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Review Of Student Records Causes Issues For Adoptive Family

State education code says the person enrolling a child for school, needs to provide a name, address and date of birth. The child needs to have a birth certificate, immunization record and any prior school records.

08/21/2015

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Humane Society Of North Texas Donkey Adoption

The Humane Society of North Texas has a wide variety of animals for adoption this summer. JD Ryan is Around Town with an animal friend even an Ogre could love.

07/21/2015

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Dallas Woman, 92, Adopts 76-Year-Old Cousin

A 92-year-old Dallas woman has adopted her 76-year-old cousin to formalize the loving relationship that the two women have had for decades.

06/10/2015

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More Families Are Adopting Children By Adopting Embryos

Infertility is more common that you think. One in five couples suffer from infertility in the United States.

CBS 11–04/29/2015

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Texans With Character: Chosen Ones

After going through the adoption process, Randy and Vickie Akins founded ‘Chosen Ones’. The non-profit helps others in every aspect of fostering and adoption.

09/19/2014

This malnourished dog was seized alongside 166 other dogs by the SPCA. (credit: SPCA of Texas)

Custody Hearing Date Set For 222 Animals Seized By SPCA

The SPCA of Texas seized 222 cruelly treated animals — 166 dogs, 43 cats, 14 kittens and 13 puppies — last week from a property in Wolfe City.

07/30/2014

100+ dogs rescued from Wood County home (Photos from the Humane Society of North Texas)

Over 100 Dogs Rescued From Wood County Home, 38 Up For Adoption

A dog owner in Wood County has handed over 100 neglected dogs, apparently too overwhelmed to care for them. Now 38 of those dogs are in North Texas waiting to be adopted.

07/23/2014

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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

(credit: Dallas Animal Services)

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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