Dallas is Home to ‘The Best Senior Citizen Dancers Ever!’

DALLAS — If you don’t believe the saying, “Age ain’t nothing but a number,” then you’ve never seen Carol and Michael Garland in action. The Dallas couple’s been dubbed “The Best Senior Citizen Dancers Ever!” Can you believe they’re both in their seventies?! Most of us can barely walk down the hall without passing out. So, what’s their secret? Well, depends on which one you ask. “We exercised and worked out a lot in the beginning,” Carol said. “But now we […]

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International Folk Art Market returns to Arlington for second year

ARLINGTON – The International Folk Art Market returns this weekend to Arlington for its second year. More than 40 master folk artists from different countries around the world will be selling their unique handmade work and international cuisine. The three-day event includes live entertainment, family-friendly activities, and VIP event. The market starts Thursday and runs through Saturday at the UTA campus in Arlington. Artists will take home 76% of the profits to benefit their families and communities. Tickets for the market are available […]

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‘Why are black people so loud?’ SMU gets backlash on cultural survey

  DALLAS – A university survey meant to strengthen the cultural intelligence of students on Dallas’ Southern Methodist University campus is now getting some backlash. SMU is making a change after receiving feedback from people saying they don’t like the questions being asked. We’re talking about questions like ‘Why are black people so loud?’ and ‘Do black people hate America?’ The survey was created by Maria Dixon Hall, according to The Dallas Morning News, and is charge of SMU’s Cultural Intelligence Initiative. […]

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Christmas Around the World: Tamales, a Texas Tradition

DALLAS, TX — For some, the Christmas holiday wouldn’t be complete without unwrapping the perfect savory present — tamales. The traditional holiday favorite, rooted in Mexican culture, has now found itself adorning many Texas tables during the Christmas season. NewsFix visited Luna’s Tortilla Factory in Dallas where the tamaleras, or the women who make tamales, still carefully craft each delectable delight by hand.  

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Holiday Headache: Avoid Family Drama with These 8 Apps

Already dreading spending Thanksgiving with your family, especially the in-laws? Here comes your smartphone to the rescue! Download and fire up these apps and ignore Uncle Bob’s rants about the government! Netflix — The video-streaming service has an iPhone/Android app so you can close the door and catch up on “Scandal” instead of Grandma Edna’s roadtrip. Pricegrabber — Get a jump on shopping for Black Friday and beyond with this research tool. Pair it with online retailers and you can avoid the […]

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Boomer Sooner! OU brings home the win in 2017 Red River Showdown

DALLAS — And that’s a wrap, folks. Saturday marked the 112th Red River Showdown, and fans headed to the Cotton Bowl to stand with their teams. OU was here to do some serious damage in the first half, but Texas wasn’t giving up, and neither were the fans. “OU sucks,” said one Texas fan. “It’s the worst school in the nation…maybe besides A&M,” echoed another. But Oklahoma ended up taking home the win in the last quarter with a final […]

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‘Racist’ Dove soap ad turns black woman into white woman

PRINCETON, NJ — MJ said “It doesn’t matter if you’re black or white,” but Dove seems to think it does matter. Exhibit A: This Dove soap ad that turned a black woman into a white woman! Nope. No joke. It’s real. And people are REAL pissed off about it: Is @Dove soap’s marketing strategy Before – black & dirty After – Caucasian & clean Also *who* is approving these ads? pic.twitter.com/l5tq5ZcAJs — Megha Mohan (@meghamohan) October 8, 2017 Thought that […]

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Yell ‘Bwaahh’ like Hank Hill contest on Dallas Bridge — Seriously.

DALLAS — The famous white bridge wasn’t the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas Saturday. It was the Peggy Hill Bridge, I tell you what! A group gathered next to the bridge to do one thing and one thing alone. They wanted to scream Hank Hill’s signature “Bwaahh!” And don’t worry. It was mission accomplished. Hank would have a hard time not going right along with them. It wasn’t a protest of any kind. It was an appreciation for all […]

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Selfie Alert! Deep Ellum unveils Wall of #KindComments

DALLAS — Deep Ellum’s getting a colorful reminder to be kind. Local artist Dallas Clayton teamed up with Instagram to create a kind comments mural. “The more kindness and joy that you can share in the face of adversity the better off we’ll all be,” Clayton said. This baby is filled with inspirational messages reminding everyone that we’re all in this together. “We’re just celebrating kindness, compassion, and positivity on and off the platform. with our most incredible creative communities […]

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Trump on Puerto Rico: They want everything done for them

WASHINGTON, DC —  It’s tweet & delete for Mr. Twitter Fingers. President Trump launched an attack on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Saturday for criticizing the White House’s hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, accusing her of “poor leadership” and suggesting that the island’s residents are not doing enough to help themselves. “The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty […]

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