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Bataan March Survivor Elias Saavedra Dies At 96

One of the last survivors of the Bataan Death March has died. Elias Saavedra died Wednesday. He was 96. Last month, CBS 11 News spoke with Charles Dragich — a North Texan who also lived through one of the most infamous atrocities of war.

06/05/2014

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North Texas Bataan Death March Survivor Remembers

Between 60- and 80,000 Filipino and American soldiers surrendered to Japanese troops in the Philippines in 1942. North Texan Charles Dragich was there and survived.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

President Obama Attends Memorial Service At Ft. Hood For Shooting Victims

Senator Optimistic For Passage Of Sexual Assault Bill

A senator who’s led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation that would remove commanders from sexual assault investigations.

03/02/2014

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Special Welcome Back For Sergeant Returning To Student Coaching

Students, teachers and even the principal at a North Texas middle school pulled off a big surprise celebration for one very special person Monday. February 21 was the first day back for a teacher, coach who is also a Sergeant in the Air Force.

CBSDFW.COM–02/24/2014

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Developers Hope To Restore Historic Baker Hotel

The shell of the historic Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells sits over the small North Texas town.

02/20/2014

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Air Force: Bird Strike Caused North Texas Crash Of $8M Jet

U.S. Air Force investigators have confirmed that a bird strike caused an $8 million jet to crash in North Texas during a training flight in July.

12/10/2013

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Lt. Gov. Dewhurst Says President Obama Should Be Impeached

A surprising statement from one of Texas’ top leaders: President Obama should be impeached. This came from Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, who is running for re-election and appeared at a Tea Party candidates forum.

10/15/2013

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Official: Service Academy Football Games Will Go On Despite Shutdown

A senior defense official says U.S. military academy football teams will be on the field this weekend, despite the ongoing government shutdown.

10/02/2013

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Dallas’ First National Red Bull Flugtag Competition Makes A Splash

Dallas area’s first National Red Bull Flugtag competition made a splash in Lake Carolyn at Las Colinas Urban Center Saturday.

09/21/2013

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Texas Air Force Commander Ready For Zombies

Preparing for all eventualities, a wing commander at a West Texas Air Force base says he has a plan for defending the base from attacks by zombies.

09/06/2013

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San Antonio Based Air Force Trainer Found Guilty Of Rape

An Air Force trainer at a San Antonio base has been found guilty at court-martial of raping a former trainee.

03/16/2013

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Burial Set In Dallas For 4 Unclaimed Veterans

Four homeless or indigent veterans with no relatives to claim them are being buried with full military honors Wednesday in Dallas.

03/13/2013

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