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    1/27/23: Teen fatally shot fatally shot wanted in Farmers Branch slaying...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 4:23


    Teen fatally shot fatally shot wanted in Farmers Branch slaying; Experts say Death of DPS agent at Texas-Mexico border was preventable; Most Texas schools passed intruder detection audit; Prosper ISD board president's arrest stems from incident at Dallas church;

    Eat Drink D-FW: Why we love the neighborhood restaurant

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 13:47


    In this episode, The Dallas Morning News food team turns the focus on neighborhood restaurants, those special places where everyone knows your name ... and maybe your order. Food editor Erin Booke and reporters Sarah Blaskovich and Claire Ballor discuss what makes these cozy spots so special, and share some listener favorites. Then guest Ron Ruggless of Nation's Restaurant News joins to talk about big national restaurant trends, tipping culture, experiential dining and .

    SportsDay Cowboys: Cowboys-49ers autopsy, free agent decisions, Ezekiel Elliott contract problem

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 40:40


    Beat writers Calvin Watkins and Michael Gehlken kick off this episode [1:45] with a detailed obituary for the Cowboys' season. What are the key takeaways after the Cowboys were eliminated by the San Francisco 49ers for the second straight year? Calvin and Michael agree the Cowboys' receiving corps was a season-long issue. [12:20] The guys don't let QB Dak Prescott, who had two interceptions against the 49ers, off the hook.

    1/26/23: Dallas officer shot in west Oak Cliff...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 4:41


    Dallas officer shot in west Oak Cliff; Dallas County officials feud over tax office closures linked to staffing shortages; A downtown Dallas 7-Eleven has closed; Scam victims demand Chase recover $55,000 in stolen funds; Tony Hawk urges Garland to name skate park after hometown skating legend

    SportsDay Insider: Another humbling end for the Dallas Cowboys ... plus what's next?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 50:42


    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant [5:14] discuss the Cowboys' 19-12 loss to the 49ers in the divisional round playoff, prolonging a streak of 27 years without an appearance in the NFC title game. Kevin says that if you'd told him before the game the Cowboys' defense would hold the 49ers to 19 points, he'd have booked a flight to Philadelphia for the conference championship game.

    1/25/23: Dallas County's jail inches toward capacity...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 6:01


    Dallas County's jail inches toward capacity; Ticketmaster tries to shake it off as Senate examines Taylor Swift sales debacle; American Airlines flight attendants picket at DFW Airport; H-E-B worker starts petition over grocer's sick policy after testing positive for COVID; Classified documents found at former Vice President Mike Pence's home

    1/24/23: Dallas Zoo offers reward for arrest in ‘unusual' vulture death...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 4:24


    Dallas Zoo offers reward for arrest in ‘unusual' vulture death; US proposes once-a-year COVID-19 shots for most Americans; 46 arrested in North Texas prostitution sting; American Airlines faces a flurry of racial discrimination complaints; Distraught Cowboys begin to cope with another playoff flop

    1/23/23: Abortion-rights protesters march through downtown Dallas...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 3:55


    Abortion-rights protesters march through downtown Dallas; FBI searched Biden home, found documents marked classified; North Texas may get light snow showers; Dallas Zoo alerts police after ‘unusual' death of endangered vulture

    1/20/23: Dallas City Attorney Chris Caso calls it quits...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 4:08


    Dallas City Attorney Chris Caso calls it quits; Texas Republicans want to rein in ‘rogue' prosecutors; Longhorn Ballroom plans to reopen in spring; ‘Squawking chicken truck' from PETA will ‘confront' diners at 6 Dallas-area restaurants

    Eat Drink D-FW: What's in and what's out at Dallas restaurants in 2023?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 13:02


    In this episode, the Dallas Morning News food team talks about the Vegas-to-Dallas restaurant pipeline, what they'll order at Portillo's, and why people just can't quit Guy Fieri. Guest Kevin Gray joins the team to discuss how zero-proof drinks are kind of sexy now, and why it's great time to be sober. Then it's on to the ins and outs in food for 2023. Ins? Casual French food, retro restaurants, veggie dishes and print menus. Outs? Butter boards, y'all.

    SportsDay Cowboys: 49ers playoff preview, our predictions, Ezekiel Elliott's cloudy future

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 52:15


    Beat writers Calvin Watkins and Michael Gehlken [1:53] begin this episode reviewing the Cowboys' dominant win over the Buccaneers. Despite all of the positives, it seems everyone wants to talk about kicker Brett Maher and the four straight missed extra points. [7:30] The guys also discuss the physicality needed for the matchup with the 49ers, Dak Prescott's dramatic improvement from Week 18 to the playoffs, and more changes along the offensive line.

