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Dallas Ebola Scare Impacts Local Businesses

Despite repeated attempts from health officials and local leaders to calm concerns over Ebola in Dallas the paranoia continues, and now it’s taking a toll on local businesses.

10/17/2014

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Texas Jobless Rate Eases To 5.2 Percent In September

The Texas unemployment rate declined slightly to 5.2 percent in September as the state’s seasonally adjusted civilian labor force topped 13 million for the first time, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

10/17/2014

Luis Erasmo Torres (mugshot via Forth Worth Police Dept.)

Marine Reservist Sentenced To 45 Years For Fatally Stabbing Teen Girlfriend

North Texas prosecutors say a 20-year-old man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally stabbing his teenage girlfriend after she told him she no longer wanted to date him.

10/17/2014

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Patient ‘Screened’ For Ebola At Baylor, Testing Not Confirmed

On Friday morning Baylor Hospital in Dallas confirmed a patient with ‘Ebola similar symptoms’ also triggered a positive verbal screening questionnaire.

10/17/2014

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Williams Murder Trial Resumes After Judge Refuses To Move Trial

Jury selection in the Kaufman County murder trial has resumed in Rockwall after the judge refused to move the trial a second time.

10/17/2014

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Texas Asks Supreme Court To Preserve Voter ID Law

Attorney General Greg Abbott is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the state’s voter ID law in place with early voting starting next week.

10/16/2014

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Cowboys’ Young Blockers Pick No-Name Over Nickname

Tyron Smith, Travis Frederick and Zack Martin are 23-year-old first-round draft picks anchoring the Dallas offensive line for NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray.

10/15/2014

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Tulsa Manufacturer To Move Headquarters To Plano

A longtime Tulsa-based construction company has announced plans to relocate its headquarters to Texas.

10/15/2014

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Cowboys Randle: ‘Biggest Mistake Of My Life’

Joseph Randle says his arrest for shoplifting, which has resulted in national ridicule from the football world and a ‘significant’ fine from the Dallas Cowboys, is “the biggest mistake I’ve ever made in my life.

10/15/2014

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Former Denton HS Teacher Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case

A former North Texas high school journalism teacher faces up to 60 years in federal prison for soliciting teens for child pornography.

10/15/2014

The entrance to Dallas Cowboys headquarters, Valley Ranch , Irving (Photo by Nathan Wood, CBSDFW.COM)

Newsy Cowboys Notes From Inside Valley Ranch

Tony Romo has the day off for rest and rehab, Rolando McClain is back home taking care of personal business, Tyron Smith is getting hardware, there’s a new player joining the team and Joseph Randle is likely feeling lucky he’s still on the team.

10/15/2014

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Houston Conference Canceled After West African Travelers Denied Visas

The organizers of a global safety conference in Houston say they have been forced to postpone the event after delegates from West Africa were denied their visas.

10/15/2014

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