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I-Team: Texans Need A License To Cut Hair But Not To Repair Roofs

To professionally cut hair in the state of Texas, you have to have a license. If you want to paint nails for a living, you too need a license. But if you install or repairs roofs, Texas requires nothing.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

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Used Car Buyers Beware After Massive Ignition Switch Recalls

Earlier this week, General Motors announced the recall of more than 3 million vehicles. The recall is for ignition problems dating back to 2000, which means used car buyers should beware.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

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Worn Out Dallas Streets Could Cost $900 Mil To Fix

Dallas streets are like the weather…no matter what the condition everyone seems to complain. But the city council faces enormous challenges trying to keep them viable, and claims it really needs about $900 million to fix all its damaged streets.

04/02/2014

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Major Water Leak Repaired In Bridgeport

A water leak that left 6,000 Bridgeport residents without water since Thursday is fixed.

CBS 11–01/11/2014

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Community Makes Repaired Home One Family’s Christmas Miracle

People could tell from the outside the Cathey home was in disrepair. The porch had collapsed and the back wall had rotted out from repeated flooding during rain storms — but there was more than that.

CBS 11–12/20/2013

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Car Repair Shops Expect To Be Busy For Months

Thanks to the ice storm, auto repair shops expect to be busy for months. As the ice is starting to melt from North Texas roads, repair shops are just now starting to fix all the cars damaged during the storm.

CBS 11–12/11/2013

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House Wrongly Demolished After City Auction Purchase

Dallas City Hall has been targeting vacant, boarded up homes. It’s all in effort to clean up south Dallas. Some homes have been demolished, and others sold. But CBS 11 News found one case where the city accidentally did both.

CBSDFW.COM–11/13/2013

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IKEA Recalls Children’s Beds

Swedish furniture chain IKEA is recalling two models of children’s beds for repair, citing complaints over a metal rod that can break and potentially cause harm.

08/15/2013

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BBB: Triple-Digit Temps Mean More A/C Repair Scams

With triple-digit heat in the forecast for at least the next few days North Texans are truly appreciating air conditioning, but with the hot weather comes an increase in a/c repair rip-offs.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2013

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Group Looks At Texas Road Repair, Safety & Traffic Issues

Texas has 11 major bridges that need repair, 11 highly-traveled highway segments that need safety improvements and 38 road segments that suffer from unacceptable congestion, according to a national nonprofit group.

01/17/2013

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Second Lewisville Gas Leak In Less Than A Week

On January 11 a ruptured gas line, leak and subsequent house explosion took the life of one man and injured two firefighters. Today Atmos Energy once again was working to repair a gas leak in a residential area.

CBSDFW.COM–01/15/2013

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