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A look at the downtown Dallas skyline. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

DFW To Grow 65 Percent In 30 Years

Better make some room! Experts say the percentage of Americans living in metropolitan areas like North Texas are expected to grow by roughly a third over the next three decades.

08/09/2012

A traffic light controls the flow of vehicles and pedestrians. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Dallas Council Discusses ‘Complete Streets Initiative’

In its regular council briefing session, members heard proposals for what’s called a “Complete Streets Initiative,” in which streets are thought of as more than just a way for cars to get around.

10/19/2011

Employment seekers wait in line to have their resumes reviewed during a job fair. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Fort Worth Job Growth 7th Slowest In The Nation

The city of Fort Worth sits near the top of an unenviable list: The online career site Careerbliss.com slotted Fort Worth as one of the 10 cities in the nation with the slowest job growth year over year.

09/13/2011

The city of Fort Worth requires 3 million gallons of gas a year to run its city vehicles. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Fort Worth Saves Money On Gas Despite 3 Million Gallon Appetite

Gas prices may have spent months on an upward curve, but the city of Fort Worth is still managing to save money on its annual 3 million gallon need.

06/22/2011

diesel service truck crashed into a pickup, which then slammed into an 18-wheeler in front of it. The diesel truck and the pickup both caught on fire, killing the pickup truck driver. (Credit: Craig Pasche)

Southbound I-35W Reopened Four Hours After Fiery, Fatal Accident

Southbound Interstate 35W at Risinger Road in south Fort Worth was reopened nearly four hours after a fiery three-vehicle wreck that killed one person.

06/21/2011

Bottles are displayed on a shelf behind a bar. (credit: Oliver Morin/Getty Images)

Southlake Voters To Consider Legalizing Hard Liquor Sales

Southlake voters will soon take up an ordinance aimed to legalize liquor stores inside city limits, which officials estimate could generate $100,000 each in tax revenue.

CBSDFW.COM–05/03/2011

The Statler Hilton, in the east end of Downtown Dallas.

Real Estate Group Planning To Renovate Statler Hilton

It was one of Conrad Hilton’s earliest and most prized successes: The Statler Hilton Hotel, long a landmark on Commerce Street at the eastern end of Downtown Dallas.

03/02/2011