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May 18, 2021 3 min
Police say sleeping child taken from crib before he was killed, left in Dallas street; Governor Abbott halts extra $300 in federal unemployment pay for jobless Texans; National Weather Service confirms Sunday tornadoes
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Police identify 18-year-old man arrested in connection with 4-year-old’s Mountain Creek slaying; Dallas-Fort Worth preps for waterlogged week of storms; Tarrant County bomber detailed activities, filmed blasts on YouTube channel
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Texas Legislature OK’s near-complete ban on abortions; Kids ages 12 to 15 can now get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in Dallas County; Texas Rangers will no longer require masks to be worn at Globe Life Field
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Texas restaurants can now sell alcohol to-go permanently; Survey indicates most Dallas employers will enforce masks; Texas colleges need more funding
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Deputy editorials editor Rudy Bush and the UNT System’s Paul Corliss discuss how Dallas had great hope that bringing the AT&T Byron Nelson to a city-owned course in southern Dallas would be a spark to draw new development to an underserved area. Was it doomed from the start or did poor strategy and execution hurt the plan? Also, the PGA of America’s Dawes Marlett talks about what’s coming for Frisco as the organization makes No...
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Dallas ISD, county join forces to provide COVID vaccine to students; Texas House passes bill targeting ‘critical race theory’; Despite moratoriums, Dallas renters weren’t actually protected from eviction during pandemic
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Kevin Sherrington, Evan Grant and David Moore discuss the Rangers’ gift from the Cardinals in the form of Adolis Garcia [8:41], and Evan reveals the work Garcia puts in to make his hitting approach sustainable. In their potpourri segment [16:35], David says the downside to the Mavs’ season is that they still haven’t determined Kristaps Porzingis’ fit in this offense.
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Former state Sen. Don Huffines announces he’ll challenge Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2022 GOP primary; Texans taking handgun licensing classes at record rate; Texas gets $15.8B bonanza in pandemic aid
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Spat over transgender sports bill spills over as Texas House works first weekend of session; exas adds 1,416 coronavirus cases, 19 deaths; Dallas man arrested in San Antonio after 41 migrants found in back of tractor-trailer he was driving
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ERCOT releases summer outlook assessment; Federal judge defends her efforts to clean up Texas’ foster care system amid complaints from providers; DFW Airport worker shortage threatens to crimp the summer travel recovery
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Dallas Police Chief Eddie García’s crime plan receives warm response; Suit filed by dead toddler’s parents says foster care agency ignored signs boy was being abused; Robert Jeffress hopes to combat vaccine fears with First Baptist Dallas’ COVID-19 vaccination effort
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5 tornadoes confirmed after night of powerful storms across North Texas; Baylor to test new drug against coronavirus variants; Transgender sports bill dealt what could be final blow by Texas House panel
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Kevin Sherrington, Evan Grant and David Moore dive into the Cowboys’ draft (04:21), with David dropping that the Cowboys were determined to come out of the first round with Micah Parsons, Patrick Surtain II or Jaycee Horn. And that made impossible a trade further down the board than 12. Evan likes the fact that Joey Gallo has nearly doubled his extra-base hit output on Sunday and Monday (19:05), but he’s still not sold that Gallo’s...
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Dallas County is resuming in-person jury trials; Dallas Museum of Art will be only U.S. stop for ‘Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity’; Eataly opens new all-day cafe in Dallas
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North Texas man accused of threatening Nancy Pelosi heads to trial; Number of Texas deaths linked to winter storm grows to 151; Body pulled from lake in Irving belonged to Mrs. Dallas pageant winner
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Bill to allow Texans to carry handguns without a license steaming toward Senate floor vote; Death certificate bill filed in response to Chemirmir case passes; Body pulled from lake in Irving near where Mrs. Dallas pageant winner disappeared
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Gov. Greg Abbott embraces ‘constitutional carry’; Collin County medical examiner rules Marvin Scott III’s in-custody death a homicide; Texas House gives preliminary green light to medical marijuana expansion
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Deputy editorials editor Rudy Bush and the UNT System’s Paul Corliss are joined by historian George Keaton to dig into the terrible history of lynching in Dallas, Derek Chauvin’s killing of George Floyd and the fear so many Black Americans suffered with for generations. Many in Dallas have no idea that the Ku Klux Klan once ruled local government and that Black residents were killed by mob violence on the streets of downtown. Disco...
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Justices grill Amber Guyger’s lawyer over legal logic; 1 jailer reinstated after Marvin Scott III’s in-custody death; Affidavit details new sex-crime charge against former Dallas-area country radio host Justin Frazell
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Welcome to our new weekly sports report from columnists Kevin Sherrington, Evan Grant and David Moore. After dissing the Oscars — Kevin loves Gary Oldman, but ‘Mank’ is as wooden as Joey Gallo’s bats — they discuss Sean Lee’s career (4:50) and how his selection in 2010 set a pattern of second-round gambles.
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