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Former Dallas City Councilman Al Lipscomb, who died on June 18, 2011.

Late City Councilman Could Be At Center Of Street Name Tug-Of-War

He was sometimes polarizing in life. Now the late Dallas City Councilman Al Lipscomb could be at the center of a new tug-of-war with another Dallas icon: Grand Avenue.

CBS 11–11/26/2014

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City Council Approves $3.2 Million For Trinity River Cleanup

How much is scenic beauty worth? Can a price be put on it? The Dallas City Council has put a price of $3.2 million on the cleanup of one of its scenic gems — the Trinity River.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

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Leaders Pay Respect To Former Councilman Chaney At Hall of State

They called him “Big Cat”. Leo Chaney proudly represented south Dallas on the city council for eight years. Even after he left Dallas City Hall, Chaney never stopped fighting to improve the community that he loved.

CBSDFW.COM–08/16/2013

Former Dallas City Councilman Leo Chaney. (credit: CBS 11 NEWS)

House Fire Claims Life Of Former Dallas City Councilman

Officials with Dallas Fire Rescue have confirmed former Dallas City Councilman Leo Chaney has died.

08/12/2013

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Backlash Against HIV/AIDS Billboard In Dallas

More than 14 thousand people living in Dallas County are living with HIV and many of them don’t even know it.

CBS 11–06/18/2013

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Corps Of Engineers Not Liable For Levee Failure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, responsible for building and maintaining levees, would not be liable for their own mistakes if one were to fail, according to a federal court decision.

CBS 11–09/25/2012