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The Dallas Independent School District has been awarded a $100,000 Farm to School grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, made possible through the Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Our Lives Matter!

The fight for justice continued as hundreds of protesters of all ethnic backgrounds joined forces last week during a three day protest in Downtown Dallas against the police brutality that has taken place in Dallas and across the United States ...

Mercedes Fulbright: A cry for answers

Mercedes Fulbright will never forget her 25th birthday, even if she wanted to.

DPS to open new mega center

A small group of residents inside Martin Weiss Elementary School defied the chilly night air Nov. 18 to hear some big news from Sen.

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Dallas is among 35 cities from around the world invited to join the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities network.

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The city of Lancaster is collecting new, unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items to support the families served by the Lancaster Outreach Center.

Voices of Grief and Struggle

“For me it’s a bit of a re-traumatization,” Sara Mokuria explained from the pulpit of the St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church on Nov. 7.

Scout receives top honor for community contribution

Xandria Barkwell, a freshman at the University of North Texas, has been a Girl Scout since she was 5 years old

dianne - with a small ‘d’ and a big heart

“It’s spelled with a small d-i-a-n-n-e. Small g-i-b-s-o-n. No capital letters in ‘dianne gibson,’” explained the woman known as Miss Community.

YouthSpark: Closing the achievement gap

In today’s global marketplace, it’s becoming increasingly necessary to have a post-secondary education and career-based training to keep a competitive edge. Gone are the days where one could enter the workforce straight from high school and carve out a comfortable ...

Is Dallas ostracizing Africans?

When it was announced Sept. 30 that Liberian citizen Thomas Duncan was suffering from Ebola, many residents reacted with questions and curiosity about the disease, the patient and the possibility of contracting the virus.

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The American Red Cross is seeking eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season.

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Texas advocates for families and loved ones of incarcerated individuals plan to rally at the state Capitol building with hundreds of families and organizations on Nov. 7.

Ebola in Dallas: Could Texas declare an emergency disaster?

During an Oct. 16 press conference at the Dallas County Commissioners Court, the commissioners unanimously decided that they would not make an emergency disaster declaration to the state as a way of dealing with the recent Ebola cases in the ...

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The city of Dallas will host its sixth Operation: Beautification, a citywide fall cleanup effort, on Nov. 8.