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Outrage Over Sign In Texas Bar Making Domestic Violence “Joke”

An employee erased a chalkboard sign that said, “I like my beer, like I like my violence: domestic,” but not before a Collin County woman snapped a picture. Now management at the Plano bar Scruffy Duffies is apologizing for what they say was a bad joke.

CBSDFW.COM–05/27/2014

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Thousands Attend Dallas Rally Against Domestic Violence

Professional athletes joined Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and other city leaders at a rally that waged a public campaign against domestic violence.

CBS 11–03/24/2013

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Dallas Rally Targets Men To Stop Domestic Violence

The North Texas weather is cool and rainy, but organizers are hoping the conditions will do little to stop thousands from gathering at Dallas City Hall. NFL Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Roger Staubach are among those expected to attend a rally imploring men to stop domestic violence.

CBSDFW.COM–03/23/2013

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North Texas State Rep. Wants Domestic Violence Registry

In the age of online dating a state bill, co-authored by a representative from North Texas, will probably be of special interest to women and men entering into a new relationship. Texas House Bill 21 proposes creating a Domestic Violence Registry.

CBSDFW.COM–03/08/2013

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Dallas City Hall Fighting Domestic Violence

The domestic violence task force unveiled new proposals involving Dallas Police.

CBS 11–01/17/2013

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TVTracy: My Conversation With Reformed Abuser

Tracy talks about her interview with a husband who admits being an abuser and how he got help.

CBS 11–10/25/2012

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After Program Husband Says: “I Am Here. I Am An Abuser.”

Many people think of domestic violence as brutal beatings that occur over a long period of time. But that is not always the case. CBS 11 News wanted to get a different view of domestic violence — a look before it escalates out of control.

CBS 11–10/23/2012

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‘One Safe Place’ Family Justice Center Officially Open

Victims of domestic violence in Tarrant County now have a new help resource. A family justice center, called One Safe Place, has opened and is offering a variety of services under one roof.

06/27/2012

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North Texas Woman Working To Open Burleson Women’s Shelter

A Burleson single mother is a survivor of domestic abuse and knows the trials women face trying to get help. Now she’s working to open a shelter for women and children in her town.

02/10/2012

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Art Exhibit Sheds Light On Domestic Violence

They’re shedding their clothes and shedding light on an important cause. A number of North Texas women are baring it all for a new art project called ‘The Heart of Women’.

CBSDFW.COM–01/05/2011

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Expert: Uptick In Domestic Abuse Fueled By Financial Problems

For the third year in a row, domestic violence organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area are reporting a rise in the demand of services.

CBSDFW.COM–12/22/2010