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High-speed train to connect Houston, Dallas

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High-speed train to connect Houston, Dallas

- Calling a planned high-speed rail connection to Dallas “an idea whose time has come,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner signed an agreement this week with the bullet train’s backers that both sides said is the first of many steps to making the trip a reality. “This is the starting point to begin the process of definitive agreements,” Turner said, underscoring that the agreement between Houston and Texas Central Partners commits both to cooperate on a project each wants built
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Dallas lawmaker fights to remove Confederate plaque at state Capitol

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Dallas lawmaker fights to remove Confederate plaque at state Capitol

- A Dallas legislator might have gained a powerful ally in his quest to remove a Confederate plaque near his Capitol office. House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, said through a spokesman Thursday that the State Preservation Board should review “signs and monuments around the Capitol” for accuracy and that he will work with Rep. Eric Johnson on the matter. The comment comes a day after the lawmaker asked the preservation board to remove the almost 60-year-old plaque, titled the “Children of the Confederacy Creed
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Dallas Cowboys News: With Ezekiel Elliott Off The Board, New NFL Rushing Title Favorite Emerges

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Dallas Cowboys News: With Ezekiel Elliott Off The Board, New NFL Rushing Title Favorite Emerges

- The Dallas Cowboys’ star running back Ezekiel Elliott recently received a six-game suspension from the NFL, and if it stands, it means there will be a new rushing leader. The news of the suspension has brought about some interesting changes in terms of the betting odds at sports books. As a rookie, Elliott led the NFL last season in rushing with 1,631 total yards
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Missing Dallas mom found alive along Highway 101

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Missing Dallas mom found alive along Highway 101

- FLORENCE, Ore. – A missing Dallas mother was found alive off of Highway 101 on Wednesday, nearly four days after she last talked with her family on the phone. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter helped rescue Heather Mounce (Davison) after she was found at about 1:45 p.m., Dallas Police officials said. Heather was reported as missing after family members hadn’t heard from her since Saturday
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The Real Housewives of Dallas Season 2 Premiere Gets Worse Rating Than Season 1

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The Real Housewives of Dallas Season 2 Premiere Gets Worse Rating Than Season 1

- After The Real Housewives of Dallas' lackluster first season, producers added two new Housewives, D'Andra Simmons and Kameron Westcott, to spice things up a bit. But Monday's Season 2 premiere, which aired at 9 p.m., did not bring in a greater audience. In fact, 843,000 people saw the Season 2 premiere, giving it a 0.3 rating — meaning 0.3 percent of people ages 18 to 49 tuned in, according to TV By The Numbers, a TV ratings website
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Dallas Dining Scene Rocked by Two Major Restaurant Closures in One Day

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Dallas Dining Scene Rocked by Two Major Restaurant Closures in One Day

- Filament, the Southern food restaurant from FT33 chef Matt McCallister, shuttered Sunday. The restaurant opened in Deep Ellum in 2016. An otherwise quiet, rainy Sunday took on a somber tone for those in the Dallas dining industry when two restaurants run by prominent local chefs shuttered on the same day. In Deep Ellum, chef Matt McCallister's Filament closed after dinner service last night
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What we learned from the Rams' 13-10 victory over the Dallas Cowboys

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What we learned from the Rams' 13-10 victory over the Dallas Cowboys

- What we learned in the Rams’ 13-10 preseason victory over the Dallas Cowboys: The Rams went three and out on their first series, and you could sense the Coliseum crowd’s “Oh no, not this again” dread. But the Cowboys muffed a punt, giving Rams quarterback Jared Goff another opportunity. He responded with a couple of nice plays. The most impressive was a play-action fake to his right, a roll to his left and then a pass to rookie receiver Cooper Kupp for a big gain
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Prominent Dallas attorney, wife arrested for allegedly assaulting valet

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Prominent Dallas attorney, wife arrested for allegedly assaulting valet

