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Man beaten, robbed at northeast Dallas Home Depot

A 69-year-old man was hospitalized after he was beaten and robbed outside a northeast Dallas Home Depot, police said.

The man was involved in a verbal altercation with Amber Gray about 3:30 p.m. April 11 at the store in the 6000 block of Skillman Street, when Lataurus Murphy saw the dispute, police said.

Murphy reportedly approached the man from behind and assaulted him. The man fell to the ground, and Murphy took items from his pockets, police said.

Lataurus Murphy, left, and Amber Gray were charged with aggravated assault in an incident at a Lake Highlands Home Depot.

Murphy and Gray, both 39, fled but were found at a nearby apartment complex and arrested. The man was taken to a local hospital.

Both were taken to the Dallas County Jail and charged with aggravated robbery...

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Texas Prepares To Send National Guard To US-Mexico Border

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Arizona and Texas announced Friday that they were preparing to deploy National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border in response to President Donald Trump’s call for more border security.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said about 150 Guard members would deploy next week. And the Texas Military Department, the umbrella agency over the Texas National Guard branches, said on its Twitter account that it would hold a Friday night news conference on its preparations, though further details were not immediately available.

Trump told reporters Thursday that he wants to send between 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to the border to help fight illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

New Mexico Gov...

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Dallas is 2nd Most ‘Hostile Towing Market’ in US: Survey

Texas is the state most in need of “pro-consumer towing reforms,” and Dallas ranked second in on a list of U.S. cities with the most “hostile towing market” for consumers, according to a new national survey by the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI).

“The survey found that ‘creative’ billing practices such as levying fees and charges simply to increase the bill and establishing high daily storage rates were the worst problems consumers and insurers face when dealing with towing companies,” PCI noted in a news release.

“When a shady towing company gets a vehicle on its hook, the owner and insurer may be facing staggering bills and confusing rules to reclaim the vehicle,” Robert Passmore, PCI assistant vice president, said in the news release.

PCI did not respond to an NB...

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Allegiance Bank and FHLB Dallas Award $382K to Aid in Post-Harvey Recovery Efforts

Special Disaster Recovery Grants Assisted Homeowners, Businesses and Community Groups


Allegiance Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) today announced $382,000 in disaster recovery grants to assist 32 Houston homeowners, seven businesses and three community groups with recovery efforts in response to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in August 2017.

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Allegiance Bank and FHLB Dallas awarded $382,000 to assist homeowners, businesses and community groups in post-Harvey recovery efforts. (Photo: Business Wire)

When Hurricane Harvey swept through the Texas Gulf Coast in August 2017, it left a trail of destruction, causing many...

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Transactions & Financings: Invesque Purchases Three Dallas-Area Communities

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $11.6 Million Senior Housing Financing

Cushman & Wakefield Senior Housing Capital Markets has arranged an $11.55 million construction loan for the development The Palms at San Lauren, a 68-unit assisted living and memory care community in Bakersfield, California. The community will be operated by California-focused regional operator Pragma Management with financing provided by PNC.

Cushman & Wakefield is serving as an exclusive advisor to a joint venture between two Vacaville, California-based companies, senior housing sponsor Pragma and real estate company Blue Mountain Enterprises, Inc. The Palms at San Lauren is the third ground-up development in this joint venture.

The Palms at San Lauren will be situated on three-and-a-half acres with 44 assisted living un...

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TX Fort Worth TX Zone Forecast

TX Fort Worth TX Zone Forecast for Wednesday, February 7, 2018


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Zone Forecast Product

National Weather Service Fort Worth TX

330 PM CST Wed Feb 7 2018



Including the city of Dallas

330 PM CST Wed Feb 7 2018

.TONIGHT…Clear, cold with lows around 30. North winds around

5 mph.

.THURSDAY…Sunny. Not as cool with highs in the upper 50s. East

winds around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT…Mostly clear. Not as cool with lows around 40.

Southeast winds around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY…Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to

10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT…Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of

showers. Not as cool with lows in the lower 50s. South winds

around 10 mph decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.


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Residential Real Estate Council (RRC) to Offer 40 Real Estate Educational Sessions at Annual Sell-a-Bration® Conference

Chicago, IL, January 11, 2018 ( – ​​The Residential Real Estate Council (RRC), formerly known as the Council of Residential Specialists, announced today that it will offer 40 educational sessions at its annual Sell-a-bration® 2018 conference on Feb. 5 – 6, 2018 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The event which attracts real estate professionals from across the country and internationally includes two days of unparalleled networking opportunities and insight from top agents and industry leaders.

This year’s event features keynote speakers, interactive workshops, and educational breakouts in four tracks: Marketing and Online Reviews, Social Media and Marketing, Personal and Professional Development, and Systems for Success...

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A Simple Guide For Finding The Best Dallas TX Housing

Are you on the lookout for new Dallas TX housing? If so, you need to make sure you go about it carefully! Many homeowners to be leap at whatever happens to fall into their laps first, mostly due to fear of missing out. It’s scary to think you’ll let a chance to put moving behind you, but you can easily regret being too hasty. If you want to make sure you make the best choice possible, follow these simple tips:

1 – Make Sure The House Tour Covers All The Bases

First of all, you absolutely must comb through every inch of the house when you first tour it. The real estate agent or owner that’s helping you should be pointing out every single facet of every room. Make sure you pay close attention to everything in sight, and ask plenty of questions...

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