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Nov 5, 2014 Share
At Least Five ISDs Use Calm Rooms to Temper Disruptive Students

At Least Five ISDs Use Calm Rooms to Temper Disruptive Students

NBC 5 Investigates found at least five school districts that have a dedicated room where they send disruptive students. Read More

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Nov 3, 2014 Share
Mansfield Defends Recovery Rooms for Troubled Children

Mansfield Defends Recovery Rooms for Troubled Children

A monthslong NBC 5 Investigation reveals a secret inside dozens of North Texas schools, small rooms used to calm students with behavior problems. Read More

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Oct 9, 2014 Share
End of Wright Amendment, a Boon for Consumers

End of Wright Amendment, a Boon for Consumers

The Wright Amendment expires on Monday, analysts say consumers should be watching for airfares to drop in price. Read More

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Sep 29, 2014 Share
Poor Fire Suppression Installations Put DFW Businesses at Risk

Poor Fire Suppression Installations Put DFW Businesses at Risk

Fire investigators at local departments across Dallas-Fort Worth are working together to try to stop an unlicensed equipment installer who they say is putting people at risk at restaurants and other businesses in the area. Read More

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Sep 28, 2014 Share
Stop Arm Tickets Dismissed as Drivers Fight System

Stop Arm Tickets Dismissed as Drivers Fight System

NBC 5 Investigates found thousands of tickets issued for school bus stop arm violations in Dallas County are being dismissed while costs off the program have risen to $75 million. Read More

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Sep 24, 2014 Share
Odometer Fraud Could Lead to Stiff Penalties

Odometer Fraud Could Lead to Stiff Penalties

NBC 5 investigates odometer fraud. Now one seller is facing a $52,000 fine while a division of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles wants to change the law so it can take a tougher stance against some suspected violators. Read More

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Sep 17, 2014 Share
Laundry Detergent Overload Can Lead to Costly Consequences

Laundry Detergent Overload Can Lead to Costly Consequences

Laundry detergent overload can lead to costly consequences. Experts say using too much detergent can do more harm than good. Read More

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Sep 15, 2014 Share
Northwest HS Replaces 100 1-Star Football Helmets

Northwest HS Replaces 100 1-Star Football Helmets

Northwest High School is replacing 100 helmets after an NBC 5 investigation revealed some freshman and JV players were wearing helmets rated only 1-star in a Virginia Tech study. Read More

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Sep 10, 2014 Share
Little-Known Law Protects Renters' Security Deposits

Little-Known Law Protects Renters' Security Deposits

A state law makes a landlord liable for three times the security deposit plus $100 and attorney’s fees if the landlord neither returns the tenant’s security deposit nor gives the tenant a written itemized list of damages within 30... Read More

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Sep 9, 2014 Share
NBC 5 Investigation Prompts Helmet Changes at FWISD

NBC 5 Investigation Prompts Helmet Changes at FWISD

The Fort Worth Independent School District has pulled and is replacing football helmets after an NBC 5 Investigation raised questions about the safety of older helmets still being used at schools in North Texas. Read More

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