    SportsDay Insider: Prescott bests Brady, kickers and the yips, Rangers' search for a left fielder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 50:23


    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington and David Moore discuss [00:29] the Cowboys' surprising dominance of QB Tom Brady and the Buccaneers in Monday's wild card game. Kevin says Dak Prescott's performance is repeatable against the San Francisco 49ers in the divisional round, if only because he went back to being the quarterback we knew before this season.

    1/19/23: Texas lawmakers' top wishes...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 3:52


    Texas lawmakers' top wishes; Dallas ranked among the most congested cities in the U.S.; Cowboys sign kicker Tristan Vizcaino to practice squad; Dr Pepper flavored Peeps arrive in Texas soon;

    1/18/23: Governor Abbott promises largest property tax cut in state history...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 3:27


    Governor Abbott promises largest property tax cut in state history; DFW Airport again ranks second in nation for guns found at checkpoints; Cowboys plan to stick with kicker Brett Maher after disastrous showing against Bucs;

    1/17/23: Dallas' first MLK parade in 3 years...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 3:56


    Dallas' first MLK parade in 3 years; Gift from conservative Christian Patriot Mobile to Grapevine police sparks backlash; Where does Southwest Airlines stand in getting refunds and bags to travelers?; Will Texas Gov. Greg Abbott develop signature achievement during third term?;

    1/16/23: Two brothers arrested in connection with string of Fort Worth-area robberies...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 4:24


    Two brothers arrested in connection with string of Fort Worth-area robberies; Thousands of abortion-rights opponents attend March for Life in downtown Dallas; With garbage mounting, Dallas council member taps private trash service for needy residents; Clouded leopard Nova reunited with sister

    1/13/23: Dallas police's murder count dropped in 2022...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 4:48


    Dallas police's murder count dropped in 2022; Fort Worth city council renames rec center in honor of Atatiana Jefferson; What's next for Texas' Beto O'Rourke?; FAA releases audio from deadly Wings Over Dallas Air Show crash; Fort Worth police share video showing moment when officers shot man armed with knife

    Eat Drink D-FW: Rye restaurant owner explains controversial 3% fee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 14:21


    In this special excerpt, food editor Erin Booke and food writer Claire Ballor are joined by Tanner Agar, owner of Rye restaurant and Apothecary bar in Dallas. The restaurant group recently added an optional 3% fee to every check to help pay for benefits for employees. The move has been controversial and has left diners divided on the issue. Listen to the full episode and follow the show by searching for “Eat Drink D-FW” in your favorite podcast player.

    SportsDay Cowboys: Cowboys-Bucs playoff preview, predictions, and an interview with Babe Laufenberg

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 49:40


    Beat writers Calvin Watkins and Michael Gehlken kick off this episode [1:45] with a recap of the debacle in D.C. and what it portends for Monday's playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Cowboys' recent weaknesses showed in a big way against the Commanders. Can the Cowboys straighten out their running game or find a starting cornerback opposite Trevon Diggs? Can Dak Prescott curb his interceptions streak? Time is running out.

    1/12/23: Frisco is getting a kids-themed Universal Studios park...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 4:26


    Frisco is getting a kids-themed Universal Studios park; The FAA's nationwide ground stop is the latest fumble in a series of recent tech failures; GOP conservative-backed rules changes over LGBTQ issues fail in Texas House; The new name for Dallas restaurant Carbone's, after lawsuit

    1/11/23: Opening day of the Texas Legislature...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 5:04


    Opening day of the Texas Legislature; Rockwall-Heath football players hospitalized; Conservative group alleges Texas medical schools discriminate against whites, Asians, men; Rye restaurant's new 3% charge for employee benefits has diners divided

    SportsDay Insider: TCU's not-so-excellent adventure; Cowboys playoffs; and not so fast, Sean Payton

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 57:28


    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, Evan Grant and David Moore discuss [5:00] the Cowboys' miserable loss to Washington and what that portends for a rematch with Tampa Bay. The guys take positions on their biggest concerns. David says if the Cowboys lose, any questions about Mike McCarthy's status depend on the degree of embarrassment. If it's anything like the loss to Washington, Kevin says, Jerry Jones better make sure Sean Payton hasn't signed any papers with Denver.

