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Plano Democrats Celebrate President Obama’s Inauguration

Inaugural parties stretched from Washington D.C. halfway across the country to Collin County.

CBS 11–01/21/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: People cheer as on the National Mall during the Inauguration ceremony on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama was sworn in during his public ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for his second term today. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Texans Among Thousands In D.C. For Inauguration

Hundreds of thousands of people arrived in the nation’s capital to watch President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, including several dozen proud North Texans.

01/21/2013

UNT Inauguration watch party.

UNT Students Gather To Watch Inauguration

The National Mall swelled with people Monday, all there to watch the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. At the University of North Texas, an understandably smaller crowd gathered to watch the event happen live.

01/21/2013

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Dallas Students To Travel To Washington DC For Inauguration

This weekend, a dozen other students from Dallas International School will take a special field trip like none other.

CBS 11–01/16/2013

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Decaying Texas Roads Cost Drivers Billions

A nonprofit highway industry group says its study found decaying Texas roads are costing motorists more than $23 billion a year.

10/02/2012

Courtesy Junior Garcia

Cross-Bearing Texas Teen Arrives In D.C. After Monthlong Journey

The Oasis Church is in Saginaw, north of Fort Worth. But early Friday the congregation gathered and waited anxiously in the pews to finish a journey 1,400 miles away.

07/13/2012

Courtesy Junior Garcia

Texas Teen Walking To D.C. With Cross On Back

Junior Garcia was carrying a 12-foot cross along I-30 in Fort Worth and Arlington Thursday afternoon. He was hard to miss.

06/07/2012

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What Would Post-Merger American Airlines Look Like?

A merger between US Airways and American Airlines may end up giving you more space to breathe on your flights, but you’ll probably have to pay for it. Travel experts Friday said American’s future could affect everything from fares to flight routes, depending on the final outcome.

04/20/2012

A man looks at an airport arrival/departure board. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

52 Departures Canceled At DFW Because Of Irene

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport cancelled 52 aircraft departures for Saturday, almost all due to the impact of Hurricane Irene along the East Coast.

08/27/2011

Raging waves batter against the shore in the seafront in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on August 23, 2011, after the passage of Hurricane Irene. (credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)

Plans Changing For Many As Irene Heads Toward East Coast

By the time Irene roared across the Bahamas, Aidan O’Hare was safely in Plano, along with more than 400 of his company’s employees. “I’m glad we got out,” he said.

08/26/2011

Earthquake Map

Recent U.S. Quakes Renew Concerns Locally

Glen Mattioli is a University of Texas at Arlington Geology Professor. He says given his chosen profession, people ask him all the time if a big quake could shake North Texas. Especially on days like Tuesday.

08/23/2011

House Committee Discusses Stereotypes With Music Industry

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson To Give Keynote Speech During Price Rally

On Sunday, supporters will meet to rally around and defend Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, who is the subject of a large-scale, oft-publicized probe by the FBI. Storied author and professor Dr. Eric Michael Dyson will give the keynote speech. We spoke to him about his message during the event.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2011

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