Posts filtered by tags: Dallas Morning News[x]


 

Morning Line- Rick Bowness

“Hockey is not meant to be played four [games] in six [nights], let alone what we’re going to do. No, I’ve never seen anything like this. I hope I never see it again. This is going to be incredibly taxing on our players. There’s no question. “You run the risk of guys who have to play 20-22 minutes a night in order to give us a good chance to win, it’s going to affect them the most. Those are the guys you worry about because they’re going to be playing tired a lot of nights. We can’t do ...
Tags: Sport, Dallas, Dallas Morning News, Dallas Stars, Bowness, Rick Bowness, Matthew DeFranks


One of Texas' most prominent left-leaning economists knows exactly why its power grid failed

Power lines in Texas City, Texas. THOMAS SHEA/AFP via Getty Images Economist James K. Galbraith said policymakers failed Texas during the state's recent power outage. Texas' deregulated electrical system incentivized the cheapest production without accounting for resilient machinery. Galbraith says the only way to fix the system is to turn it into a public utility. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Millions of Texans lost power last week and were stuck living in freez...
Tags: Energy, New York, Texas, Trends, Markets, Economy, Harvard, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Rick Perry, Fox News, US Congress, Wall Street Journal, Cruz, Dallas Morning News, James


Texas AG Ken Paxton and wife, Texas state Sen. Angela Paxton, left for Utah during Texas freeze to have meetings about antitrust lawsuits

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton testifies in front of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, just a few days before a grand jury indicts him on three felonies. Robert Daemmrich Photography Inc/Corbis via Getty Images Texas AG Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, left for Utah last week as Texas froze, according to the Houston Chronicle. Paxton is one of several Texas public officials to have left in the middle of the crisis. Visit the Business section of Insider...
Tags: Google, Utah, Politics, Texas, News, US, Trends, Ted Cruz, Salt Lake City, Dallas Morning News, Cancun, Houston Chronicle, Paxton, Ken Paxton, Texas AG, Sean Reyes


Why some Texas residents are ending up with $5,000 electric bills after the winter storms

A vehicles drives on snow and sleet covered roads February 15, 2021, in Spring, Texas. David J. Phillip/AP Some Texans were billed $1,000 per day for electricity during last week's frigid weather, The Dallas Morning News reported. The wholesale price of electricity surged 10,000% as demand increased and supply fell offline. Some state residents have their home and office bills tied to wholesale electricity prices.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas residents who...
Tags: Texas, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Houston, Accuweather, San Antonio, Dallas Morning News, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Dallas Fort Worth, Victoria Cavaliere, ERCOT, CPS Energy, Electric Reliability Council of Texas


21 NFL players who lost a ton of weight in retirement and how they did it

Ron Schwane/AP; The Pat McAfee Show Marshal Yanda lost 64 pounds in the first four months after retiring from the NFL.Many NFL players lose a ton of weight after retiring, revealing the great and dangerous lengths they go to maintain their oversized bodies.Many of the players below are former offensive linemen, and most are now nearly unrecognizable.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Former Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl offensive lineman Marshal Yanda is the latest retired foot...
Tags: Nbc, Washington Post, Washington, Cowboys, Sports, Denver Broncos, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Trends, Features, Chicago, Weight Loss, Michael Jordan, Cbs, Espn, Vikings


2 more Trump supporters who took a private jet to Washington, DC, have been charged in the Capitol riot

At left, Katherine Schwab (circled) with Jenna Ryan while traveling to Washington, DC, for a pro-Trump rally. At right, Jason Lee Hyland (circled) inside the Capitol. United States District Court for the District of Columbia Jason Hyland and Katherine Schwab were charged this week in connection with the Capitol riot. The Texas realtors flew on the same private jet as Jenna Ryan to the Trump rally on January 6. Schwab told officials that Ryan's social-media posts from the riot made the grou...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Texas, Abc, Washington, America, Trends, Washington Dc, News UK, Dallas, Capitol Police, Dallas Morning News, Trump, Capitol, Ryan, WFAA