- DALLAS -- Dallas Police arrested prominent attorney Amy Witherite, known for her 1-800-Car Wreck ads, and her wife Barbara Saturday after an altercation in Dallas, CBS Dallas / Fort Worth reports. Video surfaced of Amy Witherite attacking a valet and hitting him in the head with a drink, before, police say, she began assaulting multiple people. "When she came out, she was highly intoxicated," said valet Austin Brewer, who witnessed the incident
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Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Ezekiel Elliott Won’t Be Suspended Week 1, According To Teammate Dez Bryant

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Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Ezekiel Elliott Won’t Be Suspended Week 1, According To Teammate Dez Bryant

- In the latest Dallas Cowboys rumors and news, the Ezekiel Elliott suspension may not happen for at least the first week of the season. The possible suspension due to Elliott’s alleged domestic assault incident from 2016 has been looming over the team for the offseason as they look to build upon their success from the previous NFL season. The team is preparing for an upcoming preseason battle after winning the NFL Hall of Fame Game last week and will have a huge game against the NY Giants to start the regular season
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Chipotle closes Dallas restaurant after rodent sightings

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Chipotle closes Dallas restaurant after rodent sightings

- DALLAS — Chipotle has temporarily closed a Dallas location where a diner posted video of rodents inside the restaurant. A spokeswoman for Chipotle said Wednesday that the restaurant will remain closed while the company thoroughly checks out the 100-year-old building in Dallas' West End neighborhood. Last month, a diner posted video online that showed three small rodents near a door, including one climbing a wall
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Dallas Hip Hop Raises the Bar

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Dallas Hip Hop Raises the Bar

- A special night for Dallas Hip Hop took place Saturday night at Club Dada. Bobby Sessions Presents: The DDD Experience headlined by Sessions himself featured Sam Lao, Rikki Blu, Tye Harris, Blue The Misfit, and a surprise reunion performance by A.Dd+. Photos by Roderick Pullum. . Begin Slideshow A special night for Dallas Hip Hop took place Saturday night at Club Dada
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Dallas County Jail inmates prepare daily meals for prisoners

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Dallas County Jail inmates prepare daily meals for prisoners

- DALLAS (AP) — The men in hairnets and gray striped jumpsuits file into the Dallas County Jail's windowless, industrial kitchen and get to work, hosing down dishes and scooping neon-green gelatin onto yellow trays. "It's showtime," said Sgt. David Peal, who watches to make sure no fights break out. Every day, this kitchen pumps out three meals for 5,300 inmates. The detainees get around 3,000 unappetizing calories a day
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Bicyclists Injured After Being Hit by Minivan in Dallas County

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Bicyclists Injured After Being Hit by Minivan in Dallas County

- DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa – Three bicyclists were injured Wednesday night in Dallas County after being hit from behind by a minivan. The Iowa State Patrol crash report says the accident happened around 7:44 p.m. on County Road R-22. The cyclists were traveling south when a minivan driven by 36-year-old Renae Deaver, of Dallas Center, hit them. The report says 49-year-old Brian Terhark, 45-year-old Chad Roethler, and 50-year-old Todd Bidel were injured in the crash
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Last-minute dropout puts annexation plans on hold

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Last-minute dropout puts annexation plans on hold

- DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa — A public hearing that was scheduled for Tuesday evening was abruptly canceled after a landowner unexpectedly dropped out of the agreement. The annexation would add about 1,000 acres of Dallas County land into Adel's city limits. The issue has caused a lot of commotion among residents. Some long-term Adel residents said they were against the proposal of a new development because new residents would not have to pay taxes for seven years due to a tax-abatement program the city passed in 2011
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Fugitive Indicted in West Dallas Voter Fraud Case

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Fugitive Indicted in West Dallas Voter Fraud Case

- A Dallas County grand jury issued its first indictment in the ongoing investigation into mail-in ballot fraud in West Dallas on Monday. The grand jury charged Miguel Hernandez, 27, with illegal voting, a second-degree felony. Investigators in the case believe Hernandez is responsible for at least one of the tainted mail-in ballots discovered in the District 6 City Council election between Monica Alonzo and Omar Narvaez
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A year ago in Dallas, people lined up to hug cops after 5 were shot | Atlanta Buzz with Jennifer Brett

