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TMS Pres. Eddie Gossage Rides With Red Bull Air Racer

The Red Bull Air Race is coming to Texas Motor Speedway – September 6-7, 2014

12/03/2013

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City Leaders: Race Matters In Sheriff’s Office Appointment

A Dallas County commissioner is taking issue with Sheriff Lupe Valdez regarding the race of a deputy she promoted to her command staff.

CBS 11–11/19/2013

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Economic Optimism Divided By Race

Attitudes about their economic future are sharply divided by race, with whites significantly less likely than blacks or Hispanics to think they can improve their own standard of living.

08/01/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks about race in the context of the not guilty ruling of George Zimmerman in the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in February 2012, as he appears at the start of the Daily Press Briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, July 19, 2013.        (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Says Martin ‘Could Have Been Me’ Years Ago

President Barack Obama called on the nation Friday to do some soul searching over the death of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of his shooter, saying the slain black teenager “could have been me 35 years ago.”

07/19/2013

Judith A. Salerno, the new president and CEO of Susan G. Komen®. (credit: Susan G. Komen for the Cure)

New Komen CEO Makes Appearance At Dallas Conference

For the first time North Texas is hearing from the new President and CEO of the Komen Organization. Friday, Doctor Judith Salerno was introduced during a conference in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–06/21/2013

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Did Racism Land Killer On Texas Death Row?

There is a call to retry the punishment phase of a man on Texas death row. The question is not whether Duane Buck shot and killed two people in 1995, it is whether he should die for it.

06/11/2013

Teenage dirt track racer Brandon Hightower is going around-and-around with the 'big boy'. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas Teen Making A Mark In Dirt Track Racing

Last weekend, on the Texas Motor Speedway .4 Mile dirt track, a North Texas teen started his first year in the SUP-A late model division. It was a weekend of firsts for the young driver, in a career almost defined by them.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2013

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The Best Ways For DFW To Get Moving In 2013

If you’re looking for the perfect inspiration to get your body moving in 2013, nothing is more motivating than taking part in a fitness-themed event. Whether it’s a climb up a skyscraper or scrambling through an obstacle course, these fun and challenging events are some of the best ways to get physical, test your stamina and make some new friends along the way this year.

12/29/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

A police officer displays his badge. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Fired Black Police Chief Sues City Of Jasper

The first black police chief of an East Texas city made infamous by a 1998 hate crime dragging death has sued over his firing.

10/17/2012

Protesters hold signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on October 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. The high court is scheduled to hear arguments on Fisher V. University of Texas at Austin and are tasked with ruling on whether the university's consideration of race in admissions is constitutional. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

High Court Takes Up UT Affirmative Action Plan

The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge to a University of Texas program that considers race in some college admissions. The case could produce new limits on affirmative action at universities, or roll it back entirely.

10/10/2012

High Court Looks At Race In College Admissions

Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put the issue back on their agenda. The justices will be looking at the University of Texas program.

10/08/2012

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