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Sarah's Weekend Picks: Water Balloons, Fried Food

The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich discusses her weekend picks, including a water balloon war, the Big Tex Choice Awards and more. »

Nevada Sheriff Promises Crackdown on Burning Man Crime

Nevada Sheriff Promises Crackdown on Burning Man Crime

A Nevada sheriff is promising to crack down on any crime occurring in the Black Rock Desert at next week's Burning Man festival. Pershing County Sheriff Jerry Allen tells the Reno Gazette-Journal that he doesn't... »

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Cop Break Dances to Cheer Up Kid Battling Cancer

A San Francisco police officer busted some serious moves to cheer up Colren Guerra, a cancer patient in San Francisco. Marte's uniform didn't stop him from taking on the break dance challenge, right after... »

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MegaFest Kicks Off Thursday in Dallas

Thousands of people are expected in Downtown Dallas Thursday for the start of MegaFest. »

Starbucks: New Pumpkin Spice Lattes Made With Real Pumpkin

Starbucks: New Pumpkin Spice Lattes Made With Real Pumpkin

The pumpkin spice latte battle is heating up just in time for fall. Starbucks and Panera are hyping reformulated versions of the popular drinks — which will include real pumpkin — in a fight to win over fans of... »

'Compton' Leads Box Office for 2nd Weekend With $26.8M

'Compton' Leads Box Office for 2nd Weekend With $26.8M

"Straight Outta Compton" easily maintained its box-office lead with an estimated $26.8 million in ticket sales over a sleepy late summer weekend at North American multiplexes, according to studio estimates... »

Video of Restaurant Server: 'If I Was Nice to You, I’d Get Canned"

Video of Restaurant Server: 'If I Was Nice to You, I’d Get Canned"

Most Chicagoans know that when you go to the restaurant, Ed Debevic’s, you shouldn’t expect the nicest servers. In fact, you should prepare for incredibly rude ones. »

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Sarah's Weekend Picks: Back to School

The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich gives her picks for the weekend, including a giant water slide, concerts and back-to-school events. »

Starbucks to Offer Wine, Macaroni and Cheese

Starbucks to Offer Wine, Macaroni and Cheese

Starbucks will now include an ‘evening menu’ in addition to the breakfast and snack options that made it famous. »

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The DMN's Chris Vognar: Straight Outta Compton

The Dallas Morning News culture critic Chris Vognar previews "Straight Outta Compton, which debuts in theaters this week. »

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