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Fleeting Paychecks Aren’t Imaginary, Consumer Pricing On The Rise

Gone before you get to enjoy it — it’s not your imagination! Paychecks are disappearing faster these days. For the fourth month in a row the Department of Labor reports an increase in the Consumer Price index for Dallas-Fort Worth.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

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Parkland Hospital Raises Its Minimum Wage

Parkland Hospital is raising the minimum wage for their workers to $10.25 an hour.

06/12/2014

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Hidden Cash Craze Comes To Dallas

Various amounts of money will be hiding in DFW on Monday night, just waiting to be found and taken. Dallas is the latest city to see the ‘hidden cash’ craze.

CBS 11–06/01/2014

University of North Texas

$83.5 Million Improperly Spent At UNT

Documents show the University of North Texas improperly obtained $83.5 million in state money for employee benefits and salaries over more than 10 years ending in April.

05/30/2014

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Study: Women More Impacted By Poverty In Texas

A new study released today shows women in Texas are 1.2 percent more likely to live in poverty than a man, and generally makes $9,158 less per year than her male counterpart.

05/27/2014

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26-Year-Old Wins Millions In Scratch-Off Game

Jesse Patino, 26, has won millions of dollars on a scratch-off lottery game.

05/22/2014

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Bush Hosts Monetary Policy Conference

Former President George W. Bush is hosting a Dallas conference Monday on monetary policy featuring former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

05/19/2014

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Lottery Commission Knows About Game Rooms But Doesn’t Shut Them Down

New reports uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team show that the Texas Lottery Commission has known for years that their bingo halls play host to potentially illegal gambling.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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Dallas Approves Atmos Energy Rate Hike

Dozens of local communities are trying to prevent Atmos Energy from raising natural gas rates. But city leaders in Dallas voted in favor of the rate increase on Wednesday.

05/14/2014

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Poll: How Much Cash Do You Carry?

A new study shows that most Americans carry less than $50 cash with them at any given time, and many have less than $20 in their pockets. How much do you carry?

05/13/2014

Ben Rogers

Ben’s Great Wolf Lodge and Blenders

Ben is confused as to why anyone would buy a $600 blender.

105.3 The Fan–05/05/2014

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The Commemorative Air Force Relocates To Oak Cliff

Dallas’ Executive Airport has landed a major new tenant — The Commemorative Air Force.

04/29/2014

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