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Proposed Tax Increase Applauded By Oak Cliff Business Owners

Two meetings are being held in north Oak Cliff to discuss raising taxes on businesses in the area. While that news isn’t shocking, believe it or not most businesses are onboard with the idea.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2014

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Scrutinized Texas Parks Agency Plans Historic Hire

Racism allegations at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have officials searching for a chief diversity officer — a hiring believed to be the first of its kind for a major state agency.

01/08/2014

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Impact Of Government Shutdown Felt In North Texas

As the federal government struggles with its shutdown, people in North Texas are feeling the impact as well.

10/01/2013

UP Considering Permits For Personal Trainers In Parks

University Park council is considering requiring permits for personal trainers and boot camps to use the city’s parks.

06/21/2013

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Money Issues Between Dallas Arts District, Klyde Warren Park Resolved

The park and the Arts District have agreed on a partnership and a way to split revenue from a new property tax for a Public Improvement District, or PID. Park users think it’s necessary to retain the park’s attractiveness.

06/14/2013

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Best Outdoor Theaters In DFW

As the weather heats up in DFW, so do outdoor theater productions. Grab a blanket, bring your picnic basket, relax under the stars and watch an outdoor theater performance.

06/03/2013

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Ask A Guide: Packing List For Your Campout

Camping is an awesome way to enjoy nature’s magical wonders and to create wonderful memories. However, being well prepared for the trip can make a huge difference.

04/27/2013

Dallas Police reported the rape of a woman at Glendale Park in Oak Cliff in March. The attack happened around 2 a.m. Police indicated the victim was abducted by two men near the Ledbetter and Sunnyvale Avenue area. She was then assaulted at the park. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Police Search For Suspects in Glendale Park Sexual Assault

Dallas Police reported the rape of a 46-year-old woman at Glendale Park early Thursday morning.

CBS 11–03/14/2013

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Plan To Build Four New Parks In Downtown Dallas

Officials in Dallas have been celebrating the success of Klyde Warren Park, located along a deck above Central Expressway. But the green efforts will not stop there.

03/06/2013

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March’s Activity Of The Month: Photography

Visiting a state park offers plenty of opportunities for amazing photographs and outdoor family fun.

03/01/2013

Caprock Canyons State Park (credit: Texas Parks & Wildlife)

On The Road: Caprock Canyons State Park

CBS 11 News and Texas Country Reporter recently explored the trails in and around Caprock Canyons State Park, where some old railroad routes now make the best biking trails.

09/07/2012

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Gas Under Cemeteries Raises Money, Moral Questions

Deep underground, locked in ancient shale formations, are lucrative quantities of natural gas. Whether to drill for that gas is causing soul-searching at cemeteries, parks, playgrounds, churches and residential backyards.

07/02/2012

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