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Where to Get a Nice Hot Bowl of Chili in Dallas

15 hours ago by Kristina Rowe
National Chili Day is today, and even if fake holidays are silly and winter's bite left us almost as quickly as it arrived, it’s still a good time to eat a bowl of chili in Dallas. (In Texas, any day is a good day for chili.) I myself like to...
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In Fort Worth, Democrats and Republicans Eye Seat Left Behind by U.S. Rep. Ron Wright

21 hours ago by Simone Carter
North Texas politicians are gearing up to compete for the late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright's congressional seat in a May 1 special election.
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A Local Cattle Rancher's Winter Storm: Cows on Ice, Abandoned Calves and a Missing Leg

21 hours ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
Last year when we met Brandon Howley at Happy Hollow Ranch in Willis Point, the birds were chirping, a red fox burrowed in the pasture and cattle hid from the sun under trees lush with leaves. Howley inherited this land from his tough-as-nails grandfather, former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Chuck Howley...
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The Snowstorm Endangered a Bit of Dallas History When a Pipe Burst at Fair Park

21 hours ago by Eva Raggio
The Texas Big Freeze of 2021 made history with some of the coldest consecutive days the state has ever experienced. In addition to massive power outages and deaths resulting from below-freezing temperatures, the snowstorm also came close to erasing an important piece of local history. Most people visit Dallas' Fair Park...
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'Fascism Free Zone': Dallas Activists Counter Patriot Front's White Supremacist Propaganda

21 hours ago by Jacob Vaughn
A Dallas activist said they saw an uptick in Patriot Front propaganda going up in the city after the riot at the Capitol last month.
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Deep Ellum Art Co.'s Closure Is Inevitable, Says Venue's Owner

21 hours ago by Danny Gallagher
John LaRue, the co-owner of the Deep Ellum Art Co., says his two biggest enemies right now are "mathematics and bureaucracy." He and his wife and co-owner, Kari LaRue, have spent the better part of the last year fighting to keep their music venue and local art space "dedicated to...
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Fort Worth Bar The Rail Club Live! Became a Makeshift Community Center Last Week

21 hours ago by Karen Gavis
The lights were still on at a North Texas bar during the state’s snowpocalypse, and a lightbulb went off in the owners' heads. Soon, the venue would become a community center for neighbors suffering through power outages. “Everyone was out of power, so we decided to call the Rail Club...
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New Analysis Forecasts Dallas County Hits Herd Immunity by Late June

1 day ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
The Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI) is an independent, non-profit healthcare intelligence organization affiliated with Parkland Health and Hospital System that studies health specifically as they affect vulnerable populations. On Tuesday PCCI released a statement forecasting that Dallas County could reach “herd immunity” in late-June based on the total...
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The City Cracked Down on Camp Rhonda. Now its Homeless Residents Have to Split Up.

2 days ago by Jacob Vaughn
The camp was birthed from encampment resolutions, or sweeps, that were taking place in downtown. During the sweeps, people’s belongings, including ID’s, birth certificates and other important documents, were turned into trash.
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Even Though Restaurants Now Allowed To Increase Capacity to 75%, Most Can’t

2 days ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
In a bit of good news, COVID-related hospitalizations are down. That means fewer people are critically ill. It also means that our frontline medical workers can perhaps catch a breather. Last October, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-32 mandating that any Trauma Service Area (TSA) that had seven...

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