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Texas House OKs Plan To Let Some Students Bypass Test Rules

Texas lawmakers could let thousands of Texas high school students graduate this year even if they fail some of the standardized tests normally required for a diploma.

04/21/2015

High School Sports Traditions

Texas House Mandates EKG Tests For High School Athletes

The Texas House has preliminarily approved requiring high school athletes to undergo electrocardiogram testing for possible degenerative heart problems before participating in campus sports.

04/13/2015

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I-Team Investigation: Detector Danger

The CBS 11 I-Team put 18 used and new Carbon Monoxide Detectors to test at the Grand Prairie Fire Department.

CBS 11–11/05/2014

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FDA Approves First DNA-Based Test For Colon Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.

08/12/2014

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Grand Prairie High School Students To Be Tested For TB

Health officials are preparing to test nearly 200 Grand Prairie high school students after learning one may have been exposed to Tuberculosis.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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Texas Releases Math, Reading STAAR Results

Almost 80 percent of fifth- and eighth-graders passed the Texas standardized math test on their first try this month while more than 75 percent passed the reading exam.

04/24/2014

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Matt Kenseth Crashes During Test At Texas Motor Speedway

Kenseth is second in the race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title, trailing Jimmie Johnson by four points with four races left in the season. Kenseth was the points leader before finishing 20th at Talladega last weekend.

10/22/2013

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100 Irving High School Students Tested For TB

The group of students was offered the free testing because they may have been exposed to TB when they shared a class last spring with a student recently diagnosed with the contagious disease.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

Gun Control

‘Guns On Campus’ Bill Wins Final House Passage

The contentious push to allow Texas college students to carry firearms on campus has won final passage in the House.

05/06/2013

NASCAR

NASCAR Will Likely Require Concussion Test

“We’ve encouraged them all to get that, with the emphasis that in 2014 that almost likely will be mandated for all of them,” O’Donnell said Thursday at Daytona International Speedway.

02/14/2013

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2 Seasons Since NFL Agreement, Still No HGH Tests

HGH is a banned performance-enhancing drug that is hard to detect and has been linked to health problems such as diabetes, cardiac dysfunction and arthritis.

01/31/2013

The Wanted Play What’s That Song? – Part 1

We put their music love to the test when the guys were in NYC, playing a backstage game of What’s That Song? Here’s what happened in the first round.

01/18/2013

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