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The Right Side of History

The Right Side of History

DALLAS (KLIF/WBAP) — Best Selling Author, and KLIF Talk Show Host Ben Shapiro has a new book out, about what makes American society really great… and why we’re in danger of losing it. It’s called The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great, and he joined Dave and Amy…MORE

Should 16 Year Olds Be Allowed to Vote?

Should 16 Year Olds Be Allowed to Vote?

DALLAS (KLIF/WBAP) — Should 16 Year Olds Be Allowed to Vote? That’s been a topic of conversation in recent months on Capitol Hill, after an amendment was made to House Bill 1 that would give anyone older than 16 the right to vote in Federal elections. One lawmaker supporting that legislation is Congressman Michael Burgess. He…MORE

VIDEO: Arlington Police Investigate Massive Brawl At AT&T Stadium

VIDEO: Arlington Police Investigate Massive Brawl At AT&T Stadium

Arlington, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – Arlington Police need help identifying people involved in a huge brawl with two officers at AT&T stadium over the weekend. Scores of people began going at in after a boxing title fight between hometown favorite, IBF welterwight champion Errol Spence of DeSoto and WBC lightweight champ Mikey Garcia. Two Arlington officers…MORE

Democrat Kamala Harris Brings Her WH Bid to Tarrant County

Democrat Kamala Harris Brings Her WH Bid to Tarrant County

Tarrant County, TX (WBAP/KLIF) – Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris makes a campaign stop in Tarrant County this week. The California senator plans to meet with Tarrant County Democrats in Grapevine Friday night for a community conversation. Tarrant County is considered “one of last urban, conservative strongholds in the country,” according to the Fort Worth…MORE

Experts Say Wildflower Season Is “Spectacular”

Experts Say Wildflower Season Is “Spectacular”

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Experts say recent rain across much of Texas has contributed to a spectacular 2019 wildflowers season. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Tuesday announced the colorful displays range from bluebonnets to buttercups to Indian blanket. Botanist Jason Singhurst says admirers of wildflowers can expect more concentrations through April and into…MORE

Cowboys agree to terms on 1-year contract with WR Cobb

Cowboys agree to terms on 1-year contract with WR Cobb

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent receiver Randall Cobb. Cobb spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Green Bay Packers, though he was limited to nine games last season because of a hamstring injury and a concussion. Along with the…MORE

Texas Group Urges Legislature to Pass Online Voter Registration to Increase Voter Turnout

Texas Group Urges Legislature to Pass Online Voter Registration to Increase Voter Turnout

AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF)- According to a U.S. Elections report, Texas went up in voter participation in the Midterm Election.  The “America Goes to the Polls” report gives a definitive analysis of 2018 voter participation across the country. The state-by-state data indicates voter participation in Texas increased in 2018,Texas moved up from the bottom 5 states up to the bottom…MORE

City of Keller Calls on Local Artists for New Installations in Old Town Area

City of Keller Calls on Local Artists for New Installations in Old Town Area

 KELLER (WBAP/KLIF)- The City of Keller plans to select up to six new pieces from Texas artists to install in the Old Town Area. Sarah Hensley with the city said they select new sculptures every year and each artist selected will get $1,500 and one Best in Show winner shall be awarded an additional $500. The…MORE

Texas Republicans Upset with Facebook Over Temporary Ban of Pro-Life Ad

Texas Republicans Upset with Facebook Over Temporary Ban of Pro-Life Ad

(WBAP/KLIF) – Texas Republicans are going after Facebook following the companies decision to take down one of their posts. Over the weekend, state Senate Republicans posted an ad promoting the ”Texas Born Alive-Infant Protection Act”. This would require doctors to provide medical care to a infant if it were to survive during an attempted abortion.…MORE

Collin County Tops List of Stormiest Texas Counties with Start of Spring

Collin County Tops List of Stormiest Texas Counties with Start of Spring

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Spring officially begins Wednesday and will bring warmer temperatures with the threat of rain and thunderstorms over the next couple of months in north texas. Meteorologist Brad Barton said Tuesday that spring is time of year to always stay alert about the weather. “Know what the weather is going to be every…MORE