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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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North Texas City Considering Making Water Restrictions Permanent

Last summer North Texans were asked to make water concessions because of the drought, now at least one city is considering making some watering restrictions permanent.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2014

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Legally Blind Woman Injured After Falling Into Uncovered Manhole

A legally blind woman falls into an uncovered manhole on Weiler Boulevard, in southeast Fort Worth. The 34-year-old woman was walking with her young son at the time.

CBS 11–12/19/2013

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No Show Officers Lead To Code Compliance Violation Dismissals

Hundreds of citations for code compliance violations in Fort Worth have been dropped this year, when officers failed to show up for court dates.

CBS 11–10/29/2013

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Fort Worth Sues Chesapeake Energy Over Natural Gas Royalties

The City of Fort Worth is suing one of the companies it used to celebrate. In a lawsuit filed this week, Fort Worth claims Chesapeake Energy shorted the city millions of dollars in royalties from natural gas leases.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

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City Employee Spending In Spotlight After Questionable Charges Revealed

Clothes, coffee and cocktails — the CBS 11 I-Team uncovered how some Fort Worth city employees are using your tax dollars to buy stuff like that, even though it’s supposed to be against the rules.

CBS 11–10/15/2013

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New City Website Encourages Online Comments & Ideas

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price used Twitter to announce a new city website, meant to open a dialogue with residents and city employees.

CBSDFW.COM–07/22/2013

Questions Remain After Fort Worth CFO’s Firing

The woman who held the purse strings to Fort Worth’s $1.4 billion budget said she was treated like a criminal during her sudden removal from city hall last month.

02/20/2013

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Lake Worth Dredging Starts

Fort Worth is trying to dig Lake Worth out of a problem. The problem is having a whole lot of water in the lake but not much you can do with it for fun, like boating.

CBS 11–09/26/2012

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Fort Worth Council Votes To Turn Down The Noise

Dogs and roosters, you’re on the clock. Fort Worth’s city council passed changes to its noise ordinance Tuesday night. It includes specific decibel limits for day and night time noise, as well as a time limit for animals who are a bit too vocal.

05/01/2012

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Will Fort Worth Be The 1st Major City To Ban Hiring Smokers?

Businesses are doing it, hospitals are doing it… will the City of Fort Worth be the next employer, and first major city in the country, to ban the hiring of smokers?

04/17/2012

Walter Dansby, superintendent of the Fort Worth Independent School District. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

FWISD Leader Making History Today And Tomorrow

Walter Dansby acknowledges he is the first African-American superintendent in Fort Worth’s history. But he’s quick to point out, that is not why he is the new superintendent.

02/03/2012

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