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Leaders Pay Respect To Former Councilman Chaney At Hall of State

They called him “Big Cat”. Leo Chaney proudly represented south Dallas on the city council for eight years. Even after he left Dallas City Hall, Chaney never stopped fighting to improve the community that he loved.

CBSDFW.COM–08/16/2013

Children walk down the street on the way to the first day of school. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Mayor Hosts ‘Back To School Fair’ In Dallas

Parents on Thursday will be able to check off many items on their summer to-do lists. That is because thousands of families in Dallas are set to attend the 17th annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair.

08/01/2013

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‘Taste Of Dallas’ Is More Than Just Food

Everyone knows that the annual Taste of Dallas event features some delicious food to tempt your taste buds. But it is also a great place for the family to just have fun.

07/12/2013

Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to "Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks" show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Fireworks Fail Explained

Problems plagued two of the biggest fireworks shows in the Metroplex this Fourth of July.

CBS 11–07/05/2013

Children walk down the street on the way to the first day of school. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Mayor Asks Families To Pre-Register For Back To School Fair

Summer has just begun, but Mayor Mike Rawlings is already gearing up for the next school year.

06/25/2013

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Best Places To Watch Fireworks In DFW

The options for places to take the family for fireworks can seem endless. But here are a few of the best places in the DFW area to welcome Independence Day with a bang.

06/21/2013

Big Tex got a brand new outfit for the 2011 State Fair of Texas. (credit: Mike Kinney/KTVT/KTXA)

Big Tex Has A Voice; Still Needs A Body

The State Fair of Texas has chosen a new voice for Big Tex when he is resurrected on September 27, 2013.

06/20/2013

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Best July 4th Parties In DFW

There will be July 4th celebrations going on all over the Metroplex, featuring some of the best live bands and the largest fireworks displays in Texas.

06/20/2013

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South Dallas Teen Among Top Players In State

Eighth-grader Bradley Loftis is the best tennis player at Madison High School, and he’s currently ranked No. 2 in the state for Class 3A schools.

05/07/2013

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Dallas Leaders Outline Plans For Growth In South

Lots of optimism coming from the Discovery Gardens at Dallas Fair Park where Mayor Mike Rawlings outlined his vision for the second year of Grow South, a plan to revitalize Dallas’ Southern Sector.

05/07/2013

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Revitalization Plans Continue In South Dallas

Mayor Mike Rawlings is expected to announce his plans Tuesday for the second year of revitalization projects in the south Dallas area.

05/07/2013

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“Summer Adventures In Fair Park” Opens To The Public

The State Fair of Texas will debut its “Summer Adventures in Fair Park” this weekend.

04/30/2013

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