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Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter answer questions at a press conference on January 28 2014 at  The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

College Athletes Take Labor Cause To Capitol Hill

A group seeking to unionize college athletes is looking for allies as it braces for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes are employees who have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

Dallas RNC delegation

Delegates Sell Dallas As Next RNC Convention Home

After a lot of promotion and hard work a North Texas delegation is crossing their fingers now and hoping Dallas is chosen as the home for the 2016 Republican National Convention.

CBSDFW.COM–03/21/2014

Mike Rawlings attends a Super Bowl event on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Audi)

Rawlings In D.C. To Pitch Dallas To RNC

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is heading to the nation’s capital on Friday along with boosters from the City of Dallas, hoping to convince the Republican National Committee to bring the 2016 convention to the Big D.

03/21/2014

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Frisco Father Fighting Designer Drug That Killed His Son

A Frisco father who lost his son because of a designer drug is taking his fight against drugs all the way to Washington, D.C.

01/07/2014

Ryan French, a freshman at Clark High School of Plano was nominated to attend
the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, DC in February. (credit: Mary French)

Plano Student Chosen For Congress Of Future Medical Leaders

A freshman at Clark High School of Plano has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in February in Washington, DC.

01/05/2014

Photo Credit Al Bello/Getty Images

2013′s Best Cities To Live In

The East Coast of the United States is the place to be if you love city living. Check out our favorite choices this year.

12/16/2013

Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas.(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Historic JFK Assassination Items On Display

Many items that make up the searing images from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy are available for public viewing 50 years later, in cities all over the country.

11/08/2013

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

13 War Veterans Honored With D.C. Trip

Some local heroes are in for a special treat ahead of Veterans Day. The Texas Rangers and Southwest Airlines are taking 13 veterans to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, as part of a program called ‘Faces of Freedom.’

11/06/2013

The Muppet Miss Piggy stands with 20 newly donated Jim Henson puppets and props on the anniversary of his birthday during an event at the Smithsonian National American History Museum in Washington, D.C. on September 24, 2013. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Miss Piggy Joins Kermit In The Smithsonian

Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of Jim Henson’s Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too.

09/25/2013

Aaron Alexis (credit: Fort Worth Police Department)

VA: Navy Gunman Didn’t Reveal Homicidal Thoughts

The Washington Navy Yard gunman visited two hospitals in the weeks before the rampage but did not say he was depressed or having thoughts of harming himself or others, the Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday.

09/18/2013

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

American & US Air Employees Rally On Capitol Hill

Hundreds of American Airlines and US Airways employees rallied outside of Capitol Hill on Wednesday to build support for the airlines’ proposed $14 billion merger.

09/18/2013

Personal photo of suspected Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. (credit: Kristi Suthamtekwakul)

Navy Yard Shooter Told Authorities He Heard Voices Last Month

Investigators are looking into suspected shooter Aaron Alexis’ mental health. One month before the deadly rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, Alexis called police claiming he was hearing voices of people out to hurt him.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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