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See How Dickies Makes Clothes For Big Tex

A team of nearly a dozen professional clothing designers worked all year on one very special outfit. Check out what the folks at Dickies had to do for their biggest client.

09/27/2013

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State Fair Of Texas Set To Open In Dallas

The padlocks come off the gates as the State Fair of Texas opens in Dallas with food, festivities and football. The 127th annual expo opens Friday at Fair Park.

09/27/2013

Crews at the State Fair of Texas erected a new and improved Big Tex on September 26, 2013, one day before the fair was set to open. The iconic structure burned just one year prior, forcing the fair to construct the new model. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

First Glimpse Of The New Big Tex

The Metroplex got its first look at the State Fair’s biggest attraction on Thursday, just one day before the gates are opened to the public.

09/26/2013

A police security camera is seen watching over the streets. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Increased Security Measures For State Fair

The State Fair of Texas returns to Dallas in just three days. But when you arrive at Fair Park this year, you will most likely notice an increased security presence.

09/24/2013

The State Fair of Texas brings new rides to North Texas, as well as the old favorites. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Safety Top Priority For State Fair Ride Inspectors

The Texas Skyway is one of only a handful of rides that are permanent fixtures on the fairgrounds at the State Fair of Texas. Seventy others are brought in on trailers and they’ve already started arriving for Friday’s opening.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2013

Big Tex has had some serious work done in the last year. He will weigh nearly four times as much as before. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Big Tex Back Home; In Hiding Until State Fair Opens

Big Tex is back home in Fair Park. Crews returned the rebuilt mechanical cowboy Friday. But the cultural icon is hiding out for now under a large white tent.

09/13/2013

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DPD Clears ‘Person Of Interest’ In Rape Cases

The Dallas Police Department cleared Alan Mason as a person of interest in the Fair Park serial rapist case Thursday.

09/12/2013

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DPD Chief Discusses Serial Rape Investigation

Flanked by the detectives who worked the case, Dallas Police Chief David Brown spoke about the arrest of Van Dralan Dixson accused of being the city’s most notorious serial rapist in recent history.

CBS 11–09/12/2013

Van Dixson, the man police have named as a serial rapist suspect for several attacks in South Dallas. (credit: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office)

Police Release Disturbing Details About Suspected Rapes

Serial rape suspect Van Dralan Dixson, 38, remains in police custody in Louisiana on a 5-million dollar bond. Dixson’s extradition hearing, which will allow him to be brought from Baton Rouge back to Dallas, could happen as early as Thursday morning.

CBS 11–09/11/2013

Van Dixson, the man police have named as a serial rapist suspect for several attacks in South Dallas. (credit: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office)

Dallas Police To Discuss Rape Suspect’s Arrest

The suspect who, police said, was behind a series of sexual assaults in southeast Dallas is waking up Wednesday morning in a Louisiana jail cell.

09/11/2013

Serial rape suspect Van Dixson
Source: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

Accused South Dallas Serial Rapist Caught In Louisiana

The hunt for an accused serial rapist, who police say terrorized women in South Dallas for nearly three months is over.

CBS 11–09/10/2013

The ninth victim of a serial rapist who's targeting women in South Dallas near Fair Park bravely spoke to CBS 11 about her violent attack. (credit: CBS 11 News)

9th Serial Rapist’s Victim Speaks Out

“I really want this person to be caught ‘cause I can’t sleep, I can’t eat, I have nightmares,” said the ninth victim of a serial rapist who has victimized unsuspecting women since June in a South Dallas neighborhood near Fair Park.

09/07/2013

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