How People of Color Can Improve Their End-of-Life Healthcare


By Brandi Alexander The day my father died from prostate cancer — Jan 11, 2011 — is the day I decided that no family should ever experience the same pain. That day everything changed for me. I had worked for seven years at an organization whose sole focus is end-of-life care, yet I had not [...]

Reps. Veasey and Sessions attending Irving Chamber Congressional Roundtable

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Three members of the Texas Congressional Delegation have confirmed their participation in the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural 2014 Congressional Roundtable. The roundtable will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel – Las Colinas, 221 E. Las Colinas Blvd. in Irving. Texas Association of [...]

Hamas is to blame for current violence in the opinion of most Americans

According to a new national survey released by Pew Research, around twice as many Americans say Hamas is responsible for the current violence as Israel. All in all, 40 percent of people polled said that most responsibility lies with Hamas as opposed to 19 percent with Israel. The question resulted in division among Democrats – 29 percent [...]

WW1 propaganda images on display at Frontiers of Flight Museum


The Frontiers of Flight Museum will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I with a dynamic collection of rare vintage poster art including recruiting, propaganda and home front morale images from World Wars I and II.  They include the poster that created the iconic image of “Uncle Sam.”  The collection has been [...]

Arby’s launch 3 Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches

Arby's new Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches

Arby’s new Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches offer different combinations of five delicious premium meats – roast beef, pepper bacon, turkey, ham and corned beef – in a trio of sandwiches. Available in Arby’s restaurants nationwide for a limited time, the new protein-packed Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches include: Triple Stack – turkey, roast beef, pepper bacon, lettuce, [...]

Palin fans can now skip mainstream media for Sarah Palin Channel

Sarah Palin

The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a “direct connection” between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate and her supporters, with “no need to please the powers that be,” Palin says in a video mission statement on her channel’s home page.  “Are you tired of the media filters?” [...]

Dallas Parks’s launch online scavenger hunt Find It!

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Dallas Park and Recreation Department is showcasing its newly created website with a scavenger hunt to help residents and visitors get familiar with the new site. The online hunt, called Find It! continues through Thursday at Find It! encourages citizens to become familiar with the new site, learn more about Dallas parks and recreational programs and [...]

Realistic couples happier than ‘soul mates’ study shows


Soul mates may have to take a lesson from realists when it comes to love and the success of healthy relationships. Researchers from the University of Toronto published a study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, which revealed the importance of how we think about love. “Our findings corroborate prior research showing that people who implicitly [...]

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