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UTA Hosts 14th Annual Auto Cross Weekend

UTA is hosting its 14th annual Texas Cross weekend. The university invites students from all over the country to come out and race formula cars.

07/12/2014

A teacher assists a student in her third-grade class. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Districts Debate Merits Of Master’s For Teachers

Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools.

07/12/2014

Back To School Shopping, Students, Teachers, Kids, Supplies

Texas Tax Free Holiday Is August 8-10

One of the most anticipated shopping weekends of the year has been announced.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

Suspected copper thief caught on surveillance video. (credit: Mesquite Police Department)

Copper Thief Hits Mesquite Elementary School

Mesquite Police are looking for an unidentified man who is suspected of stealing copper from several air conditioning at a local elementary school.

CBSDFW.COM–07/11/2014

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Report Documents Nationwide Lack Of University Rape Investigating

It’s a first of its kind study involving sexual assault cases at colleges and universities. The report found that more than 40-percent of schools have not conducted a single sexual assault investigation in the past five years.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2014

School teachers react as they experience zero gravity during a parabolic flight aboard a Boeing 727 aircraft flying out of Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, California on September 26, 2011. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Students To Ride NASA’s ‘Vomit Comet’

Think you have to be an astronaut to experience weightlessness? A group of Dallas college students are getting a chance to fly on NASA’s zero gravity plane, dubbed the ‘vomit comet.’

07/10/2014

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (credit: RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

UT Regents Meet After Powers Resigns

University of Texas System regents are meeting a day after the system announced the president of the Austin flagship campus will step down in June 2015.

07/10/2014

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Despite Demolition Decision Future Of West High School Uncertain

Taking a wrecking ball to a piece of history. More heartache may lie ahead in the town of West. Wednesday the school district voted to demolish the old high school. Officials said the building was too badly damaged by the fertilizer plant explosion.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (credit: RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

University Of Texas President Bill Powers Resigns

University of Texas System accepts UT President Bill Powers’ resignation.

07/09/2014

A job-seeker (top) hands his resume to an employment agency representative. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

SMU Offers More Than 100 Dining Room Jobs

Openings include the following positions: utility staff, cooks, bakers, servers, cashiers and more.

07/08/2014

Hazmat crews called to The Hockaday School in Dallas to dispose of a potentially explosive chemical. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Private School Evacuated, Hazmat Crews Called To Campus

Firefighters evacuated part of the Hockaday School in Dallas, when a potentially explosive chemical was discovered on campus.

07/07/2014

DISD school classroom 2

DISD Home Rule Commission Gets To Work

The group of parents, teachers, and community leaders that make up Dallas ISD’s Home Rule commission will hold its first meeting Monday evening.

07/07/2014