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Bud Gillett

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Bud is the most veteran reporter at CBS 11 News with 42 years in major market television news, the last 36 years working the streets of Dallas/Fort Worth.

Bud has filed stories from four continents on wars, earthquakes, and other major events directly affecting North Texans. He has also reported on historic events closer to home, including the Fort Worth tornado, numerous Texas hurricanes, the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster, the Branch Davidian standoff near Waco, and a toddler falling into an uncapped well in Midland. Prior to moving to Dallas/Fort Worth, he was a reporter, newscast producer, and assignments editor for stations in Detroit, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

Bud has won numerous statewide reporting awards from the Texas Associated Press, UPI, and the prestigious Headliner’s Club, in addition to being a Dallas Press Club “Katie” nominee. His award-winning work runs the gamut, from investigative excellence to “best feature” reporter. He has also taken home broadcast news awards while at WXYZ-TV in Detroit and WLWI-TV (now WTHR) in Indianapolis.

He is a member of the Dallas Press Club, the Indiana University Alumni Association, and the Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor (Connecticut).

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Dashcam Video Shows DPD Officer Beating Suspect

A DPD officer fired has been accused of excessive force and is also facing criminal charges.

03/21/2014

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New Student Program Educates & Grooms Future Entrepreneurs

Where will the next generation of millionaire entrepreneurs come from? A new program coming to Dallas is encouraging the creation of aspiring young business professionals. It’s kind of a “Lemonade Learning,” if you will.

CBS 11–03/20/2014

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AT&T Stadium Architects Absolved In Falling Ice Case

A Dallas civil court jury late Tuesday returned a verdict in the case of a worker at Super Bowl LXV who was hit by falling ice from the football stadium in Arlington. It absolved stadium architects HKS of any blame.

03/18/2014

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North Texas Husband’s Wife Stranded In Ukraine

Russia’s entry into the Crimea and the weekend referendum there has a North Texas man on edge.

03/17/2014

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Organizers: St. Patrick’s Day Parade Will Go On Rain Or Shine

Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day parade will go on in Dallas rain or shine — as will the block party. Some 125,000 people are expected to attend, weather permitting, and handling a crowd of that size takes planning.

CBS 11–03/14/2014

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Report: “Excessive” Concrete Shrinking At Allen Stadium

A preliminary report on the cracking at the football stadium in Allen points a finger at structural and material problems at the 60-million dollar complex.

CBS 11–03/13/2014

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Dallas City Council Pay Raises Up For Review

Will Dallas City Council members ask voters for a raise?

03/12/2014

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Irregular Heart Rhythms Not Uncommon

The collapse of Dallas Stars Hockey player Richard Peverley from an apparent irregular heartbeat issue has brought a surprising statistic to light: that one in four older Americans will likely develop atrial fibrillation.

03/11/2014

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One Of Last Plano Farms Up For Sale

Original farm land is vanishing in the city of Plano, and one of the few remaining parcels has just been sold.

03/07/2014

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Proposed Tax Increase Applauded By Oak Cliff Business Owners

Two meetings are being held in north Oak Cliff to discuss raising taxes on businesses in the area. While that news isn’t shocking, believe it or not most businesses are onboard with the idea.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2014

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North Texans Sound Off On Yelling Vs. Spanking Study

How to discipline or punish children is always a hot topic. Yelling, shouting, and raising your voice…may feel natural. But a new study says those actions should only be used to get a child’s attention.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Residents Weigh In On Project For Old Texas Stadium Site

Residents of Irving get a say about what to do with what’s left of an iconic landmark that was literally blown away.

03/03/2014

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