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Steve Pickett

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Steve is an Emmy Award winning journalist. He has been recognized nationally for his coverage of Public Education and his reports from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina garnered the “Best News Story” Katie Award from the Press Club of Dallas.

Steve was the only broadcast journalist embedded with the 56th Brigade of the Texas National Guard during Operation Iraqi Freedom.   He also traveled with a group of Dallas physicians to Haiti in early 2010 to report on the aftermath of the devastating earthquake there.

He may be most noted for his coverage of the Dallas Independent School District. His daily reports provide solid information regarding the academic and educational landscape of North Texas.

Steve’s career path includes work in Portland, Fresno, Oklahoma City and Wichita Falls. As a general assignment reporter, Steve has taken more in-depth looks into issues such as child neglect, race relations, domestic abuse and crime.

Steve has also received professional recognition from The National Association of Black Journalists, The Institute for Educational Inquiry, The Poynter Institute, and The University of Oklahoma Black Alumni Society.

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Obamacare Congressional Hearing Held In Richardson

Members of the U.S. Congress came to North Texas Monday to discuss concerns about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

CBS 11–12/16/2013

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Home, Grocery Stores Draw Crowds Before Storm

A day ago, North Texans were walking around in short sleeves and shorts. Now, they are prepping for a storm that could drop significant ice across much of the area.

CBS 11–12/05/2013

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HUD Hurls Housing Discrimination Claims At Dallas

The City of Dallas could lose some federal funding, after allegations its affordable housing practices have broken civil rights laws.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

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Tourists Flock To Dealey Plaza As Dallas Remembers JFK

From Chicago and New York. From Japan and Denmark. You will find tourists from around the world during a visit to Dealey Plaza, especially this week as Dallas commemorates the 50th anniversary of President JFK’s assassination.

CBS 11–11/18/2013

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New Feature Added To “White Only” Water Fountain In Dallas

Inside the the Dallas County Records building, just a stone’s throw away from Dallas’ Dealey Plaza, sits a decades old public drinking fountain.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

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Dallas Program Helping Children Of Drug Addicted Women

A Dallas drug recovery program has been designed specifically for mothers dealing with substance abuse. The program is called Hopeful Solutions and its creator says it was designed to focus on the children of drug addicted women.

CBS 11–11/12/2013

Monica Saldivar, 19, will sing the national anthem at the JFK 50th Commemoration in Dallas. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Teen Tapped To Sing At JFK 50th Commemoration

A 19-year-old college student has been tapped to sing the national anthem at the JFK 50th Commemoration later this month in Dallas.

11/08/2013

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Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID Law

Texas voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the state’s first election requiring people to show ID.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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New Device Could Guard Against Football-Related Concussions

Concussions are a huge concern for football players, especially younger players.

10/29/2013

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Mom Upset School Served Kids Cheese Sandwich

A Richardson mom says she cannot believe her children were served two pieces of bread and a slice of cheese for lunch at school.

CBS 11–10/09/2013

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DISD Superintendent Gives 1-On-1 Interview To CBS 11

Dallas Schools Superintendent Mike Miles did not lose his job Monday night. On Tuesday Miles acknowledged a chasm between he and some trustees who believe he is no longer suitable for the job.

CBS 11–10/01/2013

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Door-To-Door Effort To Educate North Texans About Healthcare

One of the biggest pieces of President Obama’s federal healthcare law goes into effect next week. However, there is a lot of confusion about what’s on the way — and how you can sign up for health care.

CBS 11–09/23/2013

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