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Frustration With 9 Month Rec Center Reno That Will Take 3 Years

In 2011, the city closed the Cummings Recreation Center in south Dallas, promising a $1.3 million renovation.
 After six months of work, though, construction crews disappeared, and the doors stayed shut.

CBS 11–06/02/2014

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Grow South Kicks Off $1.8M Youth Employment Program

The goal of the City of Dallas ‘Grow South’ economic development plan is to improve the quality of life in southern Dallas. Today, a part of the equation focusing on jobs kicked off in Oak Cliff.

CBSDFW.COM–03/11/2014

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South Dallas High School Students Snag Free Prom Dresses

Lucky south Dallas high school students received free prom dresses Saturday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch Library.

03/08/2014

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Dallas Serving Up Cash For South Dallas, BBQ Restaurant Expansion

Two Podners Barbeque and Seafood has found success at its South Dallas location and now the City of Dallas is helping the owners to grow that success.

CBS 11–02/13/2014

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North Texans Remember Dr. Martin Luther King

Across the country today, people paused to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.

CBS 11–01/20/2014

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Police: Man Aggressively Approaching Teenage Girls

Dallas Police are looking for a man they believe to be involved in three incidents involving four girls in south Dallas neighborhoods over the last month.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

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HUD Hurls Housing Discrimination Claims At Dallas

The City of Dallas could lose some federal funding, after allegations its affordable housing practices have broken civil rights laws.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

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Suspect Sought In Dallas Homicide

Police are looking for a man they say killed his friend and then stole his car Sunday morning.

10/27/2013

An arrest warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault has been issued for Van Dralan Dixson, 39. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Accused Fair Park Serial Rapist Charged With 7 Counts Aggravated Robbery

Accused Fair Park serial rapist, Draylon Van Dixson was charged with an additional seven counts of aggravated robbery on Friday.

09/30/2013

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Dallas Serial Rape Suspect Tried To Apologize To Victims

Today CBS 11 News learned more about the secrets serial rape suspect Van Dixson spilled during a police interrogation. The 38-year-old is accused of raping nine women in south Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2013

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Fellow Crime Watch Group Members “Betrayed” By Accused Rapist

An accused serial rapist is back in North Texas. Van Dralen Dixson is accused in four of nine rapes that happened in a south Dallas neighborhood – one that once trusted him to help fight crime.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2013

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Local Residents Glad Serial Rape Suspect Back In Custody

People who live in the Fair Park area are glad to learn the prime suspect in a serial rape case is back in Dallas police custody.

CBS 11–09/19/2013

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