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'Life-threatening heat' keeps hospitals, paramedics busy across Dallas-Fort Worth

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Hospitals and paramedics are treating an especially high number of heat-related illnesses as triple-digit temperatures set records across Dallas-Fort Worth. It goes to show that failing to keep your c...

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Star IBM inventor fears emails can be brutal, so she built a tool to fix it

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Romelia Flores is one of IBM’s top technologists worldwide. The 57-year-old distinguished engineer and master inventor of IBM Corp. holds 38 patents, including several “high-value patents” that have h...

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Texas Instruments' swift action part of broader crackdown on misbehaving CEOs

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For deposed Texas Instruments CEO Brian Crutcher, the end came swiftly. After a credible claim of an ethical breach made its way to the chipmaker's board, within days Crutcher's 22-year-rise to the to...

Friday, Jul 20

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Dallas choreographers cook up a dance project reflecting the local scene's explosion

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It started at last year's Dallas DanceFest. Carter Alexander, who makes his living as a ballet instructor, was impressed by the duet Flower in the Rain and approached the choreographer, Hailey Von Sch...

Thursday, Jul 19

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No mo' Ofo: Bike-share company just the first to officially ride out of Dallas

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The Chinese bike-share operator with the bright yellow two-wheelers is riding out of Dallas, company and city officials confirmed Thursday. And another rental company isn't far behind: San Francisco-b...

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Hit-and-run driver hits teen who was trying to help strangers on freeway

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A 19-year-old good Samaritan was critically injured in a hit-and-run early Thursday on LBJ Freeway, police said. The teen had pulled over to help victims of a separate crash just after midnight when he was struck by a white SUV, according…

Tuesday, Jul 17

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Fort Worth police looking for suspect in July 4 hit-and-run

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Fort Worth police are looking for a suspect who hit and seriously injured a pedestrian on July 4. The driver of the silver two-door car hit the pedestrian around 11 p.m. at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Lancaster Avenue.

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From teaching history to making it: UNT professor to attempt world's longest lesson

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As a child, Andrew Torget often flipped through Guinness World Records with his friends, imagining what they could do to snag a title and land their names in the book. Years later, the University of North Texas professor is still talking…

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The reopening of the Emmett Till case rekindles memories about a professor at TCU and SMU who covered it

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Last week brought the news that the federal government has, in the words of The New York Times, quietly revived its investigation into the killing of Emmett Till, whose death in Mississippi in 1955 be...

Is D-FW's next great community sprouting from the plains outside Fort Worth?

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It looked like the setup to a joke, or a scene from an alternate-reality spaghetti western. Two guys, brows shining and skin pasty under the midday sun, stood on a patch of dirt and weeds. They wore t...

Monday, Jul 16

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It is possible to eradicate malaria, if we remain engaged in global health initiatives

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We understand that most of our readers — like most Americans — probably aren't following news out of Paraguay. But there is a development out of the landlocked South American country that should give ...

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Lantern Capital is officially in the movie business: completes $289 million purchase of Weinstein Co.

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Lantern Capital completed the purchase of the Weinstein Co. on Monday after winning court approval last week. The Dallas-based private equity firm outlined in more detail what it purchased for $289 mi...

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Southwest Airlines is taking its cargo business international

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Four years after it started ferrying passengers across the border to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, Southwest Airlines is taking its cargo business international as well. The company officially began its international shipping…

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Collin County man gets 5 years for assault; Why the defense says his trial was unfair

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A Collin County man was sentenced to five years for assault in an unusual case in which prosecutors had access to his privileged jailhouse conversations with his attorney. The attorney for William Travis Hendrix, 47, said the defense's…

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Texas couples feel pressure to divorce to afford care for disabled, ill children

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Three-year-old Annalynne Magallon has cerebral palsy, but her family is ineligible for Medicaid to help pay for her care because her father earns too much at the Fort Worth Police Department. “He’s pu...

