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Black Vietnam Veteran Asking for Public Apology from VFW

Black Vietnam Veteran Asking for Public Apology from VFW

WHITEWRIGHT (WBAP/KLIF) – A black Vietnam veteran from North Texas is asking for a public apology from the ‘Veterans of Foreign Wars.’ Joe Orr told WBAP/KLIF that he was denied service at VFW posts in Colorado and North Texas when he returned home from war in the late 1960’s. After learning his story from the…MORE

Trump to Declare National Emergency for Border Wall; Democrats to Oppose

Trump to Declare National Emergency for Border Wall; Democrats to Oppose

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says he’ll be declaring a national emergency so he can build a southern border wall. Trump did not say on Friday when he would make such a declaration, but the move will allow him to bypass Congress to spend more money to erect barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border. Congress…MORE

The Debate Over Teenage Curfew Continues at Dallas City Hall

The Debate Over Teenage Curfew Continues at Dallas City Hall

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The debate over a teenage curfew in Dallas continues. The curfew expired in January and the Dallas City Council must vote on whether or not to reinstate it. This week that vote was delayed. Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata said he’s frustrated at a lack of urgency from the council. “The…MORE

President Trump Declares National Emergency for Border Wall Funding

President Trump Declares National Emergency for Border Wall Funding

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump announced Friday he’ll be declaring a national emergency along the southern border to get the funding to build a wall. The move will allow him to bypass Congress to spend more money to erect barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border. Congress has given Trump about $1.4 billion for border barriers, well…MORE