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Advisory Group Recommends Texas Shut Down Six Residential Facilities

The state of Texas is slowly getting out of the business of running residential facilities for people with mental and developmental disabilities.

A report released in August by a state advisory group, the Sunset Advisory Commission recommended Texas shut down six of its 13 residential facilities. 134 more words


DFW-Bound American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - An American Airlines flight headed to Dallas-Fort Worth made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from LAX Airport in Los Angeles Monday afternoon. 161 more words


A Pursuit of Ghost Towns, Travis County Edition

Ghost towns are fascinating. They’re sort of the remains of forgotten settlers. They’re the remnants of towns that were abandoned for various reasons. In Texas, many of these towns disappeared when the townspeople had to relocate to stay along the new railroad lines. 278 more words


High School Students Among Six Killed In Car Crash

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Three of the six people killed in a Sunday night single car crash in Oak Cliff attended Kimball High School in Dallas. 578 more words


Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails”

NORTH TEXAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Governor Rick Perry’s Twitter account posted a picture of the Travis County district attorney with, among other things, the line, “I am the most drunk democrat in Texas.” 379 more words