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Conversation With Bishop on Migrant Children

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:45


To those who support the policy of separating migrant children from their parents, Bishop Olson stressed that they consider whether the punishment meets the crime.

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Dallas Leaders to Visit 'Tender Age' Detention Centers

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:03


Several organizations, including LULAC, NAACP, and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins are speaking out against President Trump's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

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Security Guard Shot at Dallas Bar

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 06:28


Dallas Police are searching for the gunman who shot a security guard outside an Oak Lawn bar early Wednesday morning.

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Senior Says Contractor Ran Off With $2,100

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 05:17


A 91-year-old North Texas woman says she was ripped off by a shady contractor. She hired him back in 2016 to upgrade her fireplace and her floors. But nearly two years later, she says he still owes her more than...

Lunch Break Shaming: Your Boss May Be Judging You

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 04:24


A recent study finds many North American workers are forgoing their lunch breaks out of fear of how they will be perceived by bosses and coworkers.

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The High Cost of 'Tent Cities' for Migrant Kids

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 03:52


It costs $775 per person per night to hold migrant children separated from their parents in new "tent cities," an official at the Department of Health and Human Services told NBC News.The urgency of bringing...

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Arlington City Council Approves New Wells Despite Opposition

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 23:05


Arlington city council approved four new gas wells Tuesday night and set a new precedent for how close to existing gas wells new homes can be built. Both decisions have many neighbors in the city worried...

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Undocumented Migrants Say Children Weren't Taken Away

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:28


A small group of travelers found themselves in downtown Dallas on Tuesday afternoon. The Guatemalan nationals hopped off one Greyhound bus and waited around for another one: timid and confused at their...

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FW Catholic Charities Taking in Children Separated at Border

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:02


Catholic Charities Fort Worth has received and is assisting children who have been separated from their parents at the U.S./Mexico border.

Texas DPS Trooper Involved in Incident East of Dallas

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 20:28


The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating after one of its troopers was involved in an incident in Hunt County Tuesday evening.

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Family Separations at the Border Alarm Child Welfare Experts

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 20:06


Child welfare experts say the family separations at the border are alarming.

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Texas GOP Releases New Platform

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 19:52


The Republican Party of Texas has written its new platform, a long list of policy stances representing the GOP's official views for the next two years.

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University of North Texas Offering Free Language Classes

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 19:34


The University of North Texas is offering free Chinese and Russian classes for high school juniors and seniors, and community college and UNT students.

Arkansas-Texas Tech Game at CWS is Postponed Until Wednesday

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 19:33


The College World Series game between Arkansas and Texas Tech has been postponed because of the threat of rain in the Omaha area Tuesday night.

Protesters Rally Outside Pence Fundraiser in Philly

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 19:32


Vice President Mike Pence touched down in Philadelphia Tuesday evening as national outrage grows over separating migrant children from their parents along the U.S.-Mexico border.Pence was attending a...
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Gators Top Longhorns 6-1 in CWS Win

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 19:27


The Florida Gators beat the Texas Longhorns 6-1 on Tuesday, eliminating them from the College World Series.

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DPD Traffic Enforcement Declines with Fewer Officers

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 18:24


New figures obtained by NBC 5 show a sharp decline in Dallas traffic enforcement after the loss of more than 600 police officers in the past 8 years. Fewer tickets mean less revenue for the city and concerns...

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Facebook Criticism Leads to Sports League Fallout: Parents

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 18:22


Two families in Anna say they believe their children were black-balled after parents complained about how the non-profit Anna Sports Group handled the background check of a volunteer coach.

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Big Tex Wants You... to Work at the State Fair of Texas

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 18:21


The State Fair of Texas is hiring.

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Weekend Appliance Repair Makes for a Costly Lesson

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 17:26


What you should know before you hire someone to do an after hours repair.

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