Dallas

Hosted in Dallas, the 2017 AARP Livable Communities National Conference was an opportunity for elected officials, planning professionals, local leaders and community advocates from throughout the nation to share ideas, best practices and solutions for making towns, cities and communities more livable for people of all ages.
Illustration of the Ebola virus
The country’s first Ebola patient—Thomas Eric Duncan, who was visiting Dallas from West Africa—has died. But the fact that he was  mistakenly sent home when he first showed up at a Texas hospital complaining of symptoms, does not exactly inspire confidence in our healthcare system.
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Notable events from our shared experience
Texas State Flag
Only so much can be done to turn Texas - or, for that matter, any state, town or community with vast distances and open expanses of land - into a walkable place. But with the help of AARP Texas and community leaders, several Texas cities have been taking big steps toward making their neighborhoods more walkable and age-friendly.
Suellen says goodbye
They're giving the devil his due Monday night - J.R. Ewing, played to perfection since 1978 by Larry Hagman, will be buried. The episode airing at 9 p.m. ET on TNT, will not disappoint.
Josh Henderson and Linda Gray
"Yes, he's physically gone. But I know he's pulling strings wherever he is, keeping us all on our toes."
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A shameless rogue with a conscience that must have been surgically removed at birth, "Dallas" character JR Ewing was envied, loved, despised, almost killed, and yet he was impossible to resist.
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Gather your " Dallas" friends, plan your barbeque.  The season finale of TV's No. 1 new cable drama of 2012 gets unveiled Wednesday (8/8) and I can promise you a wealth of captivating  moments.
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 We're on a crusade, and if it has the name Alzheimer's attached to it, we're there. Last week my husband, my BFF, Meryl Comer, and I went from DC to Big D, Dallas, Texas for the Alzheimer's AWARE Luncheon.  I have never been to Texas and it seemed to me like a long way to travel for chicken salad, but that just shows my ignorance about the big state.  As it turned out, the whole event was elegant.  The Stetsons were big (particularly on Larry Hagman of "Dallas" fame) and the jewelry was even bigger (particularly on Phyllis George of Miss America fame), but the biggest thing Dallas had to offer was their hearts (particularly the former football players and the surprising sentimental Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys).
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Patrick Duffy is in Los Angeles, but not for long. On this day, chatting with me for an episode of my Movies for Grownups radio show, , it seems he'd rather be home with his wife on his Oregon ranch. Still, business is business.
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