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An old tire floats in a river. (credit:  David McNew/Getty Images)

City Set To Approve Illegal Dumping Video Cameras

The City of Dallas is putting some new eyes on an old problem. The city council is set to buy three high-tech trailers to conduct video surveillance at several illegal dumpsites, especially those along the Trinity River.

CBS 11–09/24/2012

Some 600 crape myrtle trees along Samuell Boulevard, in Dallas, are dying from lack of water. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Trees Dying As City, State & Neighbors Disagree

One North Texas homeowner’s association leader is fighting to preserve the upkeep in her neighborhood. There are dozens of trees along a well known Dallas boulevard that have died and residents say it’s because of city neglect.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2012

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Dallas Clinic Says It Was Not Told Of Positive West Nile Test

The clinic’s director says they were never officially informed by the City of Dallas about the positive test and some patients aren’t happy they were kept in the dark.

08/02/2012

A city worker places a parking ticket on a truck. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dallas Leaders: Outstanding Fines A Multimillion $ Problem

If you are avoiding paying a ticket in Dallas, then you are part of what the city sees as a multimillion dollar problem. Of the $43 million worth of fines and ticket charges handed out last year, only $13 million was collected.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2012

A look at the downtown Dallas skyline. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Dallas City Manager Optimistic About Budget Deficit

The proposed City of Dallas budget still has a $25 million gap, but that’s better than the situation a few months ago and better than the hundreds of millions of dollars worth of shortfalls the city has dealt with in recent years.

06/20/2012

Hail falls in East Dallas on June 13, 2012. (Credit: Sarah Flynn/Viewer)

Local Permit Offices Helping Dallas Hailstorm Victims

It’s estimated that tens of thousands of Dallas homes and some 60,000 vehicles in the area were damaged during the June 13 hailstorm. Now some of the hardest hit residents are getting help with the paperwork needed to start home repairs.

06/19/2012

Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing from TV series "Dallas" (AP Photo)

City Dealing To Keep Shooting J.R. In Dallas

The rebooted TV show ‘Dallas’ will debut on June 15, but before it even hits the screen there is already talk of it being renewed for another season. City of Dallas officials want to make sure if that happens, the filming will continue in Big D.

05/21/2012

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City & Vendors See Farmer’s Market Sale Differently

The City of Dallas is looking for someone to buy all or part of the Farmers Market. City officials say the venture loses close to a million dollars each year. But some vendors say the city is the problem.

05/01/2012

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas. (credit: Jay Gormley/CBS 11 News)

Hunt Hill Bridge Opening Questionable, Speed Limits Set

Next week the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is set to open to vehicle traffic, but recent rains could force another delay.

03/21/2012

Dallas Omni Hotel

Dallas Doc In LED ‘Light Fight’ With City

If the Omni Hotel can do it, a Dallas chiropractor wants to know why he can’t. The chiropractor has a building sign with LED lights. But unlike the Omni, he says he’s restricted to how often the lights can change.

02/29/2012

The owner of this piece of property claims it's worth 2.5 Mil, the City of Dallas says $300k (Photo Emily Trube, 1080 KRLD)

UPDATED: Dallas Fighting Owner Over Speck Of Downtown Land

A 2,500 square foot piece of property is at the center of a Dallas City Hall fight. The parcel is now part of the landscaping around the new Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel and therein lies the issue.

10/27/2011

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Dallas Leads The Way With Food & Drink Carton Recycling

If you live in the city of Dallas, there is now less to think about when sorting the trash for recycling. The city announced Thursday that cartons, which previously held food or drinks, are now okay to put in recycling bins.

09/08/2011

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