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Feds Approve Rhino Permit

A Texas hunter has received from the U.S. government a permit to bring home the taxidermy from a planned hunt for a black rhino in Namibia.

04/08/2015

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Twists & Turns Lead To Promising Ebola Vaccine

Over and over, Dr. Nancy Sullivan thought she was close to an Ebola vaccine, only to see the experiments fail. But it is those failures that led her to a vaccine promising enough to test in West Africa.

02/09/2015

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Dallas Safari Club Opens 2015 Convention With Little Controversy

It was the Fall of 2013 when the Dallas Safari Club attracted worldwide attention for putting together an auction for the chance to hunt a black rhino in Africa. The Club opened its 2015 convention Thursday, absent of that kind of controversy.

CBS 11–01/15/2015

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Ebola Tests Negative After Texas Soldier’s Death

Officials are investigating the death of a Fort Hood soldier who was found outside an off-base apartment after he returned from deployment in West Africa. Tests for Ebola given as a precaution came back negative.

01/14/2015

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Shoe Boxes Filled With Christmas Joy For African Children

‘Operation Christmas Child’ fill shoe boxes for children in orphanages in the African Country of Togo.

CBS 11–12/24/2014

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Ebola Patient, Nina Pham Arrives In Maryland

Ebola patient, Nina Pham, arrived in Bethesda, Md. At 10 p.m. Thursday night.

10/16/2014

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Perry Visits Troops Going To Fight Ebola

Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Army troops in Fort Hood on Thursday before they deploy to Africa on a mission to support U.S. efforts to contain and eradicate the Ebola virus.

10/09/2014

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Ebola Robot Wipes Out Virus On Any Surface

More than 250 hospitals across the country are already using the robot including the Texas Health Resource hospitals and UT Southwestern Medical Center.

10/06/2014

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Ebola Threat May Impact DFW Airport Protocol

In a day where travelers are already slowed by long lines at security checkpoint, some think a health checkpoint would be another unnecessary delay.

10/06/2014

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DFW Residents From Africa React To Ebola News

Considered Dallas’ Ellis Island for the last 20 years, the Vickery Meadows neighborhood of Northeast Dallas is home to refugees from Africa and other parts of the world.

09/30/2014

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U.S. To Assign Military To Fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region.

09/16/2014

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) virologist checks the 'deactivated' results of blood testing for Ebola in a newly-opened mobile laboratory on August 21, 2014 near Monrovia, Liberia. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

DFW Crew Flying Ebola Supplies To Liberia

Six people are headed from Alliance Airport in Fort Worth to Liberia on Tuesday to deliver medical supplies for workers who are fighting the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

08/26/2014

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