Monthly Archives April 2018

Lawsuits filed: April 8 to 14

Cases filed from April 8 to 14 in Gregg County Civil Court. Cases that end in an “A” were considered in the 188th District Court; “B” in the 124th District Court; and “CCL2” in the County Court at Law 2:

■ 2018-696-B ex parte v. Claudia Nicole Beekman, expunction of records

■ 2018-699-B Discover Bank v. Zoe A. Ferguson, breach of contract

■ 2018-713-B Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC v. Alexa Griffin, breach of contract

■ 2018-721-B Linda J. Corvin v. Melissa G. Yount, auto personal injury/damages

■ 2098-H State of Texas v. Nickie Barton, writ of habeas corpus

■ 2099-H State of Texas v. Shaglenda Reddix, writ of habeas corpus

■ 2018-695-A Capital One Bank USA NA v. Matthew Maxwell, breach of contract

■ 2018-709-A Thomas Mitchell and Lucienda Crook v. East Texas Bridge Inc...

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Henderson Avenue makeover wins Dallas City Council approval

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The Dallas City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a rezoning plan that will reshape a stretch of Henderson Avenue.

While the plan had strong support from neighbors, it faced fierce opposition from some vocal East Dallas residents who believe the project is too big and will bring too much traffic to the area. But the developer, Mark Masinter, agreed to scale back portions of the project.

That was enough to win Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Adam Medrano’s support.

"I know a lot of people are going to still be upset," he said. "I think a lot of folks wanted to deny it outright."

Masinter had sold the plan for retail, offices, green space, greenhouses and restaurants as an antidote to "stick-built apartments and bars" that the area could get with zoning in place...

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Chemical Weapons: A Brief History from WWI to Syria

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ESPN predictions: All-in on Villanova

Villanova has dismantled every team in its path this NCAA tournament. Should the Wildcats beat Michigan by at least 10 points in Monday’s title game, Villanova would be the first team in history to win every tournament game by double figures.

The tournament has tipped off. Your picks are locked in. It’s time to find out how your bracket is holding up. Check your brackets

In the Wildcats’ way is the Wolverines, with the combo of Moe Wagner and a maddening defense. How will it all end?

If you believe our experts, Villanova is on its way to another title.

Expert predictions: National title game

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