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Leading Off (7/30/14)

Jack Matthews May Redo Downtown Dallas High School: Trammell Crow Co. had planned on flipping the property currently best known as “Hey, what’s that crumbling-but-awesome building I see outside the DART car?” Seems like Jack Matthews—late of the Cedars boom—will now try his hand.

Conditions Worsen For Fort Worth Doctor Fighting Ebola: The latest out of Liberia is that Dr. Kent Brantly is now in grave condition, and his condition has worsened dramatically in the past 48 hours. Brantly spent four years at John Peter Smith Hospital before moving to West Africa to work for the international relief agency Samaritan’s Purse. The worst part of ebola.

The Oakland Raiders Could Move to San Antonio: Jerry Jones, not entirely happy!

Cedar Hill Man Deliberately Drives Car Through House: Scottey Davis was arguing with his wife, then decided the best course of action was to drive his car through their home. His wife was airlifted to surgery and is in serious condition. Davis was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

David Finfrock Gives First On-Air Fist Bump: Other breaking-news Dallas media firsts on Tuesday: Zac, Tim, and I developed the concept for the NTFL, the National Tiny Football League.* It’s regular football, but played with a four-inch foam ball. Imagine the trickery. And the fumbles.

*- This is true.