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President Barack Obama conducts a "Live from the White House" interview on trade and the economy with CBS 11 News anchor Karen Borta, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, June 3, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

President Obama Talks Trade With CBS11’s Karen Borta

CBS 11 News traveled to the White House to interview President Barack Obama about the proposed major trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

CBS 11–06/03/2015

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National Polka Festival

The sounds of polka music and the smell of Kolaches will be flowing in Ennis this weekend. JD Ryan is Around Town with a Polka preview!

05/19/2015

NHRA Top Fuel Champion Tony Schumacher speaks with NASCAR fans during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway on March 24, 2010 in Concord, North Carolina. (credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images)

Schumacher Wins Again At Texas Motorplex

Tony Schumacher raced to his second Top Fuel victory in two days at Texas Motorplex, taking the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday.

09/22/2014

Ezekiel O'Neal Harris (credit: Texas Department of Public Safety)

‘Most Wanted’ Sex Offender Caught In Ennis

A convicted felon on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in North Texas. Ezekiel O’Neal Harris was captured at an apartment complex in Ennis.

08/20/2014

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Ennis Downtown Historic District Prospering After 2013 Tornado

On May 14, 2013, Ennis Mayor Russell Thomas went to sleep with his phone on silent. He woke up around 12:30 a.m. on May 15. “A police officer knocked on my door and said, ‘Mr. Mayor, you need to come downtown. We’ve been hit by a tornado.’”

CBS 11–05/15/2014

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Texans Can Run With The Bulls At Upcoming Local Event

Everyone’s probably heard of the festival Fiesta de San Fermin, the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. The event gets attention the world over. Now, a similar type of bull running event is headed to North Texas, but not everyone is excited about it.

CBSDFW.COM–02/26/2014

Ruins at the abandoned Packard Automotive Plant in Detroit, Michigan.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Texas Doctor Buys Former Packard Plant In Detroit

A Texas woman who placed the winning bid for a sprawling former Detroit car plant says she wants to build modular homes and offices at the site that’s become a symbol of the city’s economic decline.

10/28/2013

The "Dukes of Hazzard" General Lee car is displayed on May 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

“Dukes Of Hazzard” Stars Reunite In DFW

The original stars of “The Dukes of Hazzard” are set to reunite at a special event in Ennis. Catherine Bach (Daisy Duke) and Ben Jones (Cooter) stopped by the CBS 11 News studio to chat about the reunion.

10/18/2013

Regional Truck Drivers – McElroy Truck Lines

TITLE: Regional Truck Drivers
COMPANY: McElroy Truck Lines
CITY: Ennis
CONTACT: (972) 872-9099

08/09/2013

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Despite Tornado Damage Nat’l Polka Fest Kicks Off In Ennis

The event is one of the largest Czech Festivals in the country, and not even the tornado that swept across North Texas last week will stop the 47th Annual National Polka Festival in Ennis this weekend.

CBSDFW.COM–05/24/2013

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North Texas Storm & Tornado Damage Could Reach $250 Million

Right now, the number stands at $250 million. According to the Insurance Council of Texas, that is the amount of insured damage caused by the multiple tornadoes that moved across North Texas on the May 15.

CBSDFW.COM–05/24/2013

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Texas Residents Missing After Tornadoes Found Safe

Authorities say residents who were missing in the wake of this week’s destructive tornadoes in North Texas have been found safe.

05/17/2013

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