Three North Texas Heart Walks raise more than $6 million

Three North Texas Heart Walks raise more than $6 million

North Texas tallied $6.3 million for the American Heart Association at its three Heart Walks held Sept. 9 in Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties. The Dallas Heart Walk is the big daddy, reaping $5.2 million of the total. Gross proceeds are expected to rise because participants typically submit donations through November, a spokeswoman said. The American Heart Association, which is based in Dallas, paid it forward by sending $100,000 to the Salvation Army to help…

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How Dallas is making a big play for Amazon’s second North American headquarters

How Dallas is making a big play for Amazon’s second North American headquarters

more Amazon.com Amazon.com’s campus in Seattle has offices, restaurants, cafes and other services to… more Amazon.com The Seattle-based online… Dallas-Fort Worth leaders are stepping up in a big way in hopes of luring Amazon.com Inc.’s proposed $5 billion second North American headquarters to the region. The Seattle-based online retail giant announced Thursday it would begin a national real estate search for a major North American city to house its second corporate headquarters, and executives are…

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Baby’s middle name ‘Dallas’ after Houston family finds refuge in North Texas

Baby’s middle name ‘Dallas’ after Houston family finds refuge in North Texas

DALLAS – She came to Dallas from nearly 300 miles away, contractions in the car, and a drive out of the deluge into the shelter of an unfamiliar metropolis. Jessica Braddock was pregnant as Tropical Storm Harvey headed towards Baytown, her home with her boyfriend and son, a child less than a year old. But out of endless wreckage wrought by furious floodwaters, joy emerged for Jessica’s family Thursday, with the birth of her new…

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Yes, North Texas, You Should Pay Attention to Harvey

Yes, North Texas, You Should Pay Attention to Harvey

The potential effects of Hurricane Harvey. Sometime late Friday or very early Saturday, a massive weather system named Harvey, possibly a tropical storm but more likely a hurricane, is going to hit southeast Texas. While it appears North Texas will avoid the brunt of the winds, rainfall and flooding expected, Harvey is still going to have a big effect on the weekend. Here’s what you need to know as Harvey comes knocking. The state of…

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NASA power player will become new UNT boss

NASA power player will become new UNT boss

This time, it really is rocket science: Thursday, University of North Texas regents are expected to select a longtime NASA leader to help launch the system into a new era of research and exploration. Lesa Roe will be announced as the sole finalist for the position of chancellor. Roe, who is currently acting as NASA’s second in command, will replace longtime leader Lee Jackson, who is retiring after 15 years. Roe, 54, will be the…

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How To Find The Best Restaurants In North Dallas, Texas

How To Find The Best Restaurants In North Dallas, Texas

If you are looking for a really great restaurant in North Dallas, Texas, there are a lot of different options to choose from. The most difficult part of dining out is deciding which restaurant you want to try. Luckily, there are some simple ways that you can narrow down the selection. When it comes to finding amazing places to eat, the Internet is a fantastic resource. There are a lot of different review sites out…

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Severe thunderstorms could hit North Texas this evening

Severe thunderstorms could hit North Texas this evening

Several North Texas counties, including Hunt and Cook counties, are under a flash flood watch from 7 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday. Collin, Grayson, Fannin and Hunt counties are all under a severe thunderstorm watch, according to the National Weather Service, and could experience winds over 65 mph and hail. While it is possible the storms could bring about an isolated tornado, meteorologist Brian James with KXAS-TV said the chances of one occurring are…

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UNT-Dallas hails opening of first residence hall

UNT-Dallas hails opening of first residence hall

Staff Photographer For 18-year-old Victoria Denestan, Thursday marked another day closer to the big move from her mother’s home to her new dorm room at the University of North Texas at Dallas. The incoming freshman is one of 93 students who will fill the beds of the first residence hall on the southeast Oak Cliff campus. "It’s way different than I thought," Denestan, who plans to study psychology, said as she surveyed the building with…

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Dallas-Fort Worth’s Top 100 Ceos Saw Their Pay Rise About 1 Percent in Annual Ranking

Dallas-Fort Worth’s Top 100 Ceos Saw Their Pay Rise About 1 Percent in Annual Ranking

Marquee names remained atop the CEO payday leaderboard for 2016, and Dallas’ diverse economy helped shield the region from the impact of flagging energy sector fortunes. Those were two of the most striking trends to emerge from a detailed study of compensation awarded to chief executives at North Texas’ largest publicly traded companies, based on 2016 revenue. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson The study, done by Houston-based Longnecker & Associates, crowned AT&T’s Randall Stephenson as the…

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More Dallas Area Homes Are for Sale but They Are Mostly Higher Priced

More Dallas Area Homes Are for Sale but They Are Mostly Higher Priced

Buyers in the market for a North Texas home this summer will find a couple of thousand more properties to pick from. The bad news is that most of them are not the low and moderate-priced houses that younger and first-time buyers are hunting. At the end of June, almost 22,000 North Texas single-family homes were listed for sale with real estate agents. That’s the largest inventory of houses on the market in the Dallas-Fort…

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