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NTSB Faults Parade Plans In Fatal Train Collision

After a yearlong investigation, federal investigators are blaming a lack of safety planning for a deadly collision involving a train and a parade float full of veterans in Midland.

11/05/2013

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Everything Old New Again At State Fair Of Texas

With all the usual fanfare, the State Fair of Texas embarked on its annual 24-day run on Friday.

CBS 11–09/27/2013

People in Aztec costumes dance during a ceremony for the new Sun --the Sixth in the Aztec Calendar-- near the Teotihuacan archaeological site, state of Mexico, on December 21, 2012. (credit: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Parade In Cowtown Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Downtown Fort Worth was alive with music and colorful celebration Saturday morning.

09/14/2013

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Oklahoma Boy Fatally Run Over At Parade

Authorities say a boy has died after he was run over by a float at the end of a Fourth of July parade in central Oklahoma.

07/04/2013

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Vets Parade Float Driver Says Train Seemed Still Before Crash

The driver of a parade float struck by a train in a Texas crash that killed four military veterans told federal investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary.

05/22/2013

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Midland Train Crash Documents To Be Released

The agency looking into last year’s train collision that killed four veterans on a parade float in Texas is set to release documents from its investigation.

05/22/2013

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Shots Fired; 19 Injured In New Orleans

A Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans has turned violent. Police say a gunmen opened fire wounding 17 people.

05/12/2013

Richie's view from the stage at the Dallas St. Patrick's Day concert featuring Snoop Dogg (Mobile photo by Richie Whitt, 105.3 The Fan)

Snoop Patrick’s Day Weekend: My Top 10 CBS Contemplations

If not for all the green and some of the sun-kissed skin, the confirmation that it was indeed the St. Patrick’s Day/Greenville Ave. Parade Saturday arrived when I was riding on the 105.3 The Fan float

03/18/2013

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Rodeos, Fun & Food At Fort Worth Stock Show

The 117th Fort Worth Stock Show opens today and the front office is hoping to beat last year’s record-setting attendance. In 2012, more than 1.1 million people passed through the turnstiles.

CBSDFW.COM–01/18/2013

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Grand Jury To Consider Midland Train Crash

Grand jurors will consider the case of a train collision that killed four veterans riding on a parade float last fall.

01/09/2013

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Driver Named In Midland Parade Crash

Two attorneys named Dale Andrew Hayden as the driver of a parade float that collided with a Union Pacific train in West Texas, killing four veterans and injuring 17 others.

11/20/2012

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North Texas Couple Involved In Midland Vets Parade Crash

Marine Gunnery Sergeant Chad Calvert has seen war. Even he couldn’t have imagined the tragedy he witnessed at Midland’s annual veterans’ parade.

CBS 11–11/16/2012

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