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The drama at Fairfield Lake doesn’t stop.
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Texas Refuses To Give Up on Fairfield Lake. The state park an hour south was owned by Vistra Energy, which listed the land at $110 million once Texas’ 50-year lease expired. Dallas’ Todd Interests snapped it up and announced plans to build a luxury lakefront community. The state has been maneuvering ever since to get the land back, and The Dallas Morning News acquired messages between the two parties that show how rough the discussions have become. Todd alleges “sabotage,” that the state is infringing on its right to do business.

Rangers Ace Jacob deGrom Must Have Tommy John Surgery. That means it’s the end of the season for the Texas Rangers pitcher, whose total starts over the last two years sits at 26. He’s in the first year of a 5-year, $185 million deal, and the Rangers are leading the division with a record of 39-20. Look for more on StrongSide today.

Bull Enjoys Run Through Denton Neighborhood. The animal escaped while its owner ate a restaurant. The “quite agitated” bull ran through yards off University, and the video is a good way to start your morning.


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