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Former Dallas City Councilman Al Lipscomb, who died on June 18, 2011.

Late City Councilman Could Be At Center Of Street Name Tug-Of-War

He was sometimes polarizing in life. Now the late Dallas City Councilman Al Lipscomb could be at the center of a new tug-of-war with another Dallas icon: Grand Avenue.

CBS 11–11/26/2014

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Bike Sharing Program Begins At Fair Park

Dallas is ready to roll with a new bicycle sharing program at Fair Park. The rental project begins Saturday at two locations, and costs riders $5 for the first half-hour period.

11/14/2014

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Heart Of Dallas Bowl Gets New Sponsor

Restaurant chain Zaxby’s has signed on as the new title sponsor for the day after Christmas Heart of Dallas Bowl.

10/21/2014

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State Fair Sets Food & Ride Sales Record

Organizers said that this year’s State Fair of Texas set a new record for food and ride sales, with more than $41 million in coupons sold. The previous record was $37.3 million.

10/20/2014

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Red River Rivalry To Start With A Boom

Fans of the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners are descending on North Texas on Friday in anticipation of Saturday’s big Red River Rivalry game at Fair Park in Dallas.

10/10/2014

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Steer Briefly Escapes At State Fair

Authorities have recaptured a nearly 1,000-pound steer that briefly escaped captivity at the State Fair of Texas and led city police on a chase amid fairgoers.

09/30/2014

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Food, Fun, Football At State Fair Of Texas

The annual State Fair of Texas opens to visitors on Friday at Fair Park in Dallas with a theme of “Deep in the Heart of Texans.” It runs through October 19.

09/26/2014

State Fair of Texas (Image CBS 11, KTVT)

Large Police Presence Set For State Fair

The State Fair of Texas kicks off in Dallas later this week, and final preparations are now underway to make sure that the thousands of fair visitors are safe.

09/23/2014

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DART Adding Rail Service For State Fair

DART has announced additional rail service in preparation for the State Fair of Texas, which opens on September 26. The expanded rail service begins on Monday.

09/17/2014

Heart of Dallas Bowl trophy (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Heart Of Dallas Bowl To Honor First Responders

The college football bowl game based in Dallas is adding honors for the area’s first responders.

09/11/2014

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City Agrees With Patrons: Gexa Pavilion Needs A Makeover

Thursday Dallas’ park board opted to forgo discussing the aging Gexa Energy Pavilion at Fair Park—but, the problems aren’t going away. The 20,000 seat amphitheater, which first opened in 1988, is showing its age.

CBS 11–08/07/2014

Pencils are displayed in the back-to-school section of a Target store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

‘Back To School’ Fair Helps Dallas Families

Hundreds of low-income families in Dallas woke up early on Friday morning for the Mayor’s Back to School Fair, where they get school supplies and health screenings weeks before classes begins.

08/01/2014

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