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Public transportation surveys passengers for better understanding

Passengers who use public transportation in Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth and Tarrant County will have an opportunity to participate in two types of surveys this month to help planners better understand the demand for bus and rail service throughout the ...

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The North Texas Tollway Authority honored Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson last week with the Drive to Excellence Award for the creation of a robust and thriving transportation network serving one of the fastest growing regions in the country.

Project zooms in on future leaders, social trailblazers

Project Zoom! is a non-profit organization that has taken on the challenge on equipping and inspiring the next generation of social innovators with the tools to change the world. Its projects build confidence and leadership qualities in students from underserved ...

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Vaccines are not just a personal protection, they protect the community at large. Children receiving a vaccination help to protect those others from communicable diseases.

Monday night forums strive to empower citizens, educate voters

Monday Night Politics – Meet the Candidates is a political forum in which candidates are invited to present their platform to local residents. Also, residents in attendance can talk directly to the candidates and ask questions that will help them ...

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The Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation, whose mission is to serve the housing needs of low-income citizens,

Is GrowSouth headed in the right direction?

“It’s difficult for businesses, especially in the technology sector, to get some of that initial financing in the Dallas area even though there’s a lot of money and a lot of capital.” – Bradley Joyce, founder of Launch DFW

DFW Airport transit station offers global competitive boost

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s newest light rail station will connect Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to North Texas’ public transit system, an amenity that gives the region a competitive advantage in attracting global corporations.

Our Man Downtown

“There are not many people that know that he adopted two crack babies,” said local activist Russell Fish of Commissioner John Wiley Price. “

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Now is the time for parents to bring their children in early to get immunizations before the back-to-school rush, according to the Dallas County Health and Human Services.

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Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth will host a job fair on Aug. 7 for individuals seeking employment.

Social media campaign combats vicious teen rape photos

According to researchers, the most common form of drug facilitated sexual assault is alcohol-related, with the victim in most cases consuming the alcohol voluntarily.

Finding a place to call home

Nearly 6,000 children have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect by their parents or caregivers in Dallas County. Some children eventually return home. During that waiting period they are placed in foster care, if one is ...

Expungement process requires patience, money to cut through bureaucracy, red tape

Reggie Ruffin, the local man arrested in 2009 and 2010 for violent felonies but released after being found not guilty in each case, learned that the lawsuit he brought against the city was thrown out of court June 20 by ...

Building the PQC village

Paul Quinn College is the only Historically Black College and University in Dallas/Fort Worth.

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