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  1. Despite being Ebola-free, Nina Pham's reunion with her dog is delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Bentley, the King Charles Spaniel who was quarantined after his owner, Nina Pham, was diagnosed with Ebola, will be tested again for the virus before his 21-day quarantine period ends Nov. 1. Since being declared free of Ebola, Nina Pham said she wants to hold her dog, Bentley. But Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said there is no dog reunion scheduled for Saturday.

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  2. Dallas County reports early flu cases, vaccinations urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... we don't want to see is an outbreak or any flu-related deaths." Among the 9,700 positive flu cases reported in Dallas County during the 2013-14 flu season, there were 55 adult and 3 pediatric flu-related deaths. In 2011, more than 53,000 people died ...

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  3. Texas attorney general protecting identity of fired Parkland nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... to the Texas Public Information Act - it's a government body that collects over $400 million annually from Dallas County taxpayers. The act generally requires disclosure of basic information about government employees, such as names, job titles and ...

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  4. Nina Pham Ready for Reunion With BentleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Dallas

    ... for Ebola! One more test will be done before end of 21-day monitoring period. pic.twitter.com/UPpYP1TrBO Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Friday, "Although Bentley remains under quarantine until the end of the month, Nina will be able to visit, ...

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  5. Towed Porsche led to intimidation by Dallas DA Craig Watkins, company allegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    A candy red Porsche intended for use in drug stings is at the center of accusations that Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins' office bullied a towing company into returning the car after legally hauling it away from a parking garage and selling it. The attorney for United Tows, Robert Jenkins, said the company recovered the 2001 Porsche Boxster for the district attorney but only after what he called intimidating tactics by a top prosecutor, including threats of a grand jury investigation and criminal charges.

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  6. Amber Vinson's Family says that she is Ebola Free, however there's no Medical Confirmation yet ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Irving Weekly

    ... an incredible team effort and we are grateful to Mayor Rawlings and Judge Jenkins for their support." Added Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, "Working together we are winning the war on Ebola, and every day we are closer to successfully ...

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  7. New Ebola Treatment Plan in Place in North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Dallas

    ... operate the treatment center. Bagchi said all the necessary people could be in place within 12 hours notice. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said other hospitals in the region must still be prepared to accept possible Ebola patients and put them in ...

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  8. Football Scandal Roils Dallas SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Courthouse News Service

    A top official in Dallas schools was fired in retaliation for reporting an embarrassing athletic recruiting scandal that resulted in the mass firing of athletic officials, the woman claims in court. Anita Connally, of Waxahachie, sued the Dallas Independent School District Wednesday in Dallas County Court.

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  9. Parkland Offers Free Mammograms SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Dallas

    ... Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the free event open to the public and co-hosted by Parkland and Susan G. Komen Dallas County aims to arm women with facts about breast cancer, dispel myths and provide potentially life-saving screening mammograms. ...

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  10. Turtle Creek office tower going to investor KBS RealtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dallas Morning News

    ... Turtle Creek for sale. The building has been owned by an affiliate of Metropolitan Life Insurance since 2005, Dallas County tax records show. KBS' other Dallas-area properties include the Providence Towers in Farmers Branch, Sterling Plaza in ...

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  11. Leading OffRead the original story

    Thursday | D Magazine

    ... Of Beating Her 12-Year-Old Daughter With a Belt Outside Bishop Dunne. Shannetta Robinson , 37, remains in Dallas County jail. Irving Council Member Quits Committee After Dispute With Mayor. Dennis Webb used to chair the public safety committee. But ...

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  12. Create seasonal stunners by adding pots to your gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Dallas Morning News

    ... choosing plants whose USDA hardiness zone is two zones cooler than in North Texas, which falls in Zone 8a (Dallas County and north to the Red River). In addition to temperature extremes, plants potted in containers - even thick, heavy versions - ...

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  13. Dallas begins testing backlog of 4,140 rape kitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Dallas Morning News

    ... a voice in the criminal justice system," said prosecutor Tammy Kemp, who oversees the sex assault unit of the Dallas County district attorney's office. "And hopefully it means the streets of Dallas County will be safer." But officials are also ... 2 comments

  14. What should Dallas strive to become?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Dallas Morning News

    ... at us as gross disparities in safety, access to healthy food, health care, housing and education. And while Dallas County leads the state in domestic violence deaths, the most accessible mental health care facility for many is our county jail. We ...

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  15. Health Officials Release Chart Of Those Currently Monitored For EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    DALLAS - While the conditions of two North Texas nurses who contracted Ebola continue to improve, federal and local health officials say they continue to monitor dozens of other people who may have been exposed to the virus. On October 22 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined Dallas County and the City of Dallas to release an Ebola monitoring graph.

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  16. How warnings from Ebola case spawned Richardson treatment unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... and chief quality officer. Then came telephone calls from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dallas County and the Texas health department. Officials wanted to see what Methodist was planning and find out how quickly an Ebola treatment ...

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  17. Ebola Blog: After Ebola Cases, Revenue Plunges 25 Percent At Presbyterian HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... "Although we are not out of the woods yet, it is very encouraging we have not seen any other cases." Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said in the statement: "Working together we are winning the war on Ebola, and every day we are closer to ...

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  18. US to track everyone coming from Ebola nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... list have returned to the school after completing a 21-day period of monitoring. Photo: LM Otero, AP Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, left, speaks as Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, center, and Director of Dallas County Health and Human Services ...

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  19. Dallas Councilman Tennell Atkins Helped His Son Launch an Unlicensed Private Security CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Dallas Observer

    During a seven-year law enforcement career as a Dallas County deputy constable and Dallas City marshal, Tyler Atkins says he protected the public from fake security guards. But for the past several months, it appears that Atkins, the 32-year-old son of Dallas City Council member Tennell Atkins, was doing just that.

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  20. DeSoto woman accused of beating daughter with a belt Tuesday outside a schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... ng to court records, Robinson also had a civil protective order placed against her in 2013. She remains in the Dallas County jail. Her bail had not been set Wednesday morning.

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