State Rep. Jason Villalba, to Lt. Gov. Candidates: ‘Illegals Are People’

“Friends, these ‘illegals’ are people. They are human beings who love their little ones just as much as you and I love our little ones. They want a better life for their families and they want their children to have a better life than they have had.”

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Attention: Do Not Go Bare-Assed to the Dallas Pride Parade

The Dallas Pride parade is Sunday. As the Huffington Post notes, there is some controversy brewing as we head into this year’s celebration. I’ll let Daniel Cates, the North Texas coordinator for GetEQUAL TX, explain. Here’s what he wrote on his Facebook page: So the Dallas Tavern Guild has instituted NEW rules for parade participants […]

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The Winspear Opera House Is Home to an Active Shooter Seminar Tomorrow

Right off the bat let me say that I don’t think this is a bad idea. I don’t. Being prepared is important, and could save lives, possibly yours. That said, a few remarks: – The presentation on “What does an active shooter look like?” could probably be summed up in one sentence: “THE PERSON ACTIVELY […]

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Clive Davis Called Burleson Native Kelly Clarkson a ‘Sh*tty Writer Who Should Be Grateful For The Gifts That He Bestows’

Let’s go straight to the source, KellyClarkson.com: So I just heard Clive Davis is releasing a memoir and spreading false information about me and my music. I refuse to be bullied and I just have to clear up his memory lapses and misinformation for myself and for my fans. It feels like a violation. Growing […]

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Dwaine Caraway’s Fingerprints Are All Over the City’s Black History Month Talent Show

City officials just sent over a release about its Black History Month talent showcase, taking place March 1 at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. Disregard for a second that the talent show is actually not during Black History Month, and look at one one of the guidelines: Performers must keep their content and lyrics clean, with […]

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Belmont Addition: Not a Great Place to Live If You Want to Build a New Home

If you have a half-hour or so, check out this piece on BarkingDogs.org, the site run by rabble-rouser/ community organizer/ parade hater Avi Adelman. It includes: an over-reaching (?) conservation district, City Hall, City Council candidate Philip Kingston, and a couple trying to build a home on Goliad Avenue. Excerpt: Such a battle is taking […]

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Zeus Comics’ Richard Neal Explains His Decision to Not Sell the New Superman

Yesterday, Zeus Comics owner Richard Neal started a minor swirl online when he announced his store would not be selling the new Superman series. Neal’s decision was based on the fact that the author of that series, Orson Scott Card, was vehemently homophobic, actively working against gay marriage proposals. Even though today is new release day at […]

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Woman Drives the Wrong Way on I35 For 15 Miles

I understand this happens sometimes. You’re unfamiliar with an intersection or set of on-ramps, and you accidentally take off the wrong way. I’ve done it, then corrected myself in a matter of seconds. A woman in Burleson last night went the wrong way for 15 miles. That’s like getting on Central Expressway in downtown Dallas, […]

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Bishop Arts Gateway Project Might Not Be a Slam Dunk, One Business Owner Says

Last week, Roy Appleton reported that a stalled deal to purchase an old transmission shop at Davis Street and Zang Boulevard in North Oak Cliff was seemingly heading toward resolution. The city had been trying to purchase the property from Roy Smith, for use as a gateway park, welcoming folks into the burgeoning Bishop Arts District. […]

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