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When the Disaster Happens, Neighbors Do, Too

By Bethany Erickson / March 7, 2018 / 1 Comment

I’ll be honest. At first, when I first had the idea of writing about how the neighborhoods impacted by the deadly home explosion two weeks ago — and the aftermath — I was thinking of a straight news story. But I realized fairly quickly that I couldn’t. You see, I know these neighborhoods. My child […]

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Atmos To Meet With Residents of Area Impacted by Gas Explosion

By Bethany Erickson / February 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Five days after a home explosion claimed the life of a sixth-grader and sent four of her family members to the hospital, Atmos Energy is still working to ascertain what happened — and to detect leaks throughout two neighborhoods. Monday, the National Transportation Safety Board was on hand to begin investigating the explosion as well. […]

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Downtown Business Owners, Community Leaders Provide Christmas Boost for Homeless Students

By Bethany Erickson / December 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

As the holiday season approaches, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of providing Christmas cheer for family and friends — and it’s equally easy to forget that not everyone will have a home to go to for the holidays. Such is the case for the thousands of Dallas ISD students […]

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Dallas Elections Attract Bumper Crop of Filers

By Bethany Erickson / February 20, 2017 / 3 Comments

Fourteen Dallas City Council seats and three Dallas Independent School District trustee seats are up for grabs on May 6. I’ll start saying this early — as I always do: It can cost somewhere around $1 million to hold an election, and in most May Dallas elections, we see less than 10 percent of voters […]

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Hearing For Proposed Oak Lawn DHA Development Slated For Feb. 6 as Neighbors Seek Accord With Housing Authority

By Joanna England / January 8, 2014 / 2 Comments

You remember the huge DHA project that is scheduled for the former site of the housing authority’s Kings Road project. A rezoning proposal that increased the scale, reduced parking and could perhaps exacerbate security issues on the property, had rubbed some neighbors the wrong way. Mike Harper, who runs the RezoningDHA.com website, is hoping that […]

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We Asked, They Answered: District 2 Candidate Herschel Weisfeld Wants Nasher, Museum Tower, to Work Together For Solution

By Joanna England / April 11, 2013 / 6 Comments

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment of our series of Dallas City Council candidate questionnaires. You can view the first here, the second here, and the third here. We attempted to contact each candidate in every contested race (10 races total), and those who responded with a working email address received the same eight questions. We gave […]

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