The city of Dallas has finally been sued in federal court over its panhandling ordinance. And the plaintiff is a woman running for Texas governor. No, no. Not former sheriff Lupe Valdez. Try instead Yvette Gbalazeh, the street-corner activist otherwise known as "Will Rap 4 Weed." And, no, that's not the punch line. This is:Gbalazeh and her attorney and City Hall higher-ups are on the same side here. More or less.
Dallas City Hall is running out of patience with the five companies that have turned parts of this city into bike-rental graveyards. Thursday night, City Manager T.C. Broadnax sent a letter to LimeBike, Ofo, VBikes, Spin and Mobike giving them until Feb. 9 to clean up the clutter currently passing for Dallas' dockless bike-share program.
There were groupies far more famous than Cope, among them Pamela Des Barres, who wrote books about her exploits and served as the inspiration for the Penny Lane character in Cameron Crowe's film Almost Famous; and Cynthia Plaster Caster, so named for the way she immortalized her conquests. But there are many still around this city who remember Cope from way back when as a shadow in satin who followed rock stars into dressing rooms where she would show them how she'd earned her nickname.
Dorothy Malone went to Ursuline, Hockaday, Highland Park & SMU, where she was discovered. Was in "The Big Sleep." Won Oscar for "Written on the Wind." Starred in "Peyton Place." Acted alongside Martin & Lewis, Cagney, Fonda. Died at Dallas assisted living facility Friday at 92. https://t.co/tAMDh0VrbM
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".