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Texas Woman Accused Of Poisoning Child With Salt

A Texas pediatric nurse has been arrested for feeding her own daughter such a dangerous amount of salt that the child had to be hospitalized.

04/10/2014

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TxDOT Has New Weapon In Icy Road Battle

CBS 11 News took a look at exactly what the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is putting on the roads to try to make them safer in inclement weather.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2013

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Technology Helping Road Crews Prepare For Icy Weather

The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are settling in for a busy night. Both technology and on-the-street manpower are helping them prepare for possible winter weather.

CBS 11–12/05/2013

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CDC: U.S. Kids Eat Too Much Salt, As Much As Adults

American children eat as much salt as adults — about 1,000 milligrams too much, or the same amount as in just one Big Mac.

09/17/2012

A highway sign advises motorists to the dangerous driving conditions. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

North Texas To Have Its Own Snow Plows For The First Time

Up until now, there wasn’t a single snow plow stationed in all of North Texas. Every time the region got clobbered by a storm, road crews had to wait for plows to arrive from other parts of the state.

12/05/2011

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Where’s The Salt? Hidden In Your Thanksgiving Menu

No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there’s lots of sodium already hidden in the menu.

11/22/2011

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Gov’t Advising Americans To Cut Down On Salt

The government is telling half of the U.S. population to drastically cut their daily salt intake. That’s the advice to consumers — and the food industry — as the government issues new dietary guidelines.

CBSDFW.COM–01/31/2011

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Leo DiCaprio Passes the ‘Salt’ at the Box Office

07/26/2010