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Historically Black Neighborhood Faces New Challenges

People Newspapers News 10/22 6:57A Bethany Erickson
Many longtime residents of the Elm Thicket/Northpark neighborhood worry that without zoning changes, the character of the historic neighborhood will disappear. (Read time: 5.2 minutes)

Abbott Pick for Secretary of State Fought 2020 Election Results

People Newspapers News 10/22 5:00A Contributor
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday appointed John Scott — a Fort Worth attorney who briefly represented former President Donald Trump in a lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania — as Texas' new secretary of state. (Read time: 5.1...

UNT joins SMU in the American Athletic Conference, as realignment continues

Dallas Business Journal 10/21 12:24P Ryan Osborne (WFAA)
This story is available as part of a content partnership with WFAA-TV. For more local news, visit WFAA.com. SMU now has a familiar face in the same conference. The University of North Texas on Thursday officially accepted an invitation to the...

US Border Patrol Stash House Busts Continue Along Texas-Mexico Border

CBS Dallas-Fort Worth 10/21 12:18P CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
EL PASO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – U.S. Border Patrol Agents said they re continuing this year’s increasing trend of locating and disrupting stash houses in West Texas and southern New Mexico. On Oct. 17, Border Patrol Agents arrested a United States...

Pickleball In UP To Move To Williams Park

People Newspapers News 10/21 2:44A Rachel Snyder
Pickleball players in University Park rejoice. The University Park City Council Tuesday approved repurposing two tennis courts at Williams Park into six pickleball courts. (Read time: 1.6 minutes)

SMU Looks to Future With $1.5B Campaign

People Newspapers Schools 10/21 2:30A Staff Report
To re-imagine the role of education and SMU itself in an era of rapid change, the university has launched a $1.5 billion fundraising campaign focused on opportunities created through scholarships, meaningful research and teaching, and its North...

SMU Grads Launch Sustainable Startup to Change Single-Use Item Blueprint

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 10/20 12:13P Noelle Walker
When SMU graduates Dillon Baxter and Maxime Blandin met on the university s golf team, they knew they d start a business together. You were always coming to me with ideas, Baxter said to Blandin. So kinda always had in the back of my mind, he s...

Guatemalan Drug Lord Wilson Wilfredo Luargas-Garcia Receives Life Sentence

CBS Dallas-Fort Worth 10/20 8:28A CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
SHERMAN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –  A Guatemalan national who operated an international drug trafficking ring received a life sentence, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei. Wilson Wilfredo Luargas-Garcia, a/k/a “Primazo,” 44, was...

Two Nonprofits Supporting Abuse Victims Awarded $1 Million Each

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 10/20 5:17A Alanna Quillen
It s a show of support for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. Two nonprofits – both working to fight both domestic abuse and child abuse in North Texas — just got the gift of a lifetime. The Dallas Children s Advocacy Center and The...

Meet Power Lawyer, Film Lover, UP Resident Yvette Ostolaza

People Newspapers Business 10/20 2:30A Rachel Snyder
When Yvette Ostolaza, the managing partner of global law firm Sidley’s Dallas office, isn’t in the courtroom, she’s often playing leadership roles in Dallas cultural organizations.
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