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The soon to be completed Independence High School in Frisco. (credit: CBSDW.COM)

Frisco Officials & Residents Try To Balance Population Boom

Good schools and nice neighborhoods in Frisco ‎continue to act as powerful magnets. So people and home builders keep coming.

CBS 11–11/11/2014

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

Texas Universities Seeking Billions For Construction

Several Texas universities are seeking money from the Legislature to build and update facilities on their campuses.

11/05/2014

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Collin Co. Courthouse Closed Following Overnight Power Loss

According to county officials all trials and hearings at the Collin County Courthouse have been canceled for the day.

09/09/2014

Texas State Capitol

Suspicious Substance Closes Texas Capitol Basement

The state Department of Public Safety says part of the Texas Capitol’s basement has been temporarily closed while firefighters investigate a ‘powdery substance’ in a lawmaker’s office.

08/06/2014

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‘Urban Land Bank’ Offers Dallas Residents The American Dream

A City of Dallas project has city leaders hoping to bring a fresh outlook to neighborhoods battling the telltale signs of urban decay. The ‘Urban Land Bank’ program offers vacant lots and tax-seized properties at bargain basement prices.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

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Building Under Construction In Las Colinas Partially Collapses

The Irving Fire Department is on the scene of a building collapse in the Los Colinas area.

04/02/2014

(Photo CBS 11 News)

Historic Fort Worth Post Office For Sale?

Fort Worth outgrew city hall years ago. It now spends a million dollars a year to rent office space in other buildings. That money could go to buying the post office.

01/03/2014

Bentley Village Waterchase Estates (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Residents Upset Over Proposed Low Income Housing

Residents of an East Fort Worth Subdivision are upset about proposed plans for low-income apartments to be built nearby. And they are saying it would hurt home values.

10/08/2013

(Photo by LP Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

Downtown Dallas Building Damaged By Fire

Fire broke out in a vacant downtown Dallas office building but emergency crews quickly put out the blaze that had forced the closure of nearby streets.

05/08/2013

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

18-Wheeler Crashes Into City Administration Building

There were some frightening moments for workers at the City of Canton Administration Annex after an 18-wheeler careened out of control and crashed into the building.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2012

Wise County Courthouse

Aging Texas Courthouses Added To “Endangered” List

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has added more than 70 Texas courthouses, as a single entry, on the list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

06/07/2012

Cook Children's Legos

New Cook Children’s Construction Project In Plastic

A major construction project is underway at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, but for this build, some of the patients are helping out.

10/17/2011

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