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Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Amid New Data, Dallas Mayor Rawlings Backs Toll Road Project

Mayor Mike Rawlings said he got the news he was looking for as TxDOT officially endorsed the Trinity Toll Road Project. Now he’s ready to move the project forward –– but opponents of the project want him to hit the brakes.

06/29/2012

A two-alarm fire broke out at a West Dallas waste management center on June 29, 2012. (Credit: Chopper 11)

Dallas Fire Rescue Douse 4-Alarm Blaze At West Dallas Plant

Dallas Fire Rescue has contained a four-alarm blaze that broke out behind a waste management plant in West Dallas.

06/29/2012

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Changes To White Rock Marathon Have Mixed Reviews

One neighborhood’s loss seems to be another’s gain after changes to the White Rock Marathon.

05/23/2012

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Dallas Boosting Development With Tax Increment Financing

Dallas City Hall thinks taxpayer financing for property owners near the American Airlines Center will be a good deal—not just for those property owners, but for taxpayers and for small businesses across the Trinity River.

04/30/2012

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Senior Citizen Turns To Social Media In Dallas Gas Drilling Fight

The city of Dallas is still weeks away from having the council formally set guidelines for gas drilling inside city limits. But a senior citizen who is unusually social media savvy is among a group of concerned people lobbying the city to take a conservative approach.

04/24/2012

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas. (credit: Jay Gormley/CBS 11 News)

West Dallas Getting More Money For Improvements

On the eve of the opening of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge it approved a nearly $5 million dollar investment for this booming area.

03/28/2012

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Dallas Targets 250 Properties For Demolition

Councilman Dwaine Caraway is heading up a new initiative to tear down 250 abandoned and dilapidated properties in Dallas by the end of the year.

03/13/2012

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Mayor’s Plan To Boost South Dallas Targets Areas Outside Southern Sector

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings’ plan is to focus on areas that have already shown promise and to expand on that growth. Neighborhoods such as West Dallas and North Oak Cliff will see some of the initial investment.

03/12/2012

The crowd for the second day of festivities at the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas on March 4, 2012. (Credit: Phyllis Smith/KRLD)

Final Day Of Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Celebration Underway

Aztec dancers performed a ceremonial dance to begin the final dedication event and formal ribbon cutting of the Margaret Hunt Bridge Sunday.

03/04/2012

Thousands flocked to the opening celebration on March 3, 2012 of West Dallas’s new link with downtown, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. (Credit: Andrea Lucia/KTVT)

Thousands Visit Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Opening Celebration

Thousands flocked to the opening celebration Saturday of West Dallas’s new link with downtown, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

03/03/2012

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas. (credit: Jay Gormley/CBS 11 News)

Lights Shine Bright On Downtown Dallas Bridge

For the first time since Superbowl week last February, bright lights glowed on the new Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in downtown Dallas.

01/10/2012

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas. (credit: Jay Gormley/CBS 11 News)

Dallas Neighborhoods Depending On New Bridge To Bridge Gaps

Critics argue that the impressive Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is a bridge to nowhere. But others see it as the future for two neighborhoods on the verge of a comeback.

01/04/2012

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