Dallas-Fort Worth

Pre-K 4 SA Teacher Recruitment
2:26 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

San Antonio To Dallas Teachers: Come To Our City

Lisa Krantz for The Texas Tribune

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 6:10 am

Dozens of teachers on Thursday attended a recruiting fair hosted by the City of San Antonio at the Dallas Public Library.

The lure? A potential job teaching pre-K students and the chance to earn between $60,000 and $90,000 a year.

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Texas Law Enforcement
9:54 am
Tue April 2, 2013

UPDATE: Interim DA Named In Kaufman County

KERA reporter Bill Zeeble

Originally published on Tue April 2, 2013 8:12 pm

Update, Tuesday, 8:05 p.m.: Citing security concerns, a federal prosecutor in Houston has decided to remove himself from a large racketeering case involving the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas prison gang.

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Texas Musicians
12:17 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Van Cliburn, The 'American Sputnik' Of Piano, Dies At 78

Van Cliburn Foundation

Originally published on Thu February 28, 2013 11:48 am

Legendary pianist Van Cliburn has died at his home in Fort Worth, former CEO of the Cliburn Foundation Richard Rodzinski confirms. Cliburn was diagnosed with bone cancer in August. 

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Alcohol
1:19 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Five Ways A New Year's Cocktail Messes You Up

Mike Gifford Flickr

Originally published on Mon December 31, 2012 10:45 am

As we prepare to pop the cork on champagne to welcome the New Year, Bryan Wasson, an internal medicine specialist at Baylor Medical Center in Irving, breaks down the effect of alcohol on the body.

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Texas Giving
11:21 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Dollhouse Maker Builds Happiness For The Holidays

Courtney Collins KERA News

Originally published on Thu December 20, 2012 11:43 am

Ken and Cecilia Christopherson are channeling Saint Nick in a very real way.  Part treasure hunter, part master craftsman, Ken builds dollhouses from scratch. Each one takes 100 hours to construct, and each one goes to a very sick child stuck in the hospital for the holidays.

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10:58 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Dallas' DART Raises Rates - Vía Metropolitan Transit Considers Same

Lead in text: 
Vía is considering a 10 cent rate hike for a regular bus fare, which would amount to a $5 increase for a full-fare monthly pass. Currently, a regular bus fare costs $1.10 and a full-fare monthly pass is $30; In Dallas, the regular fares for DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) just jumped from $1.75 to $2.50. The public meeting for Vía in San Antonio is Monday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Vía Metro Center, 1021 San Pedro. For more info go online to: www.viainfo.net/Communications/CommunicationsMain.aspx
Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus and rail fares rose Monday for most riders. Passengers didn't necessarily like it, but accepted the hike. At DART's busy West
Texas Museums
9:41 am
Mon December 3, 2012

A Way-Cool Look At How To Build A Museum, And A Dinosaur

Originally published on Fri November 30, 2012 4:56 pm

The new Perot Museum of Science and Nature is tough to avoid in these parts, with its opening Saturday and the weeks  of coverage leading up to the big debut. But one of the coolest products just arrived: a time-lapse video showing the construction of architect Thom Mayne's landmark building.

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