Bill Zeeble

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Dallas Tries Drop-In Programs for Low-Income Students

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Dallas Independent School District has been opening drop-in centers in high schools to assist homeless students.


South Korean, American Pianists Take Home Van Cliburn Medals

Friday, June 16, 2017

Classical pianists flocked to Fort Worth for the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in the hopes of launching a global career.


Sadness And Anger After Police Shoot And Kill Unarmed Black Teen In Texas

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Jordan Edwards will be buried Saturday in Texas. The unarmed African-American teenager was killed by a Balch Springs police officer, who fired into a car driving away from a house party.


Among Pianists In Moscow, An Abiding Love For A Show-Stealing American

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The late Van Cliburn won a piano competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. Today, pianists competing in an event named after Cliburn hold a certain reverence for the man and the moment.


Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education

Friday, October 21, 2016

Texas school officials have until early November to explain why they placed a limit on the percentage of children enrolled in special education, as a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed.


In Fort Worth Opera's 'JFK,' A Tension Between Joy And Tragedy

Saturday, April 23, 2016

The show tells the story of the last night of the president's life. "We took the myth of JFK and we really attempted to make him mortal," librettist Royce Vavrek says.


Tornado Victims In North Texas Recall Train Sound As They Sought Shelter

Monday, December 28, 2015

At least 11 people died when tornadoes plowed through North Texas on the night after Christmas. At least eight of them were killed when a tornado picked their vehicles off a highway east of Dallas.


Re-Imagining Santa Claus — From Grasping Kid To Avatar Of Generosity

Friday, December 11, 2015

It's that time of year when we start hearing admonitions to think about the true meaning of the season. And composer and librettist Mark Adamo is down with that. Best known for his acclaimed operatic adaptations of Little Women and Lysistrata, his latest is Becoming Santa Claus, a ...


By Their Fingertips: Teen Pianists In New Cliburn Competition

Saturday, June 20, 2015

The Van Cliburn Foundation is hosting its first international piano competition for young players. Some are wondering if the new contest is too much pressure too soon.


Magic Mirror, At The Store, Should This Top Go In My Drawer?

Friday, April 10, 2015

Craning your neck in the dressing room is just part of the shopping experience. But Neiman Marcus hopes a new digital "Memory Mirror" will make it easier to find something that fits just right.


The Cold Wrath Of Nature, Given Operatic Voice

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Mount Everest is the world's highest mountain and one of the most dangerous, having claimed more than 200 lives over the past century. Until last year's fatal avalanche, the deadliest year in recorded history was 1996: 15 people died, eight of them in a single blizzard. That disaster has been ...


Second Texas Prosecutor Gunned Down

Monday, April 01, 2013

According to our partner The New York Times, a prosecutor in Kaufman County was gunned down in his home. His wife was also killed. It's the second killing of a prosecutor in the county, and investigators believe the two crimes are related. Bill Zeeble is a reporter for Takeaway affiliate KERA in Dallas, Texas.

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Remembering Van Cliburn, A Giant Among Pianists And A Cold War Idol

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Legendary pianist Van Cliburn, the only solo musician of any genre to receive a ticker-tape parade in New York City and the first classical musician to sell a million albums, died Wednesday morning in his Fort Worth, Texas, home. The 78-year-old Texan soared to world fame in 1958 ...