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Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Training At DFW Airport

A new multi-million dollar expansion at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport means better training for airport firefighters around the world.

CBSDFW.COM–03/20/2013

Police Training

Texas Bill Would Allow Veterans To Skip Police Training

Texas lawmakers will likely see a bill in the next legislative session allowing some military veterans to skip most police academy training en route to becoming a sworn police officer.

02/19/2013

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Fort Worth Breaks Ground On $100M Police & Fire Training Center

Tuesday, Fort Worth broke ground on a nearly $100 million, state-of-the art training center in south central Fort Worth off of West Felix Street.

02/12/2013

Air Force Base Head Steps Down Amid Sex Scandal

The head of training at Lackland Air Force Base has stepped down and is headed to the Pentagon amid a sex scandal involving instructors and trainees.

09/05/2012

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Arlington Imposing $2,500 Fee On Gas Drilling Companies

Gas companies that drill in Arlington will now have to pay the city a $2,500 fee, per well, every year. The money will go toward properly preparing and training firefighters.

03/07/2012

A nurse tends to a recovering patient. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Local High Schools Focusing On Student Career Paths

Across North Texas there are now school districts designing campuses that focus specifically on getting students on a career path.

09/13/2011

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FWISD Kids Taking Classes At A Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Fort Worth Independent School District is sending students to an unlikely place for job training – a wastewater treatment plant. And the results are helping the city fill vacant job positions too.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2011

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