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Last Day On The Campaign Trail For Abbott, Davis

Before the polls close at 7 p.m., the two candidates for the top political office in Texas reminded people to get out the vote.

11/04/2014

Hoby Smith. NASCAR fan.  (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

NASCAR Fans Race To The Race At Texas Motor Speedway

The NASCAR events at Texas Motor Speedway create tremendous traffic congestion as 180,000 fans flock to the races. But some have invested a lot of time winning the race to the race.

CBS 11–10/31/2014

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Fort Worth Police Chief Receives Vote Of Confidence

Fort Worth City Council members met Tuesday to discuss the future of Police Chief Jeff Halstead and ended up giving him a vote of confidence.

09/09/2014

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Court Says UT Can Use Race In Admissions

A federal appeals court panel ruled that the University of Texas can continue using race as a factor in undergraduate admissions as a way of promoting diversity on campus.

07/16/2014

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Cuban’s Truths On Race, Prejudice, Fear And Change

In America, these are not conversational comfort zones. So in a sense, Mark Cuban’s honesty about what we should all easily agree is an ingrained prejudice that is an unfortunate part of the human condition required a certain sort of ballsiness.

05/22/2014

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Patrons Accuse Uptown Dallas Bar Of Discrimination

Hundreds silently surrounded an uptown Dallas bar Wednesday night. The group says Kung Fu Saloon has discriminatory practices. Now, they and former employees have joined together and are calling for city leaders to do something about it.

CBS 11–05/21/2014

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Disappointed Fans Race Home After Duck Commander 500 Postponed

The only race that took place at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday was the race to get home, after the Duck Commander 500 Sprint Cup was postponed until Monday due to bad weather.

04/06/2014

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‘Great Amazing Race’ Stops In Dallas

Family fun ensued at White Rock Lake Sunday for the “Great Amazing Race,” a foot race based off of the TV series “The Amazing Race.”

03/23/2014

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School Suspension Rates Higher For Black Boys

Federal data shows that, while Texas is doing better than the national average, black male students statewide are still suspended nearly five times more frequently than whites.

03/21/2014

Dennis Lynch, a blind man from Fort Worth, ran the Cowtown half marathon on Sunday, Feb. 23 (credit: CBS 11 News)

Blind Fort Worth Man Conquers Cowtown Half Marathon

Today’s Cowtown race had a very special meaning for a duo whose mission was not so much a fast time stamp, but a message.

02/23/2014

The Human Race

Race, Cultural Differences On The Table At Second ‘Conversations About Race’

Race and cultural differences were on the table today at the second installment of “Conversations about Race,” a multi-part discussion series held in the Dallas City Hall Council Chambers.

02/22/2014

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Fort Worth Gearing Up For The 2014 Cowtown Marathon

The expected spring-like weather this weekend is good news for the thousands of people ready to run the Cowtown Marathon this weekend. Some 30,000 runners are expected to take off from the starting line at the Will Rogers Memorial Center on Sunday.

CBSDFW.COM–02/21/2014

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