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  1. Ebola treatment center in Richardson to be dismantledRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... was outfitted with equipment that would protect staff members from contracting the highly infectious disease. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said discussions are underway about how to pay for and where to locate a permanent treatment center that ...

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  2. DISD releases complaints that detail allegations against trusteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... thrown out of Dade Middle School by three district police officers. Nutall filed a criminal complaint with the Dallas County district attorney's office, claiming Miles committed "official oppression" when he had officers remove her. Dallas ISD hired ...

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  3. Regional Ebola care facility shut down in RichardsonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... would be available, it was widely believed that it would remain at the ready for some time. Monday morning, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, who heads the county's emergency response, confirmed he had signed papers with the Department of Homeland ...

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  4. Man spends 200 days in jail, but wasn't convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Man spends 200 days in jail, but wasn't convicted Man spends 200 days in jail, but wasn't convicted Check out this story on KHOU.com: The man was put in jail for a misdemeanor criminal trespass case and wasn't even convicted of the crime Laura Buehner is still trying understand how her client could have gotten lost in Dallas County criminal justice system for seven months. DALLAS - Attorney Laura Buehner is still trying understand how her client could have gotten lost in Dallas County criminal justice system for seven months.

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  5. Man spends 200 days in Dallas jail, but wasn't convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Laura Buehner is still trying understand how her client could have gotten lost in Dallas County criminal justice system for seven months. Man spends 200 days in Dallas jail, but wasn't convicted Laura Buehner is still trying understand how her client could have gotten lost in Dallas County criminal justice system for seven months.

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  6. 06-28-13: Snipes appointed visiting judge in Kaufman slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2013 | Dallas Morning News

    A veteran Dallas County district judge was appointed today as the visiting judge in the capital murder cases filed against Kim and Eric Williams in the slayings earlier this year of the Kaufman County district attorney, his wife and a top assistant. The appointment of District Judge Michael Snipes, 59, comes one day after a Kaufman County grand jury handed down indictments in the deaths of District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife Cynthia and Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse.

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  7. Specialty court in Dallas County gives prostitutes a way out of jail time and off the streets, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... jail. She was raped. She was abused. Her dangerous lifestyle didn't change until 2012, when Martin went before Dallas County state District Judge Lena Levario, who ran a specialty court for women facing significant jail time after multiple ...

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  8. Big price gains, short supply set tone for Dallas' housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... The Dallas Morning News analyzed for a year-end comparison. The biggest price gains were in several southern Dallas County residential districts - including Wilmer-Hutchins, Southeast Dallas, Lancaster and Oak Cliff - where single-family home sales ...

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  9. Editorial: One way to end southern Dallas - medical deserts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... The fallout from medical deserts shows up in statistics such as these: Premature death rates in southern Dallas County are above the county average, and South Dallas' rate is more than twice that of the county, according to a countywide assessment ...

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  10. Area new car and truck sales rose 4.6 percent last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Morning News

    Sales of new cars and trucks rose 4.6 percent last year in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, continuing the steady growth that has marked the business for the last few years. "It's more of the steady, slow growth we've had lately," said Lee Chapman, president of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan New Car Dealers Association.

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  11. Kickoff for 2015 MegaFest includes push for long-term commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... ul Quinn College; Dale Petrosky, president and chief executive of the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce; and Dallas County Treasurer Pauline Medrano.

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  12. It's Hard to Steal Trash, Plus Other Reasons Hutchins' Ex-Mayor Isn't a CriminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dallas Observer

    ... week I have a story in the paper about Artis Johnson, former mayor of Hutchins, a small community in southern Dallas County. He was indicted almost a year ago for criminal conspiracy and abuse of office. All charges were dropped at the end of the ...

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  13. Texas School Districts Spent $117,000 on Ebola-Inspired CleaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Dallas Observer

    Records obtained by the Austin American-Statesman show just how far North Texas school districts were willing to go to assuage parents' Ebola fears last fall. Seven DFW districts -- Burleson, Grapevine-Cooley, Garland, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw, Highland Park, Hurst-Euless-Bedford and Royse City -- spent money on various levels of "deep cleaning" for their buildings, despite an October edict from the Dallas County Medical Society urging against the practice.

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  14. Former Hutchins Mayor Artis Johnson Is Clear of Criminal Charges, but Their Damage LingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Dallas Observer

    The legal event called criminal indictment is a familiar theme in the news of any given day: It's the step where a grand jury formally accuses a person of a crime and thereby launches the process that will lead either to a trial or a plea of guilty in some kind of bargain. But what is it like to be indicted? What is it like to be indicted if you believe you are innocent? This cavernous place with shades drawn against the winter sun is the living room of Artis Johnson, 64-year-old former mayor of Hutchins, a hamlet on the southern cuff of Dallas County.

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  15. Body Found On Greyhound Bus In DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CBS Local

    DALLAS - Police in Dallas on Wednesday morning are investigating the death of a man on-board a Greyhound bus. The Dallas County Medical Examiner reported to the scene at the carrier's maintenance facility near the intersection of Continental Avenue and Riverfront Boulevard.

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  16. Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall - Who's The Minority After All?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NH Insider

    In Dallas County, Texas Anglo voters became a minority, now making up about 33% of the population and all of the County seats for office were won in the resulting elections by non-Anglo, in this case, Democrat candidates. Along comes 2010 and time for redistricting.

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  17. Travails of the White PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Talking Points Memo

    ... on their necks. Especially in the South. But this is with a catch. A group of white voters is suing Dallas County, Texas under the Voting Rights Act for discriminating against white people in redistricting county offices. But here's the thing: the ...

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  18. Minor earthquake Tuesday morning at old Texas Stadium site is 40th since AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Dallas Morning News

    It's that time of the day when Northwest Dallas County residents play their favorite new game: Guess That Magnitude. Among the guesstimates submitted by this morning's contestants via email: 2.4, 2.3, 1.7 and "boom."

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  19. Kentucky teen couple compared to Bonnie and ClydeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Chron

    ... with her bank robber partner Clyde Barrow on May 23, 1934. Looking on at right is Bill Decker, chief deputy of Dallas County, Texas. The bullet-riddled automobile in which bandits Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were trapped, shot and killed on a ...

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  20. The real Bonnie and ClydeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... with her bank robber partner Clyde Barrow on May 23, 1934. Looking on at right is Bill Decker, chief deputy of Dallas County, Texas. Photo: Associated Press The bullet-riddled automobile in which bandits Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were trapped, ...

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