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Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children

The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.

06/30/2014

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Dallas County Preparing To House 2,000 Immigrant Children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is proposing a partnership between the federal government, the county and non-profits that has not been seen since Hurricane Katrina.

06/30/2014

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Camp iHope Helping North Texas Kids Deal With Cancer

A unique North Texas summer camp is giving hope and helping kids fight cancer at the same time. Camp iHope was started at Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas. The idea is to help sick kids temporarily forget their difficult reality.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2014

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FBI Director: “We Will Crush These Pimps”

A dozen children were rescued across Texas, and several people arrested, as part of a nationwide operation targeting child sex trafficking.

06/23/2014

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More North Texans Taking On Role Of Stay-At-Home-Dad

Say the words ‘stay-at-home’ Dad and no doubt a mental picture of Michael Keaton from the hilarious movie “Mr. Mom” will come to mind. But for more and more men the role is becoming less unusual and they say very enjoyable.

CBS 11–06/13/2014

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Children’s Summer Camps Encourage Healthy Lifetyle

The ‘CHAMPS’ stands for choosing healthy activities, meals and positive self -esteem. Beginning Monday, five free, week long camps are scheduled at various locations throughout the city.

06/11/2014

Pedro Leon Martinez (L) receives help from volunteer Maria Peralta in filing up his application for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Local Organizations Help Young Immigrants Seeking The American Dream

Brought to the U.S. as a toddler, Jessica Barron learned early that her life would be severely limited by her immigration status. But for Barron, and others like her, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is like pouring rain on the seeds of withered dreams.

CBS 11–06/10/2014

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Overrun By Immigrants, Border Agents Doing Paperwork Instead Of Patrolling

Influx of illegal immigrants is putting a major strain on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security causing agents to fill out paperwork, transport, feed and moving these folks around.

06/09/2014

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Men Reveal What They Love About Being A Dad

Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.

06/01/2014

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Third Child Says Attempted Abduction Happened At Local Park

Students in the Keller ISD went to school Friday morning, and home in the afternoon thinking about safety. And there is no doubt; a lot of parents were thinking the same thing. Fort Worth police are now looking into three attempted abductions.

CBSDFW.COM–05/23/2014

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“White-Eye” Photos May Indicate Rare Cancer In Children

Texas doctors are working to develop a new and easy way to diagnose a rare but serious form of eye cancer. Retinoblastoma is characterized by tumors that form inside the eye. In the U.S., it appears in some 350 babies and toddlers each year.

CBS 11–05/19/2014

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Room To Grow: Tips For Creating Great Kids’ Rooms

If you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.

05/15/2014

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