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In Twist to Collin College Debacle, Two Board Trustees Back Terminated Professors

5 days ago by Steven Monacelli
Collin College has sparked widespread criticism over its decision to terminate several female faculty members who criticized the school. Now, the fight is heating up again.

Restaurant Group Teams Up With Food Bank for Big Game Day and More Pizza News

3 months ago by Kristina Rowe
Super Bowl Sunday is next weekend, so it's a pretty safe bet that hungry Dallas football fans will chow down on a few tons of pizza during the game. Of course, you don't need a championship as an excuse to eat pizza (or maybe you want to start munching earlier...

Protesters Call Gainesville 'Most Racist Small Town in Confederate States of America'

5 months ago by Simone Carter
At a protest Friday, PRO Gainesville demonstrators displayed a banner calling Gainesville the "most racist small town in the Confederate States of America."

First Look: Royal 38 Offers Plenty to Drink on the Patio

5 months ago by Alex Gonzalez
For a royal escape from the chaos of the pandemic, Royal 38 allows guests to sip quirky, fun cocktails on a spacious patio in The Union in Uptown. From the founders of HIDE — which has recently relocated from Deep Ellum to Lower Greenville — Royal 38 boasts a cocktail-focused...

Abbott's Limits on Drop-off Locations for Mail-In Ballots Won't Affect Dallas County Directly

7 months ago by Jacob Vaughn
If you live in Travis or Harris counties, thanks to the governor, you might have to venture a lot farther to drop off your mail-in ballots for the upcoming election. By proclamation, Gov. Greg Abbott limited mail-in ballot drop-off locations to just one per county and is allowing parties to...

Gainesville's County Commissioners Vote to Keep Courthouse Confederate Monument

9 months ago by Simone Carter
Last month, Gainesville City Council members voted unanimously to remove one of the town’s two Confederate monuments. In a 4-1 decision Monday morning, Cooke County Commissioners opted to keep the other. Activists from grassroots organization PRO Gainesville say the Confederate statue, which towers over the courthouse lawn, is a testament to...

With No More CARES Act Protections, North Texas Tenants Fear Evictions

10 months ago by Simone Carter
Soon, single mother Kimberly Brock will likely be evicted from her Denton home. A federal law that had shielded her from displacement expired on Saturday. That same day, Brock, who has a 5-month-old daughter named Emery, said she received an eviction notice. She hasn't been able to afford her full...

How the FBI Illegally Targeted Leftist Groups in Dallas

11 months ago by Garrett Gravley
From 1956 to 1971, the FBI actively tried to subvert civil rights and New Left movements through often illegal means. Among its many targets were activist groups in North Texas. The name of the project was the Counter Intelligence Program, which was syllabically abbreviated to COINTELPRO. Most of the FBI’s...

Pussy Riot Is Coming to Dallas in April, and They’re Bringing a Movement With Them

1 year ago by David Fletcher
Just yesterday I got a call from a dear friend of mine who had just walked out of her Planned Parenthood appointment in exasperation. She didn't have the cash to cover a routine wellness check with the tips she makes as a server, and the clinic lost federal funding support...

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