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Musician Jewel performs onstage at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 29, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Free Jewel Song Supports Public Housing

Jewel is planning an album for next fall. But for now, she’s giving away her latest song for free. The once-homeless singer wrote “Home to Me” to support a public housing initiative.

09/17/2014

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Elderly Residents Dealing With Bed Bug Infestation

Mary Mills can easily point out the bed bugs on her covers. She and other elderly residents at the at Spring Garden Apartments in Springtown say they’ve been dealing with the pesky bed bugs for several weeks now.

09/15/2014

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Texas Eased Rules For Housing Immigrant Children

When it was overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them.

08/05/2014

Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

Arrival Of 2,000 Border Children To Dallas County Could Be Delayed

While Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said as many as 2,000 children from the border will be coming to Dallas County by the end of July, almost no work has been done by the federal government to prepare at least two of the three potential shelter sites.

CBS 11–07/09/2014

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

DISD Considering Using Closed Campuses To House Immigrant Kids

In the last two years, the DISD has closed at least a dozen school campuses.
 CBS 11 News has learned that several of those buildings are now on the list of locations the federal government is looking at to temporarily house immigrant children.

CBSDFW.COM–06/30/2014

Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

Dallas County Preparing To House 2,000 Immigrant Children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is proposing a partnership between the federal government, the county and non-profits that has not been seen since Hurricane Katrina.

06/30/2014

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“Legacy West” Development Will Give Economic Boost To Plano

The city of Plano cleared the way for a huge new development Monday night that could be the biggest combination of urban living and retail of its kind in North Texas.

06/23/2014

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Competition & Availability Has Some Homebuyers ‘Flying Blind’

It’s a big decision that many have very little time to make and few choices to choose from. CBS 11 News takes a close up look at the race to find and buy the few available homes in Frisco.

CBSDFW.COM–05/13/2014

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Housing Boom Continues In North Texas

The growing numbers of people has given way to a competitive housing market where buyers usually get outbid and end up having to go over budget to buy their ideal homes.

03/27/2014

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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.

03/01/2014

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Wounded Warrior Given Home In Mesquite

What could have become a neighborhood eyesore — another lingering reminder of the foreclosure crisis — has instead become a new home for a wounded warrior.

02/21/2014

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“Terms Of Endearment” House For Sale

A mansion in Houston where scenes from the Academy Award winning movie “Terms of Endearment” were filmed has now been placed up for sale for a cool $3.5 million.

02/20/2014

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