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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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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 ...