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Expo to offer resources, education and networking for people with disabilities

There are 25,883,999 people residents in Texas – approximately 11.5 percent – or 2,250,782 individuals – are living with disabilities. Of those Texans with disabilities, 1,511,000 were employed, while 943,700 were actively looking for employment, in 2011, according to the ...

Road to recovery: 8-year-old shooting victim slowly healing

“I can’t eat the candy, Granny, but can I get a costume?”

Dallas, sixth safest large city

Dallas Police Chief David Brown told the Dallas City Council at its briefing meeting held Oct. 2 that the city has come a long way in reducing crime.

Dallas Men Against Abuse Initiative

Police Chief David Brown was to the point about the city’s role in stopping domestic violence.

Men of Valor: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes …

What can we do about it? How is this my problem? Why doesn’t she leave him? These are questions bystanders sometimes ask when they discover those around them are dealing with domestic or sexual violence.

NAACP honors Texas Heroes

Publisher Mollie Finch Belt of The Dallas Examiner and recently retired Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson, the first African American justice elected to the Texas Supreme Court, will both be honored as Texas Heroes during the closing ceremony of the 77th ...

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The Methodist Health System Mobile Mammography Unit will visit the Sister-to-Sister Fitness Festival on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cedar Hill Recreation Center, 310 E. Parkerville Road.

Dallas, Let's Talk About Race

With a population of over 1,800,000 people, Dallas is an intricately constructed metropolis made up of several ethnic and racial groups. Its rich diversity can be a blessing when all groups work together for the benefit of the city, or ...

Blacks and Clark celebrates 100 years

“It’s rare that a business makes 100 years,” said Linda Mitchell, president and CEO of Black and Clark Funeral Home, as she discussed the company’s celebration of service to the community for one century.

Candidates for city attorney selected for second-round interviews

Mayor Rawlings and the Dallas City Council announced three candidates that will be invited for a second round of interviews for the appointment of Dallas city attorney.

Council discusses raises, health insurance

The Dallas City Council voted 9-6 to award civilian employees a 3 percent merit raise at its briefing meeting held on Sept. 18.

Justice for DJ

In the Walgreens parking lot at the corner of Royal Lane and Abrams Road, friends and family of 8-year-old Donald Maiden Jr. gathered for a daylong Justice for DJ Block Party on Saturday to raise funds for his medical bills. ...

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DALLAS Last week, Dallas ISD reached its highest rate of enrollment for the first day of class, with 143,412 students enrolling in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Schools served 40,000 breakfasts and 109,000 lunches.

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The South Dallas Cultural Center will host an event commemorating the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 31 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St. The special tribute will include a ...

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On Saturday, the city of Dallas will launch a free BOPA collection service. The collection service is a mobile collection site of used batteries, motor oil and oil filters, latex paint, and antifreeze. The site will be located at Southwest ...