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Father Randy Bean sits with one of his sons. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Co-Workers Send Out Call For Help For Dying Dad

A Frisco family needs help and the call for it is coming in the form of an online video. Randy Bean worked in the high-tech industry. Now, his coworkers in Plano are using their skills to help the father of three in a desperate race against time.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2014

Mark Tuck gets his hair 'buzzed' during the Kid’s Cancer Buzz-Off. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Allen Family Brings Cancer Buzz-Off To North Texas

Beating cancer, by telling people, to “buzz-off.” It’s a growing New England event that’s now expanding to North Texas, thanks to an Allen family who suffered a great loss more than 20 years ago.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

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“Malik Madness” Cancer Fundraising Underway At Dallas School

March Madness officially kicks off tonight, but in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas — Malik Madness is already in full swing! This ‘mad’ event is a bit different — Malik Madness is an effort to help a fifth-grader battling lymphoma.

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2014

Mike Gonzalez (credit: CBS 11 News)

Fundraiser For Frisco Police Officer Suffering From H1N1

Medical bills and other expenses continue to mount for a Frisco police officer who is recovering from a severe case of H1N1. Now, a police charity is raising money to help the nine-year veteran.

KRLD–03/06/2014

Vanilla Ice performs. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

North Texas Man “Crowdfunds” $90,000 Birthday Party

If it was a part of pop culture in the late 80s and 90s, there’s a good chance it was a part of Jared Guynes 30th birthday party. The Rockwall kid-at-heart threw himself an over-the-top birthday party featuring Vanilla Ice and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

Fountain Place in Downtown Dallas (Credit: AP Graphics Bank)

“Big D Climb” Has Participants Racing 52 Flights Of Stairs

North Texas’ biggest stair climb gets underway Saturday morning with Dallas’ police chief taking part. Those participating in “The Big D Climb” will ‘race’ up 52 flights of stairs… that’s exactly 1,040 steps.

CBSDFW.COM–01/24/2014

President Barack Obama descends from Air Force One at Dallas Love Field Airport. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

President Obama In Dallas Encouraging Health Care Participation

It was almost 5 p.m. on the dot when President Barack Obama, aboard Air Force Once, arrived at Dallas Love Field.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

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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

hunter keipper grandma

North Texas Grandma Works To Adopt Orphaned Grandson

Eleven year old Hunter Keipper keeps a chest with his parents’ belongings — both were dead before he turned 10. Now his grandmother and caregiver is working to adopt her orphaned grandson.

CBS 11–10/02/2013

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Proceeds From Luxury Home Sale To Benefit Rangers Foundation

The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation has launched an unusual fundraising project that involves the building and selling a luxury North Texas home. The project involves the construction of a luxury home in Colleyville.

CBSDFW.COM–06/11/2013

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Dallas Neighborhood Festival Benefits Children’s Organization

There are all types of events happening across North Texas today. In one area of Dallas the Lake Highlands Art & Play Festival offered a number of family friendly events and a race all benefiting one children’s organization.

CBSDFW.COM–05/27/2013

Texas Senators Visit West Devastation

Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz toured the devastation in West Friday. They declined to speculate on what regulatory changes might be needed in the wake of the deadly blast in order to prevent future tragedies.

CBS 11–04/19/2013

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