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A Highly Contagious Virus Was Found In Dallas

Many people in Dallas assumed there would be no more deadly viruses in the city. After all, over 50,000 people throughout the lone star state of Texas have unfortunately died during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, The World Health Organization issued a statement confirming the presence of Monkeypox in Dallas from a traveler who recently visited Nigeria. Quoting a report by the WHO which reveals the details of the case:
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Dallas Observer

How a Dallas Police Investigation Cleared the Firefighter Who Kicked a Detained Man in 2019

On Aug. 2, 2019, Kyle Vess was strapped to a bed at Parkland Hospital with a swollen ankle and fractures in his face. In body camera footage obtained by the Observer, officers with the Dallas Police Department later interview Vess at the hospital to determine how badly he was injured. The officers call Vess’ mother to let her know where he is. She says she hadn’t seen him in a few days, but she’d been trying to reach him. Vess actually broke his leg the week before, which might explain the swollen ankle, his mother says.
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Police K9 Sniffs Out 42 Pounds of Marijuana at Love Field

A Dallas police K9 helped officers find 42 pounds of marijuana at Dallas Love Field on Saturday, police say. Ballentine alerted officers to "a narcotic odor" coming from two suitcases at the airport that arrived from San Jose and were en route to New Orleans, Dallas police said. After authorities...

This Casa View Oaks Remodel Does Not Disappoint

Hey, this house looks gray, right? WRONG. Compass Real Estate’s Svetlana Grujic said it’s actually Cobalt Blue. Plot twist, right? And so is the inside. This little three-bedroom short stack is a classic 1950s home over in Casa View Oaks, still one of the most affordable neighborhoods in East Dallas.

Home2 Suites by Hilton opens new hotel in Plano

Home2 Suites by Hilton North Plano Hwy. 75 opened Aug. 23 at 3525 Premier Drive, Plano. The all-suite hotel's rooms are designed for short-term and long-term travelers with kitchenettes and living rooms with pull-out sofas. The hotel also offers an outdoor swimming pool, on-site laundry and a fitness center as well as complimentary breakfast for guests. 469-367-4900.

Cool Mornings Will Have You Falling in Love With This Cozy Westcliff Home Built

Wasn’t the weather this past week fantastic? I love it when you get up before the sun and there’s a cool breeze and almost a little nip in the air as you take your neurotic Goldendoodle, Charley, on his morning walk? Okay maybe that’s only me, but certainly, you noticed that fall is creeping towards us in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and that’s something to celebrate.

From Scratch: Dim sum provides a wide variety of bite-sized dishes

Originating in China, dim sum is a Cantonese tradition that features small plates of food, similar to tapas in Spanish cuisine. Mechanical engineering senior Timmy Nguyen said going for dim sum is a good way to celebrate special occasions because of the wide variety of options offered. “It’s great because...
Dallas Observer

First Look: Parry Avenue Barbecue Co.'s Ribs Deliver

Pitmaster Leo Morales boasts that his new barbecue joint, Parry Avenue Barbecue Co. (PABC), serves the best ribs in Texas. His claim comes from a place of confidence — he’s won awards — rather than bravado. On a recent visit to his newly opened restaurant, it was easy to see...

Coppell teacher forms baking company with students

Baking, light accounting, filling orders, these are some of the skills Kimberly Politz, a teacher at Coppell Middle School North helps her students learn to prepare them for life beyond school. Politz is a Transitional Pathways Special Education teacher. She said she aims to help her students learn job skills...
Dallas News

Where to spot Monarch butterflies in Richardson during annual migration

Richardson’s four butterfly gardens are ready for the annual southbound monarch migration. The renowned black and orange butterflies have begun showing up in North Texas, where they take a pit stop before reaching their winter destination in Mexico. As a Mayors’ Monarch Pledge city since 2015, Richardson is an ideal...

9/28/21 Tuesday OT: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

National Drink Beer Day toasts that malty elixir on September 28th, annually. Just as the Oktoberfest season comes to an end, the day reminds us to enjoy the world’s most popular adult beverage. Beer lovers have more selection than ever before in the ale and lager market. An explosion in...