    What's the future of Plano's Willow Bend mall?...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 4:41


    What's the future of Plano's long-struggling Willow Bend mall?; Texas budget surplus soars to $33B; DOJ reviewing ‘a small number' of potentially classified docs at Biden center; Police identify suspect in Far North Dallas apartment shooting;

    1/9/23: What was in the letter Governor Abbott handed to President Biden?...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 4:05


    What was in the letter Governor Abbott handed to President Biden?; Police identify McKinney man accused of fatally stabbing 9-year-old son; Will Southwest Airlines' meltdown crash the airline's 51-year reputation?; South Oak Cliff celebrates back-to-back champs with hometown parade

    1/6/23: McCarthy loses 11th ballot on Day 3 of Capitol stalemate...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 3:41


    McCarthy loses 11th ballot on Day 3 of Capitol stalemate; Texas Longhorns fire men's basketball coach; Man arrested in standoff at Dallas golf course faces multiple felony charges

    SportsDay Cowboys: Dallas answered its preseason questions, but what about these playoff concerns?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 42:07


    Beat writers Calvin Watkins and Michael Gehlken kick off this episode [1:42] by breaking down Sunday's playoff scenarios for the Cowboys. [3:35] The guys also review how the team answered some of its biggest questions entering this season: Who will be the kicker? How will the receivers perform without Amari Cooper? And what about coach Mike McCarthy's job security? There is one more week remaining in the regular season, but for the Cowboys it's all about the playoffs.

    McCarthy defeated for sixth time...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 3:52


    McCarthy defeated for sixth time; Man in custody after long standoff near southeastern Dallas golf course; Atatiana Jefferson's sister being moved to hospice care; It's winter allergy season in North Texas

    SportsDay Insider: Rangers' rotation, TCU in the title game and life and death on a football field

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 69:12


    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington and Evan Grant discuss [4:04] the traumatic event of Monday night's game between Buffalo and Cincinnati, when the Bill's Damar Hamlin collapsed after suffering sudden cardiac arrest. Kevin tells about his brother's recovery from SCA as well as the case of Detroit's Chuck Hughes, an Abilene and UTEP alum and the only NFL player ever to die on a football field. [37:57] Evan and Kevin talk about the prospects of a six-man rotation.

    1/4/23: Bills safety Damar Hamlin remains in ICU...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 4:20


    Bills safety Damar Hamlin remains in ICU; Texans among U.S. House members blocking Republican leader Kevin McCarthy from speakership; Razor-thin GOP majority in Congress rests on 4 ‘extra' seats from Texas gerrymander; Dallas' Ritz-Carlton is getting a $22 million reboot

    12/30/22: Southwest Airlines restoring flights Friday...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 3:22


    Southwest Airlines restoring flights Friday; Dallas could spend $600,000 in legal fees to oppose and defend poker businesses; DART, TRE offer free rides on New Year's Eve to help people celebrate responsibly

    SportsDay Cowboys: Micah Parsons' usage rate, NBC 5's Newy Scruggs, sun burned at AT&T Stadium

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 45:35


    Beat writers Calvin Watkins and Michael Gehlken kick off this episode [2:05] by looking at the immediate impact receiver T.Y. Hilton made during his debut against the Eagles. Is it sustainable? [6:35] The guys also discuss the Cowboys' waning pass rush.

    12/29/22: Visually impaired Dallas students get chance to play with adapted physical education

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 4:02


    Visually impaired Dallas students get chance to play with adapted physical education; Family of slain Grand Prairie apartment worker says they forgive killer, but want justice; What to do if your luggage is missing; Husband, wife arrested in death of man fatally shot on west Oak Cliff sidewalk

    12/28/22: DOT holding Southwest accountable over cancellations...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 5:05


    DOT holding Southwest accountable over cancellations; Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says he has $1.2 million for re-election bid; Supreme Court keeps Title 42 immigration limits in place indefinitely; Rangers sign RHP Nathan Eovaldi to two-year contract

    SportsDay Insider: A holiday message from our hosts

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 1:08


    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, David Moore and Evan Grant wish you happy holidays, and we'll be back next year, or next week, for a full package of Cowboys, Rangers, Mavs and the first round of the College Football Playoff.

    12/23/22: Arctic winter front delivers bone-chilling temperatures...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 3:12


    Arctic winter front delivers bone-chilling temperatures to North Texas; Antibiotics, cold and flu drugs in short supply as viruses wreak havoc across country; All I-30 eastbound lanes near downtown Dallas closed due to fatal crash;

    SportsDay Cowboys: Cowboys-Eagles preview, interview with NBC's John Clark, answering your questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 37:49


    Beat writers Calvin Watkins and Michael Gehlken go straight to the main event, [1:55] kicking off this episode with a preview of the highly anticipated Cowboys-Eagles matchup on Christmas Eve. [1:55] The Cowboys are dealing with adversity (and injury) after blowing a late lead to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Who will start at cornerback opposite of Trevon Diggs? The crew examines the options.

