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Dallas Residents & Businesses Prepare For New Plastic Bag Fee

In a little less than a month a new plastic bag fee will go into effect in Dallas. Customers will have to pay a nickel a bag unless they take their own boxes or bags to stores.

CBS 11–12/03/2014

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Dallas City Council Narrowly Passes Plastic Bag Fee

Using plastic bags in Dallas will cost you starting next year.

03/26/2014

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No Consensus Reached On Dallas Plastic Bag Ban

It may be that one day soon Dallas shoppers might not hear the question, “Paper or plastic?” when checking out at the supermarket or neighborhood convenience store. Wednesday the city council wrestled with a proposed ban meant to protect the environment.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

Tests Show Man in Custody Died From Meth Intoxication

Tests show the Arlington man who collapsed while under arrest in Coppell last month died from taking methamphetamine.

09/20/2010