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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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Copper Thieves Hit Plano Food Pantry

Copper thieves have struck a Plano nonprofit food pantry that helps feed some 147,000 people in Collin County. This is the third time that the food pantry has been hit.

02/07/2014

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Cowboys Salute Veterans & Military On Game Day

For wounded warriors, Captain Ed Gunderson and Sfc. Omar Marqueses, football and tailgating is a welcome distraction to the seriousness of military life.

11/03/2013

A fallen soldiers memorial is seen in front of a podium at a November 10, 2009 service for the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting rampage. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Charity Tight-Lipped About $1M Collected

A charity that collected $1 million after the Fort Hood shooting rampage says it’s trying to distribute the money before the year’s end but won’t say how the remainder will be spent.

11/03/2013

Gayle Kennedy is paying forward the gift of sight by helping raise funds for the family of the man who donated his eyes to her. (credit: CBS 11)

Crowley Woman Gains Her Sight, Gets To Know Donor’s Family

A woman who received the gift of sight from a cornea transplant wants to give back to her donor’s family.

08/18/2013

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Watchdog Group Keeps Its Focus On Nonprofits

Days after the Moore, Oklahoma tornado donations from across the country poured into the American Red Cross. But a watchdog group that keeps a close eye on non-profits, like the Red Cross, raised some red flags when they realized not all of the money would go to the victims of the Moore disaster.

06/27/2013

These nuns are traveling by bus, advocating for immigration reform at every stop and city in between. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Get Thee To A Bus: Nuns Advocate For Immigration Reform

Rock stars aren’t the only ones who go on tour. The “Nuns On The Bus” campaign started its bus tour in Houston, making a stop in Dallas on the way to the state Capitol in Austin.

06/08/2013

North Texas Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle Campaign

It’s become a symbol of the holiday season, today the Salvation Army kicked off its iconic red kettle campaign. North Texans will soon be able to make donation at more than 400 retail locations.

CBSDFW.COM–11/02/2012

The production line at the General Motors assembly plant in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo credit General Motors)

GM Workers Rolling Up Their Sleeves In The Community

Some workers at the Arlington General Motors plant are taking time away from the production line this week to provide some hands-on community service.

CBSDFW.COM–09/10/2012

Laundromat Fire, 7120 Military Parkway in Dallas (Photo: Phyllis Smith, CBSDFW.COM)

Rash Of Fires Depletes Area Red Cross Resources

The Red Cross is running low on resources after helping more than 100 North Texas families in the past three days. Helping with a rash of four apartment fires and 12 single-family home fires has left Red Cross resources depleted.

02/28/2012

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Head Of Dallas Soccer Club Accused Of Stealing $800,000

The former president of one of Dallas’ largest youth soccer clubs has been indicted on charges that he stole more than $800,000 from the nonprofit organization.

06/09/2011

United Way

United Way Cuts Funding For Dallas Organization

The United Way recently cut $244,000 from the West Dallas Community Centers — about 40 percent of the organization’s budget.

06/02/2011

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