Category Archives: WBAP 24/7 News

General Motors says it made ‘strong offer’ to its US workers

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on labor strife at General Motors factories (all times local): 10:45 a.m. General Motors says it presented what it believes was a strong offer to the roughly 49,000 workers at its U.S. plants, including improved wages and benefits and investments in eight facilities in four states. The automaker says in…MORE

Old uptown Dallas office building imploded

Old uptown Dallas office building imploded

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Another vacant office building was turned into a pile of rubble Sunday morning in uptown Dallas. The old Republic Insurance building on Turtle Creek Boulevard near “The Mansion” was blown down by a series of powerful explosions. What is now a pile of rubble will be replaced by a 14 story complex…MORE

Forming Gulf Weather System to Dump Heavy Rains on Texas Coast

Forming Gulf Weather System to Dump Heavy Rains on Texas Coast

FORT WORTH – WBAP/KLIF – Meterologists with the National Weather Service are closely watching a weather system west of Cuba, which is expected to move west across the upper Gulf of Mexico, dumping heavy rainfall along the Texas coast.  The system could form into a tropical depression by the time it enters the Gulf of…MORE

A Texas Democratic Senate Leader Has Announced His Retirement

A Texas Democratic Senate Leader Has Announced His Retirement

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – The Democratic leader in the Texas Senate has announced his retirement, giving up a seat that the party considers safe. El Paso Sen. Jose Rodriguez said Friday he’ll retire at the end of his current term in January of 2021. He was first elected in 2010. Rodriguez said at a…MORE

A State Representative Gets Flack Over Beto O’ Rourke Tweet

A State Representative Gets Flack Over Beto O’ Rourke Tweet

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A Texas state representative is being criticized for tweeting he had an assault weapon ready for Democratic president candidate Beto O’Rourke. The tweet by Republican state Rep. Briscoe Cain came after O’Rourke pledged Thursday during the Democratic debate that “hell yes, we’re gonna take your AR-15, your AK-47” when asked about…MORE