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Monday, Aug 21

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After a no good, very bad vacation, what lessons will Trump take away?

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump returns to the White House on Sunday after what may be one of the worst vacations in history. He squeezed in some golf, and for…

Sunday, Aug 20

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From foreign buyers to 'Buy American,' these were the week's most popular business stories

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In a week when Confederate statue protests and counterprotests demanded the nation's attention, you managed to squeeze a few business news stories into your reading list. Here were the week's most popular Dallas-Fort Worth posts, based on…

Saturday, Aug 19

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Six things to know about tax-free shopping in Texas this weekend

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Texas' back-to-school inspired weekend of tax-free shopping is not just for parents of school-age children, but rules do apply. And don't worry about inviting your friends and family from Oklahoma and Louisiana to come shop. Those…

Thursday, Aug 17

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The one thing Trump got right about Charlottesville

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"I think there is blame on both sides, and I have no doubt about it," President Donald Trump said about the violence at the Unite the Right rally last week in Charlottesville, Va. The statement has been roundly denounced by Democrats and…

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Faced with flurry of CEO exits, Trump disbands business councils that featured Texas-based Dell

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly disbanded two business advisory councils after a growing number of chief executives resigned from the panels over the White House's handling of the deadly white supremacist rally in…

Wednesday, Aug 16

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Gov. Greg Abbott gives special session mixed review, blames Speaker Straus for blocking agenda items

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AUSTIN -- Gov. Greg Abbott said he was both pleased and disappointed with the special legislative session that came to a dramatic early end Tuesday. And he blamed House Speaker Joe Straus for blocking about half the items on his 20-point…

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Former presidents Bush rebuke Trump's neo-Nazi stance

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WASHINGTON -- The last two Republican presidents -- George W. Bush and his father, George H.W. Bush -- issued an implicit rebuke of the current president Wednesday, as party elders scrambled to limit the fallout from Donald Trump's stance…

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Ding-dong, the 'bathroom bill' is dead

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Texans can breathe easier today because the so-called bathroom bill is down and out. It died in the House Tuesday night after lawmakers abruptly ended the special session. Good riddance, we say, in the hope the bill never comes back. The…

Tuesday, Aug 15

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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings calls Confederate monuments 'problematic' but isn't rushing to tear them down

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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said Tuesday he doesn't like the Confederate monuments in the city's public spaces and considers them a "symbol of injustice" and divisive and "dangerous totems." But even after a debate over a Gen. Robert E. Lee…

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Harmful bacteria found in raw milk from North Texas dairy farm

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K-Bar Dairy, a North Texas distributor of raw milk, has issued a recall on its products over worries that it might contain traces of bacteria linked to fever, swelling and fatigue. The small family-operated dairy farm is located in Wise…

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Texas A&M cancels 9/11 white nationalist rally amid safety concerns

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Texas A&M University on Monday canceled an upcoming rally that promoted an appearance of "alt-right" figure Richard Spencer on Sept. 11, citing safety concerns after an organizer linked the A&M rally to the violent white supremacist rally…

Monday, Aug 14

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Christians, the news out of Charlottesville should make you sick in your soul

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Racist protests are not morally equivalent to counter-protests on behalf of racial equality and civil rights. They never have been and never will be. No matter what anybody — including the "leader of the free world" — claims. Did the news…

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Big check for Big Tex shirtmaker -- Fort Worth-based Dickies bought for $820 million

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Williamson- Dickie Mfg. Co., one of Fort Worth's oldest family-owned businesses, said Monday that it is being acquired by VF Corp. for $820 million in cash. VF is one of the largest U.S.-based apparel manufacturers with sales last year of …

Sunday, Aug 13

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Driver suspected of plowing through counterprotesters, killing 1 at white supremacist rally faces murder charge

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Warning: The following videos are graphic and contain explicit language. The man suspected of plowing through a group of counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Virginia on Saturday afternoon, killing a 32-year-old woman and…

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White Lives Matter organizer invites 'alt-right' figure Richard Spencer back to Texas A&M demonstration on 9/11

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A White Lives Matter organizer has reportedly invited so-called alt-right figure Richard Spencer to Texas A&M University again for a demonstration on Sept. 11. Preston Wiginton previously arranged for Spencer to speak to supporters of his…

