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Deadlines Loom For Texans Seeking Health Care

Texas cities are ramping up efforts to get people enrolled in President Barack Obama’s health care exchange as they face a deadline for insurance coverage to begin Jan. 1.

12/23/2013

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Obama In Dallas To Thank ACA Volunteers

The rollout of the Affordable Care Act did not go as planned. But on Wednesday, President Barack Obama will be in Dallas to thank the volunteers who have been educating the uninsured.

11/06/2013

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Dallas County May Join Voter ID Lawsuit

Dallas County commissioners are considering joining the federal voting rights challenge to the state’s new voter ID law. That law requires voters to present photo ID to vote in person.

08/20/2013

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More Aerial Spraying Planned, But Not In Dallas

Aerial spraying will resume in Dallas County on Wednesday, after taking a break on Tuesday night, but not in those areas that have already been treated.

08/22/2012

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Dallas County Ready For More Aerial Spraying

The first round of aerial spraying in Dallas County is now complete, but five planes are set to go up again on Monday night for a second round of pesticide.

08/20/2012

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Dallas County Launches Air Assault On West Nile

Well after the sun set on Thursday night, Dallas County launched two planes filled with mosquito-killing chemicals, in an air assault on the West Nile virus.

08/17/2012

Mike Rawlings attends a Super Bowl event on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Audi)

Dallas Mayor Comments On Aerial Spraying

City leaders in Dallas County will decide Wednesday whether or not to allow the aerial spraying of mosquitos in the fight against the West Nile virus.

08/15/2012

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Dallas County Plans Aerial Mosquito Attack

Officials in Dallas County are preparing to take aggressive action against mosquitos this week to prevent the spread of the potentially fatal West Nile virus.

08/13/2012

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Dallas County Commissioner Moves To Dissolve Committee To Find New Director Of Homeland Security

The controversial appointment of a founder of the New Black Panthers to a committee meant to find a replacement for the county’s director of homeland security is on hold.

01/24/2012

A promo shot shows the cast of the 2012 "Dallas" television show remake. (credit: TNT)

“Dallas” Remake Approved To Shoot On County Property

The upcoming remake of the hit CBS television show “Dallas” is already bringing in some big money for the Dallas area.

01/04/2012

U.S. Army veteran Robert Riggs receives Dallas Cowboys tickets from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas Judge Gives Cowboys Tickets To Military Veteran

In a show of appreciation from city, state and country, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins gave one North Texas military veteran tickets to an upcoming Dallas Cowboys game.

12/23/2011

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Dallas Officials Honor Random Acts Of Kindness

The Dallas County Commissioners Court is ready to honor everyday people who go the extra mile to help out others in need, even with simple things.

12/07/2011

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