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General view of the University of Texas Tower on the University of Texas campus (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

University Of Texas Gets $60 Million Gift

The Houston-based Mulva Foundation is making a $60 million pledge to the business and engineering schools at the University of Texas.

01/24/2014

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Paralyzed North Texas Man Dips Into Savings To Help Stranger

It was a cold day when a North Texas hunter gave up what little savings he had to help a man in need stay warm. Now he’s being rewarded for that small gesture of kindness.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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Rangers Still Helping West After Explosion

Scott Podsednik played high school baseball on a since-abandoned field in the shadow of a fertilizer plant that exploded last April in the former major league outfielder’s small Central Texas hometown.

01/14/2014

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8-Year-Old Boy Gets Gift Of Hearing For Christmas

When Jeremy Lopez asked for a hearing aid for Christmas, somebody heard his wish. After suffering multiple ear infections and surgeries to alleviate the problem, the 8-year-old was left with serious hearing loss.

CBS 11–12/24/2013

Turkeys donated for the 10th Annual Coppell Independent School District Kid For Turkey Food Drive. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Thousands Show Up For Thanksgiving Assistance In Fort Worth

Food banks have seen a surge in demand recently since there were recent cuts in food stamp programs, but nothing like the 2200 or more people who showed up on Monday and Tuesday.

11/26/2013

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North Texas Non-Profit Declines Donation From Inked Moms

A group of North Texas moms came up with an interesting idea to raise money for a local charity. But the organization on the receiving end told the group, “no thank you.” It’s the reason why they turned down the money that has people talking.

CBSDFW.COM–11/05/2013

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Community Joins Forces For Big Food Pantry Donation

The Frisco Family Services Food Pantry fell on hard times during the federal government shutdown. But a resident reached out to family, friends, neighbors, and local businesses to put together a “little” food drive that soon exceeded expectations.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2013

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Couple Gives $12M To University Of Dallas

The University of Dallas is receiving a $12 million gift for a new building at its business school.

10/24/2013

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Yu Darvish Donates $42K To Jackie Robinson Foundation

The Texas pitcher presented the check Wednesday to Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson and founder of the foundation, during her visit to Tokyo.

10/16/2013

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Little Leaguers Light Up With Rangers Donation

For some $20,000 may not be a lot of money, including a lot of men playing Major league baseball. But that amount of cash means almost everything to a group of little leaguers in Arlington.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2013

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Elderly Widow Gets A New Roof Thanks To Donation

After an 87-year-old widow was scammed out of insurance money to pay for a roof repair, two organizations step in to help her.

CBS 11–08/14/2013

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after a three-point shot against the Los Angeles Lakers during Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 21, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Thunder Star Kevin Durant Makes $1M Tornado Pledge

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is pledging $1 million for tornado relief through his family foundation and is urging others to give.

05/21/2013

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