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Legendary Austin architectural gem constructs $3.7 million price tag A massive home in Austin's Westfield neighborhood - adjacent to Tarrytown - that bears the hallmarks of two renowned local architects just hit the market for $3.7 million.

Cowboys free agency: Two veterans Dallas should consider bringing in to back up Dak Prescott Is it finally time to bring in a veteran to backup Dak Prescott?

Man's body found in street after shooting in west Harris County A man was found shot dead in the middle of the street Wednesday morning outside a west Harris County apartment. Deputies were called to a shooting "in progress" at the apartment in the 3200 block of Tres Lagunas Drive, near Westpark Tollway and Texas Highway 6, around 3:45 a.m.

Woman 'accidentally' shot, killed by friend in west Harris County, detectives say A woman was killed after her friend "accidentally" shot her with a handgun he was showing off inside a west Harris County home early Wednesday, detectives said. The woman was with two men inside a home in the 4100 block of Brown Meadow Court around 5 a.m.

Austin lands among top metros for corporate relocation and expansion A new report shows that Texas rules the nation's corporate relocation and expansion kingdom. Site Selection magazine ranks theAustin, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Houston metro areas among the top 10 large U.S. metro areas for the number of corporate relocation and expansion projects landed in 2019.

Expectations for an oil deal remain low ahead of crucial OPEC+ meeting The tense dynamics of big egos and foreign relations among the world's energy heavyweights will determine the future of the entire global oil industry.

Police Reports April 8, 2020 Paris Police responded to 63 calls for service and arrested one person on April 7, 2020. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Why the Cowboys were right to let Byron Jones leave in free agency The fact that the Cowboys let Byron Jones leave was one such rarity, and in turn he quickly became the highest paid cornerback in NFL history. Dallas responded by re-signing both Anthony Brown and C.J. Goodwin while also bringing in Maurice Canady.

North Texas Businesses Finding Creative Ways To Stay Afloat During Coronavirus Pandemic Typically The Social House would be packed with patrons, but for now it's filled with fresh meat, produce and household necessities that are for sale. "We wanted to put together a market, grocery store," said Ryan Lightfoot, the general manager.

Looking Forward With The Greater Denton Arts Council Georgina Ngozi, the Executive Director of the Greater Denton Arts Council, is using this downtime to reflect on what's possible in the future for arts and culture in Denton. She's been kicking around all sorts of ideas about what the GDAC should do once we're done sheltering in place, but the one she likes best is a party for the city.

Analysis: A fast drop for the Texas economy - and for the state budget Early in every economic crisis, the people in charge turn to their financial folks to ask whether things are as bad as they seem. Answering a question like that is tricky business. You don't want to overstate things - to cause an economy to shudder just by saying there's a big chill in the air.

Watch Gov. Greg Abbott discuss measures taken to address growing number of COVID-19 patients With more than 8,200 cases reported in Texas as of Tuesday, Abbott will discuss the latest in the state's response to the spread of COVID-19. Watch live starting at noon Central Time.

Why Bonnie - In Their Own Words Sometimes in the modern musical landscape, it's easy to feel that talent doesn't always get its just rewards. With creating music now so accessible, and room at the top table so limited, so many wonderful bands, even ones with seemingly large fanbases, can struggle to get the deals and opportunities they seem to deserve.

Wednesday's Show: Outbreaks At Nursing Homes, Constitutional Rights Amid A Crisis, And Nora Dunn Houston Matters begins at 9 a.m. CT on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 713-440-8870, [email protected] or @HoustonMatters. On Wednesday's Houston Matters: More than 30 residents and staff at the LaPorte Healthcare Center, an assisted living facility, have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Texas abortion restrictions can stay in place during coronavirus outbreak, appeals court rules Texas can continue its restrictions on abortion during the coronavirus pandemic, a divided federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, in a decision likely to make its way to the Supreme Court.

Hunger Busters’ Give Free Food to Children in Need Hunger Busters gives out food Monday through Friday at five locations in Dallas for at least the next three weeks.

"We Have Not Reached the Peak," Mayor Turner Says, While a Report Shows Lives Have Been Saved The City of Houston recorded one more death attributed to the coronavirus Tuesday, while a Kinder Institute report shows lives have been saved by social distancing.

Cowboys News: Dallas holds virtual interview with Wisconsin's Zack Baun This has also affected the Cowboys when it comes to pre-draft visits, and they showed a glimpse of that change as they held a virtual meeting with a potential draft target. Dak Prescott has been working out with Dez Bryant the last few days, which would be a normal thing to read three years ago but is somewhat surprising now.

Could Baseball Return in May? More Importantly, Should It? This week, reports have leaked that Major League Baseball is considering a way to start the season as early as May and possibly even salvage a full 162-game season. A more important question is should they? The concepts MLB has supposedly floated are outlandish and bordering on desperate, but apparently, everything is on the table.

Game Not Over: Arcades Are Struggling to Stay Open "I was sitting at the bar and looking around and there are all these games here and nobody to play them," says Travis Hintzel, the owner of Regeneration Arcade.

Twitter Asks If ‘Karen’ Is the N-Word for White Women, So We Made a Karen-Themed Playlist Twitter is asking whether the term "Karen" is as derogatory to white women as the N word. We put together a playlist, in case there's any confusion.

Woman Crush Wednesday: Singer Regina Debilio I really love spending time just enjoying a moment. Those are some of my favorite times with people - connecting over something. What's one song you play when you feel like being sad? I wrote a song called "Radio" that I think is going to come out on our album.

Dallas Black Leader Warns of Possible ‘Genocide’ Here Tied to COVID-19 Prominent pastor fears racial inequity in testing, death rates.

Here's How to Make Garden Café's Meatloaf While You're Sheltered in Place Chef John Tesar reports that a whole lot of you bought cook-at-home steaks. Even New York Times chicken sandwich writer TC Fleming apparently indulged. But some had to close. "I just didn't see it working for us because we're so breakfast heavy," says Mark Wootton of Garden Cafe.

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