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Adrienne Bankert

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Adrienne has had many memorable moments in North Texas since joining CBS 11 News including interviewing Oprah Winfrey and guest hosting in the place of Sharon Osbourne on “The Talk.”Something that often surprises viewers: Adrienne is the oldest of seven kids! She had ambitions to be on television as early as 12 years old, but it was in college where Adrienne began hosting talk shows.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Southern California, she worked on a freelance basis in Los Angeles as a red carpet correspondent and host on a number of projects including work with PBS and Disney. Prior to living in DFW she worked at NBC affiliate KCRA in Sacramento, where she anchored the morning and noon newscasts.

Adrienne supports many philanthropic efforts and in her spare time endeavors to improve her golf game and go for occasional horseback rides.

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2012 London Paralympics - Day 1 - Powerlifting

Real Life Wonder Woman Using Strength To Motivate

You could call Chrisy Dopson a real life wonder woman. This North Texan is proud to be the only woman on a team known for amazing feats of strength.

07/23/2014

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DFW Doctor Talks Strokes & Organic Food

Dr. Crystal Foster discusses some of the latest medical headlines including news about a decrease in the number of strokes and the potential benefits of organic food.

07/17/2014

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DFW Doctor Talks Antibiotics & Superbugs

There is a new global effort to combat antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Dr. Crystal Foster talks about these drug-resistant bugs, and the actual effectiveness of antibiotics.

07/03/2014

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SeaWorld Is Great Reason To Visit San Antonio

Summer vacations are right around the corner, and San Antonio offers a ton of things for families to do, including the always popular SeaWorld amusement park.

06/04/2014

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Carrollton Kids Explain ‘Destination Imagination’

The Destination Imagination program is like a school science fair, but with skits, costumes and a soundtrack. Five students from Arbor Creek Middle School in Carrollton participated this year, and they stopped by the CBS 11 News studio to talk about the experience.

05/27/2014

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Miss South Texas Tells Her Weight Loss Story

Keli Kryfko has come a long way in life. A painful moment in her past was all the push she needed to go from size 24 to competing in the Miss Texas pageant.

05/26/2014

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Fashion Expert Offers Vacation Packing Tips

Most airlines now charge a fee to bring extra baggage. So, when going on vacation, it’s a struggle to pack everything you might need while keeping it to a minimum.

05/22/2014

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Dallas Center Offers ‘Thigh Gap’ Therapy

Women everywhere covet the infamous thigh gap. Now, a wellness center in Dallas offers a laser therapy service for those who want to see results without any surgery.

05/21/2014

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Taste Of The NFL Helps Needy Children

Get ready for the ultimate tailgate party, as the annual Taste of the NFL event is back for its 10th year. The event benefits the North Texas Food Bank’s programs for children.

05/15/2014

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DFW Doctor Says Meditation Helps Weight Loss

Dr. Fabrizio Manzini believes that weight loss may be more about self-help than sacrifice, and says that science is starting to support the ‘meditation as medicine’ philosophy.

05/13/2014

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Euless Teen Heads To National Geographic Bee

He competed against millions of other students, and is now ready to represent Texas in the National Geographic Bee. Meet junior high student Benjamin Benjadol from Euless.

05/12/2014

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Fort Worth Boy Devoted To Helping Community

Will Lourcey of Fort Worth is just 11 years old, but he was one of 10 kids honored with a National Spirit of Community Award earlier this week.

05/08/2014

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