Why the #txlege should add point-and-report to statewide police shooting data

In a roundup a few weeks ago, Grits pointed to a new academic study analyzing Dallas police shootings which associated a "point and report" policy with a reduced number of people shot because the officer falsely thought they were armed. Now, the authors have written an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News about their findings. Here's a notable excerpt:According to the Policing Project at NYU School of Law, police reform falls into two categories: front-end vs. back-end accountability measures. The f...
Tags: Texas, Law, Police, Georgia, New Orleans, Dallas, New York City Police Department, Dallas Morning News, Charleston, Dallas Police Department, DPD, Gritsforbreakfast, Use Of Force, NYU School of Law, Texas Justice Initiative, Baltimore Chicago Cleveland Dallas


A conservative radio host flew into DC on a private jet to participate in the siege on the Capitol

A real-estate broker and conservative radio host flew into DC on a private jet to take part in the siege on the Capitol. Samuel Corum/Getty Real-estate broker and conservative radio host Jenna Ryan flew on a private jet from Texas to Washington DC to take part in Wednesday's siege on the US Capitol, multiple outlets have reported. Ryan took to social media to share several photos and videos of her journey. She tweeted: "Hopping on a plane heading to DC #MarchToSaveAmerica #stopthesteal." O...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, New York Post, Texas, America, Trends, Washington Dc, Dallas Morning News, Trump, Capitol, Ryan, Newsweek, US Capitol, Jenna Ryan, Hillary Hoffower, Capitol Samuel Corum Getty Real


A major grocery store called its workers 'first responders' early in the pandemic. Now, it's making the 'strategic decision' to ditch in-house delivery in favor of contractors.

AP Photo/Paul Sakuma Albertsons made a "strategic decision" to abandon its in-house delivery fleet, and will start the transition on February 27, a spokesperson told Business Insider on Monday, which was first reported by local news outlet KNOCK. Last year, Albertsons called its workers "first responders" and pushed to get them priority access to COVID-19 tests and PPE, but has since faced backlash from employees by ending pandemic pay raises and seeking to raise their healthcare costs. T...
Tags: Transportation, Ecommerce, Texas, California, Trends, Retail, Food Delivery, Teamsters, Dallas Morning News, Doordash, Southern California, Vons, Safeway, Orange County Register, Whelan, Albertsons


Gohmert Denies ‘Advocating For Violence’ Amid Failed Lawsuit

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Saturday denied “claims that he is advocating for violence” after he seemed to suggest just that as a remedy to President Donald Trump’s election loss during a Newsmax interview on Friday. “I have not encouraged and unequivocally do not advocate for violence,” Gohmert wrote in a statement posted to Twitter on Saturday afternoon, adding: “Violence is not the answer.” The comments come after Gohmert seemed to imply during a Friday night interview on the conservative...
Tags: England, Texas, News, Congress, Joe Biden, Gop, Egypt, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Martin Luther King Jr, Justice Department, Louie Gohmert, Dallas Morning News, Trump, Mike Pence, NewsMax


Authorities: Utah’s Ty Jordan died in accidental shooting

DALLAS — Ty Jordan, a star freshman running back for the University of Utah, died at a Dallas-area hospital after accidentally shooting himself, authorities said Sunday, Dec. 27. University officials announced Jordan’s death Saturday, a day after he was named Pac-12’s newcomer of the year, but did not release details. Jordan, 19, died in an emergency room at a hospital in Denton around 10:45 p.m. on Christmas Day, according to medical examiner’s records. Police officers had responded about an ho...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Alabama, Sport, University, Soccer, Dallas, College sports, Associated Press, College Football, Jordan, Las Vegas, Usc, Dallas Morning News, Denton, University of Utah


