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  1. Ellsworth Kelly's 'Austin' is a temple of color - and a machine for time travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    Ellsworth Kelly's posthumous final work, a freestanding 2,715 square-foot marshmallow of a building, was unveiled last week on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, and you are instructed not to refer to it as a chapel, although that's exactly what it is: a secular temple dedicated to the pure forms and vivid colors that define Kelly's work and have made him an American favorite. So yes, it's a chapel, but as far as I'm concerned it's something even more remarkable, a genuine, real-life time machine.

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  2. Artist Ellsworth Kelly's 'Austin' time machine will bring you to a place of carefree pleasureRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Ellsworth Kelly's posthumous final work, a freestanding 2,715 square-foot marshmallow of a building, was unveiled last week on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, and you are instructed not to refer to it as a chapel, although that's exactly what it is: a secular temple dedicated to the pure forms and vivid colors that define Kelly's work and have made him an American favorite. So yes, it's a chapel, but as far as I'm concerned it's something even more remarkable, a genuine, real-life time machine.

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  3. Continue reading Dallas oil investor Mike Terry now seeks to tap potential of Cafe Express chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    He admittedly started the first two ventures - taking over his father's pest control franchise and later drilling for oil with Chief Oil & Gas founder Trevor Rees-Jones - without "knowing a whole lot what I was doing." This time, as he tries to resurrect a restaurant chain that's largely been in mothballs for more than 10 years, he's relying in part on guidance from some local industry experts and in Terry, 63, is president and chief executive of M. Terry Enterprises, a Dallas-based investment firm that manages holdings in oil and gas, real estate, banking, ranching and now, for the first time, food service.

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  4. Lupe Valdez finally hires campaign manager in Democratic primary fight for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Dallas Morning News

    A day before early voting begins for the March 6 primary, Lupe Valdez has announced a campaign manager and consulting team for her race for governor. Valdez, the former Dallas County Sheriff, has hired veteran consultant Bill Romjue as her campaign manager, according to a news release.

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  5. Continue reading Mexicoa s Fox likely to sink his teeth in during Dallas visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Dallas Morning News

    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox comes to Dallas next week for a series of public events on democracy, resistance, U.S.-Mexico relations and to promote his new book. Fox' new book is called Let's Move On: Beyond Fear and False Prophets .

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  6. Continue reading New apartment tower will be Frisco's tallest buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Dallas Morning News

    Atlanta developer Novare Group bought a site from the developers of the Frisco Station project for the 25-story residential rental building along the Dallas North Tollway. The tower will have 332 rental units and will be just north of the Dallas Cowboys' new headquarters and practice field.

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  7. PlainsCapital's parent company buys three-branch bank in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas-based Hilltop Holdings Inc. announced the cash purchase Tuesday of The Bank of River Oaks. At the end of 2017, the privately-held Houston firm had assets of $454 million, loans of $344 million, deposits of $406 million and equity capital of $46 million.

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  8. Continue reading Larry North's former fitness director in Fort Worth just bought out his bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Dallas Morning News

    The sign out front at West 6th and Commerce Streets still says Larry North Fitness, but that will change soon. North has sold the Fort Worth end of his North Texas fitness empire after 24 years.

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  9. Houston man fatally shoots wife in front of children, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Dallas Morning News

    A man reportedly shot and killed his wife in front of their three children after the couple got into an argument early Saturday, according to the Houston Police Department. Police said the shooting happened around 2:15 a.m. at a home in the 2400 block of Moreau Street, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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  10. Gov. Greg Abbott leaves little to chance as he implores Texans, 'Four more years'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Dallas Morning News

    Gov. Greg Abbott has $43 million in his campaign account, a formidable campaign organization and the backing of hard-core conservative Republican primary voters. "The Abbott team is pursuing the campaign like they're tied or like they're behind because they don't want to make a mistake," said University of Houston political scientist Brandon Rottinghaus.

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  11. TABC taps alcohol distributors to help fight human trafficking at bars, restaurants, liquor storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Dallas Morning News

    The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission wants alcohol delivery people to be on the lookout for signs of human trafficking in TABC-licensed bars, restaurants and liquor stores. This week, the department launched a program to train employees of alcohol distributors to identify warning signs of human trafficking and report those signs to the TABC anonymously.

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  12. With clock ticking, gubernatorial hopefuls White, Valdez, make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Dallas Morning News

    With a month left before the primary, Democratic candidates for governor Tuesday blasted Texas' Republican leadership as they tried to convince Tarrant County loyalists that they are the best choice to challenge incumbent Republican Greg Abbott. Houston investor Andrew White, the son of former Gov. Mark White, told about 200 people gathered at the United Auto Workers 218 union hall that Texas needed a fresh approach, but leadership that hearkened to the past.

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  13. The kind of player affected by the new recruiting landscape, and how...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Dallas Morning News

    When most of the nation's top players were signing their national letters of intent in December, Katy senior Moro Ojomo was still a relatively unheralded prospect. But almost as soon as the early signing period started in late December, more schools started looking into the defensive tackle from the Houston-area powerhouse.

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  14. High-speed rail provider picks former mall site in Northwest Houston...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas Central Partners plans to connect Dallas and Houston with high-speed rail service, but it will not directly connect the cities' downtowns. Today, the company behind the $15 billion project that could break ground before 2020, announced the former Northwest Mall site at Interstate 610 and State Highway 290 will be the the site for its Houston passenger station.

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  15. Child killer John Battaglia's attorneys file last-ditch effort to stop tonight's executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Dallas Morning News

    Attorneys for John David Battaglia have filed a last-minute petition to stop his execution for murdering his daughters at his Deep Ellum loft in 2001. The federal complaint alleges that the execution - originally scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Huntsville Unit - violates his constitutional rights because Texas is using expired drugs for the lethal injection.

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  16. After 42 years of weather forecasts, NBC5's David Finfrock to step down as chief meteorologistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Dallas Morning News

    Few things change more often than the weather, and yet, in the history of KXAS-TV , there have been only two chief meteorologists. This week, No.

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  17. FBI agent kills kidnapping victim during Houston raid, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | Dallas Morning News

    FBI spokeswoman Christina Garza said during a news conference that the man was shot during an "operation" at the house on Elbert Street around 3:45 a.m. He was pronounced dead a short time later at a nearby hospital. Garza said the FBI could not release any details about the man or the circumstances of the shooting, citing the ongoing investigation, but the Houston Chronicle and KHOU-TV , citing unnamed sources, have both reported that he was kidnapped in Montgomery County on Wednesday.

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  18. Woman tortured with 12 siblings was smelly 'cootie kid' bullied at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | Dallas Morning News

    The third-grader had "this whimsical optimism" even though other children relentlessly mocked her at Meadowcreek Elementary in Fort Worth, where she was the "cootie kid" of her class, a former classmate recalls. In a viral Facebook post, Taha Muntajibuddin of Houston said he regrets making fun of the girl, who turned out to be the now 29-year-old daughter of David and Louise Turpin, the California couple accused of starving and abusing their 13 children -- even chaining some to their beds.

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  19. Pimp dies after sex-trafficking victim tries to flee him in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    A Wisconsin woman who police say is a victim of sex trafficking is safe after her pimp was killed while he was assaulting her and threatening a good Samaritan, Houston police reported. It happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the 14000 block of Hempstead Road near North Gessner Road in northwest Houston when a woman left a club as her pimp harassed her while he followed, according to KPRC-NBC in Houston.

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  20. Delino DeShields is ready to take on the Astros a " a team that won it...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    DeShields came up through the Houston minor-league system. He was thrilled for what his many friends with the Astros accomplished.

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