Janet St. James

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Ebola in Dallas: October 21

    With 17 days until the last person in direct contact with one of Dallas' three Ebola patients finishes monitoring, here's the latest: The condition of the patients: Amber Vinson's mother, Debra Berry, discussed her daughter's condition on Good Morning America early Tuesday. Mom says Vinson remains ... More >>

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    October 2, 2014

    Ebola in Dallas: Day 3

    Newest updates will appear at the bottom of this post. Yesterday's updates can be found here: Ebola in Dallas: What We Know So Far October 2: Morning Links: Emily Mathis on the atmosphere at Texas Health Presbyterian. From Vox, "How a Dallas hospital failed to diagnose the Ebola patient" and "The ... More >>

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    September 24, 2013

    Coppell Dad Starts Small Organ Donation Charity in Daughter's Memory, Rewards Himself With Six-Figure Salary

    This is what 13-year-old Taylor Storch left behind when she died in a skiing accident three years ago: a heart, which went on to beat in the chest of a 39-year-old mother in Arizona; two kidneys, which saved two separate people in Colorado; two corneas, which helped restore sight to two others. In o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Darryl Johnston is Now Hawking a Medically Questionable Testosterone Booster

    It's possible that there exists, somewhere, a human being manlier than former Cowboy Darryl Johnston. Maybe some real-world version of the Old Spice guy. But Johnston, a legendary fullback with a square jaw, three Super Bowl rings and the uber-masculine nickname "Moose," is certainly a close second. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Back to Azle, Where the Nachos Grow Cold

    ‚ÄčMaybe you saw Janet St. James's story last Thursday on WFAA-Channel 8, when she visited that Tarrant-Parker Counties bordertown known as Azle to find out what-the-what was up with that "Hispanics Keep Out" sign. The folks over at Guanabee followed up with a weekend item, including a video you'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Russ Martin Update: Shame on You, Janet. Shame.

    Ok, where were we? ... Ah-ha! Right here. While I was out actually winning some money in Las Vega$, playing some horrible golf and getting some rest in advance of Dallas Cowboys' training camp in San Antonio, last week on vacation I did make time to catch Channel 8's "candid" and "exclusiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    No Inspection, No Cry

    Over the weekend Janet St. James of WFAA reported on the city of Arlington's intention to slash five of their seven restaurant inspectors. The article cites Deputy City Manager (roughly the equivalent of Rangers' player development scout, status-wise) Trey Yelverton, who blames the lay offs on curre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007

    Taking the Chantix Story National

    WFAA-Channel 8's Janet St. James Thanks to the several Friends of Unfair Park, including Uncle Barky, who've pointed out that on Wednesday, WFAA-Channel 8 medical reporter Janet St. James's story about Carter Albrecht and the smoking-cessation drug Chantix, which features an interview with Albrecht' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2006

    And Now, The Fake News

    In May, our former colleague Rick Kennedy wrote about the Center for Media and Democracy's report Fake TV News, in which the group blasted television networks and their affiliates for passing off paid-for news as The Real Thing--including, in one instance in February, our very own WFAA-Channel 8. Wr ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Canned News

    PR becomes "reporting" at WFAA