a strong earthquake. Measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale, the quake did not inflict the catastrophic ...

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  15. Flash flooding in parts of North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | KCEN

    ... emergency personnel used an unmanned drone to get a rescue line to a family whose home - located between Mansfield and Venus - was surrounded by flood waters. "My wife looked out the window and said, "Oh my God, the water's under the house!'" said ...

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  16. National Guard Helps Johnson County Flash Flood VictimsRead the original story

    May 17, 2015 | CBS Local

    VENUS - Intense rains pummeled parts of North Texas Saturday night, causing a rash of flash floods that left many Johnson County residents scared and stranded. The couple woke up to a loud noise and found their home of twenty years engulfed by a raging current of water.

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  17. REPLAY: Rescue drama in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Here's a replay with highlights of the dramatic rescue of a couple from their flooded home in rural Johnson County REPLAY: Rescue drama in Johnson County Here's a replay with highlights of the dramatic rescue of a couple from their flooded home in rural Johnson County Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1bYjn6m A multi-pronged rescue involving an unmanned drone, a rubber raft and finally a Texas National Guard Black Hawk helicopter saved a Venus couple Sunday morning after rising, rushing waters surrounded their home. "God bless every one of them," Bill Kastel said.

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  18. SMU scientists will study magnitude-4 quake, 22 others in Venus-Midlothian areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Researchers at Southern Methodist University said Friday that they will work with state and federal scientists to investigate a sequence of earthquakes near Venus, south of Mansfield and west of Midlothian, including the most powerful quake to rumble through North Texas. Just a day earlier, a magnitude-4 temblor had shaken Venus at 5:58 p.m. and was felt from Arlington to Mansfield, Midlothian to Alvarado, and Cleburne to Dallas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  19. Five saltwater wells voluntarily shut down in response to earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... of Fort Worth. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the magnitude of the earthquake just outside the city limits of Venus on Thursday afternoon. The Texas Railroad Commission reported that it promptly notified the well operators that they ...

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  20. SMU researchers say theya re not surprised by Thursdaya s stronger earthquake near VenusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    About 16 hours after the largest earthquake on record in North Texas shook Venus and parts of surrounding cities, the event was the talk of the morning at the Shell station at U.S. 67 and Farm Road 157. "Everybody is asking, 'Did you feel it? Did you feel it?'" said Maria Tanguma, who works at the convenience store.

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