Dallas Informer http://dallasinformer.com Local Dallas News and Texas Updates Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:04:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 Ghosts of Dallas: Majestic Theatre, 1954 http://dallasinformer.com/114957/ghosts-of-dallas-majestic-theatre-1954/ http://dallasinformer.com/114957/ghosts-of-dallas-majestic-theatre-1954/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:04:44 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114957/ghosts-of-dallas-majestic-theatre-1954/

“Soldiers from the Fourth Army, Fort Sam Houston, and the Third Army, Fort Hood, stand in formation in front of the Majestic Theater,” December 1954. Share your own Ghosts of Dallas. Original photo: From the collections of the Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library Photo: Lauren Meystedt See more Ghosts of Dallas here. Full […]

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Jury chairman’s departure marks end of era at the Cliburn http://dallasinformer.com/114956/jury-chairmans-departure-marks-end-of-era-at-the-cliburn/ http://dallasinformer.com/114956/jury-chairmans-departure-marks-end-of-era-at-the-cliburn/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:05:18 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114956/jury-chairmans-departure-marks-end-of-era-at-the-cliburn/ Fort Worth’s music maestro John Giordano, 75, is retiring as chairman of the Cliburn piano competition jury after 40 years and 11 competitions. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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Child struck by car in Dallas http://dallasinformer.com/114955/child-struck-by-car-in-dallas/ http://dallasinformer.com/114955/child-struck-by-car-in-dallas/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:05:12 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114955/child-struck-by-car-in-dallas/ Child struck by car in Dallas Child struck by car in Dallas. Child hit by car. Credit: Josh Stephens / WFAA. Dallas police investigate an accident in the 8700 block of Woodcastle Drive in which a two-year-old child was struck by a car on April 23, 2014. Full News here – Read more on WFAA

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Flight Attendant Talks About Viral Video Fame http://dallasinformer.com/114954/flight-attendant-talks-about-viral-video-fame/ http://dallasinformer.com/114954/flight-attendant-talks-about-viral-video-fame/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:06:40 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114954/flight-attendant-talks-about-viral-video-fame/

Latest News: Funeral For Teen Killed In Dallas Hit-&-Run Dallas-Area Woman Arrested In Corn Dog Dispute Burgess Holds Emergency Preparedness Summit Dallas Police Standoff Ends Peacefully FDA Proposes Regulations For E-Cigarettes Top Trending: Soldier Opens Fire At Fort Hood; 4 Dead, Several Injured Three McKinney Teens Overdose On LSD Within 24 Hours Estranged Husband Says He Killed Arlington Woman Reports […]

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Cowboys to open season vs. 49ers http://dallasinformer.com/114953/cowboys-to-open-season-vs-49ers/ http://dallasinformer.com/114953/cowboys-to-open-season-vs-49ers/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:05:43 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114953/cowboys-to-open-season-vs-49ers/ Full News here – ESPNDallas.com

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Marion, Blair bring ‘manly’ attitude, push Mavs into series tie with 113-92 win http://dallasinformer.com/114951/marion-blair-bring-manly-attitude-push-mavs-into-series-tie-with-113-92-win/ http://dallasinformer.com/114951/marion-blair-bring-manly-attitude-push-mavs-into-series-tie-with-113-92-win/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:06:00 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114951/marion-blair-bring-manly-attitude-push-mavs-into-series-tie-with-113-92-win/ 2014/04/b8a90__NS_23MAVSSPURS40_37268753.JPG

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Restaurant review: With a new chef heading the kitchen, Bolsa is as appealing as ever http://dallasinformer.com/114949/restaurant-review-with-a-new-chef-heading-the-kitchen-bolsa-is-as-appealing-as-ever/ http://dallasinformer.com/114949/restaurant-review-with-a-new-chef-heading-the-kitchen-bolsa-is-as-appealing-as-ever/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:07:09 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114949/restaurant-review-with-a-new-chef-heading-the-kitchen-bolsa-is-as-appealing-as-ever/ 2014/04/0e8bf__GUI_15din_bolsa11_37141389_361269.JPG