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A year ago in Dallas, people lined up to hug cops after 5 were shot | Atlanta Buzz with Jennifer Brett

- On the night of July 7, 2016, a sniper opened fire in downtown Dallas, Tex., shooting to death Dallas Police Senior Cpl. Lorne Ahrens, Officers Michael Krol and Patrick Zamarripa, Sgt. Michael Smith and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Officer Brent Thompson. The deadly attack was “well planned,” then Police Chief David Brown said at the time. By the next morning, residents started arriving at police headquarters, to leave flowers, teddy bears and other tributes and at midday on July 8, 2016, hundreds of people packed Thanks-Giving Square Park in downtown Dallas for a time of prayer, music, tears and tributes
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Dallas’ black City Council members push to remove Confederate statues
Dallas’ black City Council members push to remove Confederate statues DALLAS The four black members of the Dallas City Council called for the city’s Confederate statues to be removed Friday, saying it will allow the community to start healing from its racist past. Dwaine Caraway, a council member who serves as mayor pro tem, held a news conference Friday afternoon with the other three black city council members to “present a unified statement” on the statues   Read More ...
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Dallas' black councilmen say remove statues to heal past
Dallas' black councilmen say remove statues to heal past DALLAS (AP) — The four black councilmen in Dallas called for the city's Confederate statues to be removed Friday, saying it will allow the community to start healing from its racist past. Dwaine Caraway, a councilman who serves as mayor pro tem, held a news conference Friday afternoon with the other three black city councilmen to "present a unified statement" on the statues   Read More ...
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High-speed train to connect Houston, Dallas
High-speed train to connect Houston, Dallas Calling a planned high-speed rail connection to Dallas “an idea whose time has come,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner signed an agreement this week with the bullet train’s backers that both sides said is the first of many steps to making the trip a reality. “This is the starting point to begin the process of definitive agreements,” Turner said, underscoring that the agreement between Houston and Texas Central Partners commits both to cooperate on a project each wants built   Read More ...
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NFL Rumors: Dallas Cowboys Star To Make NFL Preseason Debut As Ezekiel Elliott’s Appeal Continues
NFL Rumors: Dallas Cowboys Star To Make NFL Preseason Debut As Ezekiel Elliott’s Appeal Continues As NFL rumors have revolved around Ezekiel Elliott this preseason, a recent report is indicating that a Dallas Cowboys star player will take the field this weekend. Elliott was recently announced to have received a six-game suspension from the NFL. That led to news that the NFL Players Association was appealing the decision on behalf of Elliott. Meanwhile, the league’s top running back in terms of total yards last season has been watching preseason games from the sidelines   Read More ...
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8 Best Places to Stargaze (or Watch the Eclipse) Near Dallas
8 Best Places to Stargaze (or Watch the Eclipse) Near Dallas While big-city lights don’t exactly provide the prime backdrop for stargazing, Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas member Dick Gentry has a few favorite spots. The group has already picked some sites for its new, free star parties. “Often, a star party is more about meeting the people and showing them what can be seen from a location than it is about the quality of the observing,” Gentry says   Read More ...
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Dallas woman gets 10 years, must pay $51M fraud restitution
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas woman must serve 10 years in federal prison and repay $51 million in a health care services fraud case involving home visits. Myrna S. Parcon was sentenced Thursday in Dallas. Parcon pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud involving Medicare beneficiaries. Prosecutors say three other people who were convicted await sentencing, including a doctor   Read More ...
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Where to Take a Long Lunch and Watch the Solar Eclipse in Dallas
Where to Take a Long Lunch and Watch the Solar Eclipse in Dallas If you've never seen a full solar eclipse before, make plans to witness the one occurring Monday, Aug. 21. And pray it isn't cloudy that day. It's been 38 years since the U.S. population witnessed a total solar eclipse, and Monday, Aug. 21, North Texas will get the chance to see one in all its glory — well, part of its glory, anyway   Read More ...
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Dallas' black councilmen say remove statues to heal past
