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Texas Senate Advances School Vouchers; House Still Opposed

The Texas Senate has advanced a school voucher plan using taxpayer funds to help parents send their children to private and religious schools instead of public ones.

04/20/2015

The outside of the home where a 10-month old infant was mauled to death by a pit bull.

Pit Bull Mauling Death Being Referred To Grand Jury

Dallas Police say they’ll refer a dog-mauling death to grand jury to determine if criminal charges should be considered.

04/20/2015

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Video Shows Mesquite Police Pulling Man From Burning Wreck

A video has been released showing Mesquite police officers pulling a man from a burning wreck early Sunday morning, off I-30.

CBSDFW.COM–04/20/2015

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Southwest Airlines, Flight Crew Named In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A widow who says flight crew left her husband in an airplane bathroom to die is now suing Southwest Airlines and the flight crew.

04/20/2015

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Fort Worth Postal Worker Arrested After Threatening Employees With Gun

Fort Worth police say a U.S. postal worker faces an aggravated assault charge after bringing a gun to work and ordering co-workers to the ground.

04/20/2015

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Fenves Formally Named President Of University Of Texas

University of Texas System regents have formally appointed Greg Fenves as the new president for the flagship campus in Austin.

04/20/2015

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Former UT Dallas Student Indicted For Having Shotgun On Campus

A former University of Texas-Dallas student has been indicted for having a weapon on campus.

04/20/2015

Cornerback Orlando Scandrick of the Dallas Cowboys. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cowboys Absentees Dez Bryant, Orlando Scandrick Talk To The Fan

Today begins Cowboys off-season workout program – which is voluntary. The fact Dez Bryant hasn’t yet signed his franchise-tag contract justifies his absence. But Orlando Scandrick isn’t there, either and both players are visiting with The Fan about what’s going on.

04/20/2015

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Man Who Preyed On Elderly Sentenced To 24 Years

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter MCKINNEY (CBSDFW) – An Oklahoma man was sentenced to 24 years in prison last week for Aggravated Robbery of an elderly person. According to prosecutors 52-year old David Wayne Cahill of Oklahoma attacked a […]

04/20/2015

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Bobby Brown Tells Grand Prairie Concert Goers His Ailing Daughter Is Awake

Bobby Brown told concert goers Saturday night that his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is awake nearly three months after she was found face down and unresponsive in a tub at her Georgia home.

04/20/2015

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Blue Bell Working To Get Past Listeria Contamination Scare

Experts say Blue Bell Creameries will survive their recent crisis, but it will take work and money.

04/18/2015

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Texas Pushes Closer To Licensed Open Carry Of Handguns

Texas moved closer Friday to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.

04/17/2015

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