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TRMC-Sunnyvale collects food and toys for local charities

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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. [...]

Beyonce’s Time cover photo a bit disappointing

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Does Beyonce’s Time cover photo look lovely and 1 trillionth time better than I will ever look? Absolutely! But do I think the message of the cover is a bit disappointing? Absolutely! But at the end of the day, celebrating her sexuality on her terms is apparently a part of the 2014 edition of Bey. [...]

R&B Artist Devonte singer raises the pulse

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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 [...]

Urban League Guild honored Gifted Ten

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The Urban League Guild of Greater Dallas in partnership with AT&T Community NETwork Dallas chapter honored ten seniors for their academic achievements and their community service at a Luncheon Scholarship Tribute on Saturday, April 19 at the Cedar Hill Recreation Center, 310 E. Parkerville Road in Cedar Hill. The theme is The Gifted Ten: Honoring Academic [...]

Garland-based grocery store fined $43,000 by the Justice Department

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The Justice Department reached an agreement with Mexico Foods LLC, aka El Rancho Corp., a supermarket chain based in Garland, Texas, resolving claims that the company engaged in discrimination during the employment eligibility verification process in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department’s investigation was initiated based on a referral from the [...]

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

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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 [...]

5 Beauty Habits to Break this Summer

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Skipping a few hours of sleep, forgetting to wash your face before bed, not apply sunscreen everyday all seem so innocent right? But odds are, at least one of these habits in your daily routine are the cause of those dreadful breakouts, crow’s feet and flakey or discolored skin. Fortunately, the fixes are simple! By [...]

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

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, [...]

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers toys and Holiday cheer

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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 [...]

Alzheimer’s warning sign: Acting out dreams

Eighty percent of people with a sleep disorder that causes them to act out their dreams will develop a brain disease. (Credit: Kelly B/Flickr)

A sleep disorder that causes people to act out their dreams is the best current predictor of brain diseases like Parkinson’s and many other forms of dementia. “Rapid-eye-movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is not just a precursor but also a critical warning sign of neurodegeneration that can lead to brain disease,” says John Peever, an [...]

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

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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 [...]

Zimmerman trial update: Zimmerman juror B37 speaks out

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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.  

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 [...]

Plano native enjoys giving back to community as police officer

Jaquay Johnson, a Plano native, is a Probationary Police Officer for the City of Plano

Plano has always been home for Jaquay Johnson, who is now a Probationary Police Officer for the City of Plano and was sworn in on January 22, 2014.  Officer Johnson was born and raised in Plano and attended Plano schools and places a great emphasis on continuing to be a part of the community. She [...]

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

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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 [...]

Transcendence opens Pandora’s Box

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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 [...]

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