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Dallas County Extends Emergency Order Through May 20

2 days ago by Stephen Young
The long haul is getting longer. Friday morning, Dallas County Commissioners voted to extend the county's Public Health Emergency until May 20. That means all residents of the county will continue to shelter in place for at least the next six weeks, barring intervention from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins...
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Good to Go: Old Favorite Cowboy Chicken Shows Us How Takeout Should Be Done

3 days ago by Taylor Adams
Forcing yourself to get your food only to-go can make you look back a bit. At least, it has for me since I recently ordered something I frequently got in college: Cowboy Chicken. It still holds up. The quick-serve restaurant has been around since 1981, and while we’re focusing on...
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Music News: As We Continue to Isolate, National Artists Are Still Taking to the Web

3 days ago by Jeff Strowe
As we enter uncharted territory with no actual live music venues yet allowed to open, we again turn to the internet. These are just a sampling of the many artists who are hitting the web to perform. You'd likely be witnessing many of them here in the area live and...
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A Fast-Food Drive-Thru Ranking (in Case You’re Doing More of That Now)

3 days ago by TC Fleming
Soon our current pressures will kick out the last leg of this doomed society, and the only thing any of us will eat is what we can hunt on the debris-strewn plains. But for now drive-thru service is still available. I eat at fast-food drive-thrus a lot, so I’ve prepared...
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Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown Tabbed Chicago’s Top Cop

3 days ago by Stephen Young
Three and a half years after stepping down as chief of the Dallas Police Department, David Brown has been named to lead Chicago's police force. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Brown's selection Thursday afternoon. "We are Chicago and we deserve the best," Lightfoot said. "In this time, in this moment,...
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High Times: How to Conserve Your Cannabis During the Quarantine

3 days ago by Malen Blackmon
We know how hard it is to get through this time without the things you deem essential. If you couldn’t make it to your favorite CBD store before they were forced to shut down, you will need to find a way to make what is left in your stash last...
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House Arrest: Former Inmates Give Us Their Best Advice to Get Through the Lockdown

3 days ago by Eva Raggio
The stay-at-home life isn't exactly like jail. We can take walks, shop online, call whomever we want, have conjugal visits, Netflix until our brains fry and watch real prisoners on the screen, who have it much worse. No matter how necessary, complying with the stay-at-home order feels like a very...
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Dallas Considering Turning 2 Streets Into Parks as Lockdown Continues

3 days ago by Stephen Young
There's one really attractive exception to Dallas' stay-at-home order. Sure, it lets you get out and shop for essentials and go get takeout, but that stuff's banal. The big thing, the "Get Out of Jail Free" card, is the county and city orders' exception for those seeking outdoor exercise, either...
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How Do Texas’ Coronavirus Numbers Compare to Other States?

3 days ago by Silas Allen
Like the rest of the country, Texas, the second-largest state both in population and land area, is in the midst of a public health crisis. In the state's largest counties, the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus is rising drastically each day. Gov. Greg Abbott has shut down...
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How to Take Out: A Guide By Someone Doing a Lot of It

3 days ago by Taylor Adams
I'll start with a disclaimer: I'm not a doctor. I have no expert knowledge about the coronavirus or COVID-19, the illness that results from it. But I am someone eating takeout every day at this point (it's my job now, after all), exploring as many tips as possible on how...

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