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Bills Keeping Cocktails To-Go from Texas Restaurants Winning Broad Support

19 hours ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
Very few positive things have come out of the past 12 months. Some hard lessons have been learned. Perhaps a few new hygiene habits could help us all stay healthier in the long run, which is certainly not a bad thing. However, there was one sparkly item highlight on the...
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OurCalling Raises Funds For New Permanent Housing Facility in Dallas

19 hours ago by Jacob Vaughn
In need of broader affordable housing, the city’s first comprehensive housing study showed a shortage of some 20,000 affordable homes.
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Dream Folk Artist Tusing Is Scouting a New Trail for Displaced Artists

19 hours ago by Karyna Micaela
Derek Tusing drives across state lines with his younger brother on a road trip with no agenda. Mere days after the disastrous winter storm wrapped Texas in its icy grip, temperatures are rising once again. In a car without A/C, the dream folk singer-songwriter feels “a little toasty,” but considering...
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Grand Prairie’s Top Barbecue Spot Faces Weeks of Storm Repairs

19 hours ago by Brian Reinhart
(Note: We're revisiting some of Brian Reinhart's picks for our annual list of Top 100 Dallas Restaurants to see how they're faring in what we hope are the final months of the pandemic.) When the February snowstorm cut power at Joe Zavala’s house, he packed the kids in the car...
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Stage West's Kara-Lynn Vaeni Is Changing up Pandemic Theater

19 hours ago by Anna Lowery
Exactly a year ago, theater director Kara-Lynn Vaeni was helping Dallas build and maintain a flourishing theater scene packed with stellar and wide-ranging productions. Dallas and Fort Worth theaters were showing us some of their best work during the 2019-2020 season before the promising future for local theater was struck down, like...
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Comedian Erik Myers Killed in Amarillo Just Days Before His Scheduled Show at Hyena's

19 hours ago by Danny Gallagher
Comedian Erik Myers, a Florida native, died on Tuesday in a car accident in Amarillo while he was traveling to Dallas to perform at Hyena's Comedy Nightclub. Myers could do something very few comics are capable of doing: He could make audiences and comedians laugh. "You kind of get jaded...
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Shames Texans for Not Reading 'Fine Print' on Energy Plans

19 hours ago by Simone Carter
In a FOX interview, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Texans who "gambled" on variable-rate energy plans should "read the fine print."
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Another Collin College Professor Says She was Let Go Over Free Speech Concerns

19 hours ago by Simone Carter
A Collin College history professor says she was fired in violation of her First Amendment rights.
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‘Ready to Die’: Dallas Actor Charged Over Alleged Involvement in U.S. Capitol Riot

3 days ago by Patrick Strickland
Luke Coffee, 41, is one of at least 13 North Texans arrested in relation to the Jan. 6 riot by pro-Trump demonstrators at the U.S. Capitol.
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'Anti-Palestinian' Lesson Plan Highlights Biased School Curriculum in Texas: Rights Group

4 days ago by Patrick Strickland
On a quiz, a Palestinian-American student faced a question that labeled 'many' of her people supporters of terrorism.

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