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Ebola crisis testing Dallas hospital

DALLAS Even before the crisis, problems had begun to appear on the horizon for one of the Dallas area's proudest institutions. Hospital campuses run like gleaming cruise liners, mammoth operations made up of a thousand fine-tuned parts, but on the good ship Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas, the flaking paint and leaking pipes already had begun to show. In recent years, the 48-year-old hospital has been knocked for its emergency care and seen an overhaul in upper management. Ebola appeared out of nowhere. A delayed diagnosis, a patient's death and two infected nurses reflected a cascade of mishaps while "Presby," as the hospital charmingly is called, became linked to...