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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz Reports Raising $1.2M In Year’s 2nd Quarter

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he raised more than $1.2 million in the year’s second quarter, about 25 percent more than he received in the first three months of 2014.

07/17/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Raises $890,000 In Year’s 1st Quarter

The tea party darling and possible presidential hopeful has now raised more than $5 million since taking office in January 2013. He has about $2 million in cash on-hand.

04/16/2014

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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

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H.S. Robotics Team Qualifies For Tech World Championship

A North Texas robotics team is one step away from world domination. Last week students from Trinity High School in Euless qualified for the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship to be held in St. Louis next month. Now… if they can only raise the cash to get there.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2014

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Frisco Police Community Rallies To Help Sick Officer

The Frisco police community is rallying to raise funds for a nine-year Frisco PD veteran who is fighting H1N1.

03/09/2014

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

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Student Online Fundraising Effort Saves North Texas College

A lack of funding at one North Texas college meant possibly shuttering the doors, but a group of students were able to raise enough money to keep their school open.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

Two masked participants pose for a photographer during a zombie walk event in Frankfurt and Main, central Germany, on September 7, 2013.  (credit: BORIS ROESSLER/AFP/Getty Images)

8th Annual Bone Bash Spreads ‘Ghoul’ Will Tonight

The ‘undead’ will liven up tonight’s Arthritis Bone Bash Gala at the Perot Museum when a zombie flash mob pops up unexpectedly.

10/19/2013

Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates after throwing a first quarter touchdown during a game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Kyle Field on September 14, 2013 in College Station, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Football Effect? Texas A&M Raises Record $740M

Johnny Football isn’t just helping Texas A&M University on the football field. The resurgence of Aggies football helped Texas A&M raise a record $740 million in donations during the past year.

09/16/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Ms. Davis Goes To Washington For Campaign Fundraising

There are more signs Fort Worth Senator Wendy Davis has her eye on ‘relocating’ to the Texas capitol. This week Davis is taking her fundraising campaign to Capitol Hill.

CBSDFW.COM–07/22/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Filibuster Star Davis Raises Nearly $1M

State Senator Wendy Davis, who staged a filibuster that helped delay approval of sweeping abortion restrictions, says she raised nearly $1 million in the final two weeks of June.

07/15/2013

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