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Dallas City Hall at night (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

Protestors Rally Around Fired Dallas Patrolman Jesus Martinez

Protesters upset by the arrest and termination of a community police officer in Deep Ellum converged at city hall Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Eric Williams (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

First Day Of Testimony Wraps In Kaufman Co. Murder Trial

A former justice of the peace accused of killing a North Texas district attorney and his wife had a “treasure trove” of evidence in a storage shed, prosecutors said during opening statements Monday.

12/01/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29. Since its launch in 2010, it has helped change the landscape of neighborhoods big and small.

11/11/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 10: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on July 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Pitcher Clayton Kershaw In North Texas Challenging Students

First it was the ice bucket challenge. Now it’s time for Kershaw’s Challenge. The Dodger Pitcher and two-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw kicked it off at Highland Park High School where his pitching career began.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

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“National Night Out” Brings Plano Neighborhood Together

Members of the community will come together after sunset to celebrate National Night Out. The annual even raises awareness about safety and police procedures.

10/07/2014

The community came together to beautify a piece of their Arlington neighborhood. (credit: CBSDFW.COM Gold Star reporter Joel Thomas)

Social Media Campaign Helps Transform Arlington Graffiti

Built in 1958, the massive buildings of the Park Plaza shopping center near the intersection of New York Avenue and Park Row Drive in Arlington have deteriorated quite a bit.

07/29/2014

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Redesigned ‘Keep It In Keller’ Business Website Set To Launch

FnG Eats Restaurant goes out of its way to buy products and services in its hometown of Keller and to stay involved in the community. This week FnG and some 500 other Keller businesses will be online on a revamped website called Keep it in Keller.

CBS 11–07/21/2014

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‘Urban Land Bank’ Offers Dallas Residents The American Dream

A City of Dallas project has city leaders hoping to bring a fresh outlook to neighborhoods battling the telltale signs of urban decay. The ‘Urban Land Bank’ program offers vacant lots and tax-seized properties at bargain basement prices.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

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Is Cohousing Right For Your Family?

If you’ve tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here’s what you need to know.

07/02/2014

Arlington Life Shelter

Community Responds To Arlington Life Shelter’s Plea

The community came together in response to a report aired on CBS 11 News, asking for donations for Arlington Life Shelter.

02/13/2014

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‘Community’ Star Joel McHale Joins New School

Comedian and ‘Community’ star Joel McHale joined New School on Thursday in advance of Thursday’s fifth season premier.

01/02/2014

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Salvation Army Serves 1800 People Thanksgiving Meals

Weeks of preparation paid off for Salvation Army volunteers who provided more than 1800 people with a Thanksgiving meal.

11/28/2013

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