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  • Vaccination Deadline Expires: Students Turned Away on First Day of School

    Vaccination Deadline Expires: Students Turned Away on First Day of School
    It was standing room only at the Dallas County Health Department where parents and kids waited patiently inside, after they waited patiently outside. Kids wiled away the hours in line with stuffed toys and ice cream. Anjanette Conaway's kids were dressed...
  • Collin County Has the Lowest Tuition In State

    Collin County Has the Lowest Tuition In State
    Collin College is the most affordable community college in the state of Texas, now that school board members have voted to lower tuition. It couldn't come at a better time, as a record number of students are beginning college. When times get tough, more...
  • Swine Flu Round Up

    Swine Flu Round Up
    Health officials are reporting the first H1N1, or Swine Flu, related death in Dallas County. The victim was a 52-year-old woman. This news comes at a time when Health Departments across North Texas are urging people to get ready for a potential flu...
  • Seasonal Flu Shots: Get Them Now

    Seasonal Flu Shots: Get Them Now
    The swine flu is getting all the headlines, but when it comes to vaccines, the seasonal flu is first in line. Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services started giving seasonal flu shots on Monday. John Baker is among the first in the county...
  • I-45, US 75 among most-congested roads in Texas

    I-45, US 75 among most-congested roads in Texas
    The I-45/US 75 corridor through Texas accounts for 6 of the 10 most-congested roads in Texas, according to a new report from the Texas Department of Transportation. Houston gets top honors in this report. TxDot says I-45 between Beltway 8 and I-610 is...
  • No Refusal Weekend

    No Refusal Weekend
    It's Labor Day weekend, and a 'no refusal' weekend for anyone driving drunk. If you say no to a breathalyzer test, police can draw blood. In Dallas County, 10 people were tested on Friday Night, and last night blood samples were taken from another 9...
  • New Law Turns Local Exonerees Into Instant Millionaires

    New Law Turns Local Exonerees Into Instant Millionaires
    It is payday for Texas exonerees that spent years behind bars for crimes they didn't commit. Many of the wrongly-convicted are in line to become instant millionaires, according to a new state law. The compensation plan from the state would pays $80,000...
  • Garland Cop Killer To Be Executed

    Garland Cop Killer To Be Executed
    Former Dallas County Prosecutor, Jason January, says he never hesitated when seeking the death penalty for then suspected cop killer, Kenneth Mosley more than a decade ago. "From day one, this was the kind of case with severe violence and inhumanity...
  • Thousands March Against Abortion

    Thousands March Against Abortion
    As pro-life and pro-choice advocates across the country prepare to mark the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, thousands gathered in Dallas today to protest abortion. Cassandra Malone is one of the pro-life advocates who had an abortion years ago and now...
  • SMU student found dead in campus housing

    SMU student found dead in campus housing
    A Southern Methodist University student was found dead in his room on campus today, SMU officials said. The student, whose identity was not released pending notificaiton of relatives, was found in a campus housing facility about 12:30 p.m. SMU officials...
  • Texans take their chances on Powerball

    Texans take their chances on Powerball
    After a little prodding by a cashier, Bobby Washington finally forked over a dollar and bought his first Powerball ticket. "This is my lucky day," he said. "This is the lucky ticket." On Wednesday, Texas joins 41 other states, as well as the District of...