Authorities: Utah’s Ty Jordan died after accidentally shooting himself

DALLAS — Ty Jordan, a star freshman running back for the University of Utah, died at a Dallas-area hospital after accidentally shooting himself, authorities said Sunday, Dec. 27. University officials announced Jordan’s death Saturday, a day after he was named the Pac-12’s newcomer of the year, but did not release details. Jordan, 19, died in an emergency room at a hospital in Denton around 10:45 p.m. on Christmas Day, according to medical examiner’s records. Police officers had responded about a...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Alabama, Sport, University, Soccer, Dallas, College sports, Associated Press, College Football, Jordan, Las Vegas, Usc, Dallas Morning News, Denton, University of Utah


Charley Pride, country’s first Black superstar, dies of COVID at 86

By MARK KENNEDY | AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — Charley Pride, country music’s first Black star whose rich baritone on such hits as “Kiss an Angel Good Morning” helped sell millions of records and helped make him the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died. He was 86. Pride died Saturday in Dallas of complications from COVID-19, according to Jeremy Westby of the public relations firm 2911 Media. Pride released dozens of albums and sold more than 25 million records dur...
Tags: New York, News, Mississippi, Montana, Washington, Sport, Earth, Soccer, Obituaries, Dallas, Nashville, Associated Press, New York Mets, Dallas Morning News, Rca Records, Country Music Association


Texas tries Hail Mary to block election outcome (updated)

In a last-ditch effort to forestall the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, Texas sought on Tuesday to file a lawsuit directly in the Supreme Court, attempting to delay the Electoral College vote and prevent four states – Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin – from casting their Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, who won the popular vote in each state. This highly unusual use of the court’s original jurisdiction — which is most often used to resolve interstate...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Republican Attorneys General Association, Dallas Morning News, Hail Mary, Carr, Kelly, U S Supreme Court, Paxton, Pennsylvania Supreme Court


Southwest Airlines is preparing to furlough nearly 7,000 workers for the first time in its history

Southwest CEO Gary Kelly. Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images Southwest Airlines just sent 6,828 workers WARN notices after it couldn't come to an agreement with employees to take a pay cut to avoid furloughs. Ramp workers and flight attendants are among the most impacted workgroup with over 4,000 WARN notices issued between them. Workgroups that accept Southwest's proposed temporary pay cuts will be exempt from any furlough.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nearly 7,000 Sout...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, US, Trends, Chicago, Flying, George Bush, Dallas, Aviation, Airlines, Houston, Boeing, United, Southwest Airlines


Trump’s NATO Ambassador Promises ‘Smooth’ Transition For Biden

President Trump’s NATO ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison, who also formerly served as a U.S. senator from Texas, on Monday assured that there would be a “smooth” and “seamless” transition to President-elect Joe Biden’s administration. Hutchison’s vow for a “smooth transition” came during a virtual news conference in Brussels on Monday, according to the Dallas Morning News, amid the sitting president’s ongoing refusal to concede even as his legal battles challenging the legitimacy of the election...
Tags: Texas, News, Senate, Joe Biden, Nato, General Services Administration, Brussels, Biden, Dallas Morning News, Trump, Hutchison, Ted Cruz R TX, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Summer Concepcion, Emily Murphy, Sens John Cornyn R TX


Texas televangelist who falsely linked pandemic to premarital sex dies of COVID-19

• In March, 'End Times' pastor Irvin Baxter said COVID-19 is a 'wake-up call' from God on the sin of fornication. Baxter died of complications from COVID-19 less than 8 months later. The Dallas Morning News is reporting that a Pentecostal televangelist who falsely linked the pandemic to sinful premarital sex — the preacher himself has died of COVID-19. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Texas, News, Sex, Dallas Morning News, Televangelists, Baxter, End Times, Pandemic, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Irvin Baxter, Fornication, Premarital Sex


Reporters and editors from the New York Times to the Los Angeles Times have been donating money in Election 2020, and Democrats are getting most of it.

