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Sean Lee a starter and part-time player all in one That issue no longer plagues the Cowboys as they have restocked the position with two of the best up-and-coming linebackers in the league, Leighton Vander Esch and Jaylon Smith. That duos ascension to the top of the charts had rendered Lee somewhat of an afterthought, so much so that for Lee to remain with the team he took a substantial paycut.

Austin Symphonic Band's Father's Day Concert Weather permitting, it's going to be a great night to take dad out for a free concert at Zilker! Marches, patriotic melodies, and other familiar works will be part of the amazing lineup. Gather friends and family, bring a picnic basket, and spread out a blanket under the pecan trees at the beautiful Zilker Hillside Theatre.

Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show over Georgia's abortion law ATLANTA - Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia's new restrictive abortion law. The "Girls Trip" star sent a statement to ticketholders Saturday, saying she cannot "in good faith" perform in Georgia unless it withdraws the so-called heartbeat bill.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle share new photo of Archie for Father's Day LONDON - Sunday is Prince Harry's first Father's Day as a parent, and he's letting the whole world know. The Duke of Sussex and his wife, Meghan Markle, posted a new photo of their son Archie to Instagram on Sunday. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was born on May 6 and weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces.

How to Revamp a Waterlogged Landscape Agrilife's Texas Plant Guy, Daniel Cunningham, has some advice for getting your landscape back up and growing after all that recent rain.

Storm Chances Continue Our overnight complex of storms is weakening and moving southeast, We will see several hours of heating before storm chances return to the forecast. Timing is difficult, but I think storm chances ramp up again by mid-late afternoon and linger throughout the nighttime hours.

NFL teams can't steal Will McClay away from the Cowboys, so they are going after the next best thing Sure, there are some changes. Cole Beasley left, but so what. Randall Cobb is here now. The biggest change comes from moving away from Scott Linehan as offensive coordinator to Kellen Moore, but as our own Tom Ryle indicates - there will still be a lot of similarities, and that's not a bad thing.

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical' President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday to cut the number of government advisory committees by a third across all federal agencies, a move that the White House said is long overdue and necessary to ensure good stewardship of taxpayers' money, NBC News reported.

Cowboys news: Dak Prescott, Randall Cobb already forming a connection on the field Randall Cobb is making quite an impression with his new team. Is this a do-or-die year for Taco Charlton? And Sean Lee is getting used to his new role. These stories and more in your latest edition of Cowboys news.

Teenage migrant mother and premature baby 'held without proper care' in Texas Immigration advocate reports case of mother, 17, and child, saying: ‘This baby should be in a tube with a heart monitor’.

Police: Man drowns in crabbing accident in Seabrook A man reportedly drowned while retrieving a crab trap in Seabrook early Saturday morning, authorities said. Seabrook police were called at 3 a.m. to the 1300 block of Main Street. Investigators reported that a man and his adult son went crabbing when the father went to retrieve a trap and was taken by a strong current.

3.6-magnitude earthquake hits Eagle Ford town southeast of San Antonio Geological Survey confirmed that a 3.6-magnitude earthquake hit an Eagle Ford Shale town about 44 miles southeast of San Antonio. The earthquake's epicenter registered about 2 miles north of the Karnes County town of Falls City just after 8 p.m. Saturday.

Special Father's Day Gift, Triplets! A North Texas couple got to celebrate Father's Day a little early this year with the arrival of their triplets, Colton, Conner and Chloe.

Family of Man Killed by Farmers Branch Police Holds Vigil The family of a man shot and killed by Farmers Branch police demanded justice at an emotional vigil Saturday night. Johnny Moreno's family and friends gathered at a strip mall on Emerald Street near Royal Lane at the scene of the shooting Wednesday evening.

Man drowns in Lake Lewisville early Friday morning A 23-year-old man drowned in Lake Lewisville Friday.

Garrett Hull 'Blue Bowl' flag football tournament held to raise money for fallen officers Organizers and family members of a fallen Fort Worth police officer joined to host the first ever Garrett Hull Blue Bowl flag football tournament. The event honored Hull, who was shot and killed during an undercover operation last September. More than a dozen teams came together Saturday to honor Hull with a few games of flag football.

Crane that collapsed on Dallas apartments won't be moved this weekend DALLAS - OSHA is wrapping up its investigation into the crane collapse at an Old East Dallas apartment building. The crane operator - Bigge Crane Company - says the company does not plan on removing the crane from Elan City Lights Apartments the weekend of June 15-16.

Gov. Abbott vetoes bill requiring children under 2 to ride in rear-facing car seats Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, "is an unnecessary invasion of parental rights and an unfortunate example of over-criminalization," Abbott said in a veto statement on the legislation.

Woman accused of stomping on sea turtle nest - Police in South Florida arrested a woman accused of purposely disturbing a sea turtle nest on a beach. Miami Beach police said officers and bystanders saw 41-year-old Yaqun Lu grab a wooden stake from the roped-off nesting area.

Bacon Breakfast Wrap Recalled, Possible Extraneous Material Inside Is recalling 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready to eat breakfast wraps containing bacon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small rocks. The Denison, TX based company said the frozen egg, potato, bacon and cheese wraps were produced on Jan 17 and 18, 2019.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs $250 billion budget with no line-item vetoes Greg Abbott signed the state's roughly $250 billion budget Saturday, bringing a session-long effort to address the Legislature's top priorities - school funding and property taxes - to a close.

Houston Astros: Yordan Alvarez's latest homer makes history Houston Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez has already made history with the homer that belted against the Blue Jays Saturday. What's going on? Let's look.

Airsoft gun closely resembling AK-47 found by Arlington police in stolen vehicle ARLINGTON, Texas - The Arlington Police Department is warning the public about replica guns after finding an Airsoft gun in a stolen vehicle that closely resembles the real thing. "Looks like an AK-47 - It's heavy, it's metal, and looks like the real thing," police said in their posts on social media.

Storms Possible on Father's Day Heat and humidity have returned to North Texas and will stay with us through the weekend. Expect a dry day Saturday, but it will be hot and muggy with highs in the low 90s. The afternoon heat index will be in the upper 90s. A few strong to severe storms are possible Sunday with the main threat being gusty winds.

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