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Documentaries Like What the Health Are Pushing Dallas Diners to Vegan Restaurants

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Documentaries Like What the Health Are Pushing Dallas Diners to Vegan Restaurants

- V-Eats Modern Vegan in Trinity Groves, which serves vegan brisket tacos, is part of a growing crop of new vegan restaurants in Dallas. The new documentary What the Health, released globally on Vimeo in March and on Netflix in June, is a compelling indictment of the processed meat and dairy industries that has sparked a flurry of conversation and controversy online, and not just in vegan circles
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YouTube TV Lands in Dallas, But Can It Loosen Cable's Chokehold?

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YouTube TV Lands in Dallas, But Can It Loosen Cable's Chokehold?

- EXPAND YouTube TV launched its television streaming service last week in 10 new markets, including Dallas. Customers can pay a monthly fee for access to several local and cable channels that they can watch on different devices. "Cutting the cord" has become a point of pride for some TV watchers. Streaming services like Netflix, SlingTV and Hulu have challenged cable's longtime monopoly, offering both traditional and original TV programming and the ability to access it from a variety of devices, all for low monthly subscription fees
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Texas high school's $48 million stadium is impressive, but not close to the most expensive

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Texas high school's $48 million stadium is impressive, but not close to the most expensive

- Published 5:50 pm, Friday, July 21, 2017 A school system in the Dallas area is firing the next shot in the battle for the fanciest high school football stadium. Prosper ISD, a school district north of Frisco, recently revealed the design for their new $48 million, 12,000 people seat sports complex. While the price tag may be jaw-dropping, it's not even close to some of the stadiums built by other school districts in recent years — even just within the Dallas-area
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100 Favorite Dishes, No. 54: Get Your Mole Fix at Mi Lindo Oaxaca

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100 Favorite Dishes, No. 54: Get Your Mole Fix at Mi Lindo Oaxaca

- Leading up to September's Best of Dallas® 2017 issue, we're sharing (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes, the Dallas entrées, appetizers and desserts that really stuck with us this year. We’re addicted to Mi Lindo Oaxaca, the extraordinary Oak Cliff restaurant that makes its chocolate and breads from scratch. It’s one of the best restaurants in Dallas for toasted grasshoppers in a taco or on a memelita, and it has memorable squash blossom and huitlacoche quesadillas
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Cowboys Looking Into Ezekiel Elliott’s Role in Bar Altercation

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Cowboys Looking Into Ezekiel Elliott’s Role in Bar Altercation

- Photo FRISCO, Tex. — Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys’ owner, said Tuesday that the team was still gathering details about Ezekiel Elliott’s involvement in an altercation at a Dallas bar in the latest off-field episode involving the star running back. Elliott, who was already facing a potential suspension in the N.F.L.’s investigation of a year-old domestic violence case, was reportedly involved in a dispute Sunday night that led to a man being punched in the nose and being taken to a hospital
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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

- The partnership will help fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership, announced on Saturday, aims to raise $21 million over the next three years to fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. Sanders joined Koch donors at a weekend conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado to help raise money for the new venture, called Prime 5
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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

- The partnership will help fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership, announced on Saturday, aims to raise $21 million over the next three years to fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. Sanders joined Koch donors at a weekend conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado to help raise money for the new venture, called Prime 5
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64-Year-Old Dallas Art Oasis Opens Exhibit Celebrating Overlooked Things

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64-Year-Old Dallas Art Oasis Opens Exhibit Celebrating Overlooked Things

- Year-Old Dallas Art Oasis Opens Exhibit Celebrating Overlooked Things Some Dallasites may be surprised to find that there is a sculpture garden and art gallery north of LBJ Freeway that has been presenting the work of contemporary artists to a faithful following for more than 60 years. In 1953, Donald and Peggy Vogel bought a creekside, wooded lot in Far North Dallas and set up their print-framing business
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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

- The partnership will help fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership, announced on Saturday, aims to raise $21 million over the next three years to fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. Sanders joined Koch donors at a weekend conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado to help raise money for the new venture, called Prime 5
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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

- The partnership will help fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership, announced on Saturday, aims to raise $21 million over the next three years to fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. Sanders joined Koch donors at a weekend conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado to help raise money for the new venture, called Prime 5
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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

- The partnership will help fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership, announced on Saturday, aims to raise $21 million over the next three years to fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. Sanders joined Koch donors at a weekend conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado to help raise money for the new venture, called Prime 5
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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

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Retired NFL star Deion Sanders to fight poverty, seeks to raise $21M

- The partnership will help fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. COLORADO SPRING, Colo. — Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership, announced on Saturday, aims to raise $21 million over the next three years to fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. Sanders joined Koch donors at a weekend conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado to help raise money for the new venture, called Prime 5
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Texas officer in murder case faces unrelated assault charges

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Texas officer in murder case faces unrelated assault charges

- DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black teenager has been indicted on two unrelated charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by a public servant. Former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver was booked Friday into the Parker County jail, west of Fort Worth, on two counts of aggravated assault related to a traffic accident while he was off-duty
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Dallas officer charged with assault in shooting death of woman

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Dallas officer charged with assault in shooting death of woman

- A grand jury has recommended an aggravated assault charge against a Dallas police officer who shot and killed a pregnant woman in a January confrontation involving a stolen car. The Dallas County district attorney announced Friday that Christopher Hess was indicted on a charge of aggravated assault. The charge is related to the January shooting death of 21-year-old Genevive Dawes and is the first time in 43 years that a Dallas police officer has been indicted for an officer-involved shooting that resulted in death
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From Dallas to Detroit: A Trip to Techno Mecca

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From Dallas to Detroit: A Trip to Techno Mecca

- Techno is a misunderstood genre in Texas. Here, the word techno is a catch-all used to describe all electronic music. Some even confuse it with the pop music-centered EDM fad, which is lot like lumping Good Charlotte in with Black Flag and calling them both punk. They're just not the same. That's why scores of Dallas music fans flew halfway across the country this past Memorial Day weekend for Detroit's Movement Festival, which is all about the niche genre
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Four Tiki Cocktails to Sip This Week in Dallas

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Four Tiki Cocktails to Sip This Week in Dallas

- Sunday kicks off the first Dallas Tiki Week, a celebration of tiki cocktails and the bartenders who do them right. In honor of the five-day event and its many bar crawls and cocktail contests — and in honor of our 2017 Dallas Summer Drinking Guide, on newsstands now — here are four tiki cocktails to sip this week as we say goodbye to spring and jump sweaty headfirst into a North Texas summer
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Official: Russian hackers targeted Dallas voter registration

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Official: Russian hackers targeted Dallas voter registration

- DALLAS (AP) — A top Texas elections official says Russian hackers attempted to access voter registration rolls in Dallas County before November's presidential election. County elections administrator Toni Pippins-Poole says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in October alerted elections offices about some 600 IP addresses linked to Russian hackers. She told The Dallas Morning News that Dallas County scanned county servers for those IP addresses — numeric designations that identify a location on the internet — and found 17 matches for hackers who tried to gain access
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Woman looking for owner of rings found in airport

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Woman looking for owner of rings found in airport

- DALLAS — Thousands of people have joined one woman's mission to find the owner of a set of rings discovered in the bathroom of a Texas airport. Paige Alexander Formby found two rings in a restroom at Dallas-Forth Worth Airport on June 4. She asked other women in the restroom if they had lost the rings, but no one claimed them
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  • YouTube TV Lands in Dallas, But Can It Loosen Cable's Chokehold?
    YouTube TV Lands in Dallas, But Can It Loosen Cable's Chokehold?

    , dallasobserver.com

    EXPAND YouTube TV launched its television streaming service last week in 10 new markets, including Dallas. Customers can pay a monthly fee for access to several local and cable channels that they can watch on different devices. "Cutting the cord" has become a point of pride for some TV watchers. Streaming services like Netflix, SlingTV and Hulu have challenged cable's longtime monopoly, offering both traditional and original TV programming and the ability to access it from a variety of devices, all for low monthly subscription fees
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Politics & Government

  • Official: Russian hackers targeted Dallas voter registration
    Official: Russian hackers targeted Dallas voter registration

    , yahoo.com

    DALLAS (AP) — A top Texas elections official says Russian hackers attempted to access voter registration rolls in Dallas County before November's presidential election. County elections administrator Toni Pippins-Poole says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in October alerted elections offices about some 600 IP addresses linked to Russian hackers. She told The Dallas Morning News that Dallas County scanned county servers for those IP addresses — numeric designations that identify a location on the internet — and found 17 matches for hackers who tried to gain access
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Sports

  • Deric makes 4 saves, Dynamo and FC Dallas tie 0-0
    Deric makes 4 saves, Dynamo and FC Dallas tie 0-0

    , bostonherald.com

    FRISCO, Texas — Tyler Deric made four saves for his first shutout of the season to help the Houston Dynamo tie FC Dallas 0-0 on Sunday night. Seeing his first action since a 2-0 loss to New England on April 8, Deric made a diving stop on Kellyn Acosta's shot to the top corner. FC Dallas (5-2-5) outshot the Dynamo (6-5-2) 16-5 and seemingly controlled the match, but extended its winless streak to four games, despite the return of Mauro Diaz
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Business

  • Dallas Fed: Regional economy expands on rising demand, energy recovery
    Dallas Fed: Regional economy expands on rising demand, energy recovery

    , mystatesman.com

    Widespread increases in demand and the continued recovery of the Texas manufacturing and energy sectors fueled solid regional economic growth in recent weeks, according to a report Wednesday from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In its chapter of the Beige Book, an anecdotal survey of the economy compiled every six weeks by the Federal Reserve banks, the Dallas Fed said the economic activity in its district “expanded moderately” since
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Health

