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TRMC-Sunnyvale collects food and toys for local charities


SUNNYVALE — To give back to the community this holiday season, Texas Regional Medical Center at Sunnyvale recently launched a toy and canned food drive to benefit New Life Food Pantry in Forney and the Sharing Life Community Outreach in Mesquite. The 70-bed hospital also accepts other nonperishable food items and toiletries. “This is Texas [...]

Garland ISD discloses self-reporting to Homeland Security regarding H-1B Visa info

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Statement released by Garland ISD: In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Garland ISD has self-reported and is cooperating with federal authorities regarding an investigation of the district’s H-1B Visa Work Program. School district employees involved with the H-1B Visa Work Program contacted district administration in September 2013 with concerns of potential wrongdoing. [...]

R&B Artist Devonte singer raises the pulse


When asked about the influence behind the music: “Self-discovery influenced the lyrics. This past summer I made a lot of growth as a performer and songwriter. I wanted to give people feel good music to dance to, while leaving them with an essence that belonged to them. This song is so much about owning the [...]

When Cops Hide Behind Badge to Kill Blacks

Ruby Sales, civil rights activist and founder of The SpiritHouse Project.

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1965, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama was a hotbed for social protest and bred students passionate about equality, justice and civil rights. Seventeen year-old, Ruby Sales, born in Jemison, Ala., was one of those students. “Once you got the religion of civil rights and you were [...]

Transcendence opens Pandora’s Box


Transcendence stars Morgan Freeman and Johnny Depp in Hollywood’s latest attempt to give us a glimpse of our possible future – or maybe not. Depp is a dying futurist, attacked by anti-tech terrorist group. But he takes going viral to an entirely new level.   Before you dismiss it as unlikely, I offer Exhibit A: Minority’s [...]

Tallest Toy design and building contest kicks off at SMU today

Lyle Engineering students Andrew George (left) and Matt Tonnemacher test the WABA Fun Superstructs™ before the competition begins Friday evening.

DALLAS (SMU) – WABA Fun LLC and SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering are partnering to construct a prototype for the world’s tallest toy. The intense, round-the-clock, four-day design competition will take place Oct. 11-14 in the Innovation Gym on SMU’s campus as part of its prestigious Immersion Design Experience program. The winning design will be built by WABA Fun [...]

Singer Raz-B on life support in a coma in China

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Former B2K member, Raz-B, is on life support and in a coma following an accident in China that left him severely injured. Raz-B–real name De’Mario Monte Thornton–was performing on stage when he saw a physical altercation happening in the audience. He immediately attempted to break up the fight when he was hit in the mouth with a [...]

McKinney Mayor encourages participation in H-E-B Community Challenge


McKINNEY – The second-annual Healthy at H-E-B Community Challenge has begun, and McKinney is in it to win it. The eight-week competition challenges communities across the state to demonstrate a commitment to healthy living. During the inaugural competition last year, McKinney ranked third in the Mid-Size City category. This year, McKinney is competing in the [...]

Walmart brings back layaway for Christmas

Walmart bringing back layaway program for Christmas.

Discount retailer will start accepting layaways for Christmas season purchases Oct. 17

Silvia Alonzo named DISD Teacher of the Year

Alonzo, a Dallas ISD graduate

DALLAS— Silvia Alonzo, a bilingual reading/language arts teacher at John H. Reagan Elementary School, has been named the Teacher of the Year for the Dallas Independent School District. Alonzo, a Dallas ISD graduate, was awarded the honor at the district’s annual Teacher of the Year event and dinner on April 17 sponsored by Central Market and [...]

Dallas-based Tango Tab wins national competition


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dream Big America, the first-ever “reality radio show” hosting a weekly startup pitch competition, announces TangoTab as this past week’s winner. TangoTab based in Dallas, TX and presented by founder and CEO Andre Angel, is a phone app that provides restaurant offers to diners and a free meal to a person in need for every [...]

Prince and Warner Brothers surprisingly reteam

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Purple Rain is 30 years old! Oh my goodness I feel ancient, wasn’t it just yesterday I was sneaking back into the theater to see it for the third time – that day? Well I adjust to my age, the good news of the day is the fact that apparently Prince and Warner Bros. Records have kissed and made [...]

Cat Cora’s Crispy Baked Fish Sticks

Crispy Baked Fish Sticks with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce and Church-Style Lemon-Roasted Potatoes.

  As we close out the Lenten season this Good Friday, Cat Cora shared with Queen Latifah a healthier twist on fish sticks with her Crispy Baked Fish Sticks. Watch the video for more info and visit here for the recipe.

Dallas Fire-Rescue accepting toy drive donations for Children’s Medical Center Toy Drive

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Now that Thanksgiving has come to a close, signs that Christmas is just around the corner immediately become evident. Everything from lights on houses to seeing Christmas Trees through windows seems to materialize over night; and just as you prepare to shed the pounds from your holiday indulgence, you prepare to shed just as much, [...]

City of Dallas giving away free movie tickets at Saturday’s Spring Recycling Roundup


The public is invited to celebrate spring by dropping off hard to recycle items during the free Spring Recycling Roundup hosted by the City of Dallas Sanitation Services Waste Diversion Team. The first 50 cars to drop off items at each location will receive two free movie tickets. Team members will be on hand to accept [...]

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers toys and Holiday cheer


First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by a Toys for Tots service project at a military base yesterday with “boxes and boxes” of gifts that were donated by White House staffers, American CEOs, and even First Daughters Malia and Sasha. As she thanked the volunteers and donors working to make this holiday season special for those [...]

Zimmerman trial update: Zimmerman juror B37 speaks out

(Photo: Gary W. Green, Orlando Sentinel, via AP)

Juror B-37 says Trayvon Martin “could have walked away and gone home” after he was followed by George Zimmerman. A juror who has been vocal since the acquittal of George Zimmerman said Tuesday night that Trayvon Martin “played a huge role” in his own death. To read the entire story visit: USAToday.  

Abuelo’s dinners receive free coupon for holiday toy drive donation


DALLAS – To help brighten the holidays for the children of the Boys & Girls Club of Collin County and the Children’s Medical Center of Plano, Abuelo’s Mexican restaurants in Plano and Lewisville are asking guests to participate in their holiday toy drive. “We really want to hit it out of the park for the [...]

DART stuffing a bus with goods for the holidays


Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) employees are collecting donations of socks and blankets for adults, unwrapped toys for children, and canned food during the annual “Stuff a Bus” campaign to help nursing homes and area families. Help DART stuff a bus at the Mockingbird Station parking lot, 5465 E. Mockingbird Lane, Friday, Dec. 6, from [...]

Annual toy drive at Fire Dept. adds a pancake perk


MURPHY -While it’s universally accepted that giving is its own reward, the Murphy Fire Dept. will sweeten the deal this year with a flapjack or two to donors at their annual toy drive, according to Fire Chief Mark Lee. “Our annual toy drive benefits the kids at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County, and [...]

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