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Protesters hold ‘die-in’ at grocery store

Protesters hold ‘die-in’ at grocery store

Protesters hold ‘die-in’ at grocery store Publix has suspended its political contributions as it re-evaluates its giving processes, the national grocery chain said in a statement. The announcement comes days after Parkland student activist David Hogg called for a "die-in" at the grocery store to protest its support for a Florida gubernatorial candidate backed by…

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KDMX (102.9 Now)/Dallas Plugs Carter Into Nights

KDMX (102.9 Now)/Dallas Plugs Carter Into Nights

iHEARTMEDIA Hot AC KDMX (102.9 NOW)/DALLAS has named CARTER as its new nights host, effective immediately. CARTER will continues his current duties as PD/afternoons of Top 40 KWTX/WACO-KILLEEN, TX; he is also heaerd on multiple stations with iHEART CUSTOM. Before that, CARTER had been heard on Q-100/ATLANTA, WFLZ/TAMPA, WAPE/JACKSONVILLE and KJYO/OKLAHOMA CITY. Source Article

Five Fun Things to Do This Weekend In Dallas: Plan Ahead

Five Fun Things to Do This Weekend In Dallas: Plan Ahead

DALLAS, TX — With sunny skies and warm days ahead, this weekend brings the perfect opportunity to get outside and have some fun. While there is a nearly endless of things happening around the Metroplex, Patch has chosen five must-have experiences. Keep up with Dallas events using the Patch calendar. Texas Scottish Festival Have a…

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NRA Convention Will Close Several Downtown Dallas Streets

NRA Convention Will Close Several Downtown Dallas Streets

DALLAS, TX – The National Rifle Association Convention will result in several road closures in the downtown Dallas area, police said. The convention started Thursday at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center and ends on Sunday, May 6. The convention is expecting about 80,000 attendees during the four-day event. The Dallas Police Department also is…

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New Multifamily Housing Construction Starts Falls 7-Percent in March According to Dodge Data Report

New Multifamily Housing Construction Starts Falls 7-Percent in March According to Dodge Data Report

NEW YORK, NY – New construction starts in March increased 11% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $785.2 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The substantial gain followed modest declines in January (down 2%) and February (down 3%), and brings the pace of total construction starts to the highest…

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Dallas Woman Says R Kelly Gave Her STD, Groomed Her: Report

Dallas Woman Says R Kelly Gave Her STD, Groomed Her: Report

DALLAS, TX — Police in Dallas are investigating after a young woman filed a complaint alleging R Kelly, a 51-year-old R&B singer, knowingly gave her an STD without her knowledge or consent. The Washington Post broke the story Sunday, writing in a report that the woman, now 20, began her eight-month relationship with Kelly when…

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TX: Is Austin Finally Ready for Light Rail? The Answer May Come in 2020.

TX: Is Austin Finally Ready for Light Rail? The Answer May Come in 2020.

April 06–The gloom settled in quickly at Threadgill’s near downtown after the early votes came in on Austin’s 2014 light rail bond proposition. The three dozen or so people on hand, including then-Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell, drinks in hand, soon broke into clutches of quiet conversation. What was billed as a victory party took on…

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Taylor Swift makes surprise appearance at Tennessee cafe

Taylor Swift makes surprise appearance at Tennessee cafe

Taylor Swift surprises fans during Target run Taylor Swift returned to her country roots during a surprise appearance at Nashville’s famed Bluebird Cafe. The Tennessean reports Swift joined songwriter Craig Wiseman on stage Saturday night. The 28-year-old Swift received a standing ovation from the roughly 40 patrons. Her hair in a ponytail and wearing a…

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Nigeria Holds Peace Talks With Jihadist Group

Nigeria Holds Peace Talks With Jihadist Group

DAPCHI, Nigeria—Nigeria said it is holding peace talks with a local Islamic State faction, in a test of whether a secular government can reach an accord with an offshoot of one the world’s most infamous international jihadist networks. For more than a year, Nigerian envoys have met with representatives of Islamic State West Africa Province,…

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