Sunday, Jul 15

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17 women accused a Texas doctor of sexual abuse, but he lost his license only after a male patient's accusation

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An Austin doctor accused of sexual abuse by 17 women only had his license revoked last month after a male patient accused him of similar misconduct. The Texas Medical Board revoked neurologist Philip ...

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Police looking for driver in fatal hit-and-run crash in Red Bird

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A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night in Red Bird, police said. Police were called to the 7400 block of Chesterfield Drive around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, where two men were walking north in the street. A driver crashed…

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Armed man shot by security guard at Fort Worth strip club, police say

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A man is in critical condition after police say he was shot multiple times by a security guard at a Fort Worth strip club early Sunday. Officers responded to a shooting call at The Roxy Showgirls club at 1300 Northeast Loop 820 around 2:45…

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Man dies in rollover crash in Pleasant Grove

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A man is dead after a rollover crash in Pleasant Grove early Sunday morning, police said. Officers were called to the 1200 block of Algonquin Drive around 2 a.m. Sunday, where 39-year-old Hector Duran had been driving south in a Chevy…

Saturday, Jul 14

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McKinney property owners rally around unofficial plan for Highway 380 bypass targeting rural land

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Some McKinney property owners mulled over a proposed highway that might divide their neighborhoods and came up with a new idea: Build it somewhere else. In this unofficial plan -- which began to myste...

Thursday, Jul 12

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Beto O'Rourke's torrid fundraising leaves Ted Cruz in the dust, with another $10 million in last 3 months

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WASHINGTON -- Democrat Beto O'Rourke raised an eye-popping $10.4 million in the last three months -- catching up to Sen. Ted Cruz's six-year haul in just over 15 months as he seeks to topple the darli...

Wednesday, Jul 11

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Is breastfeeding under attack? 5 things to know about nursing moms' rights in Texas

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The Trump administration's reported attempt to block an international measure promoting breastfeeding could make it appear breastfeeding is under attack. The New York Times reported Sunday that Americ...

Tuesday, Jul 10

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Lantern Capital hire Hollywood execs for former Weinstein Co. returns 'Project Runway' to Bravo

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Two Dallasites have named themselves co-presidents of Hollywood's newest company — Lantern Entertainment — and are starting to run what was for decades the Weinstein Company. Andy Mitchell and Milos B...

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2 Dallas cops hurt when DWI suspect slams into I-35E construction site

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A drunken driving suspect sent two Dallas police officers to the hospital after ramming three squad cars at a construction site Tuesday morning in the Stemmons Corridor. Police were attempting to block traffic near the construction area on…

Monday, Jul 9

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Can immigrants living in the U.S. illegally get a Texas driver's license? Curious Texas investigates

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As stories about the living conditions of more than 2,000 migrant children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border continue to unfold, curiosity about migrants and immigrants ...

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5 ways to keep your brain sharp and fight off dementia

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Jennifer Greer first noticed that her mother, Carolyn, had trouble finding words to express herself. Diagnosed with dementia, the 73-year-old now can't talk or take care of herself. "We did a lot of b...

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Elected service a 9,400-mile trek for Sunnyvale mayor, Coppell council members from India

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Saji George, like many mayors, took the stage at his city's Independence Day celebration and delivered a message of pride in America. "Freedom is a privilege. It's not a right. Freedom is not free. Fr...

Sunday, Jul 8

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Right or left? Contests for key state offices offer clear contrast between Democratic challengers, GOP incumbents

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Texas Republicans and Democrats are like oil and water, so voters generally have an easy time distinguishing between the conservative and liberal ideologies of the parties. Nowhere is the choice betwe...

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What happens when the coal economy dies? Here's the story of one Texas town on life support

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ROCKDALE — David Montelongo isn’t used to being alone. He's spent his 60 years in the Central Texas town of Rockdale, surrounded by family and working the last 39 years in the local coal mine. He has ...

Saturday, Jul 7

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Trump Jr. hit 'fake news' with fake claim the media said he hunted 'pregnant dogs' instead of prairie dogs

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GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Fishermen are famous for fish tales exaggerating the size of their catch. President Trump's habit of bending or sidestepping facts is well documented. At a campaign rally Thursda...