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RIP, Dave Neumann’s Free Parking http://dallasinformer.com/114948/rip-dave-neumanns-free-parking/ http://dallasinformer.com/114948/rip-dave-neumanns-free-parking/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:05:42 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114948/rip-dave-neumanns-free-parking/

Yesterday, I posted that former Dallas city councilman Dave Neumann would probably never, ever get a parking ticket in the city of Dallas. Rudy Bush at the Morning News picked up the ball and ran with it, and, earlier today, Neumann returned his city council parking pass. Let me be the first to say this: […]

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Dallas: Another Round of Severe Weather on the Way http://dallasinformer.com/114947/dallas-another-round-of-severe-weather-on-the-way/ http://dallasinformer.com/114947/dallas-another-round-of-severe-weather-on-the-way/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:04:43 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114947/dallas-another-round-of-severe-weather-on-the-way/ Dallas: Another Round of Severe Weather on the Way Stormy weather will continue in the Dallas area through Thursday morning, but conditions will improve on Friday. However, severe weather will make its return before the end of the weekend. Friday's highs will be in the 80s with partly sunny skies … Full News here – […]

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Court says Tarrant water district doesn’t have to call election http://dallasinformer.com/114946/court-says-tarrant-water-district-doesnt-have-to-call-election/ http://dallasinformer.com/114946/court-says-tarrant-water-district-doesnt-have-to-call-election/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:05:00 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114946/court-says-tarrant-water-district-doesnt-have-to-call-election/ A lawsuit filed by the Rev. Kyev Tatum and others had argued that the district violated the Texas and U.S. constitutions by moving the election to May 2015. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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You’ve never seen Dallas like this: From 1939, in radiant color, a look at downtown captured on Kodachrome http://dallasinformer.com/114945/youve-never-seen-dallas-like-this-from-1939-in-radiant-color-a-look-at-downtown-captured-on-kodachrome/ http://dallasinformer.com/114945/youve-never-seen-dallas-like-this-from-1939-in-radiant-color-a-look-at-downtown-captured-on-kodachrome/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:21:43 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114945/youve-never-seen-dallas-like-this-from-1939-in-radiant-color-a-look-at-downtown-captured-on-kodachrome/ function goToCommentBox(eventObj) { if (eventObj.shareItem.provider.trim() == ‘comments’) { console.log(eventObj.shareItem.provider + ‘ | http://cityhallblog.dallasnews.com/2014/04/youve-never-seen-dallas-like-this-from-1939-in-radiant-color-a-look-at-downtown-captured-on-kodachrome.html/ | ‘ + window.location.href); if (‘http://cityhallblog.dallasnews.com/2014/04/youve-never-seen-dallas-like-this-from-1939-in-radiant-color-a-look-at-downtown-captured-on-kodachrome.html/’ != window.location.href) { window.location.href=’http://cityhallblog.dallasnews.com/2014/04/youve-never-seen-dallas-like-this-from-1939-in-radiant-color-a-look-at-downtown-captured-on-kodachrome.html/#comments’; } else { var target = $ (‘#comments’).get(0).offsetTop; window.scrollTo(0,target); } return false; } else { FBtrackEvent(23,eventObj.shareItem.provider,33,’Social:’+eventObj.shareItem.provider+’:Share’); } }var conf_43029 = { APIKey: ’3_9lzrxJh-GQofXtoOq-ADFDpwOla0DXKJOvVl_KnlZPjeuRyBKYHjyaA2UYgGvXGv’, lang : ‘en’, enabledProviders: ‘facebook,twitter,google,linkedin,yahoo,messenger’ }; var image43029 = […]

