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An attorney for one of the two nurses who contracted Ebola at a Dallas hospital last fall says her client is going ahead with plans to sue her employer.

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A nurse who contracted Ebola last year at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has filed a lawsuit against her employer, Texas Health Resources.

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A North Texas nurse who contracted Ebola last fall says the Dallas hospital where she worked and its parent company failed her.

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Family members are remembering Thomas Eric Duncan this week -- Tuesday would have been the 43rd birthday of the Ebola victim who died this fall in Dallas. KERA recently traveled to North Carolina to visit the family of the Liberian national. 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Nina Pham and her dog, Bentley, visit Dallas Animal Services; Barrett Brown is to be sentenced Tuesday; a nativity scene goes up at the Texas Capitol; and more.

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The Ebola monitoring period in Dallas has come to an end. The last person who had contact with the three Dallas Ebola patients was cleared from twice-daily monitoring late Friday afternoon, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.

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The Ebola virus has dominated the news in North Texas since it was announced on Sept. 29 that a man at a Dallas hospital might have the deadly disease. On Sept. 30, medical tests confirmed that Thomas Eric Duncan had the Ebola virus. 

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A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola will soon be reunited with her dog, which has been sequestered since his owner became ill.

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Dallas nurse Amber Vinson was discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta and spoke at a noon press conference.

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Nina Pham, the first infected nurse with Ebola in Dallas, is back home in North Texas. She arrived late Friday night at  Fort Worth's Meacham International Airport. Her family was there to greet her.

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Cole Edmonson has spent the last month facing the biggest challenge of his career. He’s chief nursing officer at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, which means he oversees 1,300 nurses. One of them, Nina Pham, was declared Ebola-free and released today from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. The other, Amber Vinson, has tested negative for the virus but is still being treated in Atlanta.

Edmonson sat down with KERA’s vice president of news, Rick Holter, for this week’s Friday Conversation.

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Bentley, probably one of the country’s most famous dogs, is doing well, according to a new video posted on the city of Dallas’ YouTube page.

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[We will update this story throughout the day.] The financial impact of Ebola on Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has been significant. Net revenue is down 25.6 percent – or $8.1 million -- in October compared to the first nine months of 2014, according to financial disclosure forms released Wednesday afternoon.

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[We will update this story throughout the day.] The condition of Nina Pham, the first Dallas nurse infected with Ebola, has been upgraded to good from fair, the National Institutes of Health announced Tuesday afternoon.

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[We will update this post throughout the day.] A cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who's being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to dock in Cozumel, Mexico.

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On Thursday, Nina Pham departed Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital for the National Institutes of Health in Maryland. Before she left, her physician, Dr. Gary Weinstein, recorded a conversation with her. Pham asked Presbyterian to share the video. Watch it below.

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Dozens of Dallas health care workers who had contact with the man who died from the Ebola virus have been asked to sign legal documents in which they'll agree to stay home.

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A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse said hospital workers were not prepared to handle Ebola before Thomas Eric Duncan arrived in late September. The nurse, Briana Aguirre, spoke with NBC’s “Today” show Thursday morning.

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[For Thursday's Ebola developments, click here.] The second Dallas nurse who has Ebola arrived in Atlanta Wednesday evening. Television footage showed Amber Joy Vinson leaving a plane and boarding an ambulance. 

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[We will update this post throughout the day.] Federal health officials say they've identified 76 hospital workers who may have been exposed to the first Ebola patient in Dallas.

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A Dallas nurse who has Ebola has been given plasma to fight the virus taken from the blood of a doctor who beat the disease.

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About 70 staff members at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital were involved in the care of Thomas Eric Duncan after he was hospitalized, according to medical records his family provided to The Associated Press.

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What will happen to the dog of Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse who contracted the Ebola virus?