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Monday Night Politics: Candidates for tax assessor collector, constable Precinct 1

Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates headed into its second forum as candidates for Dallas County constable in Precinct 1 and Dallas County tax assessor collector took the stage on Feb. 8 at the African American Museum.

Racial harassment reported at TAMU

Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of Black and Latino high school students touring the campus.

Around the State

The newly formed Purchasing from People with Disabilities Advisory Committee held its first meeting in Austin on Jan. 22. The 13-member committee will provide recommendations to the Texas Workforce Commission on matters related to the Texas Purchasing from People with ...

Teen’s death reveals police code of silence

For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a Black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to ...

Monday Night Politics: Political forums kick off with candidates for County Commissioners

It was a heated forum as the candidates for Dallas County Commissioners Court District 3 took the stage at Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates presented by The Dallas Examiner.

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Chris Howell Communications, in partnership with Dallas County Health and Human Services, UT Southwestern and Parkland Hospital, will host Know Your Status Dallas, an HIV/AIDS awareness and testing event.

Elks Lodge: 40 years of service

Brotherhood and service are the hallmarks of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World said George Coleman, Extreme Leading Knight of the Daniels Cross Elks Lodge #1578, located at 2444 Zang Blvd.

Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teens

More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to seek their freedom under a Supreme Court decision announced on Jan. 25.

Remembering longtime journalist Denise Stovall

Denise Johnson Stovall, 61, a writer-at-large with The Dallas Examiner, was passionate about journalism – telling stories and helping others share uplifting memories of their journey.

Monday Night Politic - Meet the Candidates

The Dallas Examiner will present its Monday Night Politics: Meet the Candidates, political forums for the March 2016 Primary, will be held at the African American Museum at Fair Park, 3536 Grand Ave. The forums will be held on Mondays ...

State of District 3: Conference highlights progress, goals of Southern Dallas district

Dallas City Councilmember Casey Thomas of District 3 stated he has been working hard to lay a solid foundation for growth and developing his district in Southern Dallas and the Oak Cliff area for the past six months during a ...

The Flint lead problem: Time vs. finance

Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city’s lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million.

Ex-prosecutor to lead investigation into Flint water

A former prosecutor and a retired head of the Detroit FBI will play key roles in an investigation into Flint’s lead-tainted water as part of the effort to seek answers while also preventing conflicts of interest,

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The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donors

Reducing the rate of recidivism

“That’s why I’m such a believer,” said District Attorney Susan Hawk as she described the Reformative Justice Unit programs her office developed in 2015 as a remedy to reduce nonviolent crime and re-arrests in the county – especially for those ...