DART Board Votes to Build Both D2 Subway and Cotton Belt Line. On the bright side, DART is officially digging the D2 subway concept. But on the grim side, DART voting for the Cotton Belt in addition to D2 means the latter is unlikely to happen any time soon if funding doesn’t come through in full.
New Oasis Opens in Southern Dallas Food Desert. Residents of southern Dallas talk about driving 20 miles to Lancaster to stock up on fresh foods or buying whatever groceries are available at their nearby dollar store. After Save-A-Lot’s opening tomorrow, more than 30,000 locals will have fresh fruits and veggies in their neighborhood for the first time in almost a decade.
North Texas Voters Claim Ballots Switching From Trump to Clinton. Is it a glitch, user error, or deus ex machina? Good Lord, just let this election end.
Fort Worth Teacher Arrested for Murder. WFAA-8’s headline here is just one horrifying quote, the words Cary Heath said to his wife after shooting their neighbors: “This is the last time I will see the baby. I killed two people.”
No Fatalities in Woodall Rogers Big Rig Fire. This is mostly of interest to those of us who could see the flames yesterday from our perches in downtown skyscrapers. I’m glad to hear injuries were not life-threatening. Tim Rogers, you can put away your dadnoculars. (Just coined that word and dropped it in my stacked “To Copywright” folder.)Read More