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Fight Over White Rock Lake Museum's New Home Continues
By Jacob Vaughn
In the Late 1980s, the Gay Urban Truth Squad Took Dallas to Task Over the AIDS Crisis
By Simone Carter
White Rock Lake Museum May Have a New Home One Day. Maybe Soon.
By Jacob Vaughn
Uvalde Elementary Massacre Is Among the Deadliest Mass Shootings in Texas History
In a Brand-Obsessed Age, Dallas Has a Leg Up With These National Corporations
By Liam Gaughan
Clyde Barrow's Childhood Home and Family Filling Station Demolished in West Dallas
Heart of the Arts: Dallas' Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Turns 100
By Danny Gallagher
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Wants Landowners to Help Save Dwindling Texas Kangaroo Rat Population
Art For Ad's Sake: How Industrial Films and Ads Built a Production Empire for Dallas
Where's a Good Cyclone When You Need One?
By Gene Fowler
A Gunman Killed 23 People at a Luby's in Killeen 30 Years Ago. It Changed Texas Forever.
By Tyler Hicks
It's Nearly Thanksgiving, but the QAnon Group Is Still Waiting for JFK Jr. in Dallas
What Will the Forest Theater Reopening Mean for South Dallas Residents?
By Desiree Gutierrez
From Houdini to Barney, A Look Back at The Majestic's Key Moments As It Turns 100
By Jacob Reyes
The Next Big Horror Film Could Easily Be Based on These Creepy North Texas Ghost Stories
Top Ten Records Embraces Chicano Culture With Sundays on Jefferson
Texas Theatre Officially Opens Its Second Floor, 165-Seat Screen
A New PBS Documentary Tells the Real Story About the Women's Suffrage Movement
By Brittany Nunn
A New Texas Law Makes Paying for Sex a Felony. Some Doubt It Will Work.
How Many Texas Schools Still Have Confederate-Linked Names?
By Patrick Strickland
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