Far North Dallas Patient Has County’s First Case of West Nile Virus This Year

Far North Dallas Patient Has County’s First Case of West Nile Virus This Year

A Far West Dallas resident was diagnosed with the county’s first case of West Nile virus this year, health officials say. The patient, who lives in the 75248 ZIP code, was diagnosed with West Nile neuroinvasive disease, the more debilitating form of the mosquito-borne illness. Dallas County Health and Human Services called it the first human case of the infection this year, though it’s awaiting confirmation from Texas Department of State Health Services. “Our mosquito…

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The Dallas Morning News Charities Inaugural Summer Feeding Campaign Raises $105,000

The Dallas Morning News Charities Inaugural Summer Feeding Campaign Raises $105,000

Staff Photographer In May, The Dallas Morning News Charities launched a first-time campaign to raise funds to feed hungry North Texas children during summer break. The goal was $30,000. At about $1 per meal, that’s roughly 30,000 meals. Donors more than tripled that measure, though, as the inaugural summer feeding campaign raised about $105,000 from 445 donors — enough for approximately 105,000 meals. The drive, which began May 15 and ended June 27, benefits six…

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How Dare Dallas County’s Neighbors Bite the Hands That Treat Them at Parkland

How Dare Dallas County’s Neighbors Bite the Hands That Treat Them at Parkland

It’s bad enough that Dallas County’s public hospital has become a lifeboat for so many uninsured people across North Texas. We don’t need our richer neighbors up north in Collin County mocking or maligning us for doing the right thing — especially when we’re required to do so by law. We need them to chip in. Here’s the long and short of it: Without Parkland Memorial Hospital’s excellent trauma and emergency-room care, we’d have a…

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It Just Felt like It Rained a Lot, but Really It Was 4th Driest May in Dallas-Fort Worth

It Just Felt like It Rained a Lot, but Really It Was 4th Driest May in Dallas-Fort Worth

May is usually the rainiest month of the year in Dallas-Fort Worth, but this year it’s anything but. With one day left in the month, DFW International Airport recorded 14 percent of the normal rainfall level making this May at the fourth driest with .70 inches, meteorologist Jesse Moore with the National Weather Service said. Average rainfall for the month is 4.9 inches. Last year, Dallas-Fort Worth was above normal with 6.25 inches. Though North…

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Would North Dallas Texas Be a Place You Want to Live?

Would North Dallas Texas Be a Place You Want to Live?

Many larger cities in the US are divided into north, south, east and west. Any city can be, but larger cities are so huge that people talk about them in this manner naturally. You usually don’t do that with a smaller city. In Texas, there are many large cities, including Dallas. I used to live by San Antonio, and I am fully aware of people saying south San Antonio and so forth. Sometimes not all…

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Review: the Invaders | Teatro Dallas

Review: the Invaders | Teatro Dallas

Open now through Sat, May 20 Next performance on Thu, May 11 at 8pm Give Me Shelter At Teatro Dallas, Chilean playwright Egon Wolff’s 1963 work The Invaders feels especially relevant to today’s political climate. The cast of The Invaders at Teatro Dallas Dallas — For Teatro Dallas, Cora Cardona has adapted and directed an English version of the Latin American landmark play Los invasores (The Invaders) (1963) by renowned Chilean playwright Egon Wolff (1926-2016)….

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Uber to Test Flying Cars in North Texas

Uber to Test Flying Cars in North Texas

DALLAS — According to Uber, air travel is the future of ridesharing. The San Francisco-based company announced it’s currently developing the new service, Uber Elevate Network. The company claims through the use of small aircraft, it will cut a 1 hour, 40-minute commute down to 15 minutes at an affordable price to the average consumer. “The technologies that you need to make this happen exist today. It’s just a matter of bringing them together into…

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Political Group Files Complaint over Ballot Irregularities in Dallas Co.

Political Group Files Complaint over Ballot Irregularities in Dallas Co.

DALLAS – A political group in North Texas is taking notice and investigating complaints of residents receiving mail-in ballots they claim they never requested. Direct Action Texas (DAT) recently filed a criminal complaint against Dallas County with the Texas Secretary of State’s office. The concern is centered around mail-in ballot irregularities possibly linked to vote harvesting. “You need to really think about what you are doing, because we are going to expose it,” said Aaron…

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Jury Duty Phone Scam Hits North Texas

Jury Duty Phone Scam Hits North Texas

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – They claim that you have missed jury duty, and that you are heading to jail unless you pay a fine. But now, U.S. Marshals are warning of this new scam that is sweeping North Texas. Investigators said that the callers claim to be U.S. Marshals or local law enforcement. They claim that the receiver of the call missed a jury duty date and that a judge has issued a warrant for their…

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Why You Should Consider Living In North Dallas Texas

Why You Should Consider Living In North Dallas Texas

Are you considering making a move to North Dallas Texas? If so, this is a great choice for so many different reasons. There are many great places to live in the state of Texas, but choosing Dallas, particularly the north part of the city, is something you won’t regret. Continue reading to learn more about this area and why it is a place that you should seriously consider moving to. First of all, the area…

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