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Feb 5, 2014 Share
Patients Fighting Medical Bills Empowered

Patients Fighting Medical Bills Empowered

New state rules empower patients in the fight against a common practice, balance billing, which occurs when a patient is treated at an in-network hospital by an out -of-network doctor. The doctor then bills the patient for... Read More

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Feb 4, 2014 Share
In-Network ER, Out-of-Network Doc Could Equal a Big Bill

In-Network ER, Out-of-Network Doc Could Equal a Big Bill

An in-network hospital and an out-of-network emergency room doctor means some patients may get slapped with a big balance bill. Read More

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Feb 3, 2014 Share
Texas Tops for Used Cars Sold With Unfixed Recalls: Carfax

Texas Tops for Used Cars Sold With Unfixed Recalls: Carfax

Research from Carfax shows one out of nine used cars for sale online in Texas have unfixed recalls. Read More

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Jan 31, 2014 Share
Safety of Corrugated Steel Tubing Investigated

Safety of Corrugated Steel Tubing Investigated

A three-month-long NBC 5 Investigation looks at the safety of flexible gas lines known as CSST, corrugated stainless steel tubing. Read More

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Jan 30, 2014 Share
Fire Marshal, Industry Differ on Fatal Fire Cause

Fire Marshal, Industry Differ on Fatal Fire Cause

A fire marshal and a North Texas family blame a product that carries flammable gas through millions of American homes for a fatal fire and explosion that claimed the life of their son. The industry argues it is safe. Read More

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Jan 12, 2014 Share
Consumer Reports: Fast Food Not As Pictured

Consumer Reports: Fast Food Not As Pictured

Fast food advertising makes the offerings looking luscious and inviting. Consumer Reports decided to run some side-by-side comparisons. Read More

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Dec 29, 2013 Share
Hasan Asked For Bible, Cheese Info While Preparing Defense

Hasan Asked For Bible, Cheese Info While Preparing Defense

NBC 5 Investigates is the first news crew to show the inside of the Bell County medical cell where Nidal Hahan was held leading up to his trial. We've also obtained detailed records showing Hasan made 21 requests to jail... Read More

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Dec 10, 2013 Share
Tom Thumb Charges Credit Customers More for Gas

Tom Thumb Charges Credit Customers More for Gas

Grocer Tom Thumb stands behind charging customers who pay with credit $.10 more per gallon of gas, a practice state officials say doesn’t violate anti-surcharge laws. Read More

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Nov 26, 2013 Share
High-Priced Dallas Dating Service Under New Ownership

High-Priced Dallas Dating Service Under New Ownership

A six-month investigation into a Dallas dating service reveals surprising new twists with a new owner, a new business name and a new website. Read More

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Nov 25, 2013 Share
Dallas Co. Schools Paid For Some Equipment Others Got for Free

Dallas Co. Schools Paid For Some Equipment Others Got for Free

NBC 5 Investigates learned Dallas County Schools is owed millions of dollars in fines from a school bus stop-arm camera program. Separately, they also paid to install the systems on some buses running in cities which... Read More

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Awards

2013

Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Driven to Distraction"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award

News Series
"You're Gonna Wait"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award

Use of Video
"Peter Hull"
Large Market Television RTDNA, Region 6

Edward R. Murrow Award
Continuing Coverage
"Driven to Distraction"
Large Market Television RTDNA, National

Emmy Award
General Assignment Report - No Time Limit
"Abusing The Badge"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Investigative Report - Series
"Driven to Distraction"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Education/Schools - News Single Story/Series/Feature
"Teaching Security"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Education/Schools - News Single Story/Series/Feature
"The $90,000,000 Test"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Health/Science - News Series
"Missed Opportunities"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Military - News Single Story/Feature
"Hasan Gets Paid"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

Politics/Government - News Series
"You're Gonna Wait"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award
Feature News Report - Serious Feature
"Get Out Alive!"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

Emmy Award

On-Camera Talent - Reporter - Consumer/Medical
"Deanna Dewberry"
NATAS, Lone Star Chapter

2012

Freedom of Information Award
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters

ΣΔΧ Award In Journalism

Investigative Reporting; Television
"Critical Delays: Dallas County's Response to the West Nile Epidemic"
Large Market (1-50) Society of Professional Journalists

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