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, in June 2020. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Most journalists don't make political contributions. But among those who do, they almost always give to Democrats. Following Insider's questions, at least two news organizations have either suspended or reassigned reporters and editors found to have given political candidates cash. Some news organizations are wrestling with whether to rethink their political activism ...
Tags: White House, Elizabeth Warren, NFL, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Donald Trump, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News, Rose Garden, Evan Vucci, Sens Bernie Sanders, Dave Levinthal, Norman Pearlstine, ESPN Sports Illustrated


Doom Headlines as Election Draws Closer; 2A Activists Need to Vote

News agencies are already suggesting Joe Biden will be the victor Nov. 3. Second Amendment advocates are pushing gun owners hard to ignore the rhetoric and vote. (Screen snip from the presidential debate, YouTube, C-SPAN) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- With the Nov. 3 election on the horizon, headlines are virtually declaring former Vice President “Shotgun” Joe Biden the winner, with reports from Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania all saying Biden will be heading to the White House on Jan....
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Guns, California, Senate, White House, US, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, House, Wisconsin, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Dallas Morning News


The 100 best horror movies of all time, according to critics

"Get Out" Justin Lubin/Universal Studios With Halloween a little more than a month away, Business Insider looked at Rotten Tomatoes' list of the best horror movies of all time. The list is based on Rotten Tomatoes' adjusted score that accounts for the variation in the number of reviews for the movies. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Halloween is a little more than a month away, which means horror-movie season will be in full swing for fans of the genre over the next mon...
Tags: Hollywood, Texas, London, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Washington Post, Horror, Time, US, America, Trends, Cnn, Features, Chicago, Fox


Lawsuit against Seller and Gun Maker Demands Intolerance and Discrimination

Crocodile tear-shedding lawyer John Sloan not only wants courts to ignore the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act and punish everyone but the killer, but he also wants all the edicts in the Biden/Democrat agenda passed as he introduces a novel citizen disarmament idea of his own: The Tattoo Loophole. ( Sloan Firm/Facebook video) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Family members sue Lubbock man and gunmaker a year after deadly mass shooting in Midland-Odessa,” The Dallas Morning News reported Sa...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Kentucky, Joe Biden, Democrats, Resistance, Biden, Kamala Harris, Dallas Morning News, Congressional Research Service, Protection of Lawful Commerce, Lubbock, Sloan, NICS, David Codrea, Midland Odessa


Airlines are selling in-flight meals for people who aren't flying but really miss eating on a plane

An in-flight meal. SOPA Images/Getty Airlines are offering their leftover in-flight meals to customers who aren't flying, The Guardian reported. Thai Airways, Indonesia's Garuda, and Cathay Pacific have all offered meals for sale, presented just as you'd find them on the plane, the paper reported. Airline suppliers have been left with masses of surplus stock in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Air travel volumes are not expected to return to previous levels for years.Visit Business Inside...
Tags: Food, Transportation, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Trends, News UK, Qantas, Aviation, Dallas Morning News, American Airlines, ARLINGTON Texas, Cathay Pacific, International Air Transport Association, Garuda, Thai Airways, Mia Jankowicz


Trini Lopez, 1960s-era singer mentored by Sinatra, dies of coronavirus complications

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS and HILLEL ITALIE RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. He was 83. Filmmaker P. David Ebersole, who just finished shooting a documentary on Lopez with Todd Hughes, confirmed that Lopez died from complications of COVID-19 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, California. Business partner and musician Joe Chav...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Sport, Ap, Things To Do, Soccer, Paris, Dave Grohl, Dallas, Las Vegas, Dallas Morning News, Southern California, Sinatra, Hillel Italie, Grohl, Holly


Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott responds to football players threatening opt-outs

The Pac-12 responded Monday to football players who have threaten to opt-out of the season because of concerns related to health and safety, racial injustice and economic rights with a letter touting the conference’s work in those areas and an invitation to meet later this week. A letter from Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott, dated Aug. 3, was sent to 12 football players leading the #WeAreUnited movement. The letter was obtained by The Associated Press and first reported by Sports Illustrated. Th...
Tags: Health, Business, Sports, Social Media, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Associated Press, Washington State, Usc, Rose Bowl, Players Tribune, Ucla, Dallas Morning News, Woods