    Eat Drink D-FW: Chef Junior Borges talks bread, cheese and Christmas food memories

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 14:39


    The Dallas Morning News food team celebrates the last Eat Drink D-FW episode of the year by sharing their favorite holiday food (and drink) traditions, their favorite podcast moments of 2022 (pizza! Big Tex!), and what they want to talk about in 2023. Then they sit down with chef Junior Borges of Meridian restaurant in Dallas about the most meaningful dishes on his menu (and what his mom thinks of them), plus his own Brazilian beach holiday memories. See you all in 2023!.

    12/22/22: North Texas under wind chill watch...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 4:07


    North Texas under wind chill watch; Man accused in Athena Strand's slaying faces unrelated child sexual assault charges; 3 Fort Worth police officers fired from the department; Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki among 2023 Hall of Fame nominees

    12/21/22: Ex-Fort Worth cop sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison for manslaughter...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 4:21


    Ex-Fort Worth cop sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison for manslaughter; Texas cold blast expected to push power use above peak-winter demand; Texas Senate committee calls for ban on mask and COVID vaccine mandates; Feds open civil rights investigation into Granbury schools after LGBTQ book removals

    SportsDay Insider: Evan and cows, Parsons' slump, the Rangers' OF, Christmas-Hanukkah wishes

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 53:54


    SportsDay Insiders Kevin Sherrington, Evan Grant and David Moore discuss [5:04] Evan's work with utters as well as the Cowboys' utter failure in the second half against Jacksonville and what it means going forward. Say what you want about Dak Prescott's issues, Kevin says, but the Cowboys' transcendent player is Micah Parsons, and if he's not great, the Cowboys suffer.

    12/20/22: Abbott orders probe after 2 Dallas parolees accused of murder...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 5:35


    Abbott orders probe after 2 Dallas parolees accused of murder; U.S. Supreme Court temporarily freezes Title 42; Jury sequestered after 7-hour deliberations for ex-Fort Worth cop Aaron Dean's punishment; What should Dallas restaurant Carbone's change its name to in 2023?; January 6th panel formally seeks Trump prosecution as riot hearings end

    12/19/22: Neo-Nazis, leftist gun groups face off at drag show protest… and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 4:58


    1 dead, others hospitalized after crash involving DART bus in Dallas, officials say; Neo-Nazis, leftist gun groups face off during protest at Grand Prairie drag show; 5 people wounded in shooting at Far East Dallas gas station, police say; DeSoto overwhelms Austin Vandegrift, wins 6A Division II championship; Temperatures will plunge into the 30s early this week in North Texas

    12/16/22: Family of youth football coach killed sues sports league...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 3:54


    Family of youth football coach killed sues sports league; Former Fort Worth cop Aaron Dean guilty of manslaughter; White House will mail more free COVID tests, plans for a potential surge; U.S. lawmakers propose TikTok ban

    Eat Drink D-FW: Why running a restaurant in December is ‘pretty insane'

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 12:21


    In this special excerpt, Dallas Morning News food editor Erin Booke chats with food reporters Sarah Blaskovich and Claire Ballor about Chili's Chicken Crispers, the science of snacks, and AT&T food hall. Listen to the full episode and follow the show by searching for “Eat Drink D-FW” in your favorite podcast player. You'll find links at dallasnews.com/listen.

    SportsDay Cowboys: Injury concerns, Dak Prescott's interceptions, interview with rookie Damone Clark

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 44:09


    Beat writers Michael Gehlken and Calvin Watkins offer their takeaways [1:58] from the Cowboys' narrow escape against the Houston Texans. The injuries are starting to pile up, with right tackle Terence Steele and nose tackle Johnathan Hankins out for the remainder of the regular season. Which area has been weakened the most by injuries: offensive line, the secondary or the run defense? Our guys discuss. [9:29]. The crew also examines QB Dak Prescott's troubling ball security of late.

    12/15/22: Civil rights group sues Dallas for ban that ‘criminalizes poverty'...and more news

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 5:40


    Civil rights group sues Dallas for ban that ‘criminalizes poverty'; U.S. lawmakers propose TikTok ban; Jerry Jones puts heat on Dak Prescott; Crews survey storm damage in North Texas; Texas AG Ken Paxton sought data on transgender Texans

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