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California Bill That Would End Orca Shows Stalls

A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out their captivity was put on hold Tuesday, dousing an escalating fight between animal activists and supporters of the major tourist attraction.

04/08/2014

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Home Renovated For Injured North Texas Marine

He was face-to-face with a bomb, and he survived. After two years of recovery, Marine Staff Sergeant Marcus Burleson returned to North Texas this week, where a few volunteers are scrambling to give him a house he can live in.

CBS 11–03/14/2014

Coastal Communities Along Eastern Seaboard Evacuate Ahead Of Hurricane Irene

Famed Texas Marine Researcher Ray Dies At 94

Sammy Ray, a founder of Texas A&M University at Galveston whose marine research brought him international acclaim, has died. He was 94.

10/14/2013

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Disabled North Texas Veteran Receives Free Home

As he drove up to the Cedar Hill neighborhood, Marine Sergeant Ken Kalish had no idea the welcome that awaited him.

CBS 11–09/10/2013

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Texas Ex-Marine Sentenced For Defrauding Charities

A former Marine has been sentenced to 4½ years in federal prison for conning charities out of thousands of dollars to feed his dream of playing on the pro golf tour.

08/21/2013

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Fallen Marine’s Body Returns Home To Texas

The Patriot Guard, a group of motorcyclists which escorts the caskets of service men and women killed in combat, waited patiently for a fallen American to come home.

CBS 11–07/03/2013

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Police: Marine Went On Texas Shooting Rampage After Killing Wife

Police say the Marine suspected in a shooting rampage that zigzagged across the western part of Texas, and left one woman dead, is believed to have killed his wife in North Carolina before heading west.

05/28/2013

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Veterans Group Helping Women Ease Back Into Civilian Life

A non-profit organization that helps female veterans re-adjust to civilian life after serving in a war zone is holding a retreat in Arlington this weekend.

03/02/2013

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Veteran Recovers Tattered American Flag From Dumpster

Tom Lavoie glanced toward a dumpster, with its door left open and saw an American flag, crumpled amid the trash.

CBS 11–01/04/2013

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Local Group Reading Names Of Every U.S. Veteran Lost

So many do so much to honor our veterans, but this just may be one you’ve never heard done. A group of North Texas Marines have planned a mission. They are going to read the name of every veteran lost in conflict, aloud, on a single day.

CBS 11–11/08/2012

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Injured Vet Turned Away By VA Hospital In Dallas

Justin Trivett said that he is in excruciating pain, and he certainly looks the part, as he lays flat on the floor, cushioned only by a pool float.

09/24/2012

A photo of the VMB-423 Seahorse Marine squadron. (credit: Kim Anderson/Niece of Lt. Walter Vincent)

North Texans Set Out To Bring Relative’s WWII Remains Home

More than 73,000 Americans who fought in WWII are still missing. Until recently, that number included a group of Marine aviators. CBS 11 takes a look at how a family from Lucas traveled to the South Pacific to help find the heroes and bring them home.

CBS 11–07/04/2012

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