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Board To Vote On Mexican-American Studies

The Texas Board of Education is expected to vote on a hotly debated proposal that would create a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.

04/09/2014

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Exhibit Looks At History Behind “Indiana Jones”

A new exhibit running until August at the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History looks at the real life history that is behind the “Indiana Jones” movie series.

03/06/2014

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Texas Woman Makes Roster On Men’s Professional Football Team

Jennifer Welter is a doctor, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and is now the first woman to be on the season opening roster of a men’s professional football team.

CBS 11–02/19/2014

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Kids Visit Bush Presidential Library On President’s Day

While classmates hit the books on this President’s day, fifth grade students from Carrollton’s Janie Stark elementary were learning history—hands on.

CBS 11–02/17/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

People visit the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza on November 22, 2013 in Dallas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

JFK Ceremony Attendees Mark Dark Day In Dallas History

From around the world, they flocked downtown saying the dreary weather would not keep them away… keep them from marking this dark day in Dallas’ history and indeed the nation’s.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

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Bishop Shares His Connection With JFK

The man who will offer the invocation for Friday’s 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination has a special connection to the former president.

11/21/2013

The 50th: Remembering JFK

The 50th: Remembering JFK Programming

CBS 11 News and CBSDFW.COM features coverage of the ongoing commemoration events and in-depth looks at Kennedy’s presidency from all angles, including the space race, civil rights and foreign policy.

11/18/2013

The journalists pictured all covered the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It was the first time televised reports "went live" from the field. (credit: CBS 11 News)

In Their Own Words: Remembering The JFK Assassination

In honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, CBS 11 News interviewed many people who remember that fateful day in history. Here are some of their stories.

11/18/2013

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Rantin’ & Racin’: Top 10 Biggest NASCAR Moments In TMS History

As the AAA Texas 500 weekend approaches, now is a good time to sit back and think about this track’s history. Even at 17 years old this track is still a baby compared to the long history and tradition of other tracks on the tour.

10/31/2013

As the anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination looms, the City of Irving is making a museum out of the home where Marina and Lee Harvey Oswald spent their final night together. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Oswald Home In Irving To Open As Museum

Fifty years after JFK’s assassination, Irving is opening a house it hopes will tell a part of the story many people don’t know; where Marina and Lee Harvey Oswald spent their last night together.

10/18/2013

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Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story With SMU Students

Seventy years since his escape from a Nazi death camp, Holocaust survivor Philip Bialowtiz, 83, shared his story with Southern Methodist University students Thursday night.

10/17/2013

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