McCaul and Trump: mismatch on border wall, travel ban, Russia probe

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page WASHINGTON — Austin Rep. Michael McCaul served as a top homeland security adviser to Donald Trump during last year's campaign. They share a worldview that's tough on…

Friday, Aug 11

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University of Texas at Dallas startup aims to develop non-opioid pain relief drugs

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Ted Price used to believe that people who abused opioids suffered from a failure of will. But after a freak spinal cord injury in 2006, Price’s views changed. “I could see [the pain]. It was bright. That’s how I describe it. It felt like…

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NBC5 Forecast: Hot & Humid with Low Storm Chances

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Here we go again...North Texas is heating up this afternoon and into the weekend. A heat advisory will be in effect from 1-6 p.m. today. Highs will stay in the upper 90s to near 100 through Saturday, but it will feel even hotter. The Heat…

Thursday, Aug 10

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Texas’ electricity marketplace riddled with deceivers, manipulators and violators

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How much trouble can one Texas electricity company get into? If you're super-huge Direct Energy, the answer is a jolt. Every few years, the mammoth British-owned company pays a steep fine to Texas regulators. Yeah, Direct Energy, The…

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SMU lets 9/11 memorial return to traditional spot after controversy over moving flags

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Southern Methodist University officials reached an agreement Wednesday with student leaders to reverse a policy for on-campus displays that sparked controversy after a 9/11 memorial was moved to a spot critics said was less prominent.…

Wednesday, Aug 9

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Why wait on Washington to improve health care in Texas? Step up, Austin

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page Since the Senate failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, attention has focused on stabilizing the individual insurance market. Rightly so, because premiums are…

Tuesday, Aug 8

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Have airlines learned a lesson after passenger dragging incident? Apparently so

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Following widespread outrage over a passenger who was violently dragged off an overbooked plane, U.S. airlines are bumping customers at the lowest rate in at least two decades. The Transportation Department said Tuesday that just one in…

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NBC5 Forecast: Below Normal Temps for Now, Hotter by Weekend

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A mix of sun and clouds can be expected today with the chance of rain remaining quite low. The next few days offer limited rain chances, primarily to the southeast of DFW. Meanwhile, the heat will be building with highs in the mid to upper…

Monday, Aug 7

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Houston man goes missing on Comal County lake after giving daughter his life jacket

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The Comal County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who disappeared Sunday on Canyon Lake after falling off a Jet Ski. Michael Talley, 45, of Houston made a sharp turn on the watercraft around 1:45 p.m., causing himself and his…

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3rd Boy Scout dies after sailboat strikes power lines in East Texas

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Three teenagers on a Boy Scout outing in East Texas died after their sailboat struck an overhead power line Saturday afternoon, officials said. The boat was on fire and the sails were about 300 yards north of the power lines when game…

Friday, Aug 4

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Putin's interference in U.S. election clearly backfired

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With his interference in the 2016 election, Russian President Vladimir Putin hoped he could tilt Washington onto a more pro-Moscow course. But after President Donald Trump signed legislation tightening sanctions on Russia on Wednesday, it…

Thursday, Aug 3

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NBC5 Forecast: Sunshine Returns Today, Drying Out

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A few showers will linger around this morning, mainly to the southeast of DFW. Patchy fog and drizzle is possible as well. Sunshine will reemerge later today and the humidity will remain high, making it feel hotter. Low rain chances will…

Wednesday, Aug 2

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NBC5 Forecast: Rain tapering off, but much more in the forecast

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Widespread rain developed Tuesday night and continued through Wednesday afternoon. DFW received less than a half inch of rain, but some areas received over 2 inches! All that rain and cloud cover led to temperatures in the upper 70s and…

Tuesday, Aug 1

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Toyota bucks trend as most automakers suffer summer slump

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DETROIT -- U.S. sales of new cars and trucks showed declines in July as consumers pulled back on purchases and hoped for Labor Day deals. July was likely the seventh straight month of lower sales in a peaking market. Analysts have been…

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What happens to D-FW's health care jobs while Obamacare is unsettled?

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The Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land, yet the future of health care remains as uncertain as ever. Will more people lose coverage because the president — rooting for Obamacare to “implode” — pushes harder to cut off…