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Pencils are displayed in the back-to-school section of a Target store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

‘Back To School’ Fair Helps Dallas Families

Hundreds of low-income families in Dallas woke up early on Friday morning for the Mayor’s Back to School Fair, where they get school supplies and health screenings weeks before classes begins.

08/01/2014

President Barack Obama speaks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry after arriving on Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas on May 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama & Perry To Discuss Border Crisis

The crisis at the border will bring together two political rivals in Dallas. President Obama will touch down in North Texas and meet face-to-face with Gov. Rick Perry.

07/09/2014

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U.S. Mayors Gather In Dallas For Conference

More than 200 mayors from cities across the country are waking up in Dallas on Friday for a four-day conference, where they will discuss a variety of urban planning issues.

06/20/2014

Dallas RNC delegation

Dallas Continues To Woo RNC Committee

Dallas is continuing to woo the Republican National Convention site selection committee, as the group considers North Texas as a possible host for the 2016 event.

06/12/2014

Men wearing cowboy hats stand on the arena floor before the start of the abbreviated first day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

RNC Committee Touring North Texas

The RNC committee is in North Texas on Wednesday to see if Dallas is the perfect place to host the 2016 convention. The committee wrapped up a tour of Denver on Tuesday.

06/11/2014

Fair Park Hall of State

Summer Activities At Fair Park In Dallas

School is now out for the summer. Looking for something to keep the kids entertained? Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings talks about the activities planned this season at Fair Park.

06/09/2014

DISD school classroom 5

Opponents Organize Efforts Against Home Rule

Another public campaign on home rule gets underway Tuesday.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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Mayor Rawlings: Toyota Passed On Dallas Because Of DISD

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says that Toyota considered relocating to Dallas, but decided against the city because the school district simply wasn’t good enough.

04/30/2014

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Dallas Clears Another Hurdle In Bid To Host 2016 RNC

The City of Dallas has cleared another hurdle in its bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

04/25/2014

Mike Rawlings attends a Super Bowl event on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Audi)

Rawlings Supports DISD Structure Change

While at the polls on Tuesday, some voters in Dallas could also weigh in on an issue that is not on any ballots, one that could change the structure of the Dallas ISD.

03/04/2014

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Billionaire Philanthropist Harold Simmons Remembered

Some of the most prominent politicians and business people in the state came together Thursday in Dallas to remember billionaire and business legend Harold Simmons.

CBS 11–01/02/2014

A woman cycles past a bicycle rack. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bicycle-Pedestrian Trail Could Connect Dallas And Fort Worth

Five cities and two counties in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth may soon be linked by a bicycle-pedestrian trail.

12/13/2013

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