How You Can be Friendly with the Apartment Neighbors

In today’s fast-paced life, we’re often not aware of exactly who’s living in the apartment next door. Though it’s not necessary to be friends with them or know them very well, being friendly with them can be good for you. However, nowadays people may have some suspicions about you when you have such close proximity with them. People living in north end apartments dallas just beside you have same issues and problems with the neighborhood and you as well.

As Puerto Rico Looks Toward Statehood, Puerto Ricans in North Texas Voice Their Support

Katherine Rodriguez left her home in Ponce, Puerto Rico, 25 years ago after she couldn’t find a job in engineering design. When her uncle, who lived in North Texas at that time, invited her to move in with him, Rodriguez saw it as an opportunity to get away from the unemployment crisis plaguing her native island. “Back then you couldn’t even find a job at a Burger King or a Pizza Hut,” she said. “You had to know someone to move forward. When I saw that at that time I said, ‘Mom, I have to go.’” But Rodriguez believes her Read more

Texas Redistricting, Health Care Protest, Dallas Mavericks Dancers: Your Weekend Roundup

Good morning! Here is a look at the top headlines of the weekend so far. 🌦️ Weather: Partly cloudy with a 30% chance for widely scattered storms. High: 95° 👋 Stay in touch: Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here. Judges in Texas redistricting case skeptical of state’s argument on final day of trial A six-day trial on the state’s electoral maps ended with the three judges hearing the case grappling with a central question: Did the Legislature do everything it could in 2013 to ensure that maps federal courts had found Read more

Dallas-Based Clubcorp Agrees to Be Bought by Private Equity Giant for $1.1 Billion

Staff Photographer Dallas-based ClubCorp Holdings Inc., owner and operator of more than 200 golf, business and sports clubs, agreed Sunday to be bought by a private equity firm for $1.1 billion in an all-cash transaction. Apollo Global Management LLC will pay $17.12 a share — a nearly 31 percent premium over the company’s Friday closing price of $13.10, according to ClubCorp’s announcement of the deal. Apollo is one of Wall Street’s largest private equity firms with $197 billion in assets under management. Under pressure from an activist investor and a short seller since last year, ClubCorp’s board of directors hired Read more

Kidnapped Lancaster Teen Shavon Randle Found Dead In Dallas

DALLAS (CBSDFW) – A 13-year-old Lancaster girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found dead in Dallas. The body of Shavon Randle was discovered after a shots fired call at a house near Kiest Road at Sunnyvale Street in Oak Cliff. Photo: Robert Flagg/CBSDFW Lancaster officers and the FBI arrived on the scene, and reporters were told the FBI was in charge of the investigation. Family members of the kidnapped teen also arrived on the scene. Dallas Police have blocked off streets in the area. Randle was reported kidnapped by family members last week. Four suspects Read more

Keeping Your Dallas Tx Home Cool

Texas certainly isn’t known for its cool summers! If you’re based in Dallas, you’ll have to take extra precautions if you want to beat the heat. Here are a few tips that will help you to get through summer. Maintain Your Air Conditioner Make sure your air conditioner is running efficiently. Give your AC unit the care it needs. Change your filter whenever it’s ready to be replaced. Use Fans When temperatures are scorching, simply running your air conditioner may not be enough. You’ll also have to make sure that the cool air is circulating throughout your home. Use fans Read more

Best in Texas: Can Anyone Catch TCU’s Gary Patterson as Repeat Best Coach?

AP, Staff/The Dallas Morning News L to R: Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin, TCU’s Gary Patterson, Texas’ Tom Herman; photos by staff/Jae S. Lee and Louis DeLuca, Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP SportsDay’s offseason Best in Texas rankings are back! Our college bloggers took a shot at ranking the 12 FBS college coaches in the state and there was a pretty clear winner: TCU’s Gary Patterson. In fact, Patterson is back as a repeat champ with new Texas hire Tom Herman coming in second as A&M’s Kevin Sumlin steals a few ballots. Patterson brought home every single first-place vote. A Read more

Dallas Women’s Forum Gives Insight on Providing Leadership, Influence

The first time Jen Welter was offered the opportunity to get on the field with professional male football players, she considered it to be a publicity stunt. She promptly turned down the offer. “I told them absolutely not,” Welter said. “If you want to do anything with me, it’s step for step, hit for hit, or I do nothing at all. In that moment I said, this is going to happen. It was a defining moment.” Though Welter rejected that initial opportunity to play professional football, it would later help propel her to become the first ever female coach in Read more

Texas Governor Signs Dallas, Houston Pension Bills

FILE PHOTO – Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015. Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law on Wednesday a bill aimed at addressing public pension problems in the state’s two biggest cities, Dallas and Houston. The new law will increase retirement ages, hike worker and city contributions, limit cost-of-living (COLA) increases for retirees, and restructure governance. In a tweet on Wednesday, Abbott wrote that he was “proud of the Texas legislature leading on pension reform that ensures fiscal soundness.” The Dallas police and fire pension system Read more

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Texas Lawmakers Play Chicken over Bathroom Bill. Who Will Blink First?

The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN — Who will win in the war over bathrooms? This year, there have been a lot of skirmishes over whether public restroom use should be restricted based on biological sex. Now, with just five days left in the 2017 legislative session, the final battle has yet to be waged. It’s a fight that pits Republicans against each other, one that could force the legislature into a special session and determine whether Texas becomes the second state after North Carolina to pass a so-called “bathroom bill.” With so many unknowns — including who will be the Read more

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Uproar Grows After Dallas Special Needs Student Handcuffed, Tased During Episode

DALLAS, TX — Backlash continues to grow after a 7-year-old special needs student was recently handcuffed, tased and bruised by Dallas ISD campus police after the boy started to bang his head against a wall during class. Yosio Lopez, 7, suffers from attention deficit/hpyeractivity disorder and a related mood disorder, according to his family. Last week, he suffered an episode that caused him to bang his head against the wall during class. His family says he’s experienced similar outbursts in the past but has always had a trained school aide nearby to calm him down, family members told CNN. But Read more