All-Star Comedy Jam Photo Recap

Comedian Faizon Love and NDG's Jessica Brewer

NDG’s Jessica Brewer spent time backstage with the guests and All-Star Comedy Jam performers on Oct. 24 – all photos by Frank Lott. See more of the Dallas Cowboy players in attendance and NDG Ticket Winners here:  

Denton brothers convicted of running synthetic “Spice” marijuana

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According to the U.S. attorney office, two brothers from Denton:  Holden Bownds, 23, and Samuel Madeley, 22 were convicted for a running a large synthetic marijuana, or “spice” operation that spanned across 38 states. The brothers teamed up with: Samuel Madeley, 22, and Holden Bownds, 23, Aaron Parrish, 31, Jennie Miller, 41, Kyle Boyer, 31, [...]

How to Vote in Texas

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The next general election will take place on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Early voting ends tomorrow (October 31, 2014). Photo ID is currently required. Please, click below to find out your polling station.  Information on what ID is required is listed below as well as answers to other frequently asked questions. You may also forward [...]

Constance Harper’s legacy of service to community and for Call & Post Newspaper remembered

Constance (Connie) Harper

The North Dallas Gazette and African American publishing community was sadden to lose a valued colleague this week with the death of Constance (Connie) Harper, the Associate Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the Call & Post Newspaper last Friday. Harper served the Cleveland community for many years and was scheduled to be inducted into the Press Club Hall of [...]

4th Annual Trick or Treat on Main Street scheduled in Irving on Halloween

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The Greater Irving – Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and its Heritage Crossing Business Alliance will host its 4th Annual Trick or Treat on Main Street event Friday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. on Main Street at Irving Boulevard. “Trick or Treat on Main Street is an initiative that began four years ago to [...]

Dallas ISD Superintendent Miles: Changes made at Billy Earl Dade Middle School are to improve instruction

DISD Superintendent Mike Miles

By Mike Miles, Dallas ISD Superintendent I know first-hand the power of public education. I grew up facing a number of the same challenges our students do. The children of an African-American father who was frequently away and a Japanese mother with limited English, my seven siblings and I grew up facing the same struggles [...]

Texas oil company reaches $1.6M settlement with EPA

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Superior Crude Gathering Inc. (Superior Crude) has agreed to pay a civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2010 crude oil spill from tanks at Superior’s oil storage facility in Ingleside, Texas, the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. Under the consent decree lodged [...]

City of Dallas welcomes back nurse Amber Vinson

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Amber Vinson is back in Dallas, arriving at Love Field this evening. Dallas Love Field and the City of Dallas are respecting her family’s request for privacy during this time and will not provide media availability. “Amber Vinson’s discharge from the hospital after being declared free of Ebola marks an important turning point in our [...]

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