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    Dallas Morning News Say Goodbye To Their Home of 68 Years

    Before the Dallas Morning News could move into their new headquarters, they had to pack up and say good-bye to their home of 68 years. (Published Monday, Dec. 4, 2017)

    How do you tell the story of the place that’s told our stories?

    If you’re journalist Louis DeLuca, you document it.

    For the last few days, he’s been snapping photos of the empty rooms, blank walls, and the stuff left behind as his colleagues at the Dallas Morning News leave their home of 68 years.

    “I look for the juxtaposition of the person who was here and the emptiness,” said Luca. “There’s something about that that touches your heart.”

    Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

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    Domino's Pizza is tweaking its home delivery service for those times you're not at home.
    After years of delivery right to your doorstep, Domino's drivers will now deliver to outdoor locations.
    That includes beaches, parks, landmarks, and other outdoor locations across the country.
    Domino's says its drivers will deliver to 150-thousand locations from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, to the "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign.
    The locations are now active and show up in the company's app or website as "Domino's Hotspots."
    Customers pre-pay for their orders, select a location, and your pizza is on the way.
    Previously, Domino's delivered to offbeat locations, but, the new service sets up designated drop off points.
    The service was tested last fall in Miami before being rolled out nationwide.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    For longtime employees, the move is filled with mixed emotions.

    “[The building] is messy, it’s rundown and it’s filled with memories,” said reporter Jeff Mossier. “It’ll be weird not coming back here.”

    Packing up means dealing with the decisions that come with good-bye.

    “[The hardest thing]… just the stuff. Dealing with the stuff,” said Dallas Morning News Editor Mike Wilson. “It comes with all those nostalgic feelings and hard decisions about what to part with.”

    Some things automatically make the move. Like the hundreds of thousands of images captured by photographers through the decades.

    Director of Photography Marcia Allert spent days organizing the careful handling of negatives.

    Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

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    Canadian lawmakers wore hockey jerseys on Monday to honor the victims and their families of that tragic bus crash in Canada that killed 16 people.
    The bus was carrying the junior league Humboldt hockey team to a game when a tractor-trailer slammed into the bus.
    Sixteen were killed and thirteen people were injured in the crash.
    Today's remembrance was one of a number of events that honored the team and their families.
    Earlier the lawmakers honored Rusty Staub, a major leaguer who played for the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    “It reflects decades and decades of work,” said Allert. “It’s part of the story of Dallas.”

    For many reporters, the move means downsizing a lifetime of work to just two boxes.

    “I’ve been in the business 30 years,” said reporter Karen Robinson-Jacobs. “I have 30 years worth of notebooks and hand-written notes. I like my stuff. It’s mine and I want it.”

    What captivates DeLuca is what gets left behind and what it represents – the people who left their mark.

    “We can look back at decades and decades of excellence that this place was known for,” said DeLuca. “The people made this place for sure.”

    CLICK HERE to read more from our media partners at The Dallas Morning News.

    Roof Blown off Apartment in Pennsylvania

    [DFW] Roof Blown off Apartment in Pennsylvania

    Storms in Pennsylvania caused heavy damage to a large apartment building, leaving dozens without a place to live.
    Residents of Luther Wood Apartments in Scranton have been evacuated after wind ripped the roof off the building. 
    It happened just before 6 a.m. Monday.
    As of 11 a.m., Scranton fire officials say 90-people have been evacuated from the building, and another 35 may be forced to leave.
    A shelter is being set up to help the residents of the senior apartment complex.
    No word on any injuries.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

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