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President Obama To Thank Affordable Care Act Volunteers During Dallas Visit

Amid all of the controversy surrounding the troubled roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama will meet Wednesday with North Texas volunteers to thank them for helping to spread the word about the healthcare reform law.

CBS 11–11/04/2013

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Dallas County Joins Federal Voter Identification Lawsuit

After a fairly heated discussion, Dallas County commissioners voted 3-2 to join the federal voting rights challenge to Texas’ new voter ID law, which requires voters to present photo identification to vote in person.

08/20/2013

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Parents File Suit Over “Inconsistent” Penalties For Truant Students

Cruel and unusual. That’s how a group of parents is describing the punishment for truant students at several Dallas-area schools, and they’ve filed a lawsuit to stop it.

CBS 11–06/12/2013

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price stands off in the distance as others join a picture for retiring Commissioner Maurine Dickey. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Commissioner Calls Peer ‘Honey Boo Boo’ During City Meeting

It involved a lot of finger pointing and name-calling and no, in this case, we’re not talking about a reality television show. These were the antics Tuesday during a meeting of the Dallas County Commissioner’s Court.

CBS 11–12/11/2012

A voter places a sticker indicating that he has cast his ballot. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas County Will Not Purge Voter Names

The “potentially deceased” voters of Dallas County can rest in peace, after a decision not to purge their names from the voter registry before the November election.

CBS 11–09/13/2012

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Dallas County Set To Spray Despite Lawsuit Threat

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said a law firm told his office they would be filing a lawsuit not just to stop aerial spraying, but ground spraying as well. The judge says it hasn’t turned up yet, but they will be ready for it if it does.

08/16/2012

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Dallas County Set To Start Aerial Spraying This Week

During a Dallas County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday leaders agreed aerial spraying for the West Nile Virus should begin. County lleaders are now waiting for 5 p.m. Wednesday, the deadline given to mayors to submit their opinions on spraying in their individual cities.

CBSDFW.COM–08/14/2012

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Summit To Discuss Dallas County’s Fight Against West Nile

Late Wednesday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced a meeting with county, state and federal emergency management agency representatives to review Dallas County’s West Nile Virus situation.

08/09/2012

U.S. Army veteran Robert Riggs receives Dallas Cowboys tickets from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas Judge Gives Cowboys Tickets To Military Veteran

In a show of appreciation from city, state and country, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins gave one North Texas military veteran tickets to an upcoming Dallas Cowboys game.

12/23/2011