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Developers Hope To Counter Strong Opposition To White Rock Lake Restaurant Plan

A standing-room only crowd is expected Tuesday night when developers try to sell East Dallas residents on their plan to build a restaurant in White Rock Lake Park. So far, opposition from those living near the lake has been loud and far outweighs any visible community support.

After Campaign Stumbles, Stefani Carter Fights To Keep Her Texas House Seat

State Rep. Stefani Carter, R-Dallas, might have had an easy time seeking re-election to her seat in House District 102. But after she reversed a decision to run a statewide campaign for railroad commissioner last year, she re-entered what had become a crowded contest for her House seat. She ultimately finished second in the GOP primary, with 33 percent of the vote.That leaves the two-term incumbent in a tight spot going into her May runoff with Linda Koop, a former Dallas city councilwoman, who finished with just under 35 percent.

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U.S. Clears Egypt For Some Military Assistance

The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

Art&Seek

10 Songwriters Win Spots In Richardson’s Wildflower! Arts And Music Festival

Wildflower! announces the top 10 finalists for its award-winning Performing Songwriter Contest.

Krys Boyd
Think
CURRENTLY ON THINK:
  • Fracking Pros And Cons

    Hour 1: North Texas has been a fracking hot spot for some time. But what are the risks associated with this form of drilling? We’ll talk this hour with Wall Street Journal reporter Russell Gold about his new book, “The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World.”

  • The Dysfunctional Digital Utopia

    Hour 2: The Internet is sometimes thought of a somewhat utopian society, but there are clear flaws behind it. Astra Taylor, author of “The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age” to discuss the diversity online.

Lee Cullum
CEO
CURRENTLY ON CEO:
  • Randy Watson, Justin Brands

    Randy Watson, CEO of Justin Brands, traces the company’s history from boots sold to cowboys on the Chisholm Trail to shipments today around the globe.