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Dallas City Hall at night (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

Dallas Mayor Considers Cuts To Public Safety

Mayor Mike Rawlings said even police, fire and the courts are on the table for potential cuts as Dallas leaders stare at a projected budget gap worth tens of millions of dollars next year.

05/22/2014

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Decision Expected Friday On Gates At Love Field Airport

For travelers at Dallas Love Field, a lot is at stake: Competition and the airfares you pay. Why else would the CEO’s of both Southwest Airlines and Virgin America attend Wednesday’s Dallas city council briefing?

CBS 11–05/07/2014

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Mayor Rawlings: Toyota Passed On Dallas Because Of DISD

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says that Toyota considered relocating to Dallas, but decided against the city because the school district simply wasn’t good enough.

04/30/2014

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Opponents To Speak Against Home Rule Proposal

A group of North Dallas education advocates is scheduled to speak today against the home rule proposal.

CBS 11–04/17/2014

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Delegates Sell Dallas As Next RNC Convention Home

After a lot of promotion and hard work a North Texas delegation is crossing their fingers now and hoping Dallas is chosen as the home for the 2016 Republican National Convention.

CBSDFW.COM–03/21/2014

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Dallas Mayor Talks DISD Home-Rule District With CBS 11

In an exclusive report, CBS 11 News takes an in-depth look at the fight over control of the Dallas Independent School District. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is trying to shatter perceptions about the push for a home-rule district, and his role in it.

CBSDFW.COM–03/19/2014

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I-Team Investigation Prompts Mayor To Reimburse Airport

For most of us, a nice night out might cost a $100 or so. But how does $7,000 on dinner sound? The expense referenced took place in South Korea and some of the recipients were DFW Airport Board members and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

Dallas City Hall at night (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

City Of Dallas Passes Budget With Merit Pay Raises

The Dallas City Council passed a new budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, as required by law. And though the economy is improving, the vote was not without controversy.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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Facing Budget Cuts, Police Question Security Costs For Mayor

When you picture a police officer in action, you probably think of someone responding to a shooting or chasing a bad guy down an alley… But in Fort Worth, being a police officer might also mean sitting on a camel in Dubai, hanging with the “blokes” in Australia or taking in the scenery in Brazil.

07/08/2013

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DISD Teachers Boycott Summer School

Two Dallas Independent School District sources told CBS 11 that their Communications Chief, Rebecca Rodriguez, resigned Monday.

06/24/2013

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Money Issues Between Dallas Arts District, Klyde Warren Park Resolved

The park and the Arts District have agreed on a partnership and a way to split revenue from a new property tax for a Public Improvement District, or PID. Park users think it’s necessary to retain the park’s attractiveness.

06/14/2013

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I-Team: City of Dallas Program Under Investigation

The lights are out. The office is shut down. Inside, boxes are piled up.

CBS 11–04/10/2013