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Leading Off (7/7/17)

The DMA aims to set a world record with Frida Fest, Arlington cracks down on road rage, and Dallas reflects on last year's deadly ambush one year later.

Arlington Police Crack Down on Aggressive Drivers. The daylong enforcement effort took place yesterday along I-20 and resulted in more than 65 issued tickets. The focus on aggressive drivers comes nearly two weeks after a 19-year-old was fatally shot in a suspected road rage incident along I-20.

How Many Frida Kahlos Does It Take to Set a World Record? The DMA set out to answer this question last night as hundreds of people dressed as the famous Mexican painter gathered at the museum. It will take a few weeks for Guinness World Records to announce the results. Frida Fest honored Kahlo’s 110th birthday and capped the museum’s attendance record-setting “Mexico 1900-1950” exhibit, which ends July 16.

A Year Later, Dallas Reflects on the Deadly Police Ambush. There will be a tribute at 6:30 p.m. at the Dallas City Hall Plaza as well as a few other commemorative events throughout the weekend to honor the five fallen officers.

Mavs to Trade A.J. Hammons to Heat. In the deal, they’ll get Miami’s Josh McRoberts and a future second-round draft pick. McRoberts has one year left on his contract, which maintains the Mavs goal of keeping cap space clear for the future. McRoberts has fought injuries through much of his career and has played just 81 games in the last three seasons.