Rocky’s Journey: A Rescue Tail

December 8, 2011 · Comments Off 

From rags to riches, literally. A story of an abandoned puppy, Rocky, rescued and adopted in North Texas. As more abandoned and abused animals are being found on the Dallas streets, adoption agencies are reaching out to potential pet owners for support. How can you help?

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Dallas Sports Superstition

December 8, 2011 · Comments Off 

Everyone learned from a young age that finding a penny with its heads up is good luck, and crossing your fingers when wishing for something will be the extra power that guarantees your wish will come true. But when it comes to sports, small tokens of good fortune like these seem to intensify in meaning, and superstitions become a little stranger and stronger.

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Community Gardens Grow in Dallas Neighborhoods

December 8, 2011 · Comments Off 

According to Gardeners In Community Development, there are more than 30 community gardens in Dallas. From Paul Quinn College’s student-operated garden in Oak Cliff, to a community garden run by refugees in East Dallas, these gardens provide food for healthy living to local communities.

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Dallas Police Department Mounted Unit: The Men in the Saddles

December 8, 2011 · Comments Off 

When little kids dream of what they will be when they grow up, police officer is often at the top of their lists. When a new Dallas police officer has to pick a division within the police department, many dream of joining the Dallas Police Department’s Mounted Unit.

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Dallas Nonprofit Organizations Helped And Hurt By New United Way Grant Process

December 1, 2011 · Comments Off 

United Way’s new grant process allows 19 new beneficiaries to receive funding; however, 31 organizations are no longer receiving money

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Life In Another World

November 29, 2011 · Comments Off 

A concerned teacher talks about how the recent state budget cuts to education will affect special education.

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Dream Dallas: Habitat’s Boldest Initiative

November 29, 2011 · Comments Off 

Dream Dallas, which was launched in 2010 but just announced to public this month, is Habitat’s boldest new project. The initiative is to raise $100 million to build and rehabilitate 1,000 homes in five of Dallas’ neediest neighborhood.

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48th Anniversary of JFK’s Assassination Brings Forth Memories

November 18, 2011 · 2 Comments 

Similar to today’s generation and its memories of Sept. 11, many who were alive in November 1963 can recall exactly where they were and what they were doing when they learned of the assassination.

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Shape-Ups Letting People Down

November 17, 2011 · Comments Off 

Advertisements about the latest toning shoes, from Sketcher’s Shape-Ups to Reebok’s Easy Tone line, have recently come under fire for allegedly misleading their consumers. So the question for consumers is, “can these shoes deliver what they promise?”

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Bringing the East to the West at Bistro 31

November 17, 2011 · Comments Off 

European design, French tableware and Mediterranean decor fit side by side at Bistro 31. The restaurant opened its doors in the historic Highland Park Village on Oct. 3.

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