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Family, Bandmates Remember Man Killed in Construction Site Collapse


October 10, 2018

One man died and five others were hurt Monday after being trapped inside a building that was under construction in West Dallas, according to Dallas Fire-Rescue. Six construction workers were inside the collapse zone when the building in the 2600 block of Borger Street caved in Monday afternoon, said DFR Spokesman Jason Evans. The Dallas County Medical Examiner identified the …

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Rising Dallas Flood Water


October 10, 2018

Heavy rain caused street flooding Tuesday and worried residents in one Dallas neighborhood where flood water entered homes last month. Joe Clark is one of several residents on Goforth Road in Northeast Dallas where White Rock Creek caused damage on September 22. City workers posted warning cones outside his house Tuesday as Goforth Road became impassable again. “It is a …

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‘Save Our Schools’ First Community Input Meeting Set for Dallas ISD Consolidation Plan


October 10, 2018

Residents, teachers and parents plan to weigh in on Dallas ISD’s proposed “long-range master plan” to consolidate schools after the district announced a plan to demolish almost 50 schools. Board members will begin to host the first of many community meetings throughout the district. Last week, administrators announced their massive proposed plan to demolish 47 schools and construct 25 new …

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Dwaine Caraway, facing federal prison time, shows up to Oak Cliff candidates forum


October 10, 2018

About 30 minutes into a candidates forum for the Dallas City Council seat vacated by Dwaine Caraway, in strolled an unexpected guest: Dwaine Caraway. Caraway resigned from the council and pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges in August, admitting to taking $450,000 in bribes and kickbacks in the scandal that led to the demise of bus agency Dallas County Schools. …

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Mehwish Hayat lends vocals to song in upcoming web series


October 10, 2018

Famed Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat will be crooning for an upcoming web series directed by Wajahat Rauf. After helming hit films like ‘Karachi Se Lahore’ and ‘Lahore Se Aagay’, Wajahat Rauf is all set to make a web series for which he has gotten on-board actors Mehwish Hayat and Asad Siddiqui. Announcing the news regarding Mehwish lending her vocals to …

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Taylor Swift sets new American Music Award record, urges people to vote


October 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES: Taylor Swift, straight off a controversial dive into U.S. politics, was the big winner at the American Music Awards on Tuesday where she used her platform to again urge her fans to get out and vote. The 28-year-old pop singer won a record fourth artist of the year trophy at the fan-voted American Music Awards, beating rappers Drake …

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Imran Khan not surprised by allegations of sexual assault against Vikas Bahl


October 10, 2018

Bollywood actor Imran Khan has said that he was not surprised by allegations of sexual assault against producer Vikas Bahl. “Everyone is talking about Vikas Bahl. I have heard his stories from three other actresses. Ranging from inappropriate touching to straight up saying that if you were cast in the film, what will I get in return. Again, I am …

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Indian employers under pressure to respond to surge in #MeToo allegations


October 10, 2018

NEW DELHI: Pressure is building on major Indian employers to take allegations of sexual harassment more seriously after a surge in the number of complaints against prominent public figures in the past week. At least one major Indian newspaper, some politicians and women’s groups have said that the requirements of the 2013 Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act need …

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Bollywood director denies #MeToo claims, threatens filmmakers


October 10, 2018

MUMBAI: A prominent Bollywood director accused of sexual harassment denied the allegations Wednesday as he threatened to sue two fellow filmmakers for defamation over the case which has helped fuel India´s #MeToo movement. Vikas Bahl is accused of assaulting an employee of Phantom Films — an edgy production house behind Netflix´s first original Indian series, “Sacred Games” — in a …

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