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Sharpton’s National Action Network to open Dallas chapter

The Rev. Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network and a man of the cloth, has what Sen. Royce West called “longevity” in the public consciousness. Whether it was his establishment of the National Youth Movement in the 1970s, ...

Placement of Dallas Can Academy ignites heated discussion

It was a heated meeting between residents of South Dallas and community leaders on Oct. 21 at the South Central Dallas Police Department patrol substation on Camp Wisdom Road. Several citizens voiced their concerns about having a Dallas Can Academy ...

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The city of Dallas will host a Shred Day/Coat and Blanket Collection as part of its Texas Recycles Day on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southwest Center Mall, 3663 W. Camp Wisdom Road.

Dez Bryant spreads holiday joy

Music filled the air, courtesy of the David W. Carter High School marching band. The gathered crowd cheered as Carter’s cheerleaders and dance team served as a catalyst for the merriment on a chilly afternoon outside Dallas City Hall on ...

Mobile Election ID Stations

Texas Secretary of State

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On Sunday, St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church will host a Salute to our Veterans, with Pastor Emeritus Dr. Zan W. Holmes Jr., during the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship service.

KwanzaaFest ... It’s on!

“It’s gonna happen in a big way,” Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, District 3, emphatically stated as he announced that KwanzaaFest was back on schedule during a press conference on Oct. 29.

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The Dallas County Health and Human Services Commission benefits office at 10939B Shady Trail moved to 12100 Ford Road on Friday.

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Bishop Lynch High School will host Justice Jeff Brown on Oct. 30 on school grounds following his speaking engagement at The Federalist Society Law and Public Policy Studies. He plans to speak to the nationally recognized Mock Trial Team and ...

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 ...