News roundup: Peacock theft, saving the Continental Bridge, Walmart

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courtesy of the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League

 

No matter where you’ve been this week, you may have heard that a peacock was stolen from Beckley Club Estates. The item made the Associated Press news wire and then the Daily Mail, the New York Daily News and newspapers and TV news all over the country.

Efforts arose recently to seek historical designation for the 84-year-old Continental Bridge, of which about 195 linear feet would be lost if the Trinity toll road should ever be built. In the end, the city’s Landmark Commission voted against the designation.

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A brawl broke out and was caught on camera at the inner circle of hell … I mean the Cockrell Hill Walmart April 2.

 

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