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Ken Foote (photo courtesy Ken Foote)

Defending The Fifth Estate

This week’s blog is about a pioneer of our business who fought vigorously for broadcasting’s First Amendment rights.

10/23/2014

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Donations To North Texas-Based Organization Pour In Following Ohio Boy’s Viral Story

Donations to a North Texas-based organization are flying in, and a Dallas-based company has pledged to match every single dollar – all thanks to a simple act of kindness by a 9-year-old Ohio boy.

03/22/2014

WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 17: The damage is surveyed along Elgin Avenue after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Tornadoes Wreak Havoc Across Midwest

Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, leaving at least five people dead.

11/17/2013

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TCU Names College Of Communication After Bob Schieffer

Texas Christian University has bestowed another laurel upon its star journalism alumnus. TCU trustees voted to rename its College of Communications the Schieffer College of Communications, effective immediately.

11/08/2013

The ninth victim of a serial rapist who's targeting women in South Dallas near Fair Park bravely spoke to CBS 11 about her violent attack. (credit: CBS 11 News)

9th Serial Rapist’s Victim Speaks Out

“I really want this person to be caught ‘cause I can’t sleep, I can’t eat, I have nightmares,” said the ninth victim of a serial rapist who has victimized unsuspecting women since June in a South Dallas neighborhood near Fair Park.

09/07/2013

North Texas Storm Photo - April 15, 2013

Amazing Video Shot From Inside Kansas Tornado

Severe Storm chasers Brandon Ivey and Sean Casey used their specialized tornado intercept vehicle to film video from inside a Kansas tornado.

05/28/2013

These are the remains of Highland East Junior High School in Moore, OK after a devastating tornado hit the area on May 20, 2013.  (credit: Kimberly Bivens)

Oklahoma Tornado Survivor Finds Dog Buried Alive In Rubble

Barbara Garcia, a survivor of the massive tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb, found her dog buried alive under the rubble during her interview with CBS News’ Anna Werner.

05/21/2013

American Cancer Society's 13th Annual Mother Of The Year Luncheon

Former CBS Anchor Discusses Decision To Have Mastectomy

Rene Syler, who co-anchored CBS News’ The Early Show from 2002 to 2006, joins KRLD to discuss her decision to have a mastectomy.

KRLD–05/14/2013

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CBS I-Team: Mother Grieves Death Of Baby Born At Dawson State Jail

CBS 11’s Ginger Allen spoke exclusively with a woman, who says her pleas for help at the jail were ignored, as the life of her newborn baby hung in the balance.

CBS 11–02/22/2013

2012 BBYF Lifetime Achievement Award Gala (Courtesy Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation)

Schieffer In Good Company At Bragan Awards Dinner

Bob Schieffer was back home in Fort Worth to receive the Bobby Bragan Lifetime Achievement Award Wednesday night, but it was the 37 other people who were honored along with him who stole the show.

11/15/2012

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The Importance Of Breaking News

You have probably seen breaking news interruptions on the commercial television stations. And depending on your own personal circumstances, these are either a blessing or a curse!

08/08/2012

American Airlines parent company AMR Corporation's headquarters. (credit: Chuck Schechner/NewsRadio 1080 KRLD)

American Airlines Unions Back US Airways Takeover Bid

CBS 11 News has learned members of American Airlines’ pilots, flight attendant and mechanics unions will announce their support of US Airways’ possible takeover of the struggling Fort Worth-based airline.

04/19/2012

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