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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Ends Talkathon, Senate Heads Toward Vote

Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz ended his all-night talkathon to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law after 21 hours and 19 minutes.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2013

Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) celebrates as he speaks during a rally as other House Republicans look on after a vote September 20, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House has passed a spending bill 230-189 that defunds the Obamacare and keeps the government running until December 15, 2013.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Votes To Derail Obamacare, Fund Government

The GOP-controlled House voted Friday to cripple President Barack Obama’s health care law as part of a risky ploy that threatens a partial shutdown of the government in a week and a half.

09/20/2013

City of Fort Worth

Cheers & Jeers For Approved City Of Fort Worth Budget

Fort Worth passed a $1.45 billion budget that closed a $40 million budget gap, reduced cuts to the fire department, keeps tax levels as they are and promises to continue maintenance on sports complexes, alleys and streets.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

City of Fort Worth

Pressure Is On Fort Worth City Leaders Over Proposed Budget

Fort Worth has a plan to avoid understaffed fire houses due to budget cuts without more money or manpower.

09/10/2013

Hundreds of flyers are being mailed to Fort Worth city hall in opposition of proposed budget cuts (Photo Joel Thomas, CBS 11 News

Citizens Weigh In On Fort Worth Budget Battle

A budget battle in Fort Worth has flooded city hall with letters, e-mails and calls. The source of the outcry is either an educational campaign or a scare tactic depending on who you ask.

09/03/2013

Firefighter boots are seen on the ground. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Firefighters Battling Budget Cuts

Firefighters in Fort Worth are turning to former chiefs to help convince city leaders that cost-cutting in their department would come with dangerous consequences.

08/27/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

Fort Worth Firefighter Patch (credit: Fort Worth Fire Dept.)

Emergency Crews Concerned Budget Cuts Will Effect Response Time

Budget cuts have emergency crews worried about how it will affect their ability to quickly respond to emergencies. In this case, the old adage of time is money has been flipped. Money is time.

CBS 11–08/15/2013

City of Fort Worth

Proposed Fort Worth Budget Trims $50 Mil Over Next Year

The budget would do away with 36 vacant jobs in the Fire Department and 46 vacant jobs in the Police Department. The city will layoff 16 people in the Planning Department as part of a reorganization.

08/13/2013

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Back To School Fashions On A Budget

It’s time for the back to school tug of war. Kids want all the latest fashions and parents want to help keep costs under control.

CBS 11–08/12/2013

Students relax on the lawns of a university campus. (credit: Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images)

Helping College Freshman Avoid The Biggest 3 Mistakes

August is in full swing and that means school is about to start. As incoming freshman and parents experience new situations, there’s an increased likelihood of making mistakes. Check out the big 3!

CBSDFW.COM–08/07/2013

disd

Growing Tension At DISD Despite Budget Approval

Dallas ISD staff members will receive their first pay raise in three years in 2014 under a new budget approved by trustees.

06/28/2013

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