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Dallas County

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Top Dallas County Articles

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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...
  • Eleanor knockoffs spark a knock-down, drag-out fight

    Eleanor knockoffs spark a knock-down, drag-out fight
    Almost 35 years have passed since a Ford Mustang named Eleanor tore up the streets of the South Bay in the cinematic crash-fest "Gone in 60 Seconds." The crudely crafted indie flick found a cult audience and inspired a 2000 big-budget sequel starring...
  • Democrats dare to dream in long-red Texas

    Democrats dare to dream in long-red Texas
    For a long time, being a Democrat in Texas has been a rather lonely affair. In this reddest of red-meat states, no Democrat has won a major statewide office since 1994—and no Democratic presidential nominee has carried the state since Jimmy...
  • Dawson: Collection agency justice

     
    Read and enjoy. And take notes. (June 2) — A fed-up Texas man has turned the tables on a collections agency. Advanced Call Center Technologies, usually in the business of collecting money for its clients, now finds itself $1.5 million in debt to...
  • Update on Texas Preparations for Hurricane Ike

    AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today ordered the continued deployment of state resources in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall along the Texas coast. At the request of local officials today, the state began assisting with the evacuations of medical...