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Parts Of I-30 Reopen After Friday Morning Chain-Reaction Crash

Eighteen hours after a massive pileup, Interstate-30, near Rockwall is flowing freely again. The highway reopened to traffic just before eight o’clock tonight.

CBSDFW.COM–01/10/2014

Lewisville Lake (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Gov’t Reopens, But Not All Agencies Completely Up & Running

Though the federal government reopened from its partial shutdown Thursday, not all agencies are completely up and running.

CBS 11–10/17/2013

daycare

Government Shutdown Threatens Tarrant Co. Head Start

If the partial government shutdown doesn’t end by November 1st, families of nearly 10,000 Tarrant County children enrolled in Head Start or a day-care program may suffer.

10/15/2013

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Furlough No ‘Vacation’ For North Texas Federal Workers

North Texan Clovis Steib wishes he could relax and truly enjoy the time away from work but, as a furloughed federal employee, worry won’t let him.

CBS 11–10/14/2013

Army v Navy

Official: Service Academy Football Games Will Go On Despite Shutdown

A senior defense official says U.S. military academy football teams will be on the field this weekend, despite the ongoing government shutdown.

10/02/2013

Local Protests 2

Furloughed Workers Protest At Social Security Building

The second day of a partial U.S. government shutdown brought a protest to Dallas’ Social Security Administration building along Central Expressway.

CBS 11–10/02/2013

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Stops CDC Flu Monitoring

Routine warnings to get a flu vaccine have a new sense of urgency in the wake of the government shutdown. The Centers for Disease control is no longer monitoring the spread of influenza and other infectious diseases.

10/02/2013

Government Shutdown Forces Closures In Nation's  Capitol

Impact Of Government Shutdown Felt In North Texas

As the federal government struggles with its shutdown, people in North Texas are feeling the impact as well.

10/01/2013

World War II veteran Russell Tucker (C) of Meridian, Mississippi, stands outside the barricade as he visits the World War II Memorial during a government shutdown October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. The memorial was temporary opened to veteran groups arrived on Honor Flights on a day trip to visit the nation's capital.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WWII Vets Refuse To Be Shut Out Of Memorial In Washington D.C.

When a group of veterans who fought in World War II showed up today in Washington D.C. after a long trip from Mississippi, they were not going to be denied a chance to see the Memorial.

10/01/2013