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North Texas Man Believes He’s The Answer To 50-Year Kidnapping Mystery

CBS 11 News is reporting an exclusive story of what could be an incredible case of mistaken identity. A Dallas man says he’s convinced he’s not who he’s been told he is for the past 50 years. Now a life-threatening illness has him on a quest to find his true identity.

CBS 11–02/28/2014

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The National Council for Adoption’s fact book states that two percent of women faced with an unplanned pregnancy choose adoption. So, often the brave act of placing a baby up for adoption is viewed in a negative light, when in reality it is a selfless, difficult and loving act a birth mother can make for her child.

02/28/2014

Rabbits arrive Sunday morning at the SPCA of Texas in McKinney (credit: SPCA of Texas)

SPCA Of Texas Acts As Rabbit Transfer Hub

The SPCA of Texas received 70 rabbits Sunday, acting as a transfer hub for the animals to be passed along to groups who will find them permanent homes.

02/16/2014

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Camp Diggy Bones Thankful, But Still Needs Help

The largest dog kennel in Collin County that recently lost funding said it is thankful for the people who have come forward to help, but still needs help finding homes for its dogs.

01/26/2014

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Donations Needed For Stormy The Dog’s Parents

The parents of the puppy that was rescued from a drain a couple of months ago need a new home.

CBS 11–01/02/2014

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Fort Worth Couple Adopts “Stormy” The Dog

Six days after being rescued from a Dallas storm drain, the puppy named of “Stormy” was put up for adoption Sunday in a special lottery.

12/01/2013

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North Texas Grandma Works To Adopt Orphaned Grandson

Eleven year old Hunter Keipper keeps a chest with his parents’ belongings — both were dead before he turned 10. Now his grandmother and caregiver is working to adopt her orphaned grandson.

CBS 11–10/02/2013

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Mother Leaves Newborn At Fort Worth Fire Station

Normally firefighters go to where help is needed. Last week, the person needing help came to the firefighters stationed on the 6100 block of S. Hulen in Fort Worth.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

The SPCA of Texas is also standing by should the North Texas Emergency Management System should call upon them to help in the rescue of animals in West.

The SPCA Shelters 57 Dogs From Waco

The Humane Society of Central Texas sent 57 dogs from the Waco area to The SPCA of Texas Thursday night. Based in Dallas, the SPCA is taking the animals in to help free up space at local shelters near the explosion.

CBS 11–04/18/2013

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Bringing Home The War Dogs

Every year about 300 of these “war dogs” are retired from military service and up for adoption. But that can cost as much as $2,000 since the military doesn’t pay for the dogs’ return trip home.

03/27/2013

Activists from pro-Kremlin children's advocacy groups march through Moscow on March 2, 2013 to call on authorities to ban all foreign adoptions and demand the return of an adopted boy whose brother died in Texas. The banner reads "The March for Protection of the Children". ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Couple Will Not Be Charged For Russian Boy’s Death

Prosecutors said Monday that they won’t charge a Texas couple in the death of a 3-year-old adopted boy from Russia, a case that has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over whether American families should be allowed to adopt Russian children.

03/18/2013

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State Investigating Gladney Following Russian Adoption Death

A Fort Worth adoption agency is now part of a story that’s gained international attention. The story centers around the death of 3-year old Max Shatto, a Russian boy who died last month after he was adopted by a West Texas family.

02/26/2013

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