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Cold temperatures headed for North Texas

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Chilly temperatures, north winds, slight rain chances and possible patches of frost are ahead as Halloween arrives in North Texas this weekend. A strong cold front is expected to arrive Thursday afternoon in the DFW area, bringing with it a 30 percent chance of rain.

Fort Worth is ground zero for Texas governor’s race today

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Fort Worth was the battleground in the Texas gubernatorial race - at least on Wednesday. Republican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat state Sen. Wendy Davis met separately with local supporters in Fort Worth, which is both Davis's hometown and one of the reddest counties in the state, encouraging them to vote early or on Election Day, Nov.

Cleburne’s computer systems under attack by hackers

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Cleburne officials said Wednesday that the city's computers, email network and emergency dispatch system have been hit by hackers - possibly in retaliation for the fatal shooting of a pit bull by a police officer.
Oct 29, 2014

Cyberattack targets Texas: Cleburne computer systems under attack by hackers in wake of dog shooting by police | star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624…

Fired Fort Worth police sergeant on trial on theft charge

Oct 29, 2014

RT @mitchmitchel3: Police say he stole Nikes and a Grand Theft Auto game from drug dealer star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624…

Bodies found in Mexico where 3 Texans missing

star-telegram.com — Four bodies were found Wednesday east of the border city of Matamaros, near where three young Americans went missing more than two weeks ago, a Mexican state official said. Tamaulipas state investigator Raul Galindo Vira would only confirm that four bodies had been recovered and declined to discuss who they might be.
Oct 29, 2014

Just in: Bodies found outside Matamoros near where 3 Texans missing along Mexico border | star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624… #border #matamoros

AP IMPACT: US health care unprepared for Ebola

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network.
Oct 29, 2014

Confirming what many Americans consider obvious: US health care unprepared for Ebola, review finds | star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624… +@startelegram

Court orders for Texas pastors' speeches withdrawn

star-telegram.com — Houston's mayor says the city has withdrawn subpoenas seeking speeches and other information from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination of gay and transgender residents. Mayor Annise Parker said Wednesday that the subpoenas weren't intended to infringe on anyone's religious freedoms, but rather to help the city defend itself against a lawsuit challenging the ordinance that the City Council approved in May.
Oct 29, 2014

Preachers 1, Houston 0: Mayor says that court orders for Texas pastors' speeches have been withdrawn |star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624…

Experiments from Texas on rocket that exploded

star-telegram.com — Some Texas students' experiments were destroyed when an unmanned rocket headed to the International Space Station exploded after liftoff in Virginia. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the explosion on Tuesday that destroyed Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket and a cargo module.
Oct 29, 2014

Experiments from Texas students were on the supply rocket that exploded in Virginia, NASA confirms | star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624… #spacestation

DFW Airport spent $50 million on incentives to lure international carriers

blogs.star-telegram.com — No landing fees and free marketing dollars has lured several international carriers to launch service at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Since 2012, the airport has offered $50 million in incentives to airlines to add flights to far flung destinations including Dubai, Shanghai and Sydney, airport chief executive Sean Donohue told Fort Worth business leaders at a luncheon on Wednesday.
Oct 29, 2014

DFW Airport spent $50 million on incentives to lure international carriers: No landing fees and free marketing... bit.ly/1nR61OH

Fort Worth vet indicted on animal cruetly, theft charges

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us A Fort Worth veterinarian whose license was recently suspended for five years following complaints that he kept pets alive after telling their owners that they had been euthanized was indicted Wednesday on charges of theft and animal cruelty.
Oct 29, 2014

Fort Worth vet indicted on animal cruelty, theft charges | Crime and Safety | News from ... star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624… +@startelegram

Nurse says she plans to end voluntary quarantine

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to a potential showdown with state officials who have vowed to enforce a mandatory quarantine. Gov.
Oct 29, 2014

Showdown looms as nurse with degree from UT-Arlington says she plans to end her voluntary quarantine in Maine star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/623… #Ebola

New deals approved for free parking in 4 downtown Fort Worth garages

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Visitors to shows, shops and restaurants in downtown Fort Worth can continue to park for free on nights and weekends through 2025 at four key garages, but it will come at a cost to some proposed downtown projects over the next decade.
Oct 29, 2014

New deals approved for free parking in 4 downtown Fort Worth garages star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624…

New deals approved for free parking in downtown Fort Worth

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Downtown Fort Worth visitors and patrons to its shops and restaurants can continue parking free on nights and weekends through 2025 at four key garages, but it will come at a cost to some proposed downtown projects over the next decade.
Oct 29, 2014

Free parking continues in downtown Cowtown as deals approved in 4 Fort Worth garages, @SandraBakerFWST reports | star-telegram.com/2014/10/29/624…

Birdville, Keller school districts face a shadowy foe

Tennessee man faces charges in DFW Airport assault

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us A traveler at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport last week who was captured on video assaulting a man at a ticket counter and yelling anti-gay slurs is a 27-year-old Tennessee resident, according to airport police reports released Tuesday.

Nolan Ryan endorses proposed Fort Worth arena

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Baseball legend Nolan Ryan is the latest public figure to back the 14,000-seat multipurpose arena proposed for the Cultural District in a final push to voters in the Nov. 4 election. "On Nov.