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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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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Found A Really Nice Home In North Dallas Texas

Found A Really Nice Home In North Dallas Texas

I was in the market to buy a home after several years of renting. I had a steady job that I just got a raise with and wanted to start looking around for something to buy. I contacted a friend of mine that was a real estate agent and asked the where the best starting point was when looking to purchase a home. They told me it’s best to get pre-approved for a home loan…

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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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North Texas Storms Produce Lightning Strikes, Record Rainfall and Cooler Temperatures

North Texas Storms Produce Lightning Strikes, Record Rainfall and Cooler Temperatures

Lightning struck the Bank of America building in downtown and a home in far north Fort Worth during a wave of thunderstorms Saturday that left thousands of customers without power while dumping record rainfall across the region. The Fort Worth Fire Department responded to a structure fire call around 6:45 a.m. in the 10400 block Stoneside Trail in the Crawford Farms neighborhood. Fire department spokesman Kyle Clay said two adults and three children were displaced…

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