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The Lupus Foundation of America – Lone Star Chapter will host its annual Rally for Lupus/Annual Educational Conference on May 30 at 9:30 a.m. at Texas Health Resources University, 8194 Fogelson Lane. The rally is a daylong educational program designed ...

My Brother’s Keeper enters a new phase

While political pundits rush ahead to the 2016 presidential election, President Barack Obama is rallying private-sector, philanthropic and community leaders to launch an independent non-profit to ensure that the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative lives past his second term in office.

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The deadline to apply to one of Dallas ISD’s new Choice Schools is drawing near. Students interested in attending D.A. Hulcy STEAM Middle School and the Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Academy High School may apply through Friday.

Nigerian troops save 25 more kids, women from Boko Haram

Nigerian troops rescued 25 more children and women from Boko Haram early Wednesday as the soldiers destroyed seven more of the extremists' camps in a northeastern forest stronghold, army spokesman announced.

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To control mosquito populations and combat West Nile virus and the Chikungunya virus, the City of Dallas Code Compliance Services Department is providing free mosquito dunks to city of Dallas residents.

Citizens propose alternate designs for Southern Gateway Project

The concept for the Southern Gateway Project is to widen and improve I-35E from IH20 to Eighth Street and U.S. Highway 67 from FM1382 to I-35E in order to decrease traffic congestion. Yet as the established plan gets more exposure ...

Dallas millennials rally to Rock the Block

Dallas Millennial Day: Rock The Block!, a program sponsored by the organization Weapons of Mass Empowerment to promote young voter engagement, began on Sunday with less than 50 people milling around the African American Museum parking lot inside Fair Park. ...

Baltimore officers charged with murder

With a single press conference, Maryland Attorney General Marilyn J. Mosby may have stopped a city from burning.

Quality of Life Matter: Groups join Dallas to Baltimore rally

It was a peaceful night of protests in Downtown Dallas on Friday at 5 p.m. as hundreds of marchers joined together to show their support and solidarity against police brutality that has affected many cities throughout the United States.

Loretta Lynch confirmed

Loretta Lynch has spent much of her life fighting for the fair and equal justice that President Barack Obama called the foundation of the nation’s democracy.

Baltimore riots: Black man dies in police custody

Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.

Geological: Earthquake risk higher for Dallas, Irving

A report released by the U.S. Geological Survey on April 23 provides new insight into ground shaking from man-made earthquakes. Although the Dallas and Irving earthquakes are too recent to be included, the report notes that North Texas’ earthquake risk ...

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Learning Institute of Family Education, a nonprofit organization specializing in programs to strengthen families, has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Gilead Sciences Inc. This support will allow LIFE to continue its collaborative efforts to provide HIV and AIDS education ...

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Mayor Pro Tem Tennell Atkins, along with councilmembers Carolyn R. Davis, Dwaine R. Caraway and Vonciel Jones Hill and other city officials to showcase new improvements and amenities recently completed on the Martin Luther King Jr. /Cedar Crest Bridge Gateway ...

Obama, Castro seek a new dialogue and a new reality

President Barack Obama added another notch to his diplomatic achievements-belt April 11, meeting for more than an hour in Panama City with Cuban President Raúl Castro, the first meeting between leaders of the two countries in more than 50 years.