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Denton Voters Approve Proposal To Ban Fracking

Voters in Denton have approved a proposal to ban fracking for oil and gas, making it the first city in Texas to do so.

11/04/2014

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Fracking Ban Vote Looms Over Denton Election

Tensions are mounting as big oil and gas companies and anti-fracking activists try to sway voters ahead of a Tuesday referendum that would make Denton the first Texas city to ban the drilling practice.

10/31/2014

Balch Springs councilwoman Wanda Adams. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Balch Springs Councilwoman Arrested For Making 911 Call

Police in Balch Springs confirmed Thursday that councilwoman Wanda Adams was arrested and charged with Silent or Abuse Calls to 911 services.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2014

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Atheists Protest At Rowlett City Hall

Dozens of Atheists stood in front of Rowlett City Hall Tuesday night to protest what they call discrimination. But the controversial group’s message may not be getting through.

09/16/2014

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Fort Worth Council Considering Discipline For Police Chief

The Fort Worth City Council is taking a closer look at Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead, who has served in that role since December 2008.

09/09/2014

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Fort Worth Approves Stockyards Redevelopment Plan

Despite opposition from residents and civic leaders, the Fort Worth City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve zoning changes to the historic Stockyards area.

07/16/2014

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Hundreds Expected At Meeting To Decide Fracking In Denton

The City of Denton will draw statewide attention Tuesday as it considers a petition to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking. If approved, the ban could have a ripple effect not only in the state but across the nation.

CBSDFW.COM–07/14/2014

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Denton May Become First Texas City To Ban Fracking

Denton will consider a petition to ban fracking at its public hearing on Tuesday.

CBS 11–07/12/2014

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Dallas City Council Wants Raise, Puts It To A Vote Of The People

Right now, Dallas City Council members make $37,000per year and they are asking for a bump to $60,000.

06/12/2014

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City Council To Have Final Vote On Glen Garden Country Club

The fate of Glen Garden Country Club is still unknown after an emotional fight over a zoning change request, which would allow a whiskey distillery to be built on that land.

06/11/2014

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Fort Worth Looking To Expand, Build Convention & Visitor Spaces

Nearly a million people attend events in and around the Fort Worth Convention Center every year. Now, event planners say they’re running out of room for them all.

CBS 11–06/10/2014

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Gun Groups Take To The Streets

Two outspoken groups aiming to extend gun rights took to the streets Saturday.

05/10/2014

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