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From Poker To Preachers, The History Of Top O’ Hill Terrace

It was once an illegal gambling site featuring high stakes card games, slots, booze and women. Now, it’s the site of a Baptist college.

09/27/2013

Tour bus crash on George Bush Turnpike near DFW Airport kills 3 and injures dozens. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Report Focuses On Bus Driver’s Actions After Deadly Crash

A preliminary report by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) finds driver error may be to blame for the April 11 tour bus crash in Irving that has now claimed three lives.

04/22/2013

The Hippodrome Casino Opens After Extensive Renovation

Lawmakers Consider Casinos Across Texas

A proposal being discussed in the State Legislature would let voters decide on whether or not to alllow a limited number of casinos to operate across Texas.

04/10/2013

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Whitt’s End: 2.1.13

It is 3:14 a.m. on February 1 at Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans. There is nothing like the Super Bowl scene.

02/01/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08:  Quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M University Aggies poses with the Heisman Memorial Trophy after being named the 78th Heisman Memorial Trophy Award winner at a press conference after at the Marriott Marquis on December 8, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Manziel Trying To Avoid ‘Same Mistakes’

Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M says he’s learning every day about life as a celebrity.

01/10/2013

Assistant Coach Darrell Armstrong poses for a photo following Game Six of the 2011 NBA Finals on June 12, 2011 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Miami Heat 105-95 to win the NBA Championship. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Charge Against Mavs Coach May Be Dropped

The $40,000 bail that a Mavericks assistant coach posted can be used to clear up a Las Vegas casino debt that led to his arrest in Los Angeles County.

01/20/2012

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Texans Still Want Gambling In State, Pollster Says

Texans are still big supporters of expanding gambling, according to a new poll.

02/14/2011

A Casino Near Gettysburg?

The plan to build a casino near the Gettysburg Battlefield is up for a vote.

08/24/2010

Casino Money Could Be Too Late For Budget Help

Will casinos bail the state out of its current budget problem?

07/09/2010