Nutrition for Those in Need

December 8, 2011 · Comments Off 

CitySquare’s year-long efforts have paid off as the city of Dallas accepts food stamps at the Dallas Farmers Market.

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Elderly Friendly Apartments in Jubilee Park Welcome First Round of Residents in the New Year

December 8, 2011 · Comments Off 

Since June 2011, construction has been underway to line Gurley Avenue with 12 elderly-friendly apartments, located across from the Walt-Humann-T. Boone Pickens Community Resource Center. Applications are now being accepted for a first round of potential residents to move in in January.

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HIV/AIDS Rising Among Young Black Men

December 8, 2011 · Comments Off 

The Health Department reports an increase in the number of young people in Dallas contracting HIV/AIDS. In 2010 there were 908 new HIV/AIDS cases in Dallas County. Young people, ages 13 to 24, made up 25 percent of these new diagnoses, a five percent increase from 2009. Men who have sex with men (MSM) account for 70 percent of the diagnoses. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, black MSM alone make up 25 percent of people living with HIV in the Dallas metropolitan area.

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Sylvan Thirty: Development In Dallas

December 1, 2011 · Comments Off 

New development is coming to the intersection of Ft. Worth and Sylvan Avenue. By fall 2012, the now razed 6-acre piece of land will be filled with a mixed-use area including 200 apartments, restaurants, retail stores, a park area and a grocery store. The development is called Sylvan Thirty.

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More than millions

December 1, 2011 · Comments Off 

Dallas adjusts to life without a full Mavericks season as NBA lockout nears its end.

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Original Local Art Featured In New Omni Hotel

December 1, 2011 · Comments Off 

The Omni Dallas is filled with unique art crafted by over 150 artists native to Dallas.

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Yoga for Seniors

December 1, 2011 · Comments Off 

While some may think yoga is only for the young and lithe, a 2008 study by Yoga Journal found that an estimated 15.8 million Americans practice yoga, and of those nearly 20 percent are over 55. Seniors all over Dallas have been jumping onboard, practicing yoga in their homes, churches, retirement communities and assisted living facilities.

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SMU Graduates In the Job Market

November 29, 2011 · Comments Off 

With December graduation on the horizon, how are today’s students fairing?

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Social Media and Political Campaigns

November 17, 2011 · Comments Off 

While the use of popular social media has expanded to all ages, the youth voters (ages 18-29) are among its most frequent users. It was this same vote that favored Obama over McCain back in 2008 by over 35 percent, according to polls done by pewresearch.org, and was one of the key factors in Barack Obama’s victory.

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Baby Boom at the Dallas Zoo

November 16, 2011 · Comments Off 

Animals from across the world have been born this fall at the Dallas Zoo. From chimpanzees to warthog piglets, the zookeepers have their hands full.

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