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas' four black city councilmen are calling for the city's Confederate statues to be removed as way to heal the area's racist history. Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway held a news conference Friday with the other three black city councilmen to "present a unified statement" on the statues. Councilman Kevin Felder called the monuments "symbols of racism   Read More ...
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Dallas Green of City and Colour Got His Knuckles Tattooed in Dallas
Dallas Green of City and Colour Got His Knuckles Tattooed in Dallas Dallas Green made the leap into performing full time in the city that shares his name. He was on tour with his metal-tinged hardcore band, Alexisonfire, and decided to do something impulsive to mark the occasion. “I got my knuckles tattooed in Dallas when I decided to go for it,” Green says from his home in Toronto. “I did the whole, 'I’m gonna end my life right here   Read More ...
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The Dallas Observer Q-and-A With Congressional Candidate Ed Meier
The Dallas Observer Q-and-A With Congressional Candidate Ed Meier Earlier this year, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced that it's targeting the seat of U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, in Texas Congressional District 32. Sessions has drawn two competitive Democratic challengers, former Hillary Clinton adviser Ed Meier and civil rights attorney and former NFL linebacker Colin Allred. A little more than a week ago, the Observer sat down for a lengthy chat with Meier about his ambitions, Democratic identity in the age of Trump and how Democrats can reach out to Christian voters   Read More ...
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Dallas Police Arrest Suspected Deep Ellum Serial Flasher
Dallas Police Arrest Suspected Deep Ellum Serial Flasher Dallas police have arrested Reginald Newsome, who is suspected of flashing multiple women during the past few months. One of Deep Ellum's long nightmares is over. Dallas police have arrested a local spine doctor suspected of flashing multiple women during the past few months. Police picked up Reginald Newsome, who works for the iSpine Clinic, on Wednesday night, and he posted bail early Thursday morning   Read More ...
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Dallas lawmaker fights to remove Confederate plaque at state Capitol
Dallas lawmaker fights to remove Confederate plaque at state Capitol A Dallas legislator might have gained a powerful ally in his quest to remove a Confederate plaque near his Capitol office. House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, said through a spokesman Thursday that the State Preservation Board should review “signs and monuments around the Capitol” for accuracy and that he will work with Rep. Eric Johnson on the matter. The comment comes a day after the lawmaker asked the preservation board to remove the almost 60-year-old plaque, titled the “Children of the Confederacy Creed   Read More ...
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Dallas Cowboys News: With Ezekiel Elliott Off The Board, New NFL Rushing Title Favorite Emerges
Dallas Cowboys News: With Ezekiel Elliott Off The Board, New NFL Rushing Title Favorite Emerges The Dallas Cowboys’ star running back Ezekiel Elliott recently received a six-game suspension from the NFL, and if it stands, it means there will be a new rushing leader. The news of the suspension has brought about some interesting changes in terms of the betting odds at sports books. As a rookie, Elliott led the NFL last season in rushing with 1,631 total yards   Read More ...
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Missing Dallas mom found alive along Highway 101
Missing Dallas mom found alive along Highway 101 FLORENCE, Ore. – A missing Dallas mother was found alive off of Highway 101 on Wednesday, nearly four days after she last talked with her family on the phone. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter helped rescue Heather Mounce (Davison) after she was found at about 1:45 p.m., Dallas Police officials said. Heather was reported as missing after family members hadn’t heard from her since Saturday   Read More ...
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Suspected Bank Robber Plows Into Car During High-Speed Chase in Dallas
Suspected Bank Robber Plows Into Car During High-Speed Chase in Dallas A tan SUV barreled through the intersection at Mockingbird Lane and Greenville Avenue in Dallas just before 11 a.m. Wednesday, smashing the front end of a black crossover vehicle before flipping onto its roof. The driver of the SUV, who was fleeing from a small fleet of Dallas Police Department vehicles, got out of the overturned car and ran. Police caught and arrested him after a brief pursuit   Read More ...
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The Real Housewives of Dallas Season 2 Premiere Gets Worse Rating Than Season 1
