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Dwaine Caraway Announces Bid For Dallas County CommissionerToday former city councilman Dwaine Caraway announced his bid for the Dallas County Commissioner, challenging longtime Commissioner John Wiley Price.
Dallas County Working To Control Mosquito PopulationDCHHS purchased more than 10,000 mosquito dunks and issued the supply to cities throughout Dallas County.
Imam Cancels Prayer At Fort Worth Stock Show & RodeoThe prayers that open events at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo are not specific to any religion and are read by people of various faiths. But the role of an Islamic leader in this year's events sparked outrage on social media.
Commissioners Decide Against Emergency Disaster DeclarationInstead of declaring an emergency disaster Dallas leaders took no action and will rely on individuals potentially exposed to Ebola to adhere to self-monitoring guidelines and avoid public transportation.
Cantrell: “Ashamed” Of Commissioner’s For Not Voting Price OutAn effort to temporarily suspend embattled Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, with pay, failed on Tuesday. Price sat expressionless as Mike Cantrell's motion failed.
Price Among Topics At Commissioners Court MeetingAs the Dallas County Commissioners Court convened for the first time since Commissioner John Wiley Price and three others were arrested and charged in a federal corruption probe, it was business as usual.
John Wiley Price Supporters Speak Out For “Our Man Downtown”Supporters say Price is unapologetic and unwavering in what he believes, and they believe that often makes him a target.
Dallas Adds Security For County OfficialsDallas County Sheriff's Department has thrown a ring of security around top county officials, especially District Attorney Craig Watkins, who feels his office is especially vulnerable. “What we've seen basically is a chilling effect on our ability to do our jobs,” he told reporters outside the Dallas County Commissioners Court Tuesday.
Commissioner Calls Peer 'Honey Boo Boo' During City MeetingIt involved a lot of finger pointing and name-calling and no, in this case, we're not talking about a reality television show. These were the antics Tuesday during a meeting of the Dallas County Commissioner's Court.
Dallas County Animal Cruelty Unit Needs FundingThe Dallas County Commissioners Court approved a special unit for investigating animal cruelty cases. Prosecutors are ready to go after people who abuse animals. But money is an issue.
Tarrant County Spends $50 Million On Buildings With Little Public InputA CBS 11 News investigation has uncovered nearly $50 million in cash or planned investments for construction projects that were OK’d by the Tarrant County Commissioners Court with little or no public input in the midst of an uneasy economy.
Shouting, Name-Calling Erupt At Dallas Co. Commissioners MeetingDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says fired county Homeland Security Director Lisa Chambers was a “loafer” and a “drunk.”
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