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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

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 13:  Damien Williams #26 of the Oklahoma Sooners celebrates with the AT&T Red River Rivalry trophy after the Oklahoma Sooners beat the Texas Longhorns 63-21 at Cotton Bowl on October 13, 2012 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

11 a.m. Kickoff Set For Red River Rivalry

The annual Red River Rivalry between Oklahoma and Texas has been scheduled for an 11 a.m. kickoff at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.

09/30/2013

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Everything Old New Again At State Fair Of Texas

With all the usual fanfare, the State Fair of Texas embarked on its annual 24-day run on Friday.

CBS 11–09/27/2013

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See How Dickies Makes Clothes For Big Tex

A team of nearly a dozen professional clothing designers worked all year on one very special outfit. Check out what the folks at Dickies had to do for their biggest client.

09/27/2013

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POLL: The New Big Tex – Tell Us What You Think

The 2013 State Fair of Texas opened on Friday morning, giving many visitors their first look at the Fair’s biggest attraction — the new Big Tex.

09/27/2013

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State Fair Of Texas Set To Open In Dallas

The padlocks come off the gates as the State Fair of Texas opens in Dallas with food, festivities and football. The 127th annual expo opens Friday at Fair Park.

09/27/2013

Crews at the State Fair of Texas erected a new and improved Big Tex on September 26, 2013, one day before the fair was set to open. The iconic structure burned just one year prior, forcing the fair to construct the new model. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

First Glimpse Of The New Big Tex

The Metroplex got its first look at the State Fair’s biggest attraction on Thursday, just one day before the gates are opened to the public.

09/26/2013

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The Other Voices Of Big Tex

The State Fair of Texas is almost back and the Ben and Skin show through out some hypothetically awesome options for the next voice of Big Tex!

105.3 The Fan–09/25/2013

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Chinese Lanterns Among State Fair Attractions

Big Tex is not the only big attraction at this year’s State Fair of Texas. The Chinese Lanterns have arrived for when the fair gates open on Friday.

09/25/2013

The State Fair of Texas brings new rides to North Texas, as well as the old favorites. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Safety A Top Concern As State Fair Prepares To Open

The State Fair of Texas opens Friday in Dallas. Rides, corny dogs, and all that goes with it starts at 10:00 am. Fair-goers can take safety for granted because police and fair officials do not.

CBS 11–09/24/2013

A police security camera is seen watching over the streets. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Increased Security Measures For State Fair

The State Fair of Texas returns to Dallas in just three days. But when you arrive at Fair Park this year, you will most likely notice an increased security presence.

09/24/2013

The State Fair of Texas brings new rides to North Texas, as well as the old favorites. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Safety Top Priority For State Fair Ride Inspectors

The Texas Skyway is one of only a handful of rides that are permanent fixtures on the fairgrounds at the State Fair of Texas. Seventy others are brought in on trailers and they’ve already started arriving for Friday’s opening.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2013

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