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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.

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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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Dallas LIFE is in urgent need of donations for allergy and cold relief. It has asked the community to assist with supplying unopened new bottles and packages of sinus, allergy and hay fever non-drowsy medication; children’s cough syrup and cough ...

Eggs & Issues: Commuting in South Dallas

With a focus on improving the commuting experience for residents in South Dallas, the most recent Eggs & Issues forum highlighted the Trinity Corridor Project and the Southern Gateway Projects, two proposed road projects that will ease traffic in the ...

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On March 27, Congressman Marc Veasey unveiled H.R. 1645, the Transportation for Elderly and Disabled Americans Act that would reinstate an allowance for cities such as Arlington, Grand Prairie and Mesquite, Texas, to use federal transit funding for operation and ...

Millennial coalition to host cultural event

Weapons of Mass Empowerment, a coalition of civically engaged citizens committed to improving voter turnout, educational equity, police brutality and economic empowerment in Dallas, has joined forces with Creating Our Future, a group of artists that engages creative thinking to ...

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The Lancaster Criminal Investigation Division is currently investigating an incident that occurred on Friday. At approximately 11:55 p.m., Lancaster Police Department responded to a shooting in progress in the 1500 block of Reynolds Drive. Officers received information that gunshots were ...

Feed Oak Cliff strives to uplift community

It’s a shoppers’ utopia, if you are not used to going to colorful and organized grocery stores filled with fresh fruit and vegetables – cleaned, chopped and ready to dine on.

From the Edmund Pettus Bridge to the Continental Bridge

“I stand on this bridge because of its great symbolism. A bridge is something that connects one side of the road across the river, across difficulties with the other side,” said Rev. Holsey Hickman during a local reenactment of the ...

S.M. Wright Project Phase II under review

The city of Dallas and Texas Department of Transportation are working to construct freeway-to-freeway roadway ramps that link Julius Schepps Freeway along Interstate Highway 45 and CF Hawn Freeway along U.S. Highway 175 and convert S.M. Wright Freeway along US ...