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CPR That Saved Dad A Result Of Teen Wanting To Get Summer Tan

If you ask one particular Dallas teenager how he picked his summer job, he’ll say it was all about getting a tan. But we discovered the choice proved to be more life changing than that.

CBS 11–07/29/2015

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Spike In Accidental Child Drownings Seen As Epidemic

Halfway through the deadliest time of the year for drownings, at least 11 children have died in the region, and dozens more have been hospitalized.

07/02/2015

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One Of Three Children Pulled From Apartment Pool Dies

The third child was still in the pool when first responders arrived.

06/24/2015

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Officials: New Plano Smart Phone App Will Save Lives

Imagine being able to double, or possibly triple, the chance of someone surviving a heart attack. Officials say a new app being used in one Collin County city will do just that.

CBS 11–04/20/2015

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New CPR Machine Helps Paramedics Save Patients’ Lives

The City of McKinney has new machines that will be carried on all ambulances and fire trucks that can actually perform CPR without a human involved.

03/10/2015

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Texas CPR Instructor Uses Skills To Save Puppy

The first time a CPR instructor in Texas ever used her training on a living being turned out to be at home with a four-legged friend. It worked.

03/25/2014

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Off-Duty McKinney Officer Saves Citizen’s Life

An off-duty McKinney police officer is credited with saving the life of a citizen in need of CPR. McKinney Police are taking the opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of learning CPR.

03/18/2014

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Airport Passengers Practice CPR On Touch Screen Kiosk

Passengers waiting for a flight at one North Texas airport can practice doing CPR compressions to the steady beat of the Bee Gees disco song “Stayin’ Alive.”

07/10/2013

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School Bus Driver Saves Child’s Life

McKinney ISD bus driver Linda Wilson performed CPR on 14-year-old passenger Dakota English when she stopped breathing.

CBS 11–06/17/2013

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Four-Year-Old Chokes, Dies At School, DISD Says Staff Responded Quickly

Crisis counselors were sent to Mt. Auburn Elementary School in east Dallas Friday morning.

03/22/2013

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Woman Tries To Save 6-Year-Old Boy

A woman who gave a dying 6-year-old boy CPR in the moments after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver says she hopes the person responsible will come forward.

01/27/2013

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Crash Sends Pickup Into Fenced-In Pond In Southeast Fort Worth, Killing Mom And Daughter

A 2-vehicle crash near the area where Interstate 20 breaks away from Loop 820 in East Fort Worth sends a pickup truck into a pond, trapping 2 people inside.

11/15/2012

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