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Dallas Homeless Center Opens for Cold Nights, Provides Warmth and Meals

Dallas Homeless Center Opens for Cold Nights, Provides Warmth and Meals

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF)- A Dallas Homeless Outreach Center, ‘Our Calling’, expects hundreds of homeless people to enjoy a warm meal and warm place to sleep during cold nights this week. “We want to ensure people are safe and not die out in this weather so until there’s an alternative option we will keep our doors open,”…MORE

Fort Worth to Vote on Admission Fees for the Botanic Garden

Fort Worth to Vote on Admission Fees for the Botanic Garden

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF)- The City of Fort Worth will decide on admission fees for the Fort Worth Botanic Garden tonight. The Botanic Garden Task Force recommended a general admission fee to cover costs of renovations, improve visitor experience and adding new plans for the 85-year-old garden. The Task Force suggested a $12 fee for adults…MORE

Troops At the U.S. Mexico Border Are Putting Up Barriers

Troops At the U.S. Mexico Border Are Putting Up Barriers

WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, where troops are helping erect barriers and performing other tasks in support of border security. Mattis gave no details in a brief comment to reporters Tuesday. About 5,800 active duty troops are assigned to the border mission. Of those, about…MORE

Amazon Makes Decision On New HQ

Amazon Makes Decision On New HQ

DALLASĀ (WBAP/KLIF ) – The Seattle based on-line retailer has selected New York and Northern Virginia as the sites for it’s new headquarters following a lengthy selection process. The search began in September 2017 and over 200 proposals came in from around the country as cities wanted to partner with Amazon. The company had said as…MORE

Texas Votes to Restore Lesson on Helen Keller

Texas Votes to Restore Lesson on Helen Keller

Update at 7:20: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Amid public criticism, the Texas Board of Education has voted to restore third grade lessons on Helen Keller that it had proposed cutting. The board’s 10 Republicans and five Democrats approved in September a plan to eliminate teaching about the iconic advocate for the deaf and blind as…MORE