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North Texans Honor Wounded Warriors For Their Sacrifice

North Texans paused to pray and to honor the men and women who gave military service in defense of America.

11/11/2014

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Eight Soldier Portraits Added To Collin County Courthouse’s Tribute

During a special session of the Collin County Commissioners Court Monday, donations of 8 new portraits of U.S. Servicemen who died in battle were accepted.

11/10/2014

The Walmart logo is displayed on a shopping cart at a Walmart store. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New Dallas Neighborhood Walmart To Bring Jobs

The upcoming opening of Walmart Neighborhood Grocery Stores in Desoto and Lancaster means up to 190 workers needed for the stores in South Dallas County.

11/06/2014

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Man’s D-Day Reunion 70 Years In The Making

One man’s return to D-Day meant a surprise meeting… that was 70 years in the making. Right now, Doug takes a closer look at his story.

06/11/2014

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Bikers Escort Medal Of Honor Recipients Through North Texas

Bikers escorted nearly two dozen medal of honor recipients from D/FW Airport to Gainesville for a weekend of ceremonies in their honor.

04/09/2014

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive for a memorial service at Fort Hood April 9, 2014 in Texas. US President Barack Obama attended a memorial service for the three people killed and 16 wounded during last weeks shooting at the post by Army Specialist Ivan Lopez who later took his own life. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Attend Memorial For Fort Hood Soldiers

President Barack Obama says the nation is drawing strength from relatives of the victims of the fatal shootings last week at Fort Hood.

04/09/2014

Ivan Lopez (Photo: CBS News)

Army: Fort Hood Suspect Had Requested Leave

The rampage at Fort Hood that left three dead and 16 wounded last week was related to the shooter’s request for leave from the Army post.

04/07/2014

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Fort Hood Victim’s Mom, 77, Had Just Met Daughter

The mother of a 37-year-old Illinois soldier killed during an attack at Fort Hood, Texas, says she was reunited less than two weeks earlier with a daughter she gave up for adoption at birth.

04/03/2014

Fort Hood Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Mark Milley and U.S. Senator John Cornyn.

“Mental Health Issues” Blamed For Fort Hood Shooting

An argument may have preceded Wednesday’s deadly Fort Hood attack.

04/03/2014

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

Senator Seeks Records From Fort Hood On Military Sex Crimes

The Pentagon is coming under pressure to give Congress detailed information on the handling of sex crime cases in the armed forces.

02/10/2014

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Soldiers Enjoy Standing Ovation At Mavs Game

More than 125 military men and women – most of them wounded serving the country – were honored guests at the Dallas Maverick’s basketball game Saturday night.

12/15/2013

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Senior Centers Home To Many War Heroes

As America paused to remember its wartime service personnel this Veterans Day, some senior centers in Dallas recognized their individual residents who contributed to war efforts, especially World War II.

11/11/2013

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