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Imam Moujahed Bakhach of the Islamic Association of Tarrant County. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Imam Cancels Prayer At Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

The 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.

CBS 11–02/03/2015

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Attorneys: John Wiley Price Investigation May Be Wrapping Up

The federal investigation into Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and his long-time assistant Daphney Fain appears close to an end, according to attorneys representing the two.

03/20/2014

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Postal Delivery Concerns After Carrier Returns Mail

Officials with the United States Postal Service say they have fired a North Texas mail carrier for skipping part of his route and not delivering a significant amount of mail by simply marking the letters and packages ‘return to sender.’

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2014

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Dallas County Could Elimate Minimum Wage Jobs

There’s a push to eliminate minimum wage Dallas County jobs.

01/27/2014

A voter places a sticker indicating that he has cast his ballot. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov’t To Sue Texas Over Voter ID Law

The Justice Department says it will sue Texas over the state’s voter ID law and will seek to intervene in a lawsuit over the state’s redistricting laws.

08/22/2013

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Dallas County Joins Federal Voter Identification Lawsuit

After a fairly heated discussion, Dallas County commissioners voted 3-2 to join the federal voting rights challenge to Texas’ new voter ID law, which requires voters to present photo identification to vote in person.

08/20/2013

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Dallas County Prepares West Nile Combat Plan

Dallas County Commissioners approved spending $350,000 to combat mosquitoes. The money will go towards hiring a Little Rock, Arkansas-based company to set traps each week, and spray more than 5,000 square miles throughout the season.

02/19/2013

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Dallas County Set To Start Aerial Spraying This Week

During a Dallas County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday leaders agreed aerial spraying for the West Nile Virus should begin. County lleaders are now waiting for 5 p.m. Wednesday, the deadline given to mayors to submit their opinions on spraying in their individual cities.

CBSDFW.COM–08/14/2012

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John Wiley Price’s Constituents Believe Him, Not The Feds

John Wiley Price may be in trouble with the feds, but certainly not with people in his district. CBS 11 News has learned most folks there don’t put much stock in recent accusations of tax fraud and money laundering.

06/01/2012

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Details Of John Wiley Price Federal Complaint Released

Federal court records unsealed Thursday show that last year the FBI seized $229,590 from a safe in Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s home. The cash, most of it in $100 bills and bundled in bank sacks, is alleged to be the proceeds of money laundering and bankruptcy fraud.

05/31/2012

Dallas County Commissioners Court. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Privacy Concerns At Public Meetings In Dallas

Some people want to speak at public, local government meetings. But the information they have to provide in order to be heard is raising concerns about their privacy and security.

11/04/2011

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Dallas Commissioners Set To Vote On “Observation” Wheel

Dallas County commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether or not to build a massive “observation” wheel that’s expected to be a lot like others already in Europe.

10/25/2011

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