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Good to Go: Homewood Searches for Answers for the Restaurant Industry and the Farms That Depend on It

1 hour ago by Brian Reinhart
Within days of the coronavirus landing in Dallas, Homewood had a plan to help not just itself but its suppliers. The restaurant is serving family-style meals to go in enormous bags, and it’s also selling boxes of produce fresh from local farms, containing fruits, veggies, eggs and slabs of meat...
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Meanwhile in Granbury: A Nurse Says She Was Fired for Wearing a Mask

1 hour ago by Stephen Young
There's a crisis within the coronavirus crisis hitting hospitals and medical facilities around the country. Personal protective equipment — the gloves, masks and gowns needed to protect front-line healthcare workers — is in short supply in many U.S. hospitals. Private companies and nonprofits are pitching in, trying to get the...
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Calling Coronavirus ‘Chinese’ Is a Typical Response to Plagues. So Is Selflessness.

1 hour ago by Jim Schutze
Nothing about this is new. Almost to the letter, the coronavirus crisis today repeats the entire history of pandemics, some aspects of which, like deciding who gets expelled and banished, never get easy. In the spring of 1348, when the rodent-borne Black Plague was decimating a third to half the...
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Consortium of Restaurants, Led by Salaryman, Connects to Help Others

1 hour ago by Taylor Adams
While the small restaurant Salaryman pushes out to-go orders like so many others in the country right now, chef and owner Justin Holt has been strategizing how to help other people in the industry. “I was having a conversation with a friend in a different state in a completely different...
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Ticket Scalpers Are Pushing for a Bailout. They Should Try Justifying Their Existence First.

1 hour ago by Garrett Gravley
Remember Matt Colvin? That guy from Tennessee who saw an increased demand for hand sanitizer, surgical masks and disinfectant wipes, and decided to stockpile them and flip them for a profit? Remember how he was initially without shame at having taken on such an endeavor, so much that he agreed...
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9 Local Acts Livestreaming Concerts This Week

1 hour ago by Jacob Vaughn
For DFW musicians, the COVID-19 grind is in full effect. The bars have closed and shows have been canceled, so their revenue has been slashed. But that hasn't stopped them from trying to supply the world with live music. Many acts are turning to livestreamed performances to keep fans happy...
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The Way We Were: The Best Reality Shows Based in Dallas

1 hour ago by Alex Gonzalez
While actual reality seems doomed to hell, we are all stuck at home binging on reality shows (like that trainwreck Love Is Blind) and true-crime documentaries like Tiger King. But what about shows that take you back specifically to Dallas? You know, that city we used to know and love...
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Dylan Released a Song About the JFK Assassination, and We Have Deep Questions

2 days ago by Eva Raggio
Bob Dylan is a music superstar and pop culture icon, a symbol of intellectual progress and a counterculture hero. But, above all, he's a Nobel Prize-winning wordsmith. His message of civil rights activism and philosophical poetry have been essential to American culture since he first emerged as a Woody Guthrie-...
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‘Our Situation Is Incredibly Dire’: 2 Denton Nonprofits Need Help

3 days ago by Simone Carter
Nobody expected that three months into 2020 we’d be locked in our homes thanks to an insidious global pandemic. Not me, not you and definitely not community-supported nonprofit organizations. Like us, nonprofits everywhere are having to come to grips with this new dystopian reality. Many are reevaluating their game plans...
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Music News: More Livestreams Take Over the Internet

3 days ago by Jeff Strowe
More and more artists are turning to the internet for streaming concerts as the orders to stay in continue. Browse through some of the names on this list and settle in from your couch for live music. Remember that this list is fluid, so keep an ear to artists' social...

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