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Construction could begin as early as next week on the proposed Preston Hollow Village, a multi-million dollar mixed use development at the corner of Walnut Hill and Central Expressway. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Preston Hollow Village To Revitalize North Dallas Neighborhood

Construction could begin as early as next week on the proposed Preston Hollow Village, a multi-million dollar mixed use development at the corner of Walnut Hill and Central Expressway.

08/03/2013

Whole Foods Market announces that it is recalling Trois Comtois Morbier cheese in the Mid Atlantic, Southwest, Northern California, Southern Pacific and Midwest regions. (credit: Annie Potasznik)

Whole Foods Market Recalls French Cheese

Whole Foods Market is recalling a brand of cheese due to a possible risk of Listeria contamination.

08/01/2013

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BBB: Triple-Digit Temps Mean More A/C Repair Scams

With triple-digit heat in the forecast for at least the next few days North Texans are truly appreciating air conditioning, but with the hot weather comes an increase in a/c repair rip-offs.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2013

Money

8 Most Outrageous Financial Rip-Offs Of 2012

Unscrupulous auto dealers, building contractors and debt collectors, along with work-at-home and “free trial offer” scams, continued to top the list of the most common financial rip-offs suffered by consumers in 2012.

08/01/2013

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Ford Recalls Explorer, Taurus, MKS To Fix Locks

Ford says the safety locks can be turned off when the doors are opened or closed. That could allow a door to be opened with the inside door handle and possibly hurt a child.

06/28/2013

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Target Food Distribution Center Opens In Denton

Target has officially opened the doors to a distribution center, bringing more jobs to Denton.

CBS 11–06/03/2013

U.S. dollar notes are pictured. (credit: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

TripAdvisor Says Americans Are Big Tippers

American travelers aren’t cheap, according to a major survey by TripAdvisor, which says stateside citiznes are among the world’s top tippers.

05/30/2013

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AA Flight Makes Emergency Landing

American Airlines flight 1943 en route from Dallas (DFW) to Seattle had to make an emergency landing Saturday afternoon in Salt Lake City.

05/12/2013

A nurse tends to a recovering patient at a hospital. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Review: State Hospitals Could Use More Oversight

A Texas newspaper’s review of more than three dozen deaths at state-run mental health hospitals between 2005 and 2012 shows the need for more oversight.

04/28/2013

The SPCA of Texas is also standing by should the North Texas Emergency Management System should call upon them to help in the rescue of animals in West.

The SPCA Shelters 57 Dogs From Waco

The Humane Society of Central Texas sent 57 dogs from the Waco area to The SPCA of Texas Thursday night. Based in Dallas, the SPCA is taking the animals in to help free up space at local shelters near the explosion.

CBS 11–04/18/2013

Texas Flag High Winds

State Insurance Commissioner May Be Rejected

Texas Insurance Commissioner Eleanor Kitzman could have trouble winning Senate confirmation to keep her job, as Democrats with enough votes to defeat her nomination question her credentials.

02/25/2013

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US Consumer Prices Tick Up As Rental Costs Rise

Rising food costs and higher rents offset a drop in gas prices last month, leaving consumer prices only slightly higher in October compared with the previous month.

11/15/2012

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