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Jennifer Lindgren

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Jennifer joined CBS 11 News in September 2013. For her, the move is a return ‘home.’ Jennifer spent eight years of her childhood in Dallas before her family relocated to Georgia. She returned to Texas for college, graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism.

News reporting has taken Jennifer around the country and even overseas. In 2012, she spent a month in London covering the Summer Olympics for various NBC affiliates. In 2009, she traveled to upstate New York for a reunion of Holocaust survivors and the American soldiers who saved their lives 65 years ago. She produced, wrote and anchored a 30-minute documentary on the experience, and it remains her most memorable assignment.

Jennifer comes to DFW from snowy Cleveland, where she reported for WKYC-TV. Prior to that, Jennifer was a reporter and fill-in anchor for WTLV in Jacksonville and WLTX in Columbia. She began her career in TV news right up Interstate-75, at KXII in Sherman.

While in Cleveland, she received five Emmy Award nominations. Jennifer is also the recipient of an Edward R. Murrow Award for writing, as well as awards from the South Carolina Associated Press, and the Florida Society of Professional Journalists.

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Blue Ridge Remembers Softball Player Brooke Deckard

The town of Blue Ridge mourns the lost of one of its rising stars.

CBS 11–09/28/2014

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City Leaders Prompted Into Action Over Downtown Demolitions

The sudden demolition of several properties in Dallas is prompting city leaders to take action. While old buildings have recently come crashing down on Main Street, one group has set out to protect other properties from the same fate.

CBS 11–09/27/2014

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Fair Vendors Rake In Big Bucks Over Next Three Weeks

Several State Fair of Texas Vendors Rack in big cash selling fried food.

CBS 11–09/27/2014

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Flu Shots = Big Business For Retailers

Forget the Black Friday ads for TVs and toys: stores are finding a way to lure in customers right now.

09/19/2014

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Tornado Sirens Malfunction, Disrupt Neighborhood

Residents of the Meadowbrook neighborhood in East Fort Worth are fed up with tornado sirens that keep going off there.

09/18/2014

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Mineral Wells Council Votes To Prohibit All Outdoor Watering

The sprinklers are now silenced. A desperately dry North Texas city is taking drastic steps to curb water use. Their latest action is the most drastic we’ve seen in the DFW area.

CBSDFW.COM–09/16/2014

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Spinning Back Into Style: Record Shop Resurgence

Record shops are making a comeback in North Texas.

09/13/2014

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Schools Teaching Students To Fight Back Against Germs

With flu season right around the corner, North Texas schools are teaching students to fight back against germs. But some researchers say one weapon – hand sanitizer – may not be as powerful as many people think.

CBS 11–09/10/2014

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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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Police Officer Injured During Car Chase

The chase only lasted 20 minutes, but Grand Prairie Police say a suspect left a path of damage when he stole a maintenance vehicle from a school Friday morning.

09/05/2014

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Officer’s Heartfelt Words For Teen Who Shot Him

Before the teen who pled guilty to murdering a 6-year-old Saginaw girl left to begin his prison sentence, he listened to statements from the girl’s parents, and the Arlington police officer he shot.

CBS 11–09/04/2014

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Good Samaritan Rescues Toddler Left In Hot Car

Quick thinking and attention to detail kept an emergency from turning tragic after police say a grandmother left a child alone in the car on a sweltering day.

09/02/2014

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