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DALLAS — Former Southlake (Texas) Carroll star Quinn Ewers just got some added competition in the quarterback room at Texas. Arch Manning (Isidore Newman High School in New Orleans) committed to play QB at the University of Texas on Thursday. Manning is the latest in a long lineage of Manning members who have made a name for themselves at the QB position, both collegiately and professionally. ...

Comedian, actor and podcaster Tom Segura can now add published author to his resume as his first book, “I’d Like To Play Alone, Please,” hit stores June 14. Though he’s been busy in recent years, selling-out comedy shows across the country, releasing four Netflix comedy specials, hosting and producing two popular podcasts — “Your Mom’s House” with his wife, comedian Christina P., and “Two ...

There is no immortality for newspaper reporters. One of them, Ben Hecht, addressed this matter in a short poem written long ago: “We know each other’s daydreams / And the hopes that come to grief / For we write each other’s obits / And they’re Godalmighty brief.” There is no immortality for newspaper reporters but Deborah Cohen has done a remarkably powerful, enlightening and entertaining job ...

When Will McCormack and Michael Govier set out to write and direct a short animated film about a couple mourning their child, they had no idea it would become a viral hit and win an Academy Award. But they did know they also wanted to turn it into a book. "If Anything Happens I Love You," the film, opens on two parents sitting apart in the throes of an unnamed grief. Over 10 wordless minutes ...

Some people are shocked when they learn that Leila Mottley is still a teenager. Their shock comes as no surprise to her: "I expect it at this point." Mottley was 16 when she served as Oakland's youth poet laureate and wrote the first chapter of her debut novel. Within three months, she had a first draft. Three years later, "Nightcrawling" is out this week from Knopf. As a graduate of an arts ...

Immigration has long been concentrated along the California and Arizona borders. Now, that has shifted to the Texas border. Why is Texas the new crossing point and what will it mean for the upcoming elections? Experts talk about what is causing this shift. The answer is both simple and complex and the solution could take a long time.