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  1. Tarrant County family was headed to new home when another car hit them, killing mother and sonRead the original story

    Monday | Dallas Morning News

    A mother and son were killed early Sunday when a car struck them as they tried to get their disabled vehicle out of a northbound lane of Interstate 35 in Burleson. Rhonda Jenkins, 57, and Vincent Jenkins, 31, were traveling with two of Vincent's brothers and their father move the family's parents from Houston to a new home in Crowley, according to police spokeswoman DeAnna Phillips.

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  2. How desperate can Texas get for construction labor? Look at Houston after Hurricane HarveyRead the original story

    Monday | Dallas Morning News

    Drive through Meyerland, the established Houston neighborhood of well-kept ranch homes on inviting lots, and you'd be forgiven for thinking business has been good for Dan Bawden since Hurricane Harvey swept through town a year ago. Construction vans like his line the calm residential streets not far from the Brays Bayou.

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  3. Mary Pope Osborne highlights Texas strength in her latest 'Magic Tree House' bookRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 19 | Dallas Morning News

    As author Mary Pope Osborne researched the Galveston hurricane of Sept. 8, 1900, for a novel in the Magic Tree House series last spring, the harrowing piece of history almost became too much to write about.

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  4. Fox News affiliate in Houston offers to host lieutenant governor debate. But will Dan Patrick agree?Read the original story

    Monday Aug 13 | Dallas Morning News

    The Fox News affiliate in Houston has offered to host a debate between Dan Patrick and his Democratic opponent, but it's unclear whether the lieutenant governor will accept. "We understand that currently there are no plans for a debate or discussion between the candidates.

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  5. Texas woman shoots man who was reportedly masturbating, trying to break into her houseRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Dallas Morning News

    A Texas grandmother shot a man who was reportedly masturbating and trying to break into her home Tuesday evening, Houston police say. The woman was taking out the trash about 5:15 p.m. in the 6600 block of Cherrydale Drive when she saw the man masturbating and riding a bike, Houston Lt.

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  6. Continue reading Suspect in slaying of George H.W. Bush's cardiologist found dead in HoustonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 3 | Dallas Morning News

    The suspect in a prominent Houston cardiologist's shooting death has been found dead in a southwest Houston neighborhood, the police chief said Friday. Joseph Pappas was accused of killing Dr. Mark Hausknecht while the cardiologist was riding to work on his bicycle on July 20. Pappas was spotted about 9:30 a.m. Friday morning about three miles from his home.

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  7. Texas playwright brings his Tony-nominated puppet comedy, 'Hand to God,' to AddisonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 3 | Dallas Morning News

    In 2011, Robert Askins' Love Song of the Albanian Sous Chef , the story of a chef who courts a waitress by serving up a six-course meal of food puppets that speak and sing, was a hit at the Festival of Independent Theatres at Bath House Cultural Center. Seven years later, the Baylor University alumnus and Cypress native is back in town in a big way - with his darkly funny Broadway hit, Hand to God , about a teen who becomes part of a puppet church ministry only to find his puppet becoming increasingly aggressive and out of control.

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  8. Santa Fe Opera serves up a witty 'Ariadne auf Naxos' prologue, but the second-half opera lacks magicRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 2 | Dallas Morning News

    At Santa Fe Opera, the summer destination for Dallas-Fort Worth opera lovers, you're virtually guaranteed to run into people you know. In my first two nights this year, I've already seen seven Dallasites, plus friends from New York, St. Louis and Houston.

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  9. Recent polls are more hopeful for Democrats to seize control of CongressRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Dallas Morning News

    All year, political analysts and strategists have pored over the details of polling results showing the potential gap between the two parties in November's U.S. House elections fluctuating between a low single-digit Democratic advantage and a double-digit one. Now, three months before Americans vote, two respected nonpartisan organizations see the Democratic trend solidifying.

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  10. Hurricane season will demand more of all of usRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 29 | Dallas Morning News

    Dominica's prime minister chronicled the destruction of his home on Facebook. The leader of the small island nation updated the world as Hurricane Maria ripped off his roof and floodwater rose. 2 comments

  11. Bowling for Rhinos, Just Save The Dog, and more doings in your communitiesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 26 | Dallas Morning News

    The Dallas chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers will hold a Bowling for Rhinos fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 2 at Alley Cats, 2008 W. Pleasant Ridge Road. Guests can have get unlimited bowling, putt-putt golf, laser tag and indoor rock climbing, and also a $10 fun card for $20 in advance or $30 at the door.

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  12. Debates down ballot? 'It'll be a cold day in Texas' before these Republicans face their opponentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Dallas Morning News

    Gov. Greg Abbott has agreed to debate his opponent before the November election, but the state's other top Republicans have said they have no plans to do the same. Democrats in Texas haven't won a statewide election in two dozen years.

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  13. Police release sketch of suspect who fatally shot George H.W. Bush's cardiologistRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 22 | Dallas Morning News

    A Houston Methodist doctor who treated President George H.W. Bush was cycling in midtown Houston when he was shot and killed by another cyclist just before 9 a.m. Friday, police say. "Mark was a fantastic cardiologist and a good man," Bush said in a statement.

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  14. Yearlong journey starts with the Gulf CoastRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    We spent a couple of weeks puttering along the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, marveling at the contrasting coastlines and cultures. We'd been to New Orleans and other parts of inland Louisiana before, but never to the Gulf coasts of these three states.

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  15. 2 children, man found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Houston areaRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Two children and a man were found dead of gunshot wounds in an apparent murder-suicide Thursday afternoon at a Houston-area home, sheriff's officials say. The children, a boy and a girl thought to have been between 7 and 12 years old, were found dead in the 14000 block of Edgeboro Street, near Beaumont Highway and the Sam Houston Tollway, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.

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  16. Texas man finds a " and evicts a " surprise visitor slithering in his fireplaceRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    An East Texas man says thinking about an unwelcome visitor he found slithering in his chimney may keep up for the next week. Gary David Antley, 53, told KETK-TV that he was doing some paperwork around 2:30 a.m. Saturday when he heard a "clunk" from the fireplace at his home in Groveton, about 90 miles north of Houston.

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  17. How Texas can chip away at its growing traffic problemRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    A little more than six months remain on the calendar until the 86th Texas Legislature convenes. From now until Jan. 8, the lines will start forming for new legislative agendas and expanded requests for state funding dollars. 4 comments

  18. Forty Five Ten closing two stores to focus on new projects in...Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas-based luxury retailer Forty Five Ten is closing its For Home store on McKinney Avenue in Dallas at the end of July and its store in Houston's River Oaks District this fall. The company said it's focused on the construction and design of a new store its opening in spring 2019 in New York City's Hudson Yards development.

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  19. Meet a young Texas couple who quit their jobs to start a flower farmRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Aelish Lascoe is living the dream of many a millennial flower lover. The 28-year-old, a Conroe native transplanted to Buffalo, Texas, in Freestone County, is a flower farmer.

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  20. To build a Trinity Park, Dallas should learn from Houston's Buffalo BayouRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    On a recent afternoon, there was a line out the door of the Dunlavy, the upscale cafA at the Lost Lake Visitor's Center, along Houston's Buffalo Bayou. The tables inside were filled with well-dressed diners enjoying its modern dA cor: a room of generous scale defined by tough concrete piers softened by ornate chandeliers and broad windows.

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