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AAA Says 8.1M Texans Likely To Travel For Holidays

More Texans are expected to hit the road during the end-of-the-year holidays as gasoline prices remain lower than a year ago.

12/16/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Extends Holiday Shipping Deadline

Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending its free shipping deadline by one day to December 19. Orders over $35 are eligible for free shipping.

12/16/2014

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Postal Service Braces For Busiest Mailing Day

The U.S. Postal Service said that Monday will mark its busiest mailing day of the year, with more than 640 million cards, letters and packages expected to be processed.

12/15/2014

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Santa Makes Special House Calls Pre-Christmas Eve

It’s not the North Pole, but Santa has a special hideout in Farmers Branch where he gets ready for his early visits.

12/12/2014

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Texans With Character: Paula Jackson

Paula Jackson has dedicated more than a decade to making sure that children across North Texas have toys on Christmas morning.

12/12/2014

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West 7th Christmas Carriage Rides!

The “Starlight Symphony” is an amazing light and music display on West 7th Street in Fort Worth. Imagine how much cooler it will be when you see it from a free horse-drawn carriage ride!

12/12/2014

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Gift Guide: The Best Subscription Ideas

Whether you procrastinated or have simply exhausted your list of ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give to friends, family members and loved ones.

12/11/2014

Dallas City Hall at night (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

Protestors Rally Around Fired Dallas Patrolman Jesus Martinez

Protesters upset by the arrest and termination of a community police officer in Deep Ellum converged at city hall Wednesday.

12/10/2014

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A Guide To Dating Around The Holidays

Having a date for holiday festivities can be wonderful or terrible. Fortunately, the secret to making your relationship successful during the holidays is all in your approach.

12/10/2014

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Texas Men Burned Hanging Holiday Lights

Two men in North Texas have been seriously burned while hanging Christmas lights at a Christian school.

12/08/2014

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5 Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

CHildren North Pole Express

A Ride On The North Pole Express

There is a magical train ride that leaves the Cotton Belt Depot in Grapevine every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through December 23rd.

12/05/2014

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