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Q&A: How Dallas Is Adding Parks By Going Small

Dallas is proving that it doesn’t need large investments like Klyde Warren Park to make a difference in communities across the city. Garrett Boone, the city’s new “greening czar,” explains what’s to come.
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After Years of Advocacy in Dallas and Around Texas, the CROWN Act Becomes Law

Earlier this month, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 567, which would prevent discrimination against someone based on their hairstyle or hair texture.
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The City Council Is Set to Vote on I-345’s Future This Month

The City Council will vote on whether to support a plan to trench the presently elevated highway by the end of this month. The proceedings begin on Monday with a public panel.
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Election Recap: Low Turnout Delivers Victories to Dallas City Council Incumbents

The Dallas City Council will largely remain the same after a sleepy election that featured no marquee race.

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Today Is Your Last Chance to Vote Early in the Council and School Board Elections

Just 3 percent of Dallas County’s registered voters have cast a ballot. That’s abysmal, so let’s do something about it.
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Politico: U.S. Rep. Colin Allred Plans to Run For Ted Cruz’s Senate Seat

The civil rights attorney and former NFL player won his seat in 2018. Now, he’s eyeing bigger game.
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The Problem With Using State Troopers as City Cops

In Austin, an analysis of patrol work by Texas Department of Public Safety troopers show they’re disproportionately arresting people of color. It echoes the song that played in Dallas four years ago.
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Five Dallas Council Members Call for Independent Study of I-345 Removal

The representatives hope to direct the city manager to order an independent study of the effects of removing the 1.4-mile highway between downtown and Deep Ellum.
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In April, the Dallas City Council Will Weigh Whether to Effectively Ban Short-Term Rentals

After three years of research, the city is finally deciding what to do about Airbnbs, Vrbos, and other platforms. Here’s everything you need to know.