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Civil rights activists, media blamed for attack on DPD

Police brutality protesters and community leaders in Dallas/Fort Worth came under attack last month when the Dallas Police Association blamed those groups for the June 13 attack on the Jack Evans Dallas Police Headquarters.

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Dallas County Health and Human Services announced the first human West Nile Virus case in the city of Dallas for the 2015 season on Tuesday. The resident diagnosed with West Nile Fever lives in the 75217 ZIP code. Due to ...

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The “32nd Annual National Night Out,” hosted by the city of Lancaster and the National Association of Town Watch, will be held on Aug. 4.

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Mayor’s Back to School Fair will offer free school supplies to eligible families on Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Automobile and Centennial Buildings in Fair Park, located at 1121 First Ave.

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In a recently released report, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund announced that it would be awarding $3.5 billion in the New Markets Tax Credit program to spur economic growth nationwide under its 2014 allocation.

Avoid hazards during July 4 celebrations

As family, friends and neighbors plan to get together to barbeque or party, the Duncanville Police Department urges all Dallas/Fort Worth citizens to celebrate July 4 without celebratory gunfire – which remains a problem in many cities. When a bullet ...

Aging Out: Life after foster care

For many youth across the nation, the transition into adulthood comes with questions. Questions such as: Where will they go to college or where they will get their first “real” job?

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In a recently released report, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund announced that it would be awarding $3.5 billion in the New Markets Tax Credit program to spur economic growth nationwide under its 2014 allocation. Among ...

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The city of Dallas and Texas Department of Transportation held a steel signing on June 11 of the Margaret McDermott Bridge, named after the wife of Eugene McDermott, philanthropist and one of the founders of Texas Instruments. The ceremony marked ...

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After reviewing a video recording of the pool party incident in McKinney, Arthur Fleming of the NAACP-Dallas Chapter released a statement expressing that the chapter feels the use of force was inappropriate.

D.A. Susan Hawk meets with Pleasant Grove residents

Building strong ties and trust with communities in Dallas County is a priority for Susan Hawk, according to the new district attorney.

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The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program will hold 10 free Legal Clinics for Dallas County residents who meet certain financial guidelines, to offer legal advice and consultation in civil matters. The program is a joint initiative of the Dallas Bar Association ...

Homeless alliance redefines community

“Will work for food,” “Why lie? Need money for weed,” “Sorry for being a bum.”

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As National Drug Court Month comes to an end, the Dallas County Court will host a Special Graduation Ceremony on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Central Jury Room on the second floor of the Frank Crowley Courts Building, located ...

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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 ...

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