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Dallas paper calls out officials after homeless found occupying city building: 'Feces and urine throughout'

In a new editorial, The Dallas Morning News called out the Dallas city government for not preventing homeless people from occupying one of its buildings and trashing it. The outlet’s editorial board published the column on Wednesday after obtaining a memo from city council member Jesse Moreno to interim city manager Kimberly Tolbert reporting on the state of the “Family …

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Texas high school shooting leaves 18-year-old student dead, shot multiple times; suspect in custody

An 18-year-old student is dead after being shot five to six times by another student outside Bowie High School in Texas. In a press conference, Arlington Police Chief Al Jones and Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Matt Smith said that the shooting happened at the local public school around 2:50 p.m. Wednesday near a portable building outside. The school was placed …

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Dallas-area church highlights importance of adoption, foster care at 'Chosen' conference

A Dallas-area megachurch recently hosted a conference with the goal of enabling Christians and their congregations to help address the foster care crisis in the United States. The “Chosen” conference, held on April 13 at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, aimed to “empower, engage, and equip” attendees to establish foster care ministries at their churches and to effectively serve …

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Texas shelter dog becomes impressive police K-9 as he combats fentanyl crisis

A shelter dog has found a new mission in life as a drug-sniffing police K-9 — a transformation that took place just months after the pup was rescued from the streets of Fort Worth, Texas. “If you talk to me in five years, I guarantee you we’re going to have kilos of records to reflect his service to the city,” …

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Another Texas university drops DEI office, ‘approximately 20 associated jobs eliminated’ due to state law

University of Texas at Dallas (UT) will clear out its diversity, equity, and inclusion offices due to state law, according to an announcement from the university. In an effort to comply with Texas’ SB 17, operations of the Office of Campus Resources and Support (OCRS) will cease. “As a result, effective April 30, 2024, the Office of Campus Resources and …

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Dallas Police issue arrest warrant for Chiefs' Rashee Rice over crash

An arrest warrant was issued for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice for his alleged role in a car crash on a Texas expressway last month. Rice, 23, was charged with one count each of aggravated assault and a collision involving serious bodily injury and six counts of a collision involving injury, police said Wednesday. Rice was driving a …

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Chiefs' Rashee Rice releases statement following Dallas car wreck: 'I take full responsibility'

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice released a statement after a “major” car crash he was involved in Saturday in Dallas. After his attorney, Royce West, a member of Texas Senate representing the 23rd district, released a statement saying Rice was cooperating with authorities, Rice reiterated his cooperation. “Today, I met with Dallas PD investigators regarding Saturday’s accident,” Rice …

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Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson lobbies for Chiefs relocation after stadium funding vote failure: 'Welcome home'

Although the NFL’s Chiefs have spent the past six decades in Kansas City, the franchise originated in Texas. And the future of the two-time defending Super Bowl champions has become somewhat murky after voters in Kansas City rejected a measure that would have backed proposed renovations to the franchise’s home at Arrowhead Stadium. The measure would also have helped fund …

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Chiefs’ Rashee Rice ‘cooperating with local authorities’ after Dallas car crash: report

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice is working with authorities in Texas following a car crash he was linked to over the weekend. A statement from his attorney, Royce West, a member of Texas Senate representing the 23rd District, was provided to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “On behalf of Rashee Rice, his thoughts are with everyone impacted by the automobile …

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