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Alive and Tickling at Fun House Theatre http://dallasinformer.com/114944/rosencrantz-and-guildenstern-alive-and-tickling-at-fun-house-theatre/ http://dallasinformer.com/114944/rosencrantz-and-guildenstern-alive-and-tickling-at-fun-house-theatre/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:05:56 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114944/rosencrantz-and-guildenstern-alive-and-tickling-at-fun-house-theatre/ There’s a functional way to drag a corpse off a stage and there’s a funny way. The young actors in Fun House Theatre and Film’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead do it the funny way. Every time. Fun House, for theatergoers who haven’t yet discovered its extraordin… Full News here – Dallas Observer | Complete […]

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Landmark $3 million judgment in fracking case http://dallasinformer.com/114943/landmark-3-million-judgment-in-fracking-case/ http://dallasinformer.com/114943/landmark-3-million-judgment-in-fracking-case/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:04:48 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114943/landmark-3-million-judgment-in-fracking-case/ At the end of a three-year court battle, a Wise County family said they are overjoyed to have won a significant legal victory against a local oil and gas company. Full News here – WFAA – News – Local

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Gag Order Against Barrett Brown Lifted http://dallasinformer.com/114942/gag-order-against-barrett-brown-lifted/ http://dallasinformer.com/114942/gag-order-against-barrett-brown-lifted/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:05:36 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114942/gag-order-against-barrett-brown-lifted/

From the Free Barrett Brown organization comes the following good news: Today District Court Judge Sam Lindsay issued an order unsealing documents and vacating the September 4, 2013, gag order in USA v. Barrett Brown. A veil of unnecessary secrecy that loomed over this case has finally been lifted. Here are some critical previously sealed […]

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Former Dallas Cowboys center Phil Costa retires at 26 http://dallasinformer.com/114941/former-dallas-cowboys-center-phil-costa-retires-at-26/ http://dallasinformer.com/114941/former-dallas-cowboys-center-phil-costa-retires-at-26/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:03:04 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114941/former-dallas-cowboys-center-phil-costa-retires-at-26/ Former Dallas Cowboys center Phil Costa retires at 26 Dallas Cowboys center Phil Costa (67) guards against Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Brandon Thompson (98) during their NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, on August 24, 2013. (Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas Morning News). A year ago at this time … Full News here – Read more on Dallas […]

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Frustrated Ft. Worth moms work to slow down drivers near crosswalk http://dallasinformer.com/114939/frustrated-ft-worth-moms-work-to-slow-down-drivers-near-crosswalk/ http://dallasinformer.com/114939/frustrated-ft-worth-moms-work-to-slow-down-drivers-near-crosswalk/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:09:08 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114939/frustrated-ft-worth-moms-work-to-slow-down-drivers-near-crosswalk/ 2014/04/aa928__3557262_G

Frustration over a poorly marked school zone has some Fort Worth parents going on patrol. Full News here – KDFW – Local News

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Fort Worth City Council candidates address LGBT issues http://dallasinformer.com/114938/fort-worth-city-council-candidates-address-lgbt-issues/ http://dallasinformer.com/114938/fort-worth-city-council-candidates-address-lgbt-issues/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:05:31 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114938/fort-worth-city-council-candidates-address-lgbt-issues/ Candidates say they would educate themselves on the concerns of their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered constitutents. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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DPD’s First Female Helicopter Pilot Retires http://dallasinformer.com/114937/dpds-first-female-helicopter-pilot-retires/ http://dallasinformer.com/114937/dpds-first-female-helicopter-pilot-retires/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:04:45 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114937/dpds-first-female-helicopter-pilot-retires/

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A decorated Dallas Police officer is flying off into retirement after spending decades chasing down the bad guys, while also breaking down barriers. Senior Corporal Elizabeth “Libby” Cotner in 1994 became the department’s first and only female helicopter pilot, combining a love of both law enforcement and flying. “My mother told me […]

