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Today in Texas History - July 18

From the Annals of the Army – In 1917, construction was begun on Camp Bowie.  The U.S. Army base was named after  Jim Bowie.  The camp was located in the Arlington Heights neighborhood about three miles west of downtown Fort Worth and was established by the United States War Department as a training site for the Thirty-Sixth Infantry Division.  134 more words

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Area Teen Urges Others to Pee in Pool

Compared to other area water attractions, the Tractor Supply/Big Lots parking lot has been underwater longer this summer than the Aquatic Center was open all of last year. 253 more words

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