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UTA Hosts 14th Annual Auto Cross Weekend

UTA is hosting its 14th annual Texas Cross weekend. The university invites students from all over the country to come out and race formula cars.

07/12/2014

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Cell Phone Addiction Factors Focus Of Texas Study

What you may have suspected is now confirmed. You may be a cell phone addict. That’s not a good thing.

CBSDFW.COM–11/29/2012

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Bill Would Let Students Earn Tuition With Community Service

Some good news for Texas families worried about paying for college. A bill filed in the state legislature would give high school students the opportunity to earn tuition credit for doing certain community service work.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2012

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College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.

09/15/2012

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Survey: Colleges Check Applicant’s Facebook Pages

Getting into college is already a challenge for many students, and now they have something else to be concerned about.

09/12/2012

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Tuition Increase & County Tax Hike Funds For DCCCD

Folks who live in Dallas County will be paying a little more for property taxes next year. The extra funds will help pay for county community colleges.

09/07/2012

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Texas Student Attacked By Chimp Coming Home To U.S.

The University of Texas at San Antonio student mauled in a chimpanzee attack in South Africa is returning home for treatment.

08/02/2012

Photo of Nikki, one of two adult chimpanzees that attacked a UT San Antonio student working at the Jane Goodall Institute in South Africa. (credit: David Devo Oosthuizen @ 2012 All Rights Reserved)

Chimps In Attack On Texas Student Being Reintroduced

Officials say the two chimpanzees that mauled a Texas college student at an animal refuge in South Africa are being reintroduced at the center.

07/30/2012

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More Students Taking On Burden Of College Tuition

The responsibility of paying for college is shifting; it’s falling more now on students and their families, as state funding declines.

07/16/2012

Photo of Nikki, one of two adult chimpanzees that attacked a UT San Antonio student working at the Jane Goodall Institute in South Africa. (credit: David Devo Oosthuizen @ 2012 All Rights Reserved)

South Africa: Chimps That Attacked Texas Student To Live

Two adult chimpanzees that viciously attacked a Texas college student at a primate sanctuary in South Africa were defending their territory and will be allowed to live.

07/03/2012

More Formal Charges In TCU Campus Drug Case

Last month more than 20 people were arrested in connection with a drug investigation at TCU. Thursday two of those people were formally charged in the case, bringing the total number of defendants to five.

03/08/2012

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79-Year-Old Turns Farm For At-Risk-Kids Into Int’l Boarding School

He’s 79-years-old and on his own raises $6 million a year to help raise 200 children. For 40 years he’s taken kids on the brink of prison, life-long drug addiction, and poverty, and given them structure, education, and love at Happy Hill Farm Academy.

03/01/2012

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