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Texas Ag Commish Upset Over School’s Meat-Free Monday Program

An Austin area school district has launched a ‘Meatless Monday’ pilot program, and the Texas Agriculture Commissioner isn’t happy about it.

09/09/2014

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College Savings On The Rise As Plans Average $20K

The good news is that Americans are saving more than ever for college. The bad news is that the average amount still isn’t enough to cover one year at a four-year public university.

09/09/2014

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School Cell Phone Tower Proposal Shot Down By Parents

Parents at one DISD school squashed a plan to put a cell phone tower on top of the building. It’s not a novel idea for the district; DISD has 17 active contracts for service providers to install equipment on property.

CBS 11–09/08/2014

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Southlake Police Arrest Ex-Student For Alleged Threats

The Southlake Department of Public Safety said a former Carroll Independent School District student was arrested Tuesday after allegedly sending threatening messages via social media to a current student at Carroll Senior High School.

09/02/2014

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“Back To Basics” For Dallas Students In One-Room Schoolhouse

No computers, no tablets, and no electronics of any kind for students attending a one-room schoolhouse in far North Dallas.

09/02/2014

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Updated UT License Plates Now On Sale

Fans of the University of Texas have a new-look way to show their school spirit while on the road.

09/02/2014

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Kids Hurt In Waxahachie ISD Bus Crash

A bus from the Waxahachie ISD was involved in a rollover crash on Tuesday morning. The bus was carrying students at the time, and several of them reported injuries.

09/02/2014

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Kimball High School Mourns Crash Victims

Students at Kimball High School in Dallas are heading back to campus on Tuesday without three classmates. They were among the six victims in a deadly single-car crash over the Labor Day weekend.

09/02/2014

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UT Fundraising Campaign Tops $3 Billion

The University of Texas said that it has topped its $3 billion goal in an eight-year fundraising campaign. School officials said that they raised $856 million in the final year.

09/02/2014

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Large Emotional Crowd Gathers To Remember Six Killed In Crash

Grief counselors will meet students at three Dallas schools Tuesday. Three Kimball High School students, and three others, died in a violent car wreck this weekend.

CBSDFW.COM–09/01/2014

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Lake Dallas Teen Competes For First Of Its Kind $50K Scholarship

Austin Sumlin is one of five finalists in a scholarship competition from dating website, Match.com.

09/01/2014

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DPD Searching For Mother After Fetus Found In H.S. Bathroom

Authorities are looking for the girl who they believe gave birth inside Woodrow Wilson High School. Detectives are reviewing surveillance video to try and find the birth mother or identify witnesses.

CBSDFW.COM–08/29/2014