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  • Sarah Palin Draws Protesters and Fans
    Love her or hate her, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is nothing if not good material for a battle of chants and signage. Here are some of the best ones spotted in the crowd out side the Fairmont Hotel Friday, where Palin spoke at a $1,000-a-plate fundraiser.
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  • Sneak Peek: King Tut Exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art
    Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, a new exhibit opening Friday at the Dallas Museum of Art, opened its doors Wednesday to give the press a sneak peek inside. Here's what we uncovered at the exhibit.
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  • The Broken West at Dan's Silver Leaf in Denton
    The L.A.-based power pop fivesome took the stage a little before midnight Tuesday, and kept on rocking until a little after midnight. Photos by Patrick Michels
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  • Joule Hotel Opening Gala
    Martin Scorsese, the Jonas Brothers, Joey Fatone and Terrell Owens were just a few of the celebrities on hand when the Joule Hotel opened in downtown Dallas on Friday, September 26. Photos courtesy Starwood Hotels.
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  • Corny Dog Eating Contest at the Texas State Fair
    In the pantheon of eating contests, few are as nauseating -- for eater and fan alike -- as the Texas State Fair's corny dog eating championship. Great Texas eaters like "Nasty" Nate Biller and David "SyKoBOZO" Cagle have competed in the event, and last year's contest ended in a tie. Both of...
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  • Best of Dallas 2008
    The Observer's Best of Dallas list named the top restaurants, bars, politicians and athletes, and others we hope have got staying power. That's what Futuretopia is all about. Some, it's nice just knowing they're out there, even if you never have to see them. Best Cheap Divorce mediator Donna J....
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  • Flogging Molly at the House of Blues, Dallas, 9/24/08
    Dublin-born Dave King led the Celtic punk mainstays in a raucous performance before a crowd of teenagers in mohawks and leather, and sweater-vested world music fans, Wednesday, September 24, 2008.
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  • Vintage Dallas rock photos
    Selections from Vern Evans' photography from Dallas' late 1970s Dallas rock scene.
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  • Oktoberfest in Addison
    Addison's Oktoberfest, is one of the largest in the world outside Munich, according to its organizers. The days mixed a little of the state fair atmosphere with just the right dose of sauerkraut, lederhosen and goofy hats. On Sunday, people dressed their dachsunds up too, and raced them down a...
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  • Scenes from the Dallas Pride Parade
    Pride rode a flag-draped Harley on Sunday, September 21, 2008, for the 25th Annual Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade. Estimates peg the crowd at more than 20,000 along the Cedar Springs Road parade route, and a road-tripping BBC crew made the parade the focus of their Dallas stop.
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  • Reunion Arena Auction Viewing
    Reunion Arena opened its doors for five hours Thursday, September 18, so potential bidders could get a look at the fabulous merchandise up for auction here for another week.
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  • City Celebrates Completion of $57 Million Cotton Bowl Renovations
    Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert, along with members of the city council and the park board, celebrated the competition of a three-year, $57 million renovation of the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park. The new changes include the additions of more than 16,000 new seats, expanded concourses, concession areas,...
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