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DART Drops Part of South Dallas Route Due to Safety Concerns

It’s Bus Route 405 that’s affected. Apparently getting too dangerous after dark: The loop over Southern Oaks Boulevard and Overton Road will not be served after 8 p.m. Southbound buses will operate over Overton Road to Illinois Avenue and continue to Ledbetter Station. Service northbound to Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station will travel the same route […]

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DIFF Sponsor Turns to Imaginary Friend

This weekend’s word that Sesame Street-style characters–and specifically, the Sesame Muppet called Elmo–will be enlisted by the U.S. State Department to fight extremism in Pakistan would probably be welcome news to Arthur E. Benjamin. Benjamin’s a wealthy, slightly eccentric L.A. businessman who was a big-time sponsor of the just-completed Dallas International Film Festival. Strolling the […]

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TWU Research: Eat More Blueberries

In today’s installment of overblown science news sure to be misrepresented by media outlets nationwide (including here): A researcher at Texas Woman’s University in Denton has found that the high polyphenol content in blueberries could help fight obesity. So, local grocers, get ready for a run on your produce sections as people embrace a berry-heavy […]

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Kim Fischer’s Pole-Dancing Photo Is Pulled

Uncle Barky removed a Friday post about KXAS-NBC reporter Kim Fischer’s Facebook photos shot by photographer Bob Manzano. Seems Bob threatened a lawsuit and Uncle Barky (aka Ed Bark) decided it wasn’t worth the aggravation. One photo had Kim “simulating a pole dance.” The other one had something to do with her appearing to be […]

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