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Grandmother Killed By Her Juvenile Son

Grandmother Killed By Her Juvenile Son

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Police officers were called Friday afternoon to a Cockrell Hill home to investigate a report of an abandoned child. What they uncovered was a matricide. The officers were told a two year old child had been dropped off at her great-grandparent’s home by an unknown person. The child was supposed to…MORE

Travelers Traveling In Large Numbers

Travelers Traveling In Large Numbers

Dallas (AP) – Millions of Americans are loading up their cars or piling onto planes, apparently determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were paused last year by the pandemic. The number of air travelers this week is expected to approach or even exceed pre-pandemic levels. Auto club AAA predicts that 48.3 million people will travel…MORE

Texas Lake Infested With Invasive Weed`

Texas Lake Infested With Invasive Weed`

Killeen (AP) – An invasive underwater weed is spreading in a Central Texas lake popular with anglers, tangling boat propellers and threatening the fish. The weed is hydrilla, an aquatic plant initially imported and sold as an aquarium plant in the 1950s. It is now recognized as one of the world’s most invasive plants. Fishing…MORE

WHO Labels New Virus Variant of Concern ‘Omicron’

WHO Labels New Virus Variant of Concern ‘Omicron’

Update at 12:00pm: BRUSSELS (AP) – An advisory panel of the World Health Organization classified a new COVID-19 variant first detected in South Africa as a highly transmissible virus of concern and named it “omicron” under its Greek-letter system. The announcement on Friday from the United Nations health agency marks the first time in months…MORE

Stocks Sink Amid News of Dangerous New COVID19 Variant

Stocks Sink Amid News of Dangerous New COVID19 Variant

New York (AP) Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street – the Dow down 1,026 as of 9:37 ET – Friday after South Africa found a fast-spreading coronavirus variant and the European Union proposed suspending air travel from southern Africa. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 900 points in the first 20…MORE

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