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Armed Robber Wanted In Three North Texas Cities

Police in Dallas, Garland and Carrollton are searching for a brazen armed robber who has hit stores in all three North Texas cities.

CBS 11–01/29/2015

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Rep Shares Request For Muslims To Renounce Terrorists On Facebook

Freshman state Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, has some very specific instructions for staff in Austin on how to deal with Texas Muslim Capital Day – and she shared them on Facebook.

01/29/2015

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UT Chancellor Writes GOP Leaders To Oppose ‘Campus Carry’

The new chancellor of the University of Texas System is telling Governor Greg Abbott and other top Republicans that concealed handguns at colleges will make campus less safe.

01/29/2015

Man Barricades Himself As Mansfield Police Attempt To Serve Warrant (credit CBSDFW.com)

Mansfield SWAT Standoff With Barricaded Man Ends After 9 Hours

After more than nine hours a standoff at a Mansfield apartment complex has ended. Deputies had gone to the complex to serve a felony search warrant at the residence of Mark Mercer.

CBSDFW.COM–01/29/2015

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Abbott Looks To End Perry’s Startups Fund

Gov. Greg Abbott is planning to abolish Rick Perry’s pet program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups, but was beset by bankruptcy and transparency issues.

01/29/2015

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Gas Prices Up A Penny Across Texas

Retail gasoline prices have gone up in Texas for the first time since October. AAA Texas reported on Thursday that the average price at the pump rose a penny to reach $1.85 per gallon.

01/29/2015

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POLL: Should Schools Ban Students Who Haven’t Been Vaccinated?

As the measles outbreak spreads, so does the debate about other vaccines.

01/29/2015

Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura pauses while speaking about his book "They Killed Our President" on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ventura Won’t See “American Sniper”

“American Sniper” is topping the box office, but don’t expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a movie theater to see the Oscar nominated film anytime soon.

01/29/2015

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was named as a suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and the wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood, Texas. (credit: U.S. Government Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences via Getty Images)

Fort Hood Gunman May Get New Lawyer

The gunman who killed 13 people at the Texas military base Fort Hood in 2009 may receive a new attorney to handle his appeals, which could complicate an already-delayed review process.

01/29/2015

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Tire Wire Fire At Steel Plant In Midlothian

Emergency crews responded to a fire at a steel plant in Midlothian on Thursday morning. The flames broke out in a non-production area of the plant, and nobody was hurt.

01/29/2015

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EPA Holds Smog Hearing In Arlington

The EPA is holding a public hearing in Arlington on Thursday on its proposal to tighten the national standard on smog.

01/29/2015

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Plano PD Teach Child Safety After Kidnap Attempt

Parents and police departments all across North Texas are on alert after several ‘stranger danger’ cases. The latest one was reported in Plano.

01/29/2015