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Southern Baptist leader’s message: Listen to fears in Ferguson

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us On a day when reactions were predictable, one man's was not. That is, unless you've followed Southern Baptist Church ethicist Russell D. Moore and his online columns promoting compassion over knee-jerk conservatism.

Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."
Nov 25, 2014

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Six in downtown Fort Worth protest Ferguson grand jury decision

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us For a while, she was the only person standing near the downtown Fort Worth police station holding a sign that said, "RIP Mike Brown." But as time passed on Tuesday, Anya Callahan was joined by five other people.
Nov 25, 2014

A mother's dilemma: Finding a way to explain Ferguson to a 7-year-old. @mitchmitchel3 has the story | star-telegram.com/2014/11/25/631… #ferguson

Russian envoy: Ferguson shows US racial problems

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that could undermine the country's stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday. The comments by the Russian Foreign Ministry's human rights envoy, Konstantin Dolgov, were among the sharpest from a foreign official as images of violent protests in Ferguson topped newscasts around the world.
Nov 25, 2014

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Southern Baptist leader’s message: Listen to fears in Ferguson

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us On a day when reactions were predictable, one man's was not. At least, not unless you've followed Southern Baptist Church ethicist Russell D. Moore, and his online columns promoting compassion over knee-jerk conservatism.
Nov 25, 2014

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Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

star-telegram.com — Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death. Wilson made his first public statements Tuesday during an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. He offered details of the Aug.
Nov 25, 2014

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson: 'I know I did my job right.' The Fort Worth-born officer speaks out | star-telegram.com/2014/11/25/631… #ferguson

Fourth earthquake since Saturday rocks Irving area

star-telegram.com — Four earthquakes have rattled Irving in the past four days near Texas 183 and Loop 12 - the latest a magnitude 2.7 only 1.7 kilometers deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Tuesday's quake at 4:39 p.m. did not cause any reported damage.

Dozens of Southwest ground workers picket outside of Love Field

blogs.star-telegram.com — Baggage handlers at Southwest Airlines are no longer baring their chests to boast that "Bags Fly Free" in company ads. Instead, dozens of ground workers picketed outside of Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, carrying signs featuring Southwest's new heart logo broken in half, with the words: "It's Just a Machine Without a Heart."
Nov 25, 2014

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What’s next, what’s not in wake of Michael Brown decision

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us What now? Another heated national conversation has begun, following the decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
Nov 25, 2014

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The media deserve blame in Ferguson mayhem

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us No indictment. No surprise. Although a St. Louis County grand jury decided not to return an indictment in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, setting the stage for a fiery night of civil unrest, there is a culprit on the loose that should be indicted in this case.

Williams will play with broken finger

star-telegram.com — Terrance Williams once played with a cast on his broken hand, so playing with a broken left index finger is nothing. "I caught with it today," Williams said Tuesday. Williams said the finger hurts - "it hurts bad" -- but not enough to keep him out of the Thanksgiving Day game.
Nov 25, 2014

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Lawmakers near deal to extend popular tax breaks

star-telegram.com — Lame duck lawmakers are closing in on an agreement to renew dozens of expired tax breaks for businesses and individuals, including permanent enactment of a generous tax breaks on investments in new equipment and research and development.
Nov 25, 2014

Congress has breakthrough on extending sales tax deductibility & other tax breaks, but White House vows to kill deal star-telegram.com/2014/11/25/631…

Nov 25, 2014

Christmas comes early (sorta) on Capitol Hill as lawmakers near deal to extend popular tax breaks | star-telegram.com/2014/11/25/631… #taxbreaks

Movie review: ‘Penguins of Madagascar’

star-telegram.com — * * Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Sequels and spinoffs have become commonplace in children's animated films. Once an idea such as DreamWorks' Madagascartakes off, it's not too long before there's a second or third installation, and films that should have gone straight to DVD get upgraded to box-office fare.

Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.
Nov 25, 2014

Giving Thanksgiving parades a lift: A look at the vital role helium plays on turkey day | star-telegram.com/2014/11/25/631… #helium #thanksgiving

Protesters swarm courthouse steps in St. Louis

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Protesters angry about the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson have overturned barricades and swarmed the steps of the federal courthouse in downtown St. Louis.
Nov 25, 2014

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ABC's Stephanopoulos interviews Darren Wilson

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us ABC News' George Stephanopoulos landed the much-sought first television interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, speaking to him for an hour Tuesday in Missouri. The network interrupted its afternoon programming Tuesday for Stephanopoulos to talk about the interview, even before excerpts were available.
Nov 25, 2014

Officer in Ferguson case speaking out: ABC's Stephanopoulos interviews Fort Worth-born Darren Wilson | star-telegram.com/2014/11/25/631… #ferguson

Driver killed in crash behind North Richland Hills Walmart

star-telegram.com — A motorist who had been driving recklessly behind a Walmart in North Richland Hills crashed his vehicle early Tuesday and died after his vehicle burst into flames, North Richland Hills police said. Police said he was trapped inside. Officials with the Tarrant County medical examiner's office did not have a positive identification of the victim as of Tuesday afternoon.

Mansfield council votes to hire investigator to look into member’s residency

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Questions raised about the residency of a Mansfield City Council member will be investigated by an outside investigator, the council decided Monday night.
Nov 25, 2014

Residency issues on a North Texas city council: Mansfield launches municipal investigation into member's residency. star-telegram.com/2014/11/24/631…

Nov 25, 2014

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Sheriff: 5 children missing in Texas house fire

star-telegram.com — A South Texas sheriff says five children are missing following an early morning fire that destroyed a home. Jackson County Sheriff AJ Louderback said Tuesday it was too early to confirm whether the children were killed in the fire but that investigators believe some in the family of eight perished.
Nov 25, 2014

Texas holiday tragedy strikes early: 5 children missing in Texas house fire | star-telegram.com/2014/11/25/631… +@startelegram