January 13, 2021

January 12, 2021 The City of Dallas, led by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, will officially kick off a week’s long celebration of virtual events to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of this year’s celebration is “The fierce urgency of now”, transpiring January 15 […]

Visualizing the Top 50 Most Valuable Global Brands For many brands, it has been a devastating year to say the least. Over half of the most valuable global brands have experienced a decline in brand value, a measure that takes financial projections, brand roles in purchase decisions, and strengths against competitors into consideration. But where […]

Only 34 percent of the nation’s metro areas-just over one-third-added construction jobs from November 2019 to November 2020, according to an analysis of new government data that the Associated General Contractors of America released today. Association officials said large numbers of contractors are having to lay off workers once they complete projects begun before the […]

January 12, 2021 When Chris Norman started an online petition to rename the street where Botham Jean lived and died, the Dallas native wanted people to remember Jean in a way that was impossible to ignore. “I wanted the city and all police officers to see his name on a daily basis and have no […]

January 12, 2021 When Monica R. Alonzo got the first call from someone confused by coronavirus vaccine sign-ups, she figured she could help out a friend. “I got a call from a senior couple Hispanic and they said, ‘We’ve been told this. We’ve been told that,’” Alonzo said. “I just went in there and [told […]

January 12, 2021 Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson sent a letter Monday to the Texas Division of Emergency Management asking for 10,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines per week for the city. “The vaccine rollout is critically important to our city, and we are committed to vaccinating as many people as possible,” the mayor said. In the […]

January 12, 2021 Mayor Eric Johnson is requesting more COVID-19 vaccines from the state to inoculate residents, saying the city can store up to 10,000 doses a week. In a letter sent Monday to Texas Division of Emergency Management Chief W. Nim Kidd, Johnson notes the city has already been approved to distribute the vaccine […]

January 12, 2021 Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requirement expands on a similar one announced late last month for passengers coming from the United Kingdom. The new order takes effect in two […]

January 12, 2021 The Texas Tribune is using data from the Texas Department of State Health Services to track how many people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Texas each day. The state data comes from 57 city and county health departments, about 600 hospitals and 340 laboratories and the state vital records […]

January 12, 2021

January 12, 2021 Airport convenience store company Hudson News is bringing an Amazon-powered “cashierless” shop to Dallas Love Field, allowing customers to use a credit card to get access and then leave without checking out. Hudson News, a dominant airport retailer known for selling books, electronics and food, said Tuesday morning that it was putting […]