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Photo: Jon Lorentz
Photo: Jon Lorentz

FC Dallas Wins Supporters’ Shield. The trophy goes to the team with the best regular season record. With a 0-0 draw in LA, FCD brought it home for the first time in franchise history. If they can take the MLS Cup without injured Mauro Diaz, they’ll be the first domestic squad to win a treble (three trophies in one season). #DTID

AT&T Acquires Time Warner. A Senate subcommittee will look into the $85 billion deal in November, but AT&T CEO Randall “The Ram” Stephenson thinks it’ll get approved. Will it make my home cable situation better? Unlikely, but that’s probably more on me.

Early Voting Starts Today. I’m voting for my late grandparents and myself, so I’ll probably space it out.

Two X Two Raises $7.5 Million For AIDS Research. In the year 2000, apparently, since Ricky Martin was the headliner. Oh, I’m being a snob. Good job, everyone.

Arlington Gets New Police Dogs. Puppies!

SMU Upsets No. 11 Houston. Sports!

Cowboys Move Into First In the NFC Without Playing. They’re on their bye week, but the first loss of the season by the Vikings (at the hands of the Eagles) has them tied at the end of Week 7. Philly and Dallas square off in primetime next Sunday. Will Tony Romo play? Probably only with his kids, and that’s OK.

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