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Dallas Pulls Out All The Stops For RNC Site Selection Committee

There was a big Texas welcome for the 2016 Republican National Convention site selection committee. The group received a ‘rowdy’ greeting at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Wednesday.

CBSDFW.COM–06/11/2014

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Frustration With 9 Month Rec Center Reno That Will Take 3 Years

In 2011, the city closed the Cummings Recreation Center in south Dallas, promising a $1.3 million renovation.
 After six months of work, though, construction crews disappeared, and the doors stayed shut.

CBS 11–06/02/2014

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Dallas Animal Advocates Petition Against City Budget Cuts

A possible $30 million shortfall has the city of Dallas considering budget cuts this year, which includes funding for its Animal Services Department.

06/01/2014

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Stacked, Underground Parking Plan Proposed In Dallas

Former Dallas City Council member Ron Natinsky unveiled a new plan to give Pacific Plaza in downtown a high-tech make over. The plan includes a fully automated parking garage, with some 1,600 spaces deep underneath city streets.

CBS 11–05/16/2014

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City Of Dallas Awards Contested Love Field Gates To Virgin America

On Monday, the City of Dallas awarded the two disputed gates at Love Field to Virgin America Airlines.

05/12/2014

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Decision Expected Friday On Gates At Love Field Airport

For travelers at Dallas Love Field, a lot is at stake: Competition and the airfares you pay. Why else would the CEO’s of both Southwest Airlines and Virgin America attend Wednesday’s Dallas city council briefing?

CBS 11–05/07/2014

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Political Turbulence Over Future Of 2 Gates At Dallas Love Field

The stakes are high and seem to be increasing in the battle over two gates at Dallas Love Field Airport. Top executives from three airlines attended the City Council’s Transportation and Trinity River Project Committee meeting at Dallas City Hall.

CBS 11–04/28/2014

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No Resolution In Dallas On-Demand, Taxi Transportation Fight

Dallas City Hall tried once again to broker middle ground between traditional taxi service and app-on-demand private transport companies like Uber and LYFT. But a hoped-for resolution will have to wait for another day.

04/25/2014

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Regulation Possibly On The Way For Uber, Lyft

Taxi’s, limos and transportation technology companies Uber and Lyft may soon all play by the same rules.

04/24/2014

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Dallas’ Helmet Ordinance A Road Block For Bike-Share Plans

The Dallas bicycle helmet ordinance is creating some headaches for those who want to expand bike-sharing programs.

04/17/2014

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Dallas Looks At Bringing Bike Share Program To Fair Park

Dallas may soon join other Texas cities in starting a bicycle sharing program, but the city’s initial proposed investment, some say, is hardly a confident endorsement of the idea.

03/24/2014

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New Student Program Educates & Grooms Future Entrepreneurs

Where will the next generation of millionaire entrepreneurs come from? A new program coming to Dallas is encouraging the creation of aspiring young business professionals. It’s kind of a “Lemonade Learning,” if you will.

CBS 11–03/20/2014

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