Cowboys agree to terms with Ben DiNucci

The Cowboys have started getting contracts for their draft picks out of the way with rookies reporting to training camp this week. Shortly after word of fifth-round defensive end Bradlee Anae's agreement on a four-year deal broke, Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News reported that the team has also agreed to terms with seventh-rounder [more]
Tags: News, Cowboys, Sports, Dallas Morning News, Bradlee Anae, Ben DiNucci, Michael Gehlken


Morning Docket: 06.29.20

* The estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is suing Netflix for its depiction of Sherlock Holmes as a kind and caring sleuth. Wonder if there was ever legal action over Holmes and Watson... [CNN] * Texas law firms are rethinking reopening plans amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. [Texas Lawyer] * A disciplinary panel has suggested a two-year suspension for a lawyer who showed "aggressive tactics and relentless vindictiveness" in practicing law. Some clients might like those qualities. [ABA Journal] ...
Tags: Texas, Law, Netflix, Justin Bieber, Nebraska, Watson, Associated Press, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, ABA Journal, Dallas Morning News, Holmes, Doyle, Morning Docket, COVID-19


These Hot Spots Gloated About Low Virus Cases. Now They’re Forced to Shut Down—Again.

Their state and local leaders gloated over low coronavirus cases numbers, and heralded aggressive reopening plans. Supporters demanded the media apologize to them for saying reopening orders would put residents at risk for COVID-19.But now, a handful of lockdown-averse states that have seen explosive growth in coronavirus cases have begun ordering businesses to shut down again, closing beaches and bars, mandating masks, and implementing stay-at-home policies.Over the past several days, a number ...
Tags: Utah, Florida, News, California, Washington, Oregon, Gop, Arizona, Nevada, South Carolina, Dallas Morning News, Gavin Newsom, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Miami Dade County, Gary Herbert


As Texas Cases Spike, Feds Will Pull Support From Major Local Testing Sites

In the middle of a phone call with TPM Thursday, Randy Payton, a city employee and the incident commander for two federally-backed COVID-19 testing sites in Dallas, paused for an update on the latest figures.  “Sixty-eight thousand tests” since the sites got running in March, he marveled. “How ‘bout that? That’s a lot of tests.”  Payton listed off the teams that comprise his motley drive-through testing crew with a hint of pride: City employees, fire rescue and law enforcement, health ca...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Obama, Fema, Testing, Dallas, Houston, Dallas Morning News, Trump, Greg Abbott, Uncle Sam, Harris County, Department of Health and Human Services, Legacy, TPM


Texas' coronavirus confinement enforcement was reportedly more strict in border cities than elsewhere

While Texas GOP leaders, including Gov. Greg Abbott, openly railed against local officials for fining or even jailing (which is now forbidden) residents for breaching the state's stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Dallas Morning News reports that their criticism seems to have been disproportionately directed at the state's largest counties, while the order was more strictly enforced in border cities.The Morning News analyzed data from eight counties and nine cities acr...
Tags: Texas, News, Dallas, Luther, Houston, Fort Worth, Dallas Morning News, Trump, Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick, Acevedo, Laredo, Matt Mackowiak, Shelley Luther, Houston San Antonio Dallas Austin, Ana Isabel Castro Garcia


CCA passes on judging forensic hypnosis, paroled but still imprisoned, Ken Paxton's 'lonely and misguided' crusade, and other stories

Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention: On the absurdity of keeping 15k already-paroled prisoners in TDCJ so they can do treatment by correspondence The Marshall Project's Beth Schwartzapfel has a story on an ongoing problem that's taken on new life in the coronavirus era: More than 15,000 Texas prisoners have already been paroled but can't leave prison because they haven't completed required treatment programming and the state underfunds it so badly there's a mas...
Tags: Texas, Law, Houston, Dallas Morning News, HARRIS, Legislature, Paxton, Moore, Ken Paxton, Harris County, Travis, CCA, Jimenez, Texas AG, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, James Harris