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Controversial Texas Restaurant Becoming A ‘Highly Rated’ Gay Bar

Using online reviews, activists are trying to make Big Earl’s Bait House and Country Store seem like one of the highest rated and most recommended gay bars in Texas.

05/30/2014

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Gay Couple Told Not To Return To East Texas Restaurant

A restaurant owner in East Texas refuses to admit a gay couple back into his restaurant. He says they were being inappropriate. They claim otherwise.

05/29/2014

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Patrons Accuse Uptown Dallas Bar Of Discrimination

Hundreds silently surrounded an uptown Dallas bar Wednesday night. The group says Kung Fu Saloon has discriminatory practices. Now, they and former employees have joined together and are calling for city leaders to do something about it.

CBS 11–05/21/2014

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A Look Back At The Civil Rights Act In Dallas

CBS 11 News is taking time to remember the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. The action was one part of the long journey to end racial segregation in the city of Dallas.

04/09/2014

Dallas VA Hospital

Claims Of Hiring Discrimination At Dallas VA Medical Center

A team from the Department of Veterans Affairs will look into claims of racism, and discrimination at the North Texas VA Medical Center. The claims were made in a letter from the union that represents employees at the VA.

CBS 11–03/26/2014

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North Texas Man, EEOC Sue Wal-Mart For Discrimination

A Keller man claims that he was discriminated against because of his age and disability while working as a manager for Wal-Mart, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit on his behalf.

03/14/2014

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Jury Awards Former Kroger Employee $450K In Discrimination Suit

A jury has awarded a Plano man and former Kroger employee more than $450,000 in a federal harassment lawsuit.

CBSDFW.COM–09/30/2013

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North Texas Parents File Gender Discrimination Suit Against ISD

Football is deeply embedded in the Texas culture. Ever since they were young, boys put on pads and helmets for a chance to make it big. But one North Texas father says girls don’t have the same opportunities.

CBS 11–08/28/2013

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Paula Deen Discrimination Lawsuit Settled Out Of Court

Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen.

08/23/2013

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U.S. Attorney General Takes Texas To Task Over Voting Rights

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is asking a federal court in San Antonio to require the state to get federal approval or “pre-clearance” before it makes any changes to its voting laws.

07/25/2013

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

U.S. Attorney General Targets Texas Voting Rights, Texas AG Strikes Back

The Obama administration opened an aggressive new front in the battle over voter protection Thursday, singling out Texas for legal action.

CBS 11–07/25/2013

Paula Deen apology

Food Network Won’t Renew Paula Deen’s Contract

Paula Deen issued a video apology on Friday, days after it was revealed that she admitted using racial slurs in the past. But the Food Network said it won’t renew Paula Deen’s contract when it expires at the end of the month.

06/21/2013

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