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Floodwater Remains At Dallas Parks & Golf Courses

The record rains may have gone but floodwater still remains, especially along the Trinity River in Dallas County.

CBS 11–06/11/2015

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Water Damage At City Of Dallas Parks Not Covered By Insurance

Heavy rain and flooding in North Texas has caused serious damage to a number of parks in Dallas and officials with the City say the repairs aren’t covered by insurance.

CBSDFW.COM–06/05/2015

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Deep Ellum Getting New Park, For 4 Days

A new kind of park will be popping up in Dallas, but blink and you might miss it. Folks in the Deep Ellum area will be getting a temporary park, but it will only be there for a very short time — just four days.

04/29/2015

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Dallas Spending $500,000 For New Parks Master Plan

The city of Dallas is investing nearly $500,000 to update the park department’s comprehensive master plan in hopes of keeping up with the city’s demand for more green space.

08/06/2014

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Guide To Disney World

Pack up the family and head out for a vacation at the “Happiest Place on Earth.” As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.

06/11/2014

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DPD Cracking Down On Off-Leash Dog Owners

Dallas police are in the middle of a scofflaw crackdown. But this time they’re not hunting for hardened criminals — they’re looking for leashes.

CBS 11–05/16/2014

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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

Texas Parks and WIldlife

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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