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A Christmas Carol at Dallas Theater Center

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Join NBC 5 and the Dallas Theater Center for the premiere of A Christmas Carol! Come and enjoy this spectacular performance November 22 through December 28 at the Wyly Theater in Dallas. Friday Night Lights and Veep fans will see a familiar face! Brad Leland stars as Ebenezer Scrooge! Brad is well known for …

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Dallas Community Center, Apartment Offices Destroyed in Overnight Fire

Dallas Fire-Rescue officials are investigating what sparked a fire that destroyed offices for a local nonprofit that was about to give food and toys to dozens of families in need. The fire heavily damaged a building housing the offices of Quest 4 Greater Success and the Asante Apartments offices at 202 South Jim Miller Road shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday …

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Firefighters Battle Fire in East Dallas Home Tuesday Morning

The fire was reported at about 5:45 a.m. at a one story home on the 2200 block of Homeway Circle. Video from Texas Sky Ranger showed firefighters surrounding a home with fire soaring from its roof. A Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman said no injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Check back and refresh this page …

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National Soccer Hall of Fame to Announce Opening Weekend Details

FC Dallas, US Soccer and the National Soccer Hall of Fame reveal a new logo ahead of a tour of the facility which is scheduled to open in October 2018. The National Soccer Hall of Fame, FC Dallas and US Soccer gave an update on the National Soccer HOF construction Tuesday morning. The update inclulded details regarding the National Soccer …

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Dockless bike sharing proposal an uphill climb

Houston leaders aren’t ready to hop on board putting bikes across the sprawling, often sidewalk-slim city, as the area appears to be one of the next battlegrounds – again — in the so-called gig-economy. Staff of the city’s administration and regulatory affairs department have a proposed pilot program to allow all interested vendors to start deploying bicycles in Houston. The …

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Uptick in hazmat spills add to freeway woes

An 18-wheeler carrying sulfuric acid crashed Tuesday on Interstate 10, shutting down westbound lanes of the highway for hours. The truck had to be offloaded because its load had shifted in the wreck. An acid spill along westbound Interstate 10 added to commuting woes Tuesday, leaving early afternoon travelers scrambling for detours and emergency officials to clean up yet another …

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Houston proposes Metro site for ‘low-barrier’ homeless shelter

Some of Houston’s homeless are poised to move north of Buffalo Bayou, to a plot about the size of a small residential lot carved from a Metro bus depot, under a plan officials confirmed Monday is aimed at alleviating concerns about camps beneath downtown freeways. City officials and outreach advocates said the goal was a productive step forward in efforts …

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Intl. ratings agencies optimistic about Pakistan’s economic performance: Sartaj Aziz

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mr. Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday has said that the international ratings agencies are optimistic about Pakistan’s economic performance and are predicting Pakistan to emerge as one of the fast growing economies in the world in the coming years. While addressing in a conference on “Redefining prosperity paths in changing global economy: opportunities and challenges for Pakistan” …

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More than 8 million Yemenis ‘a step away from famine,’ says UN

GENEVA: Warring sides must let more aid get through to 8.4 million people who are “a step away from famine” in Yemen, a senior UN official said on Monday. A Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen’s civil war blockaded ports last month after a missile was fired towards Riyadh. Jamie McGoldrick, the humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, …

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Indonesia vaccinates millions to halt deadly diphtheria outbreak

JAKARTA: Millions of Indonesian children are being vaccinated this week as the country responds to a widespread diphtheria outbreak that has killed dozens, officials said Monday. Some eight million children and teenagers across the Southeast Asian nation will receive the shot to prevent further spread of the disease which is caused by a bacterial infection. It can lead to breathing …

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