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Week Filled with Classical Music, Experimental Dance Performances http://dallasinformer.com/114935/week-filled-with-classical-music-experimental-dance-performances/ http://dallasinformer.com/114935/week-filled-with-classical-music-experimental-dance-performances/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:05:07 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114935/week-filled-with-classical-music-experimental-dance-performances/ 2014/04/4f59d__rxr-150-2014-04

With a music concert dedicated to Classical composers Schubert and Stravinsky, and a dance performance that treats the entire campus as a stage, the School of Arts and Humanities will host both the traditional and experimental this week. Full News here – UT Dallas News Center

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Matt Harrison of Texas Rangers to make first start in more than a year http://dallasinformer.com/114934/matt-harrison-of-texas-rangers-to-make-first-start-in-more-than-a-year/ http://dallasinformer.com/114934/matt-harrison-of-texas-rangers-to-make-first-start-in-more-than-a-year/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:05:08 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114934/matt-harrison-of-texas-rangers-to-make-first-start-in-more-than-a-year/ Texas Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison’s long wait will finally end Sunday at Seattle. Full News here – ESPNDallas.com

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Dominique Easley just the latest DL to visit Dallas Cowboys http://dallasinformer.com/114933/dominique-easley-just-the-latest-dl-to-visit-dallas-cowboys/ http://dallasinformer.com/114933/dominique-easley-just-the-latest-dl-to-visit-dallas-cowboys/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:03:06 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114933/dominique-easley-just-the-latest-dl-to-visit-dallas-cowboys/ Dominique Easley just the latest DL to visit Dallas Cowboys Dominique Easley is due to visit the Dallas Cowboys this week, which isn't too surprising given that the club took time to look at the former Florida defensive lineman at his pro-day workout, NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt reported. Plenty of NFL … Full […]

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English Language Wins in the End http://dallasinformer.com/114932/english-language-wins-in-the-end/ http://dallasinformer.com/114932/english-language-wins-in-the-end/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:05:50 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114932/english-language-wins-in-the-end/ Dear Mexican: Our grandparents came from Mexico. The entire next generation spoke Spanish. However, what my cousins and I and most of our kids know of Spanish is what we learn in Spanish classes. It’s clear we lost our language treasure. What do you know of this loss on a local or national sca… Full […]

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Man charged in fatal Wednesday crash in Plano http://dallasinformer.com/114930/man-charged-in-fatal-wednesday-crash-in-plano/ http://dallasinformer.com/114930/man-charged-in-fatal-wednesday-crash-in-plano/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:06:07 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114930/man-charged-in-fatal-wednesday-crash-in-plano/ 2014/04/cebe3__673950_G.JPG

A Plano man faces charges following a fatal crash that happened early Wednesday morning. Full News here – KDFW – Local News

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Cup of Dallas Stars’ Tyler Seguin on sale on eBay http://dallasinformer.com/114928/cup-of-dallas-stars-tyler-seguin-on-sale-on-ebay/ http://dallasinformer.com/114928/cup-of-dallas-stars-tyler-seguin-on-sale-on-ebay/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:04:53 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114928/cup-of-dallas-stars-tyler-seguin-on-sale-on-ebay/ 2014/04/79384__3552721_G.JPG

Because it’s the cup. Cup crazy. All past NHL Stanley Cup playoff slogans – but could be used in the eBay sale of Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin’s cup. Full News here – KDFW – Local News

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Lyle Lovett will appear on Craig Ferguson show tonight to promote Texas-based Jackson Browne tribute album http://dallasinformer.com/114926/lyle-lovett-will-appear-on-craig-ferguson-show-tonight-to-promote-texas-based-jackson-browne-tribute-album/ http://dallasinformer.com/114926/lyle-lovett-will-appear-on-craig-ferguson-show-tonight-to-promote-texas-based-jackson-browne-tribute-album/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:04:50 +0000 http://dallasinformer.com/114926/lyle-lovett-will-appear-on-craig-ferguson-show-tonight-to-promote-texas-based-jackson-browne-tribute-album/ 2014/04/e30b7__Lyle+Lovett

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