The Real Housewives of Dallas Season 2 Premiere Gets Worse Rating Than Season 1 After The Real Housewives of Dallas' lackluster first season, producers added two new Housewives, D'Andra Simmons and Kameron Westcott, to spice things up a bit. But Monday's Season 2 premiere, which aired at 9 p.m., did not bring in a greater audience. In fact, 843,000 people saw the Season 2 premiere, giving it a 0.3 rating — meaning 0.3 percent of people ages 18 to 49 tuned in, according to TV By The Numbers, a TV ratings website   Read More ...
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2 arrested after trying to "forcibly" stop FBI vehicle in Dallas
2 arrested after trying to "forcibly" stop FBI vehicle in Dallas DALLAS — Authorities say a man and a woman were arrested Tuesday evening after they "attempted to forcibly stop an FBI employee's vehicle" as the employee drove out of the FBI's Dallas office parking lot. The pair were immediately taken into custody and turned over to the Dallas Police Department. The man, who police identified as Erling Beck, was arrested after officials learned he had an outstanding warrant   Read More ...
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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Wants a Task Force to Study Future of Confederate Monuments
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Wants a Task Force to Study Future of Confederate Monuments One day after issuing a statement condemning the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced his plans for dealing with the monuments and statues of Confederate figures that dot the city. Rather than promoting teardown or removal the monuments, as other members of the City Council have done, Rawlings called for a council-appointed task force to decide whether the city should keep the markers where they are, "tear them down or put them in a museum   Read More ...
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Dallas spends millions to settle police misconduct lawsuits
DALLAS Records show that Dallas has spent almost $11 million in the past five years settling more than 20 lawsuits against police, a huge increase compared to the previous five years. The city had spent less than $400,000 to settle less than 10 cases from 2006 to 2011, KDFW-TV reported. Dallas also currently has almost 40 unresolved liability claims against local police officers   Read More ...
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Dallas spends millions to settle police misconduct lawsuits
DALLAS (AP) — Records show that Dallas has spent almost $11 million in the past five years settling more than 20 lawsuits against police, a huge increase compared to the previous five years. The city spent less than $400,000 to settle less than 10 cases from 2006 to 2011, KDFW-TV reported . Dallas also currently has almost 40 unresolved liability claims against local police officers   Read More ...
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During Dallas Visit, Jack White Announces Warstic Headquarters Will Open in Deep Ellum
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Dallas spends millions to settle police misconduct lawsuits
.... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... DALLAS — Records show that Dallas has spent almost $11 million in the past five years settling more than 20 lawsuits against police, a huge increase compared to the previous five years. KDFW-TV reports the city spent less than $400,000 to settle less than 10 cases from 2006 to 2011   Read More ...
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Alice Cooper Opens Up About the Decision to Reunite for Good After Surprise Dallas Gig
Alice Cooper Opens Up About the Decision to Reunite for Good After Surprise Dallas Gig Alice Cooper performed at American Airlines Center in 2015, just a few hours after his gig with his old band at Good Records. It’s been almost two years since the surviving members of the Alice Cooper group re-formed for an in-store performance at Good Records, and people are still talking about it. Two songs from the eight-song set came out on a 7-inch that was a Black Friday exclusive last year   Read More ...
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WATCH: Real Housewives of Dallas Newcomer Kameron Westcott's Home Has a Crystal-Covered Bed and a 'Doggy Mudroom'
WATCH: Real Housewives of Dallas Newcomer Kameron Westcott's Home Has a Crystal-Covered Bed and a 'Doggy Mudroom' They say everything’s bigger in Texas — and Kameron Westcott’s house is no exception. The newcomer gave Bravo a tour of her southern abode, and from the dog room for her purse-sized pup, to her daughter Hilton’s crystal-covered furniture, Westcott is clearly living up to her Elle Woods comparisons. “We built this house right when we got married,” says Westcott, who wed husband Court 8 years ago   Read More ...
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Dallas City Council Will Vote in the Next Month on Removal of Confederate Monuments
