Dallas 911 Response Times, Texas Rangers, SXSW: Your Monday Morning Roundup

Good morning! 🍳 Here is a look at the stories making news as we start the day.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Dallas has inadequate 911 staffing, Mayor Mike Rawlings saysDallas doesn't have enough people to adequately answer 911 calls, Mayor Mike Rawlings acknowledged Friday. The revelation comes as Dallas grapples with dangerously long 911 hold times that are correlated with two tragic deaths.In November, Dallas had 67 call takers and five trainees. Austin, a city with a significantly lower 911 call volume and a smaller population than Dallas, has 92 call takers on staff.Khizr Khan in Dallas: The Muslim Gold Star family that scolded Trump helped raise more than $300,000 for an Islamic advocacy group in Dallas over the weekend.  Continue reading...

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