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Plano police Officer David Tilley said Friday that a woman and her estranged husband were arguing Thursday night in a church parking lot. Officer Tilley said Mr. Travis apparently knows the woman and got involved.

Officer Tilley said nobody was hurt, but Mr. Travis and another woman were ticketed for simple assault, a Class C misdemeanor similar to a parking citation.

A representative for Mr. Travis didn’t immediately comment.

Mr. Travis was arrested Aug. 7 in Grayson County on charges of driving while intoxicated and retaliation or obstruction, for allegedly threatening officers. He was arrested in February in Sanger, Texas, for public intoxication.

The police report does not indicate alcohol was involved in the latest incident.

Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ to open London film fest

London Film Festival organizers say this year’s event will open in October with Tim Burton’s canine monster movie “Frankenweenie.”

The animated black-and-white tale of a boy’s attempts to bring his beloved dead dog back to life will have its European premiere at the festival on Oct. 10.

It will have a red-carpet gala premiere at London’s Odeon Leicester Square and will be screened simultaneously at 30 theaters across Britain.

The film is a feature-length expansion of Mr. Burton’s 1984 live-action short of the same name.

Festival chief Clare Stewart said Thursday that Mr. Burton’s “funny, dark and whimsical” tale “playfully turns the Frankenstein story on its bolted-on head.”

The 56th London Film Festival runs Oct. 10 through 21. The full lineup will be announced next month.

Rowling book tour plans one U.S. stop

This fall, British writer J.K. Rowling plans to make her one and only in-person appearance in the U.S. to promote her first novel for adults.

The “Harry Potter” author will discuss “The Casual Vacancy” at New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center on Oct. 16. The venue can seat about 1,100 people.

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