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Carrying Cash Considered Passé

A recent study by the Federal Reserve found the higher a person’s income, the less likely they are to use cash. And when people do, it’s usually for something less than $10 such as food.

09/10/2014

North Texan Marcie Gibson has ALS and is campaigning to have all Ice Bucket Challenge money go to research. (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

Texas ALS Patient Wants ‘Ice Bucket’ $ To Go To Research

Marcie Gibson is completely paralyzed by ALS and lies in her wheelchair, with a specialized computer in front of her. She wants the ALS Association to spend the more than $100 million recently raised solely on research.

CBS 11–09/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: A S'mores flavored blizzard is seen at a Dairy Queen, the first to open in Manhattan, on May 29, 2014 in New York City. There are more than 6,300 Dairy Queens in the U.S. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Texas Dairy Queens Affected By Potential Data Breach

That Dairy Queen Strawberry Cheesecake Blizzard you ordered last year may end up costing more than what you paid for it.

08/27/2014

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Texas Regents Expected To Keep Tuition Flat

The University of Texas System’s Board of Regents is expected to vote this week on a plan to avoid tuition increases for in-state students.

08/19/2014

City of Fort Worth

Official Pay Raise Around The Corner For Fort Worth Employees

The Fort Worth City Council will vote Tuesday on a proposal to make a four percent average pay hike official for city employees.

08/11/2014

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19th Century Test Coins Sell For $505,440

Thirty coins stamped by the U.S. Mint in the 19th century to test designs and metals have sold at auction for more than a half-million dollars.

08/08/2014

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30 Coins From 19th Century Up For Auction

Thirty coins stamped by the U.S. Mint in the 19th century to test designs and metals are expected to sell at auction for more than $300,000.

08/07/2014

Quarterback Jameis Winston of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates after defeating the Auburn Tigers 34-31 in the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game at the Rose Bowl on January 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Don’t Be Surprised About Winston’s Views On Paying College Athletes

Whether it’s because he was alleged to have been involved in a BB gun battle, might have stolen soda from Burger King or was questioned regarding a sexual assault, plenty of people have questioned the Florida State quarterback’s judgment.

07/22/2014

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Arena & Convention Center Project Could Bring Millions To Fort Worth

City leaders in Fort Worth are considering a plan that could bring in millions of dollars more a year. A new arena and convention center expansion could bring more concerts and conventions to the city.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

A sprinkler sprays water on a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cities Losing Money With Drought & Watering Restrictions

North Texas cities are trying to figure out how to deal with a costly side effect of the drought. Some are losing millions of dollars because of water restrictions.

CBS 11–06/30/2014

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Texas Retail Gasoline Prices Up 2 Cents This Week

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump reached $3.52 per gallon. Nationwide retail gas prices rose a penny, to hit $3.68 this week.

06/26/2014

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Drought Forces Richardson To Spend More On Road Work

After nearly doubling its street maintenance budget for this year, the City of Richardson is looking to increase road work funding by another half million to $2.45 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

06/25/2014

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