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Aggies Could Rename Building For Perry

Gov. Rick Perry could get a building named for him at the campus where he graduated in 1972. Texas A&M will consider changing the name of the Academic Building.

12/17/2014

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‘Culture’ Selected As Word Of The Year

A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind the 2014 word of the year.

12/15/2014

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D.C. Museum To Display Texas Tower Sniper’s Rifle

A Washington, D.C., museum will display the rifle that sniper Charles Whitman used to kill 16 people and wound 32 others from atop the University of Texas clock tower in 1966.

12/12/2014

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Bullying Turns To Physical Violence Against Special Needs Girl

Weeks of bullying a child with special needs escalated into violence at a local middle school. That little girl is now in a hospital recovering from a concussion.

12/11/2014

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SMU Taking Steps To Once Again Be Title IX Compliant

Southern Methodist University is taking steps to return federal compliance after being found in violation of sex assault and anti-harassment guidelines. SMU is vowing to return to compliance by Thursday night.

CBS 11–12/11/2014

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CDC Study: Teens Not Getting Enough Sleep

Parents, there’s a good chance your teenager isn’t getting nearly enough sleep.

12/11/2014

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Feds Say SMU Violated Title IX Law

The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday announced that SMU violated Title IX. The law bars discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded education programs.

12/11/2014

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Texas Denied Grants For Pre-K Funding

The federal government has denied Texas in the state’s application for up to $120 million in grants that would have helped to pay for pre-kindergarten programs.

12/11/2014

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Denton ISD Says New Grading Policy Working, Some Parents Disagree

It’s less than a semester into the Denton Independent School District’s new grading policy and some parents are giving it an “F”.

CBS 11–12/09/2014

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School Bus Driver Recounts Afternoon Of Fire & Evacuation

School bus driver Heather Bowen said she had no reason to fear for the safety of the high school-aged students on her Northwest ISD bus Wednesday. But that vehicle was minutes from being engulfed in flames.

CBS 11–12/04/2014

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North Texas H.S. Determined To Enroll Every Senior In College

The senior class at Haltom High School is working on something no other senior class has done before, at this campus.

CBS 11–12/04/2014

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Students Recount Moments Before School Bus Burst Into Flames

In a flash, a North Texas school bus filled with students was on fire. For the first time Wednesday night, those students share the frightening moments before they were able to escape.

CBSDFW.COM–12/03/2014