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Gathering at Birdville ISD to protest calls to change the Richland HS mascot, "Rebels." 
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Confederate Symbols Flack Expected To Draw Crowd At Birdville ISD Meeting

The battle over confederate symbols at a North Texas school district is stirring up a heated debate. A big crowd is expected Thursday night at the Birdville Independent School District headquarters in Haltom City.

CBS 11–07/23/2015

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Plano’s Vision Of The Future Now The Subject Of Controversy

Plano’s vision of the future is the subject of a controversy. That’s after a group of homeowners opposed to apartments distributed what some call a racially charged email.

CBS 11–04/20/2015

DISD Superintendent Mike Miles (credit: CBS 11 News)

More Controversy For DISD Superintendent Mike Miles

Fliers written by people asking for the resignation of Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles were placed on parent’s cars Tuesday at South Dallas’ largest middle school.

10/14/2014

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NFL Taking Public Relations Hit For Off-Field Controversies

With the Ray Rice video, Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges, the lawsuit against Jerry Jones, and the league’s evolving drug policy — the NFL is taking a big public relations hit.

09/17/2014

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Duncanville ISD Adjusts Dress Code Amid Controversy

Duncanville ISD board members voted 4-2 to make changes to a controversial dress code, which led to some suspensions last spring at Duncanville High School.

08/12/2014

A 2005 photo of rocker Ted Nugent saluting U.S. troops. Nugent was doing a live interview with Governor Rick Perry in Crawford, Texas. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Backlash From Nugent Comments Reveals Misstep For Texas GOP

Mitt Romney rallied with Kid Rock and President George W. Bush had a fan in Alice Cooper. But a Ted Nugent encore in the Texas governor’s race is growing unlikely after blowback from Republican Greg Abbott’s embrace of the ultimate shock rocker.

02/21/2014

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Governor Perry Condemns Nugent’s ‘Subhuman Mongrel’ Remark

Governor Rick Perry has condemned inflammatory remarks by Ted Nugent that resurfaced after the rocker campaigned with Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott.

02/20/2014

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Republican Lt. Governor Candidate Accused Of Hiring Illegal Immigrants

Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick finds himself in the middle of a political firestorm, less than two weeks before the March 4 Texas primary.

CBS 11–02/19/2014

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Rocker Ted Nugent Causes A Ruckus In Denton

Rocker Ted Nugent struck a chord with a crowd in Denton, as he helped Republican frontrunner for Governor, Greg Abbott, get out the vote.

02/18/2014

Denton-Fracking

Plan Could Ban Fracking In One North Texas City

A citizens group in Denton announced plans Tuesday to try to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

02/18/2014

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Protestors Rally Against The “Redskins” Name Sunday

The controversial battle surrounding the Washington Redskins team name made its way into Sunday’s game against the Cowboys.

10/13/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (credit: FBI)

Backlash After Magazine Features Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

The magazine Rolling Stone has triggered a firestorm with its new cover featuring Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

07/17/2013

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