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  1. Travel and Zika just changedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Fox News

    A case of Zika contracted through sexual transmission was confirmed Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in Dallas County, Texas. The patient, who had not traveled to a Zika-impacted country, became infected after having sexual contact with an infected person who had returned from Venezuela, where Zika is present.

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  2. Sandbranch residents hang on despite lack of basic servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    The tiny community of Sandbranch, just nine forgotten blocks in far southern Dallas County, seems like the sort of place most people would be desperate to escape. There's no sewer service.

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  3. New Zika Guidelines Advise Pregnant Women To Avoid SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Echo

    ... and the mosquitoes are hibernating", she said. After confirming a sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Dallas County, Texas, the CDC released guidelines calling for men who have traveled to affected areas to use condoms during sex with a ...

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  4. Dallas-County 12 mins ago 1:08 p.m.Fire damages Las Colinas apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    One tenant was injured and others were displaced early Saturday morning after fire broke out in a Las Colinas apartment complex. The Irving Fire Department said 10 units in the building at 1123 Meadow Creek Drive were damaged in the blaze that was reported around 5:30 a.m. Officials said the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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  5. Brazil finds Zika in saliva and urineRead the original story

    Saturday | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... are researching reports earlier this week that an American had transmitted the virus to a sexual partner in Dallas County, Texas. And Brazilian health officials said on Thursday they had confirmed two cases of transmission through blood ...

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  6. Dallas-County 6 mins ago 8:15 a.m.Woman dies in Garland house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    It started in a four-unit residence on Intrepid Drive, near Northwest Highway and Arrowhead Circle, around 11 o'clock. A woman died and a man was injured in a fire that roared through a four-unit building in Garland on February 5, 2016.

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  7. Colombia: 3 dead from Zika-linked Guillain-Barre syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Echo

    ... interim guidelines in response to a Tuesday report of a case of Zika being transmitted by sexual contact in Dallas County, Texas . Fulbright says anyone can become infected, but pregnant women or women who are trying to get pregnant should be most ...

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  8. JP's refusal to perform same-sex marriage draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Democrats are demanding the resignation of a Dallas County justice of the peace who says he won't perform same-sex marriages despite the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling allowing gay couples to wed. In his public Facebook page, Bill Metzger wrote this week that his Catholic faith prevents him from performing marriages other than "traditional" ones. 1 comment

  9. Sexually-transmitted Zika case confirmed in TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KLTV Tyler

    Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America. The unidentified person had not traveled but had sex with a person who had returned from Venezuela and fallen ill with Zika, Dallas County health officials said.

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  10. Dallas-County 28 mins ago 9:42 p.m.7-month-old is lone survivor in deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Her grandparents, Thomas and Carolyn Lewis, ages 69 and 67; and her mother, Carolyn Adkinson, 34, were killed on impact when their Honda slammed into a disabled armored vehicle on the President George Bush Turnpike near Interstate 20 in Grand Prairie during around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Seven-month-old Keira Adkinson's car seat -- a rear-facing Graco SnugRide -- worked exactly as it should have to save her life, said Sgt.

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  11. Irving teenage killer used sex, social media to control murdered girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Morning News

    ... inflicted all of the above on his on-again, off-again high school sweetheart, Racheal Wiest. In January, a Dallas County jury convicted the 18-year-old of murder for her death. The case provides a window in the sometimes shocking reality of teenage ...

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  12. Oak Cliff charter school - beacon of hope' for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Morning News

    ... at the corner of South Ewing Avenue and Korgan Street in east Oak Cliff. Abandoned and neglected wards of Dallas County lived there, followed by juveniles in trouble for offenses from truancy to attempted murder. Then the lot sat vacant, blending in ...

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  13. Dallas-County 4 mins ago 6:09 p.m.DPD expands DWI squad after News 8 reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Dallas Police Chief David Brown has ordered that the size of the DWI squad be dramatically expanded one day after News 8 revealed that the size of the squad had dwindled down to just one officer. To do so, he ordered a reorganization of the traffic division, shifting massive amounts of manpower from other portions of the division to the DWI squad.

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  14. Democrats Say Justice of the Peace Who Refused to Officiate Same-Sex Weddings Must ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NBC Dallas

    ... can refuse to perform a non-traditional wedding when that wedding can be performed by others," he wrote. The Dallas County Democrats said in a statement that "he certainly has the right to his opinion, but he cannot hold office and continue to break ...

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  15. Pregnant Women Visiting Zika Areas Should Get TestingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

    Pregnant women who've traveled to areas affected by Zika virus should be tested, and those with an at- risk or infected partner should avoid sex or use condoms, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. While Zika spreads mostly by mosquito bites, there have been suspected cases of sexual transmission, including a recent case in Dallas County, Texas.

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  16. Zika found in saliva and urine of two patients in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | ABC News

    ... are researching reports earlier this week that an American had transmitted the virus to a sexual partner in Dallas County, Texas. The ongoing outbreak of Zika infections, which has been linked to more than 4,000 suspected cases of a birth defect in ...

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  17. U.S. Recommends Testing Pregnant Women Returning From Zika AreasRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

    ... Zika spreads mainly by mosquito bite, there have been suspected cases of sexual transmission, including one in Dallas County, Texas, that was reported Tuesday. Researchers are still trying to determine the virus's exact ties to birth defects. Health ...

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  18. Scientists find Zika in saliva, unclear if can transmit infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Times of Oman

    ... are researching reports earlier this week that an American had transmitted the virus to a partner in Dallas County, Texas. Also, Brazilian health officials said on Thursday they had confirmed two cases of transmission through blood transfusions. The ...

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  19. Dallas County justice of the peace says he won't perform same-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Dallas Morning News

    ... from North Mesquite High School in 1989. He serves on the Mesquite Credit Union board of directors and the Dallas County Community College District board of trustees. (File photo) Judge Bill Metzger, a justice of the peace in Dallas County, is ...

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  20. Scientists find Zika in saliva, urine, but unsure if transmission possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... are researching reports earlier this week that an American had transmitted the virus to a sexual partner in Dallas County, Texas. The ongoing outbreak of Zika infections, which has been linked to more than 4,000 suspected cases of a birth defect in ...

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