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High Speed Train from Dallas to Houston Gets Federal Clearance to Begin Construction Next Year

High Speed Train from Dallas to Houston Gets Federal Clearance to Begin Construction Next Year

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF)- The Federal Railroad Administration gave its final approval for a high speed bullet train between Dallas and Houston. The FRA approved framework and safety requirements for this high-speed rail system and the official environmental approval, which will select the path of which the bullet train will follow between Dallas and Houston. Developer, Texas…MORE

Texas Baptist Men Set Up to Help Those Affected by Tropical Storm Beta

Texas Baptist Men Set Up to Help Those Affected by Tropical Storm Beta

(WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- The gulf coast is bracing for impact from Tropical Storm Beta, which is set to bring heavy rains and flooding Monday night. Rand Jenkins with the Texas Baptist men says they have already set up feeding, flooded home clean out and assessor teams on alert to serve. This all while still helping those…MORE

Foot Locker to Offer Voter Registration Stations at All Locations

Foot Locker to Offer Voter Registration Stations at All Locations

(WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- The deadline to register to vote is quickly approaching and one company is stepping up to encourage younger people to vote. The popular sports and footwear retailer Foot Locker has partnered with ‘Rock the Vote’ in order to encourage 18 to 24 year old’s to vote in the upcoming election. Starting September 22nd,…MORE

Ginsburg’s Body will Lie in Repose at Supreme Court

Ginsburg’s Body will Lie in Repose at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court says the body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court this week, with arrangements to allow for public viewing despite the coronavirus pandemic. Ginsburg’s casket will be on public view Wednesday and Thursday under the portico at the top of the court’s iconic…MORE

Heated Debates Following The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Continue in Washington

Heated Debates Following The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Continue in Washington

(WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- The recent passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has sparked heated debates in Washington. Republicans saying they want to fill her seat before the election and Democrats saying that decision should be up to the winner of the presidency. “The potential stakes their are enormous for the court,” said Constitutional Law…MORE

Governor Abbott Urges Texans to Remain Vigilant As Tropical Storm Beta Approaches

Governor Abbott Urges Texans to Remain Vigilant As Tropical Storm Beta Approaches

AUSTIN  (WBAP/KLIF News) – As Tropical Storm Beta barrels toward the Texas Coast, Governor Greg Abbott is urging Texans to listen to local officials and make preparations to stay safe. Forecasters said Beta could bring up to 20 inches of rain in parts of Texas and Louisiana over the next few days. In a statement…MORE

Texas GOP Chair Allen West Slams Gov. Abbott’s COVID Response: ‘We’re not a monarchy’

Texas GOP Chair Allen West Slams Gov. Abbott’s COVID Response: ‘We’re not a monarchy’

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – There is criticism of Governor Abbott’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic coming from the new chairman of the Texas GOP. Allen West told WFAA’s ‘Y’all-itics’ that Abbott “completely mishandled” the state’s response, and “failed to follow the state constitution.‘ “We’re not a constitutional monarchy. We are not to be ruled. We’re supposed…MORE

President Trump Narrows Potential Supreme Court Nominee List

President Trump Narrows Potential Supreme Court Nominee List

Washington (WBAP/KLIF)  President Trump now says he will announce his Supreme Court nominee by Friday or Saturday.  He made the comment this morning during an exclusive interview on “Fox & Friends”.  President Trump also said he has narrowed the list of potential candidates to five people, but he didn’t list any names.  Over the weekend…MORE

Dallas County Reports 771 New COVID-19 Cases; Tarrant County Reporting 361

Dallas County Reports 771 New COVID-19 Cases; Tarrant County Reporting 361

(DFW WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- North Texas COVID-19 number continue trending downward. Tarrant County today reporting an additional 361 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths. The county has now reported a total of 46,898 cases of the virus. 633 residents have died. Dallas county reporting 771 new cases of the virus, 572 of which are…MORE