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Petitioners Want Voters To Expand Alcohol Sales In Frisco

Efforts to expand liquor sales in Frisco are going into overdrive for the next few days. That’s because a key deadline is approaching in order to get the issue to voters in November.

07/10/2015

Sign outside Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Dallas.
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Sudden Controversy Over Names Of Two Dallas Schools

Two Dallas elementary schools named after prominent Confederate generals has dozens of people fired up after a parent proposed changing the names.

05/28/2015

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FCC: ‘Redskins’ Not Profane; Radio Station Keeps License

Saying the word ‘Redskins’ on the air isn’t obscene or profane — at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission.

12/18/2014

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Students Start Petition Drive To Fight Book Censorship

A group of Highland Park students believes books shouldn’t be censored in their community and have started a petition drive to ban the practice of banning books.

CBS 11–11/19/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super Bowl

A recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year’s biggest football game got the “Eat Singer” thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.

08/08/2014

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Denton Council Votes Against Fracking Ban; Issue Goes To Voters This Fall

The proposed ban on hydraulic fracking in Denton will go to city voters this November after City Council members voted early Wednesday against an outright ban in a 5-2 vote that came after an eight-hour plus public hearing.

CBSDFW.COM–07/15/2014

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Hundreds Expected At Meeting To Decide Fracking In Denton

The City of Denton will draw statewide attention Tuesday as it considers a petition to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking. If approved, the ban could have a ripple effect not only in the state but across the nation.

CBSDFW.COM–07/14/2014

Photo of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi taken from the 'Free USMC Sgt Tahmooressi from Mexican Jail' Facebook page.

TX Congressman Wants ‘Trade-Off’ To Free U.S. Marine From Mexico

‘It’s ironic that we can deal with the Taliban and get an American soldier released but we can’t get a Marine across the border released,’ Rep. Poe says.

06/06/2014

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Dallas Animal Advocates Petition Against City Budget Cuts

A possible $30 million shortfall has the city of Dallas considering budget cuts this year, which includes funding for its Animal Services Department.

06/01/2014

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Lawsuits, Petitions Circulate In Open Carry Debate

Both sides are firing new shots in the highly charged North Texas debate about carrying guns in public.

05/28/2014

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DISD Looking For People To Serve On Home Rule Charter Commission

For weeks now there has been talk of creating a Home Rule Charter in the DISD. Now the district is looking for individuals to serve on the 15-person Dallas ISD Home Rule Charter Commission.

CBSDFW.COM–05/23/2014

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DISD Board To Hear Arguments For & Against Home Rule

On May 22, for the first time, the Dallas Independent School District will hear arguments for and against a home rule charter. The pros and cons will come from the two main groups who’ve formed on both sides of the issue.

CBS 11–05/21/2014

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