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Criticism Building Against Plan For Unaccompanied Minors

Opposition and criticism are building against Dallas County Commissioner Clay Jenkins’ plan to bring to Dallas 2,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who crossed the Texas border.

07/03/2014

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DHS Setting Up Emergency Shelter In Texas As Undocumented Youths Cross Border Alone

Law enforcement officials in South Texas have been overwhelmed by a surge of young illegal migrants traveling by themselves that DHS quickly moved to set up an emergency shelter for the youths at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio.

05/20/2014

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Tornado Fears Have Storm Shelter & Safe Room Businesses Swamped

The phones at storm shelter companies immediately start ringing after any deadly tornado outbreak and that’s exactly what’s happening here in North Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/28/2014

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Dallas Homeless Shelter Unveils New Medical Center

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Saturday for the unveiling of a new medical center at the Dallas LIFE Foundation homeless shelter.

03/09/2014

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Busted Pipe Damages Battered Women’s Emergency Shelter

Tucked away on the edge of a Fort Worth neighborhood is a large building with security discreetly installed all around it.

03/06/2014

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Highway Backup = Steady Customers At Roadside Businesses

Travel along Interstate-45 in Corsicana has been a nightmare these last 24 hours. Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) confirm that at its worst point there was a 20-mile backup in the southbound lanes of the interstate.

CBSDFW.COM–03/03/2014

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Apartment Fire Displaces Cedar Hill Residents

A shelter was set up in Cedar Hill for several residents whose apartments were damaged by fire Sunday morning.

01/05/2014

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City Scrambles To Find Enough Shelter For The Homeless

Dealing with the cold and ice can be difficult when you live in a house or apartment. The situation has even more chance of turning deadly for the thousands of North Texans who are homeless.

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2013

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Dozens Of Adoptions Save Lives At Overcrowded Animal Shelter

Thanks to CBS 11 viewers, an overcrowded North Texas animal shelter will not be forced to euthanize any dogs and cats.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

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Overcrowded Grand Prairie Shelter May Start Putting Down Animals

Summers are usually packed at Prairie Paws Adoption Center in Grand Prairie, but this summer is very overcrowded.

CBS 11–08/05/2013

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Massive Tornado Changed How Texas Town Builds Schools

An EF5 tornado that hit Jarrell, Texas 16 years ago nearly wiped the small, Central Texas town off the map. Twenty seven people died.

05/29/2013

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Fort Worth Residents Seek Answers For Public Shelter During Storms

The City of Fort Worth was flooded with calls during recent bad weather asking if there is a public shelter during storms. The answer is no. There is no official public shelter. But there are plenty of public places to find safety if you’re caught out in a storm. The problem is, most people think the same as way as Paul Crockett, who works in downtown Fort Worth.

05/22/2013

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