  • Nurses, doctors surprise 11-year-old girl with flash mob for dream trip
    Nurses, doctors surprise 11-year-old girl with flash mob for dream trip

    , abcnews.com

    Alex, of Rockwall, Texas, was instead surprised with a flash mob by the nurses and doctors who have cared for her at Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas since her January diagnosis. The nurses and doctors’ choreographed dance also revealed another major surprise. Alex was told her wish to stay in an over-water bungalow had been granted by Make-A-Wish North Texas
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Family & Parenting

  • Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s
    Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

    , wfsb.com

    DALLAS (AP) - A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time. Genene Jones, 66, is serving concurrent 99-year and 60-year sentences at a Gatesville prison for the 1982 killing of 15-month-old Chelsea McClellan and the sickening of a 4-week-old boy who survived
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Joel Ferrell, Director of The Christians, Reflects on His Own Upbringing in the Faith
    Joel Ferrell, Director of The Christians, Reflects on His Own Upbringing in the Faith

    , dallasobserver.com

    Joel Ferrell is tackling what might seem like familiar territory at the Dallas Theater Center right now. The DTC artistic associate and actual son of a preacher is directing Lucas Hnath’s The Christians. But he says comparing his dad, a former Methodist pastor in Fort Worth, to Hnath’s world of the “mega-church” is like asking him what he thinks of theater in Branson, Missouri. They are like apples to oranges.
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Entertainment & Arts

  • YouTube TV Lands in Dallas, But Can It Loosen Cable's Chokehold?
    YouTube TV Lands in Dallas, But Can It Loosen Cable's Chokehold?

    , dallasobserver.com

    EXPAND YouTube TV launched its television streaming service last week in 10 new markets, including Dallas. Customers can pay a monthly fee for access to several local and cable channels that they can watch on different devices. "Cutting the cord" has become a point of pride for some TV watchers. Streaming services like Netflix, SlingTV and Hulu have challenged cable's longtime monopoly, offering both traditional and original TV programming and the ability to access it from a variety of devices, all for low monthly subscription fees
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Education

  • Dallas teacher threatened to kill coworkers unless he was given a raise, police say
    Dallas teacher threatened to kill coworkers unless he was given a raise, police say

    , chron.com

    Published 3:13 pm, Thursday, February 23, 2017 A Dallas ISD teacher was arrested after he allegedly threatened to kill his coworkers and school staff if he didn't receive a raise, police say. Seagoville High School world history teacher Omar Alanis, who has only been working at the school since August, was arrested by Dallas ISD Police and is charged with making a terroristic threat to a public servant, according to
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Travel & Recreation

  • Documentaries Like What the Health Are Pushing Dallas Diners to Vegan Restaurants
    Documentaries Like What the Health Are Pushing Dallas Diners to Vegan Restaurants

    , dallasobserver.com

    V-Eats Modern Vegan in Trinity Groves, which serves vegan brisket tacos, is part of a growing crop of new vegan restaurants in Dallas. The new documentary What the Health, released globally on Vimeo in March and on Netflix in June, is a compelling indictment of the processed meat and dairy industries that has sparked a flurry of conversation and controversy online, and not just in vegan circles
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  • Employees evacuated after shooting at Dallas office building
    Employees evacuated after shooting at Dallas office building

    , wfsb.com

    (MEREDITH) -- A shooting has been reported in Dallas, Texas, according to multiple local news reports. Police, including a SWAT team, have converged on an office building, where it is believed the shooter may be located. WFAA is reporting a man entered the building around 10:10am local time, shot his boss, and then shot himself. Their conditions are unknown. Other local outlets are reporting that the situation is ongoing
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Life & Style

  • The Pin Show Offered a Bounty of Dallas Fashion Design — Maybe Too Much
    The Pin Show Offered a Bounty of Dallas Fashion Design — Maybe Too Much

    , dallasobserver.com

    The Pin Show Offered a Bounty of Dallas Fashion Design — Maybe Too Much It is hard to blame The Pin Show organizers for wanting to show as much of DFW’s fashion talent as possible. The Pin Show is the highest profile platform that most of these young designers have had so far to show off their skills. But sometimes too much of a good thing is a bad thing.
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  • Two College Students Start a Social Media Platform for Geeks, And Raise 600K in Eight Months
    Two College Students Start a Social Media Platform for Geeks, And Raise 600K in Eight Months

    , dallasobserver.com

    Twenty-two-year-old Zac Cooner and 21-year-old Chance Hudson have gone from college students to C-suite founders of a company that has garnered more than $600,000-worth of investment since its inception in August 2016. While the young pair is “working for peanuts” to continue to grow their social platform, "Cosmunity," their progress has been swift. After attending the Dallas Fan Expo last year, the duo (who met at UT Dallas) discerned what they viewed as an opportunity to serve the “geek community” in a brand-new way
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