Posted: Nov 23, 2012 5:31 AM
Updated: Nov 23, 2012 5:31 AM
DALLAS (AP) SMU and the soon-to-open George W. Bush Presidential Center will both hold programs next year for the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination including examining the various theories about why Kennedy was assassinated. Political science professor James Hollifield tells The Dallas Morning News that a program on the Warren Commission's findings "is tentative but will probably happen." Kennedy was fatally shot while riding in an open limousine through Dallas on November 22nd, 1963.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) An 18-month-old child is dead after one car rear-ended another near downtown Amarillo in northwest Texas. The toddler and another child were the two passengers in a Mazda driving Wednesday afternoon. Police said the Mazda was hit by an SUV. Police haven't released the names of anyone involved in the wreck.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) An early morning crash in Louisiana's Calcasieu Parish has left a Texan and another man dead. A third person has been critically injured. Louisiana State Police say the wreck happened at 1:17 a.m. yesterday on Louisiana 109, between Vinton and Starks.
DALLAS (AP) Officials in Arlington say they're on track to pay off bonds for Cowboys Stadium three years ahead of schedule. Arlington officials tell The Dallas Morning News that it set a record during the 2011 through 2012 fiscal year of $50.5 million in sales tax revenue. That doesn't include proceeds of a half-cent of sales tax for Cowboys Stadium or a quarter-cent for street maintenance and repairs.