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9:09 am
Wed January 16, 2008

Air Controllers Say Staffing Drop Dangerous

Dallas – Air traffic controllers have produced statistics showing their number in North Texas decreased about 37 percent in the past two years, while the number of operational errors has gone up.

According to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, the number of controllers monitoring North Texas air space from the Fort Worth radar facility has dropped from 103 in 2006 to 65.

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2:28 am
Wed January 16, 2008

Simmons Gives Record Amount of Money To UT Southwestern

Dallas, TX – Bill Zeeble, KERA reporter: Tucked away in a 4th floor lab of UT Southwestern's Pickens building, just down the hall from the Simmons Biomedical Research Building, is Craig Powell's lab. The Medical Center's assistant professor spends most of his time studying mice, & says 50 million dollars from Simmons, for brain and neurological research, is huge.

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2:22 am
Wed January 16, 2008

American Airlines Loses Money In 4th Quarter

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1:54 am
Wed January 16, 2008

Cornyn Defends Feds in Border Fence Dispute

Dallas – Texas Senator John Cornyn says the federal government's use of property for a Texas-Mexico border fence is important to national security.

A federal judge has ruled that the town of Eagle Pass must provide the government access to 233 acres of city property so it can build the controversial border fence.

Eagle Pass had refused to surrender the land, and Mayor Chad Foster called the action heavy handed.

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11:26 am
Tue January 15, 2008

Dallas Opera Announces World Premiere In Upcoming Season

Dallas, TX – The Dallas Opera today announced its inaugural season in the new Winspear Opera House, set for October, 2009.

The company's five operas, from October to May, will include a world premiere of Moby Dick by award-winning composer Jake Heggie. It'll be featured here in March 2010, before moving on to San Francisco and Calgary.

Heggie's best-known opera is Dead Man Walking, among the world's most performed contemporary operas, first produced 8 years ago.

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6:08 am
Tue January 15, 2008

North Texas Air Controllers Declare Staffing Emergency

Dallas – Local members of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association are declaring a staffing emergency at the Fort Worth radar facility that serves North Texas. They say more than 20 area airports including DFW and Love Field could experience flight delays because too few experienced controllers are on the job.

At a press conference scheudled for Wednesday controllers will also claim that the safety of passengers flying in and out of North Texas is in jeopardy.

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5:37 am
Tue January 15, 2008

Review: People of the Book

Dallas, TX –

For book lovers who are fascinated by the intricacies of gold leaf and vellum as well as the modern forensic techniques that allow experts to restore these precious manuscripts, Geraldine Brooks' new novel, People of the Book, is like C.S.I.: The Rare Book Version.

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5:26 am
Fri January 11, 2008

Countrywide's North Texas Employees Could Suffer

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12:02 am
Fri January 11, 2008

Think, Jan. 11, 2008

Dallas, TX – Topic Young Children in Today's World Guests Dr. T. Berry Brazelton & Artist Thomas Allen Description Is there a list of essential resources for the new parent? If there is it most certainly includes the book "Touchpoints" by famed pediatrician and child advocate Dr. T. Berry Brazelton. Dr. Brazelton will join us the evening to discuss what today's parents really need to know to successfully navigate parenthood.

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5:30 am
Thu January 10, 2008

Commentary: The War on Plagiarism

Dallas, TX –

I visited a high school library the other day and noted the large number of students taking notes from the computer. Most of them were logged on to Wikipedia, an on-line compendium of encyclopedic freelance information. They were gathering notes for their research papers.

These are the industrious ones, I'm afraid.

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