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1:39 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Texas Monthly's 35

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12:57 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Carona Takes Aim at Gang Weapon

Dallas – A Dallas legislator says gangs operating across the Texas-Mexico border are the biggest homeland security threat in our state. And he has a plan to take away one of their favorite weapons - pre-paid disposable cell phones. KERA's Shelley Kofler reports.
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Texas Senator John Carona says it's no mystery why a criminal would buy a pre-paid disposable cell phone to conspire with accomplices-

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4:08 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Edwards Finance Chair Returns to Dallas With No Regrets

Dallas – Ironically, the two presidential candidates who ended their campaigns yesterday have finance chairmen from Dallas. Earlier you heard from businessman Roy Bailey who was part of Republican Rudy Giuliani's inner circle. Dallas Attorney Fred Baron is Democrat John Edwards' finance chair. Upon leaving the campaign trail he talked to KERA's Shelley Kofler who asked: what can you say to donors who contributed millions to the Edwards campaign which is over?

 

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5:31 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Giuliani Finance Chair From Dallas to Support McCain

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1:53 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Fires Destroy North Texas Homes

Dallas – Wildfires in Tarrant and Wise Counties have destroyed homes and forced evacuations. Governor Rick Perry has activated the state Emergency Operations Center to help respond.

Kera's Shelley Kofler has more

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6:57 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Citizen Hopefuls Frustrated By 1.5 Year Backlog

Dallas, TX – Zeeble: Most speak only Spanish, and came here from El Paso & other cities. They've applied to be citizens and want to vote this fall. Eric Murillo is with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN

Murillo: There is another side to the immigration debate and there are people who've followed all the proper steps to get their citizenship. The normal wait was 7 months and was supposed to be reduced to 5.

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6:13 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Texan Gives State of Union Spanish-Language Response

Dallas – cTexan-State of Union Response

Tonight a Texan will deliver the Democrat's Spanish -language response to the President's State of the Union message. State Senator Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio says this is the first time all the Spanish language broadcast networks will air the response. She told KERA's Shelley Kofler she wants to address the concerns she sees in the Hispanic community.
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6:23 am
Fri January 25, 2008

CEO, January 25, 2008

Dallas, TX – ALAN BOECKMANN
CEO, Fluor Corporation
January 25

Alan Boeckmann is CEO of Irving-based Fluor Corporation which designs, builds and maintains many of the world's largest capital projects. Heavily involved in the reconstruction effort in Iraq, Fluor also serves around 600 clients in more than 85 countries.

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6:02 am
Fri January 25, 2008

North Texas foreclosures jumped 10%

Dallas – North Texas home foreclosures have jumped 10 percent over the past year, and keeps climbing. With recent mortgage problems tied to bad sub-prime loans, the Federal Reserve this week announced a 3-quarter point interest-rate drop. So the best local mortgage rates are down to their lowest point in nearly 4 years.

Embattled Countrywide - with a huge local office - is advertising lower interest rates, hoping to drum up business. But Dallas Business Journal Associate Editor Chad Watt says that really depends.

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4:33 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

From left to right: Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Composer Osvaldo Golijov

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