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TangoTab and over 1,000 volunteers attempt to break a Guinness World Record (credit: CBS 11 News)

Thousands Attempt To Break Sandwich-Making Record In Dallas

Two birds, one stone. Nearly 1,900 volunteers partnered with a Dallas-based company Saturday morning to both break a Guinness World Record and feed the homeless.

02/22/2014

Arlington Life Shelter

Community Responds To Arlington Life Shelter’s Plea

The community came together in response to a report aired on CBS 11 News, asking for donations for Arlington Life Shelter.

02/13/2014

Minnesota Vikings v Dallas Cowboys

Trending: Selena Exits Rehab, Help For Ex-UT Worker, Baby Loves Superman

Selena Exits Rehab North Texas native Selena Gomez is letting her fans know she is feeling good after a two week stint in rehab. Gomez posted a months old picture on her Instagram account last […]

CBS 11–02/11/2014

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Rewards In Social Services Are Linked To Higher Education In Dallas

Higher education has allowed Lisa Ciminelli to get to where she is today, as assistant vice president of neighbor support services at CitySquare.

01/20/2014

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Facebook Post Inspires Others To Help Homeless

Sometimes all it takes are good intentions and a Facebook post to make a big difference. Jared Guynes and Chris Wiman proved that in Dallas on Wednesday afternoon.

01/02/2014

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Omni Hotel Opening Its Doors To Homeless

The Omni Hotel in Dallas is decked out for 500 special guests who will stay there this Christmas Eve. For the 9th year, the hotel will serve as a warm place to stay for people who don’t have a home.

CBS 11–12/24/2013

Homeless people line up outside the Union Gospel Mission in Fort Worth. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Protests Don’t Prevent Expansion Of City Homeless Shelter

Despite protests, the Fort Worth City Council is allowing a homeless shelter to expand. Some residents and business owners are frustrated, saying they feel as if they’re baring the brunt of housing the city’s homeless population.

CBSDFW.COM–12/17/2013

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City Scrambles To Find Enough Shelter For The Homeless

Dealing with the cold and ice can be difficult when you live in a house or apartment. The situation has even more chance of turning deadly for the thousands of North Texans who are homeless.

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2013

Turkeys donated for the 10th Annual Coppell Independent School District Kid For Turkey Food Drive. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Thousands Show Up For Thanksgiving Assistance In Fort Worth

Food banks have seen a surge in demand recently since there were recent cuts in food stamp programs, but nothing like the 2200 or more people who showed up on Monday and Tuesday.

11/26/2013

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Goodwill Program Says ‘Thank You’ To Forgotten Veterans

Goodwill held a special program Thursday to say thank you to some forgotten veterans. They are men and women who came home carrying emotional scars from service and found themselves homeless.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

Tammy Kling (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

DFW Writer Helps Homeless Kids Rewrite Future

Tammy Kling is a ghostwriter by trade. She has authored more than 100 books. But on weekends, she is a teacher and encourager, helping homeless kids rewrite their futures.

10/11/2013

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