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    #DALvsGB: Cheeseheads Getting Love at Dallas Bar

    DALLAS — Get ready for the Green Bay invasion in Dallas. Cheeseheads are already showing for the playoff game this weekend, and they all seem to be hanging out at one spot — Vernon’s GastroPub in Addison. “We are known as the Packer bar of Dallas,” owner Angel Sertner told NewsFix. And they’re partying all weekend long at the bar. But Sertner says you don’t have to be a Packers fan to enjoy all the fun, “I would say the majority of […]

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    Fort Worth Library Giving out Books to Newborns

    FORT WORTH — The Fort Worth Public Library wants parents to read to children early.  Which is one of the main reasons why the library started a book drive called Books For Tarrant County Babies. “We are providing approximately 5,000 books to every newborn at JPS in 2017,” said Fort Worth Public Library Foundation CEO Leslie Oliver. The book is called Read to Me, and is about adults reading and sharing with kids. “These are bi-lingual books and they come with […]

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    DFW Monopoly Neighborhood Mixed On New Game

    ARLINGTON – The days of the old Monopoly car, top hat, and shoe may soon be dog gone. The makers of Monopoly want to change the game pieces for something shinny. A website has been set up for players to vote on more than 50 new tokens. A watch, a moped, T-rex, emojis, a Lear and plenty of shoes to try on for size.  If all else fails, you can still vote for the oldies to stay. “Emojis are pretty […]

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    Garland Police Looking for Driver That Hit 18-Year-Old While Walking To School

    GARLAND – Garland Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit and run of a Garland high school student. Police say 18-year-old Natalia Estrada was crossing Garland Road around six o’clock Monday morning when a vehicle hit her. Garland police say Natalia had a broken leg and is still at Parkland hospital. One nearby business sits right in front of the busy intersection. They checked their surveillance cameras for any possible clues. So far no luck, but there […]

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    Rowlett To Build New Park And Tornado Sculpture In Path Of Devastation

    ROWLETT –  It’s been just over a year since a tornado ravaged the city of Rowlett. One person died and more than 1,200 homes were damaged. As families rebuild, the city is dedicating a 32 foot sculpture to rise out on the path of the devastation. Sculpture creator Troy Connatser says, “This is something that we don`t want to be known by.  Lets just move on and look at what we have.” He says about the location of the new […]

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    New Weed Killer May Kill Texas Wine Buzz

    GRAPEVINE – Texas is no slouch when it comes to wine making. There are more than 400 vineyards in Texas so far. Debbie Reynolds of the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association says there may be bitter times ahead if the EPA has its way. Some Texas vines are dying, all because of a herbicide that kills weeds in cotton and other crops. Reynolds says farmers have always used weed killers on crops but not on vineyards. And the EPA […]

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    Spanking Sounds OK, Hitting Not So Much SMU Study Says

    DALLAS – So how does the word spanking hit you? A new study by Southern Methodist University bets there are no hard feelings when it comes to getting spanked. Psychology  Professor Alan Brown says the word spank sounds more acceptable to people than saying a kid is getting a slap, a hit or a beating as punishment. Even though hitting or slapping as punishment may be the same as a spanking, the professor says spanking sounds less harsh. But parents […]

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    East Dallas Taco Joint Good 2 Go Away

    DALLAS –  Six years ago, Good 2 Go Taco was one of the first eclectic taco joints on the scene in East Dallas. But Good 2 Go Taco says it’s time for them to go. “We`ve had a really great run, we opened in 2009. Restaurant years, they`re kind of like dog years,” co-owner Jeana Johnson said. “We`re an old timer in comparison to some of these new kids on the block.” If you’re wondering why Good 2 To Go […]

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    Hugs Cafe Gives Jobs to Those who Normally Have Hard Time Finding Work

    MCKINNEY –  Christmas is the time for giving. But one McKinney restaurant gives back all year round. Hugs Cafe is a non-profit restaurant that hires special needs adults. The owner, Ruth Thompson, mashed two of her passions together: working with special needs adults and cooking. “80% of those on our payroll are adults with special needs,” said Thompson. She also says her crew isn’t looking for a handout, they want to be hands on. “They know how to make the […]

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    The Must-Have Present This Week That May Be Hard To Get

    . DALLAS – It’s not Black Friday the lines were just as long – or longer – on Tuesday at many of the Best Buy stores in North Texas. “I got out here at 4 am and there was already a line of 30 people up in front of me,” said one shopper. About 50 people were all trying to get their mitts on a Nintendo NES classic gaming console. The NES machine is the hottest thing for the must-have […]