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Mesquite Man Gets Prison For His Dog’s Death

A Mesquite man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for beating and drowning his pit bull after the dog allegedly chewed some patio furniture.

09/06/2014

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Trial To Begin For Mesquite Man Who Drowned Dog

The trial for a mesquite man charged with felony animal cruelty will begin Wednesday.

CBS 11–08/31/2014

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North Texans March In Labor Day Parade For Higher Wages

Hundreds of North Texans marched down Dallas streets holding signs calling for higher wages. It was a Labor Day Parade with a message.

08/30/2014

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2nd Chikungunya Case In Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services reported the county’s second case of the Chikungunya virus this year. The virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites.

08/27/2014

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Attempt To Suspend John Wiley Price Fails

The power struggle at Dallas County Commissioners Court ended with a whimper on Tuesday, with only one city leader behind a plan to suspend John Wiley Price.

08/26/2014

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Dallas County Adopts Tighter Purchasing Rules

Dallas County will have tighter purchasing rules based on a 2009 consultant’s report and nearly a month after John Wiley Price was indicted on public corruption charges.

08/20/2014

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Price Back To Work At Commissioners Court

Tuesday marked the first time that Dallas County commissioners have met since John Wiley Price’s arrest nearly two weeks ago, and, so far, it has been business as usual.

08/05/2014

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Local Political Leader Calls For John Wiley Price’s “Suspension”

John Wiley Price has made it very clear – It’s business as usual for him, despite being federally indicted.

08/04/2014

Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention board a Greyhound bus for Houston and then other U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Preparations For Unaccompanied Children Comes To Screeching Halt

According to the federal government, the border crisis is no longer bad enough to need Dallas County’s help. The news meant work to prepare vacant schools and other facilities came to a screeching halt on Thursday.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2014

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Dallas Rally Aims To Ease Immigration Fears

Supporters of the plan to house undocumented kids in North Texas will gather in Dallas on Monday. Community and religious leaders want to ease fears about the plan.

07/28/2014

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Dallas County Not Yet Ready For Child Immigrants

Dallas County says it won’t meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.

07/25/2014

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Imprisoned For 12 Years, Dallas Man To Be Exonerated For Rape Conviction

After spending 12 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, Michael Phillips will finally be exonerated on Friday morning in Dallas.

07/25/2014

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