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North Texas Schools Will Pay Employees Forced To Stay Home

North Texas Schools Will Pay Employees Forced To Stay Home

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) — School boards in multiple North Texas districts have decided to continue to pay employees while schools are shut down to stop the spread of COVID-19. According to CBS districts in Dallas, Fort Worth, Midlothian and Cedar Hill have informed teachers and other employees, including substitutes, salaried, hourly and auxiliary workers that…MORE

Lawsuit Filed to Stop New Ban on Straight-Ticket Voting in Texas

Lawsuit Filed to Stop New Ban on Straight-Ticket Voting in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Democrats are suing Texas elections officials in an effort to stop a new ban on straight-ticket voting in 2020. The lawsuit filed Thursday comes after long lines this week snaked out of polling centers in Houston on Super Tuesday. Some voters waited more than an hour, and Democrats are claims that…MORE

Nearly $1.4 Million Earmarked for Dallas County HIV Battle

Nearly $1.4 Million Earmarked for Dallas County HIV Battle

(WBAP/KLIF) — Dallas County will receive a federal grant of almost $1.4-million to combat the spread of HIV in Texas. Senator John Cornyn made the announcement Wednesday. Cornyn’s office commends the Trump administration for prioritizing the health of Texans and credits Dallas County for securing the funds to fight the deadly disease. The funding comes…MORE

Fort Worth’s Panther Island Bridges Balloon to $89-Million

Fort Worth’s Panther Island Bridges Balloon to $89-Million

(WBAP/KLIF) FORT WORTH, TX — Three Panther Island flood control project bridges are still under construction…nearly three years behind schedule.  The three bridges originally set for completion in 2018 will likely begin service in 2021. Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Bud Kennedy says engineering is a big hold-up.  Engineers had to redesign the bridges to support the…MORE

US Evacuates Americans On Quarantined Cruise Ship; 14 Test Positive For Coronavirus

US Evacuates Americans On Quarantined Cruise Ship; 14 Test Positive For Coronavirus

(CNN) Fourteen passengers aboard US chartered flights evacuating Americans and their families from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for novel coronavirus, according to a joint statement from the US Departments of State and Health and Human Services. The passengers are among the more than 300 people removed from the ship, which is docked off…MORE

Mothers Protest Vaccinations in Downtown Dallas

Mothers Protest Vaccinations in Downtown Dallas

(WBAP/KLIF) DALLAS, TX —  An activist group concerned about the safety of child vaccination demonstrated in downtown Dallas, Saturday.  Child inoculations have long been used to prevent debilitating diseases from harming society.  However, hundreds of thousands of children have experienced severe side affects from those vaccinations. Lee Wilcox with “V is for Vaccine” says parents…MORE

Court Hearing for Former Dallas Priest Set for Monday Morning

Court Hearing for Former Dallas Priest Set for Monday Morning

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- Court hearing for former Dallas priest set for Monday morning. Just weeks after his arrest in Missouri, a former priest for the Catholic Diocese of Dallas will be seeing his day in court. Richard Thomas Brown was arrested after being accused of sexual assault nearly 3 decades after the abuse allegedly occurred.…MORE

Catholic Diocese of Dallas Release Statement Following Arrest of Former Priest

Catholic Diocese of Dallas Release Statement Following Arrest of Former Priest

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF NEWS)- Bishop Burns with the Catholic Diocese of Dallas released a statement following the arrest of former priest Richard Brown. Brown was arrested in Missouri after being accused of sexual assault earlier this week. The Aunt of the victim, who has not been named, claims the assault happened over three decades ago in…MORE

Former NBA Star Kobe Bryant and Others Dead in Helicopter Crash

Former NBA Star Kobe Bryant and Others Dead in Helicopter Crash

UPDATE 4:42p.m. Officials in Los Angeles report a total of nine (9) dead in today’s crash.  Kobe Bryant’s daughter Gianna, reportedly among the dead. UPDATE 2:24 pm – Authorities say the crash happened just before 10 am, Pacific time.  A news conference is scheduled to begin soon.  The helicopter crash sparked a brush fire, with…MORE