Dallas City Council Will Vote in the Next Month on Removal of Confederate Monuments The Dallas City Council will vote during the next four weeks on whether the city should remove all monuments to the Confederacy throughout the city and rename schools, city parks and other public facilities named after Confederate figures. The vote will occur in one of the most racially charged political environments in recent memory after a demonstrator drove his Dodge Challenger through a crowd of counterprotesters during a white supremacist rally in Chalottesville, Virginia   Read More ...
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Dallas tattoo shop has a vending machine to let you choose your next tattoo piece
Dallas tattoo shop has a vending machine to let you choose your next tattoo piece Published 12:52 pm, Monday, August 14, 2017 Dallas' Elm Street Tattoo and its unique gumball machine promotion is helping adventurous ink enthusiasts get a new tattoo design at random. However, whether this makes things more or less stressful depends on how picky you are with body art. A customer pays $100 to the shop and drops a penny in a gumball machine   Read More ...
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Real Housewives of Dallas Star Stephanie Hollman Is Stepping Up Her Style This Season: 'Last Year I Wore Lululemon Way Too Much'
Real Housewives of Dallas Star Stephanie Hollman Is Stepping Up Her Style This Season: 'Last Year I Wore Lululemon Way Too Much' In the new trailer, the fights get more intense with glass smashing from LeeAnne Locken, plus BFFs Stephanie Hollman and Brandi Redmond get into a massive friendship-ending feud and there are so many more jaw-dropping moments that we couldn’t wait until Monday’s premiere to see more. We chatted with Hollman to find out as much intel as we could about her friendship woes and the whole new style aesthetic she’s embracing this season   Read More ...
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Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay and New Fiancé Party and Take Selfies in Dallas
Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay and New Fiancé Party and Take Selfies in Dallas On Saturday night, as America continued to fight Nazis and Dallas saw its first substantial rain in what felt like decades, Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay and her new fiancé, Bryan Abasolo, were just two gushing lovebirds doing what lovebirds do: stand in an elevated VIP section in a bar surrounded by fellow Bachelor contestants. To congratulate the new couple, Nikkei, a sushi restaurant-nightclub hybrid invited Lindsay, a Dallas attorney, her Miami chiropractor fiancé and their friends — who've dated either Lindsay or her ex-boyfriend — out for a night of drinking, dancing and Instagramming   Read More ...
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Dallas Dining Scene Rocked by Two Major Restaurant Closures in One Day
Dallas Dining Scene Rocked by Two Major Restaurant Closures in One Day Filament, the Southern food restaurant from FT33 chef Matt McCallister, shuttered Sunday. The restaurant opened in Deep Ellum in 2016. An otherwise quiet, rainy Sunday took on a somber tone for those in the Dallas dining industry when two restaurants run by prominent local chefs shuttered on the same day. In Deep Ellum, chef Matt McCallister's Filament closed after dinner service last night   Read More ...
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Firms chosen for Houston-Dallas bullet train
Firms chosen for Houston-Dallas bullet train Backers of a Texas bullet train are moving to the next stop, selecting a team to build the Houston-to-Dallas line, despite not having a clear shot – yet – at construction. Texas Central on Monday morning announced it reached agreement with Irving-based Fluor Enterprises and The Lane Construction Corporation, based in Connecticut, for further refinement and study of the proposed route   Read More ...
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What we learned from the Rams' 13-10 victory over the Dallas Cowboys
What we learned from the Rams' 13-10 victory over the Dallas Cowboys What we learned in the Rams’ 13-10 preseason victory over the Dallas Cowboys: The Rams went three and out on their first series, and you could sense the Coliseum crowd’s “Oh no, not this again” dread. But the Cowboys muffed a punt, giving Rams quarterback Jared Goff another opportunity. He responded with a couple of nice plays. The most impressive was a play-action fake to his right, a roll to his left and then a pass to rookie receiver Cooper Kupp for a big gain   Read More ...
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Four Dallas Cocktails to Sip In This Ungodly Heat
Four Dallas Cocktails to Sip In This Ungodly Heat We'd make some cutesy comment about how hot it is out there right now, but it's safe to say we're all aware — and we've got at least another eight weeks of this heat. How will we ever make it through? Refreshing summer cocktails, that's how. Here's what to sip right now to keep your sanity in tact. Tequila, pineapple, lime, St   Read More ...
