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Picking Ponder

Picking Ponder

Mike Wolfe, right, and Frank Fritz, center, stand with Ponder resident Bill Marquis on Monday in Ponder. Wolfe and Fritz are the stars of the History Channel show “American Pickers.” The two came to Ponder to film a promotional video at Marquis’ home for the upcoming season of the show. Wolfe and Fritz travel around Texas for the next two weeks filming episodes. The new season begins Jan. 22.

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Training for the worst

Training for the worst

Firefighters walk around in level-A hazmat suits during training at Denton Fire Station No. 7 on Wednesday. The program aims to teach fire departments how to better respond to emergencies involving hazardous materials. They are learning how to keep the public safe during incidents such as a chemical plant explosion.

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