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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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Beef Prices At All Time High

Beef: it’s still what’s for dinner, it’s just more expensive than it’s ever been.

06/25/2014

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Arlington Man Sentenced To 6 Years For Passing Counterfeit Cash

A North Texas man who meticulously made and spent more than $400,000 in fake money has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison.

06/24/2014

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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

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$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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