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Late Saturday night, a jury arrived at the unanimous conclusion that George Zimmerman had not committed an act of murder when he shot an unarmed teen named Trayvon Martin. As Jim Schutze noted earlier, Florida's Stand Your Ground law, which allows for the use of deadly force without the retreat requ ... More >>
Students, faculty and community members marched together today through the University of Texas at Arlington campus, demanding justice for Trayvon Martin's death and the arrest of his killer, 28-year-old George Zimmerman. Hundreds attended the rally organized by the UT-Arlington NAACP chapter, inclu ... More >>
Repercussions from the fatal shooting of unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be felt in Austin next year, state Senator Royce West told hundreds of demonstrators who gathered at Paul Quinn College today to mourn and demand justice for the 17-year-old. "We've come together today, but what w ... More >>
As Robert already mentioned a few days ago, Prince will be here soon, reliving his much blogged-about 1984 concert at Reunion Arena on Friday, February 4. One minor snag, though: Reunion Arena was demolished a few years back. No matter -- the show must go on. Prince will set up a huge tent on the ... More >>
Andrea Buchanan didn't know when she began writing Note to Self two years ago that the book would be released during the country's darkest hour in decades. Not bad timing for a compilation of tales about women transcending tough times. The award-winning writer, producer and director -- best known f ... More >>
Illustration by Brian StaufferWith little fanfare and hardly any spectators, the trial in the case of Graciela McKay vs. DISD wraps up this week in U.S. District Court, with a verdict expected as early as tomorrow. McKay is the Preston Hollow teacher who filed a federal lawsuit against the district ... More >>
Wildcatter Sanford Dvorin thinks he's hit the jackpot in quaint Coppell. But skeptics say no one's ever made money drilling for natural gas in Dallas County, and no one ever will.
After a divorce, housewife Helene Glazer hit bottom. Then she hit paydirt as Dallas' garage-sale guru.