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9:16 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Richardson Company Hiring 334 With Help of Grant

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4:05 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Southwest Airlines Posts Another Profit

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3:59 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Farmers Branch Passes Another Measure Against Illegal Immigrant Renters

Farmers Branch, TX – Bill Zeeble, KERA reporter: Like in past, packed contentious meetings, this gathering drew residents for and against the ordinance. Item 2952 will require any new renters of Farmers Branch homes or apartments to get city issued licenses of occupancy, for 5 dollars a tenant. Names will be checked against a federal database. Anyone with questions has 60 days to prove legal residency, or they'll get evicted. Jamie Jewel likes the rule.

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3:53 am
Wed January 23, 2008

DISD Admits 2006 State Champ High School Team Cheated

Dallas, TX – Bill Zeeble: In the 2005-06 school year, the South Oak Cliff Golden Bears played with an ineligible player. Kendrake Johnigan's failing English grade of 50 was upped to a 73 before the regional tournament began. The change made him eligible to play on the team that won the championship.

Dr. Hinojosa: As former basketball player/coach, this is painful for me.

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12:02 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Think, Jan. 18, 2008

Dallas, TX – Topic
Pursuing Justice & Remembering MLK
Guests
Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, Crow Collection of Asian Art Director Amy Hofland
Description
Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price has served the residents of his district for 23 years. He'll be honored with the Dallas Bar Association's Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Award at a noon luncheon on Monday, January 21st at the Belo Mansion. Commissioner Price will be our feature guest this evening.

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8:13 am
Tue January 22, 2008

North Texas Economy Coping

Dallas –
As the country braces for a possible recession, economists say Texas is stronger than most states because of growth in exports and energy related businesses.

Even so, we're feeling the downturn. In North Texas sales of existing homes and new home construction have plummeted. But Economist Fiona Sigalla with the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas says sellers and buyers here shouldn't panic.

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7:23 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Hamon donation to arts center

Dallas, TX – Philanthropist Nancy Hamon has donated $10-million to the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, money that will be used to add rehearsal and recital space to the Center's new opera house.

The gift puts the Center over its $275 million fund raising goal. When it opens next year, the Performing Arts Center will be the city's primary venue for music, opera, theatre and dance.

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6:10 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Farmers Branch considering renter's ban targeting illegal immigrants

Dallas, TX – The first ordinance was passed last year but never went into effect after it was challenged in court as unconstitutional. It would have punished landlords' who rented apartments to illegal immigrants. The federal judge has yet to issue a final ruling.

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5:37 am
Thu January 17, 2008

New Austin City Manager from Fort Worth

Fort Worth, TX –
Fort Worth Assistant City Manager Marc Ott will become the city of Austin's first African American City Manager.

Austin councilmembers today voted unanimously to hire Ott who has overseen infrastructure services in Fort Worth.

In his new position Ott will manage more than 12,000 employees and earn a salary of 242-thousand dollars a year.

He takes over from retiring Toby Futrell on February 18.

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5:12 am
Thu January 17, 2008

Litton to Conduct at Meyerson

Dallas – Tonight Andrew Litton returns to Dallas' Meyerson Symphony Center for a three-night engagement. Eighteen months ago, he stepped down as the Dallas Symphony's Music Director and conductor. KERA's Steve Cumming has an update on what Maestro Litton is up to.

 

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