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University Of Houston Breaks Silence On McConaughey Speech Fee

A Texas university that booked Matthew McConaughey as its May commencement speaker has broken the silence on the Texas-born actor’s speaking fee.

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Judge Replaces Prosecutor For Bernie Tiede Retrial

A Texas judge has appointed a special prosecutor to handle the retrial of the man whose murder conviction inspired the dark comedy ‘Bernie.’

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DISD Plans Expansion To Provide Space For Pre-Schoolers

If every eligible Dallas child tried to get into Pre-K at their neighborhood school today, DISD says the district would be short by about 2,700 seats.

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Plan To Decriminalize Truancy Headed For Full Texas Senate

A Texas Senate panel has approved a bill to decriminalize truancy, advancing it after hearing an endorsement from the state’s Supreme Court chief justice.

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UNT Student Hopes PTSD Victim Memorial ‘Takes Root’

UNT student and veteran wants to plant memorial for vets who commit suicide.

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Family Members At A Loss, After Young Mother Killed By Drunk Driver

Family members believe a young mom stopped for gas, when she was killed by a drunk driver.

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Mother Arrested For Child Abandonment Was Childcare Professional

Parents picking up their children at the Small Miracles Academy daycare in Garland are still stunned about former teacher Alicia Carroll’s arrest.

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Residents Troubled By Dangerous Crosswalk After Mother & Child Struck

A traffic fatality in Dallas’ Five Points neighborhood underscores the delicate balance between cars and foot traffic there.

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Feds Appeal Texas Judge’s Rule Change Blocking Gay-Couple’s Medical Benefits

The U.S. Justice Department is appealing a federal judge in Texas’ temporarily blocking federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.

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Police Arrest Man Accused Of Illegal Buttocks Injections

Dallas police say a second person accused of recently providing illegal buttocks injections has surrendered to authorities.

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Remembering Selena: 20-Years Later

On March 31, 1995, the queen of Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla- Perez was shot dead by the president of her own fan club. CBS 11 speaks to Selena’s husband Chris Perez on the 20th anniversary of her death.

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Bankruptcy Judge Approves RadioShack Asset Sale

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of assets of RadioShack to hedge fund Standard General LP that will keep more than 1,700 stores open and preserve more than 7,000 jobs.

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Dallas Comic Con Fan Days 2015

Pop culture fanatics from all across North Texas descended on the Irving Convention Center for the Dallas Comic Con’s annual Fan Days event. Check out what some of them wore to the convention!

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