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Three Fire Departments Respond to Boat Warehouse Fire on Lake Lewisville

Three Fire Departments Respond to Boat Warehouse Fire on Lake Lewisville

THE COLONY (WBAP/KLIF News) — Fire departments from The Colony, Frisco, and Little Elm responded to a large fire at a boat storage warehouse on the east side of Lake Lewisville. According to The Colony Police, the fire erupted at 3:40 Friday morning. “There’s a whole line of RV’s and boats that have been on…MORE

Paxton Wins Big Money State Senate Race; Valdez Faces Runoff for Governor; Cruz to Face O’Rourke

Paxton Wins Big Money State Senate Race; Valdez Faces Runoff for Governor; Cruz to Face O’Rourke

Dallas-Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) – In a wrap up of primary election results in Texas, In the hotly contested  Collin County State District 8 race, Angela Paxton defeated Phillip Huffines.  The combined dollars spent on what became a negative campaign tops 10-million dollars.  Paxton faces Democrat Mark Phariss in November. Westwood One Correspondent Clayton Neville has…MORE

University of Texas sued over removal of Confederate statues in Austin

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) — The University of Texas is being sued by the Sons of Confederate Veterans over the removal of four statues at UT Austin. The lawsuit charges the statues were illegally taken down under cover of darkness one week after the violence in Charlottesville, Va. UT President Greg Fenves said it was done…MORE

Black Women are Stepping Up

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF NEWS) – A new generation of black women is moving to take and keep a place at the forefront of the fight against racial bias. Black women have not been strangers to past protests but historians say they’ve often been overshadowed, first by white women during the suffragette movement and then by the black…MORE

Siren Hackers Frighten Many Dallasites over the Weekend

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF NEWS) – Hackers struck the sirens Dallas uses to alert residents to take shelter from tornadoes and other inclement weather, triggering intermittent false alarms for about an hour and a half Friday night into Saturday morning until officials deactivated the system. Rocky Vaz, who heads the city’s Office of Emergency Management, says the person or…MORE

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