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7:09 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Cliburn Celebration

Dallas, TX –

Tomorrow, Fort Worth officially celebrates the 50th anniversary of piano legend Van Cliburn's Tchaikovsky competition victory in Moscow. His win stunned the world at the height of the cold war.

KERA's Bill Zeeble has more.

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5:57 am
Fri February 29, 2008

CEO, February 29, 2008

Dallas, TX – MIKE ULLMAN
Chairman and CEO, JC Penney
February 29

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12:07 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Dallas Co. Republicans hoping to unseat Sheriff Valdez

Dallas, TX – Republicans seeking their party's nomination for Dallas County Sheriff tell what they would do to improve the county jail.

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10:52 am
Thu February 28, 2008

North Texans Face Foreclosures

Dallas, TX – Bill Zeeble: Johnnie Hill's lived in this southern Dallas home on South Ewing Avenue for 41 years. Now, she's fighting to keep it.

Johnnie Hill, homeowner: I've been here since I was 16, this is the only place I've ever known, really. First it was my mom's, then mine, and I would like for it to go to my grandson. It's just a family house. It's just a home.

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8:47 am
Thu February 28, 2008

McCain In Texas

Dallas, TX – As the clear republican front runner John McCain has not had to campaign hard in Texas. At his first North Texas rally yesterday he seemed to be gearing up for November. KERA's Shelley Kofler reports from Richardson

 

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6:35 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Dallas Democrats Challenge Sheriff Valdez

Dallas, TX – Bill Zeeble, KERA reporter: Three of the four Democratic Sheriff's candidates addressed a recent Democratic forum, where all touched on the jail system. For 5 years now, it's failed federal inspection. Incumbent Lupe Valdez says it's still much better than it used to be.

Sheriff Valdez:

Zeeble: Incumbent Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, seeking re-election. One of her primary opponents is former Prosecutor Peter Schulte.

Schulte:

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2:21 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Obama In Duncanville

Barack Obama at Duncanville Highschool

Duncanville, TX – Bill Zeeble, KERA reporter: In what's become his patented voter rally speech, Obama repeated his themes of change and hope for the country, saying it's time for both, with him in the lead.

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1:56 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Housing & The Economy

Dallas, TX – In this sizzling primary season, the economy's among the hottest issues in Texas. While parts of the state are more economically insulated than the rest of the country, job losses and especially home foreclosures remain serious concerns in the Lone Star State. Bill Zeeble reports

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12:10 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Commentary: John McCain

Dallas, TX –

It couldn't be clearer that John McCain will be the Republican nominee for president, barring some unforeseen calamity. But calamity is exactly what they're expecting in the far-right wing of the party if the senator from Arizona prevails. Rush Limbaugh has predicted that McCain's nomination would mean the end of the GOP. James Dobson has said he would rather stay at home than vote for John McCain. Ann Coulter would take Hillary Clinton over the dreaded John McCain.

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8:41 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Elections and health insurance

Dallas, TX – Democratic Presidential candidates have sparred over health insurance more than any other issue. What they have to say is important in Texas which ranks first for the number of uninsured people. KERA's Shelley Kofler has more on what patients are facing and what they candidates say they will do.

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