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Kidd Kraddick

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Marking the one-year anniversary of Kidd Kraddick’s death; Dallas Animal Services is overrun with abandoned pets; a Tarrant County resident has been diagnosed with measles; and more.

Five stories that have North Texas talking: D Magazine says Kidd Kraddick had lymphoma, more were without power during the ice storm than initially reported, "The Nutcracker" as a comedy, and more:

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It was a summer night in 1984. I was 11 years old. My family and I had just finished packing the car for our annual summer trip to visit relatives in Mexico. Duran Duran had released its hit single, “The Reflex,” a few months earlier. I was a huge fan of the band, so I was ecstatic when I learned the song was number one that night during the top 10 at 10.