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Dallas ISD Unlikely to Reopen This Year, Hinojosa Says

11 hours ago by Stephen Young
Dallas ISD students are continuing to learn during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but they are unlikely to return to the classroom this year, district Superintendent Michael Hinojosa said during a news conference Monday. The district will make a final determination in short order he said. "We're very close to making...
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How to Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program

14 hours ago by Philip Kingston
Congress grunted out a steaming pile of legislation known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, on March 27. First off, can we please stop with these horribly tortured acronyms for legislation names? They all remind me of the USA-PATRIOT Act, which reminds me to...
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Chefs and Restaurant Operators Respond to Dallas’ Stay-Home Extension

20 hours ago by Taylor Adams
On Friday, Dallas County Commissioners (most of them, anyway) voted to extend the county's Public Health Emergency through May 20, and County Judge Clay Jenkins announced the shelter-in-place rules would continue through April 30. Of course, Dallas restaurants have evolved drastically since in-house dining was stopped March 17. Shelter-in-place rules...
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Good to Go: You’ll Keep Craving the Duck Fat-Fried Rice from Red Stix

20 hours ago by Taylor Adams
As soon as I saw it on the online menu for takeout at Red Stix Asian Street Food, I knew I had to have the duck fat-fried rice. Some of my closer friends know I'll pretty much order anything that has the word “duck” in it, but there's so much...
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DFW University Students Face Virtual Reality as They Prepare for Online Graduation

20 hours ago by Isabel Arcellana
After hearing that classes at Southern Methodist University had been moved online, Jeffrey Kelley has already clocked a dozen hours on his computer. But he’s not quite back to his sociology classes. He’s creating a Minecraft replica of Dallas Hall. So though the coronavirus outbreak means no real-life classes for...
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Jackson Browne, Scarface and Other Musicians Who Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

20 hours ago by Garrett Gravley
The concert industry has truly taken a fatal hit due to the coronavirus, but to add insult to the massive economic injury, some musicians have been infected with it. It's hard — and tiring — to keep up with individual artists who test positive, so we thought we’d streamline it for...
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9 Local Acts Livestreaming Concerts This Week

20 hours ago by Jacob Vaughn
As you continue to go through your live music withdrawals, you can ease the pain with some of these livestreamed performances this week. Acts like The Molly Ringwalds, Remy Reilly and the Revelers Hall Band have all started performing online regularly. Venues like House of Blues have even hopped on...
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Dallas Engineer Is Teaching People How to Make Their Own Medical Masks

20 hours ago by Eva Raggio
There’s been a wealth of misinformation surrounding the spread of coronavirus, and until Friday, there hasn’t been a consensus among official sources on whether medical masks are effective in preventing contagion. One thing we do know is that the best way to avoid contracting or spreading coronavirus is to stay...
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Afraid of the Store? Connect With Neighbors and Work Out a Trade.

20 hours ago by Taylor Adams
A few days ago, I traded a half-pint jar of raspberry-mango preserves for a butter roll recipe and some cookies — all via a porch drop with no physical contact. Next week, I’m following up on a lead to trade some jam for some tacos. When I got my hands...
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Mayor Thinks Pandemic Is Challenging His Authority. Well, Yeah.

20 hours ago by Jim Schutze
When this is over, it will just be beginning. The global pandemic already is shaking the foundations of class, capitalism and nationhood all over the world. Some people see it. Some don’t. Here in Dallas, our mayor is an unfortunate example of don’t. According to the most recent population estimates...

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