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Weekend Traffic Outlook: Fair Park, I-35E Closures

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 9/30 6:26A
There are several construction closures this weekend across North Texas. In Dallas the new Interstate 30 eastbound ramp connecting to Interstate 35E northbound will open Saturday morning.

Tent City Near Fair Park To Be Shut Down

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 9/28 1:45P MEREDITH YEOMANS
Work is underway to clear a large homeless encampment in Dallas known as tent city, just days before the beginning of the State Fair of Texas. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Crews Install Big Tex for 2016

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 9/23 5:27A
Big Tex, the 55-foot-tall cowboy mascot, returned to his post at Fair Park in Dallas Friday morning.

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2017 Auto Lineup Unveiled at the State Fair of Texas

State Fair of Texas 9/30 8:18A Jason Hays
Buckle up for the State Fair of Texas Auto Show! Today’s Auto Show Media Day included big announcements from a long list of top manufacturers, ranging from unveilings of...

Big Tex Treats & Eats for Friday, September 30, 2016

State Fair of Texas 9/29 11:30P Jason Hays
New Foods: Fried Jell-O® Big Tex Choice Awards winner: Best Tasting! A classic cherry-flavored Jell-O in a panko-crusted breading, flash-fired to perfection, and then dusted with powdered sugar....


Dallas Public Library (Events) 9/28 1:32P
When: Saturday, October 01, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library at Classroom 1 & 2 Free Math Tutoring provided for youth K - 12 in the...

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Leslie Brenner Says Uchi's Food Has 'Taken a Dive'

Eater Dallas 9/23 6:32A Amy McCarthy
Once five stars, Uchi now only has three. When Uchi made its Dallas debut, Dallas Morning News critic Leslie Brenner was pretty excited. In her first review of the restaurant, Brenner awarded Chef...

Rash Of Violent Muggings Hits Deep Ellum

Eater Dallas 9/22 4:45A Amy McCarthy
Be careful out there, y’all. Over the past few years, Deep Ellum has largely shaken its reputation as a seedy bar district as it transformed into a bonafide dining destination. Now, after months of...

Emporium Pies Is Now Open In Deep Ellum

Eater Dallas 9/20 6:12A Amy McCarthy
Have a little pie with your Pecan Lodge Back in March, Eater learned that beloved sweets purveyor Emporium Pies had set its sights on Deep Ellum . Back then, the popular pie shop anticipated an...

An Eater's Guide to Dallas

Eater Dallas 9/20 4:56A Amy McCarthy
Since its portrayal in the eponymous and infamous 1970s-era soap opera, Dallas has seen an incredible amount of change. The home of Neiman Marcus, the legendary State Fair of Texas, and America's...

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15 Things to love about Fall

Krystal Schlegel 9/30 1:36A krystal
15 Fall Favorites: CHUNKY SWEATERS There is nothing better than curling up by the fire in a cozy sweater . THANKSGIVING COOKING My favorite time of year to cook is Thanksgiving day with the family....
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Comfortable Fall Boots

Krystal Schlegel 9/29 8:28P krystal
There is nothing better than a cool crisp Fall morning, a cozy sweater and comfortable booties. This post was sponsored by Zappos. I just found these cute Clarks booties and they are so perfect for...


Krystal Schlegel 9/28 11:37P krystal
A few of the Fall basics I m loving lately: 1. I love the neutral colors in  this scarf wrap . 2. This black wrap top is perfect for a night out. 3. These bow tie heels look so cute with black jeans....


Krystal Schlegel 9/28 8:31P krystal
I have a thing for a good pretty white blouse! This one by MLM label is a fun closet staple. This off the shoulder wrap blouse  adds an effortless vibe to any outfit. If you aren t already a fan, MLM...

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Is it OK to overpay for a house?

South Dallas BubbleLife iReporter 9/26 12:52A Rochelle Mortensen
Bidding wars. Houses selling over appraised value. Sales prices that end up well over the list price. Weve all heard the tales of woe from buyers in North Texas lately. In...

Is your pool losing its sparkle?

South Dallas BubbleLife iReporter 9/18 10:45P Rochelle Mortensen
Does your pool sparkle in the summer sun like an oasis? Or do you find yourself cringing when you look at the bottom of the pool. That is, when you can see it. With summer...

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A CEO’s perspective on how to handle stress and depression

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/23 1:30A Dana Manciagli
According to a recent study by Harvard Medical School, 18 percent of employed Americans between the ages of 15 and 54 reported that they had experienced symptoms of a mental...

Southwestern Medical Foundation adds 13 trustees

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/21 8:44A Evan Hoopfer
Southwestern Medical Foundation announced last week it elected 13 new trustees at the most recent board meeting. The new trustees are elected to a three-year term and eligible...

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Coffee Workers Are at Risk of Contracting 'Popcorn Lung'

Alternet 9/29 7:37A Christine Lepisto, TreeHugger
Click here for reuse options! The issue came to light after a spike of popcorn lung cases related to a roaster in Texas. Here s something to think about over your fair-trade,...

Get a Jump Start on the Pollinator Bio Blitz!

Features 9/28 12:56P Liz Berry
Our garden is filled with pollinators. The photo above is a native bumblebee we saw on a Cosmos September 27, 2016 COME TO THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN! Come to the Garland Community Garden this...

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A Few Things

Design Mom 9/30 8:31A Design Mom
Photo and text by Gabrielle. Hello, Friends! How are you? I have been traveling so I m writing this from a hotel room. I was in Palm Springs for a couple of days, making a venue visit for Alt Summit...

CustomInk Encourages Us to Be Good to Each Other

7 on a Shoestring 9/30 8:18A Staci Salazar
Have you ever been bullied by someone? I think if we all look back over our life, there has probably been at least one time when we have experienced some sort of harassment....

4 Tips To Add Time To Your Day

Days of a Domestic Dad 9/30 5:00A Colby
Everyone would love to add time to their day to get more done. While everyone has the same 24 hours, why is it that some people seem to be able to make of that time than...

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