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Ian Kayanja

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Nature & Environment

Coming Soon: A Pollution Map That’s As Easy to Access As a Weather Forecast

North Texas environmental health advocates and Texas A&M University scientists have received a $250,000 grant to track pollution in real time. They hope it will shape policy and affect everyday behavior.
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Visual Arts

Meet the Local Artist Who’s Selling Her Vibrant Abstract Canvases at Target

British Virgin Islands native Roma Osowo uses her art to evoke joy and faith through color.
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Arts & Entertainment

An Australian Artist Turned McKinney’s Grain Silos Into a Tribute to the City’s Diversity

An Australian artist spent weeks looking for a scene that would illustrate the city of McKinney. He found his muse in a park on Juneteenth.
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Halloween

What to Do This Halloween in Dallas-Fort Worth

From haunted houses to costumed bar crawls and family-friendly festivals, this October is packed with events across North Texas. Here are your best choices.
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Family-Friendly

10 North Texas Pumpkin Patches to Visit This Fall

Kick off the season at one of these spots, all an hour or less from downtown Dallas.

Stories by Ian Kayanja

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Local News

City of Dallas Looks to Restore Hours at Its Libraries, Starting in Vickery Meadow

It’s been two years since the city cut hours and staffing at libraries. With vaccines readily available, the city is beginning to restore those services—especially in neighborhoods that rely on libraries for more than just books.
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Football

The State Fair Classic Is Still Bigger Than Football

On the importance of Black joy at the Fair, of all places.