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Interabang Books
Hady Mawajdeh / KERA News

It’s been said that books cannot die. The tornado that tore through North Dallas on Sunday is testing that idea, but fans of Interabang Books are rallying online to keep the store they love alive.

Storm-wrecked Interbang Books in the Preston Royal Shopping Center.
Hady Mawajdeh / KERA News

Last weekend’s tornado in Dallas ripped up storefronts at the Preston Royal Shopping Center. Business owners like Vince Martin have been working to clean up the mess and figure out what’s next.  

Shelley Kofler / KERA News

Newly elected lawmakers sometimes blend into the woodwork in Austin. But that’s not likely to happen to Republican Jason Villalba whose District 114 includes parts of North Dallas, Preston Hollow and Lake Highlands.

In the first week of the session Villalba is already gaining a reputation as an independent voice who wants to tackle big problems.