News archive from 18 August 2016

4 Reasons Why More Women Should Join a Coworking Space

When we moved from our hot desk to an office space in the nation's fifth largest entrepreneurial tech hub this spring, we heard a stat that could have been disheartening. Out of the 1,000 people at the Atlanta Tech Village, we were two of eight female...

Fox News, 19:00 in Business
 

Trump gets first intelligence briefing as presidential nominee

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump got his first look Wednesday at classified intelligence on threats to the United States and other security issues. The more than two-hour briefing was held at an FBI field office in New York City and was...

Fox News, 19:01 in Politics
 
The incredible Kids of Courage and the amazing Zack Pollack are headed to Dallas

The incredible Kids of Courage and the amazing Zack Pollack are headed to Dallas

Things happen for a reason. I believe that. My wife and I recently enjoyed a fantastic vacation, and most of what made it wonderful was the people we met along the way. They included Rhoda and William Pollack, whom we met in the Catskills town of...

 
1983 restaurant review: 5 stars for Stephan Pyles' Routh Street Cafe

1983 restaurant review: 5 stars for Stephan Pyles' Routh Street Cafe

EDITOR'S NOTE: Here is The Dallas Morning News'  review of Stephan Pyles' first restaurant, Routh Street Cafe, published on Dec. 16, 1983.  The review was written by Kim Pierce, whose work appeared under the byline Kim Martin, her married name at the...

 
Arlington police searching for man who was dressed as woman when he shot pharmacist

Arlington police searching for man who was dressed as woman when he shot pharmacist

  A pharmacist was wounded when an armed man dressed as a woman attempted to rob an Arlington drugstore Wednesday morning. Police responded to a shooting call about 9:30 a.m. at the Remco Pharmacy in the 1600 block of West Division Street....

Dallas News, 19:21 in Crime
 
Dallas principal, teachers invade a neighborhood to welcome freshmen back to school

Dallas principal, teachers invade a neighborhood to welcome freshmen back to school

When the principal shows up at your door, the news is not usually good. But on Wednesday, Spruce High Principal Danielle Petters was drumming up excitement. She and about 115 members of her staff at the Pleasant Grove school fanned through surrounding...

 
State-appointed board will oversee closing of Dallas charter school

State-appointed board will oversee closing of Dallas charter school

A state-appointed board of managers will manage the closing of the troubled Children First Academy, which has charter schools in Dallas and Houston. Students made a last-ditch effort to save their school this spring when they tried to block state...

 
Understanding the federal overtime-pay rules

Understanding the federal overtime-pay rules

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare New overtime rules will raise the cutoff salary from $23,660 to $47,476. Video provided by Newsy The federal Department of Labor's lawsuit against Austin Electric Services alleges the Avondale electrical contractor...

 
ADOT honors Adele concerts with singsong freeway sign

ADOT honors Adele concerts with singsong freeway sign

Add it to the list of laugh-inducing wins for the Arizona Department of Transportation. The agency honored Adele's concerts in Phoenix this week with one of its infamous, play-on-words slogans on its digital road signs. This time: "HELLO FROM THE...

 
Perot family's Circle T Ranch north of Fort Worth to be 130-acre mixed-use project

Perot family's Circle T Ranch north of Fort Worth to be 130-acre mixed-use project

Developer Hillwood will team up to turn part of the Perot family's Circle T Ranch north of Fort Worth into a 130-acre mixed-use development. Hillwood said Wednesday that it will build the $1 billion Westlake project in partnership with Howard Hughes...

 
Daiso's Plano store opening soon

Daiso's Plano store opening soon

Daiso Japan is opening its Plano store on Friday August 26 at 10 a.m.  The store at 101 W. Spring Creek Pkwy is in the same shopping center with Asian grocery 99 Ranch Market. The Plano store is Daiso's third in Texas. It opened stores in Carrollton...

 

10 shell casings found at Phoenix serial killer crime scene

PHOENIX –  Police investigating a serial killer stalking two predominantly Latin neighborhoods in Phoenix found 10 shell casings outside a home where one of his seven fatal victims suffered at least five gunshots. That's according to a recently...

Fox News, 19:39 in Crime
 
36,000 acress in Arizona designated to protect two species of cactus

36,000 acress in Arizona designated to protect two species of cactus

A sprinkling of ridges and valleys in northern and southern Arizona have new federal protections for the sake of endangered cactus species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday designated about 36,000 acres of critical habitat for the...

 
Patent for J&J's Remicade invalidated, cheaper version looms

Patent for J&J's Remicade invalidated, cheaper version looms

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A cheaper version of Johnson & Johnson's top-selling drug, the pricey rheumatoid arthritis treatment Remicade, could be available in the U.S. two years early after a federal judge ruled that a key patent on the drug is...

Chron, 19:43 in Health
 
Arizona State golf has plenty of representation in Rio Olympics

Arizona State golf has plenty of representation in Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – South Korea is loaded with four of the top eight players in the world in the field of 60 as women’s golf returned to the Olympics on Wednesday for the first time in 116 years. The USA is a force, as well, with three of the top 15...

AZCentral, 19:47 in Sport
 

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