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The Depressing Reality About Dallas in the New U.S. Census Numbers

While 8.1 million people now live in North Texas, people continue to flee Dallas County.
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How to Turn Your Front Yard Into an Urban Farm, Legally

Nathaniel Barrett’s pandemic project has taken over his life. Fortunately for his citrus trees, he knows state law better than the Dallas Code Compliance Office.
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High-Speed Rail Versus Downtown Dallas

Regional transportation planners will today present plans to run a 7-story tall rail line through West Dallas and downtown. How will it affect the city? We don't know.
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Cost of Trenching I-345 Balloons to $1.6 Billion

The Texas Department of Transportation will brief the Council on Wednesday for the first time since Dallas signed off on its plans to trench the highway.
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Confusion, Testy Exchanges Mark the Beginning of Dallas’ Search for a New City Manager

The Dallas City Council is holding two meetings to discuss how it will conduct the search for the next city manager. It's already a little messy, but they selected an interim replacement.
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Leading Off (2/27/24)

Cloudy today with a high of 85 and chances of regret
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Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax Has Announced His Resignation

The joint Council announcement cited the frayed relationship between the city manager and Mayor Eric Johnson as a reason to support his departure.
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Erykah Badu Will Soon Stare at You From DART Buses and Trains

The arrival of Erykah Badu-themed DART buses marks a turning point for the image of public transit in the city. Plus: Her thoughts on rebranding Big Tex.
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Leading Off (2/1/24)

We're already a month into the year. Let's get to it.
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The $55 Million Mistake and the Woman Who Made It

Mary Suhm was the Dallas city manager who got us into a lawsuit over drilling.
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