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Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case
Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio. The 2016 NFL rushing leader was suspended despite prosecutors in Columbus, Ohio, deciding more than a year ago not to pursue the case involving Elliott's girlfriend at the time in the same city where Elliott starred for Ohio State   Read More ...
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Dallas Cowboys News: Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Leads Sportsbooks To Take Down Cowboys’ Betting Odds
Dallas Cowboys News: Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Leads Sportsbooks To Take Down Cowboys’ Betting Odds On Friday, the Dallas Cowboys news of an Ezekiel Elliott suspension led Las Vegas sportsbooks to take down betting odds associated with the team. Elliott had been under a lengthy investigation by the NFL for alleged domestic assault against a former girlfriend in 2016. While it had been previously anticipated that the second year running back would be out for a game or two at most, the league handed down a six-game suspension for multiple assaults against his former girlfriend   Read More ...
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Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case
Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case Schuyler Dixon, Ap Pro Football Writer. Updated 7:32 pm, Friday, August 11, 2017 DALLAS (AP) — The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league's leading rusher injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer. According to the letter Elliott received informing him of the suspension, the NFL believed he used "physical force" three times in a span of five days in a Columbus, Ohio, apartment last July resulting in injuries to Tiffany Thompson's face, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, wrists, hips and knees   Read More ...
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Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case
Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case FORT WORTH, Texas — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio. The 2016 NFL rushing leader was suspended despite prosecutors in Columbus, Ohio, deciding more than a year ago not to pursue the case involving Elliott's girlfriend at the time in the same city where Elliott starred for Ohio State   Read More ...
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Prominent Dallas attorney, wife arrested for allegedly assaulting valet
Prominent Dallas attorney, wife arrested for allegedly assaulting valet DALLAS -- Dallas Police arrested prominent attorney Amy Witherite, known for her 1-800-Car Wreck ads, and her wife Barbara Saturday after an altercation in Dallas, CBS Dallas / Fort Worth reports. Video surfaced of Amy Witherite attacking a valet and hitting him in the head with a drink, before, police say, she began assaulting multiple people. "When she came out, she was highly intoxicated," said valet Austin Brewer, who witnessed the incident   Read More ...
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Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Ezekiel Elliott Won’t Be Suspended Week 1, According To Teammate Dez Bryant
Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Ezekiel Elliott Won’t Be Suspended Week 1, According To Teammate Dez Bryant In the latest Dallas Cowboys rumors and news, the Ezekiel Elliott suspension may not happen for at least the first week of the season. The possible suspension due to Elliott’s alleged domestic assault incident from 2016 has been looming over the team for the offseason as they look to build upon their success from the previous NFL season. The team is preparing for an upcoming preseason battle after winning the NFL Hall of Fame Game last week and will have a huge game against the NY Giants to start the regular season   Read More ...
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Dallas Observer Mixtape with Brett Johnson
Dallas Observer Mixtape with Brett Johnson There's a long list of house and techno producers who have come from Dallas but garnered more success outside its limits. Brett Johnson's discography begins in '99 with his Vibrations EP for Esoteric Records. Since then, he's had 50 more releases, including singles and remixes, for top labels such as Visionquest, Classic, Frankie Rec and Dallas' Audiophile Deep. He's currently working on a new album   Read More ...
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Chipotle closes Dallas restaurant where mice were spotted
Chipotle closes Dallas restaurant where mice were spotted Chipotle has temporarily closed a Dallas location three weeks after a customer posted video of mice inside. After the video was posted, the company said the mice had gotten in through a "small structural gap" that was soon repaired. Now the company will "thoroughly assess the construction of this 100-year-old building," spokeswoman Quinn Kelsey said. Employees can work at other locations in the meantime   Read More ...
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