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Fri 7/27 Norman Lear, b. 1922 Bobbie Gentry, b. 1944 Peggy Fleming, b. 1948 Maya Rudolph, b. 1972 Alex Rodriguez, b. 1975 2001 – American Airlines Center opened in Dallas. 2,000 people cut the 3-mile long ribbon: two new world records. Sat 7/28 Beatrix Potter, b. 1866 Richard Rodgers, b. 1902 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, b. […]

Pro baseball returning to Dallas

By David Mullen Professional baseball is returning to Dallas, and the man behind the Southwest League of Professional Baseball thinks it will be big hit. Mark Schuster, president and CEO of Ventura Sports Group, has the vision of rapidly growing a league of six independent teams, one in Joplin, MO and five in Texas, including […]

Vol. 10, No. 8

July 17 – 12:29 a.m. 6300 Block, Melody Ln. (75231) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: The suspect stole the complainant’s 2001 GMC Yukon. July 17 – 2:34 a.m. 2800 Block, Peavy Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspect held the complainant at gunpoint and stole his property. July 17 – 7:41 a.m. […]

Murder, she wrote!

By Nancy Black I followed the directions exactly as written. I shook the can vigorously. I cleared all our pets from the yard. And then I moved my outstretched arm in a big, sweeping motion from left to right, as instructed. Less than two minutes later, they were dead. No, not the mosquitoes I was […]

Dog days of summer can be fun and comfortable

Dog days of summer can be fun and comfortable

By Dr. Beth Leermakers   Entertaining my young foster on days with 109° afternoons is challenging. In cooler weather, we’d go for a second walk or play fetch in the backyard. However, when the mercury hits triple digits, playing outside isn’t safe. Left to their own devices, 55-pounders Oliver and Jacquie turn my couch into […]

Dollar Days are back

Dollar Days are back

The drawn-out, sun-drenched days of summer bring in August Dollar Days at the Dallas Arboretum. Named “One of the World’s 15 Most Breathtaking Gardens” by Architectural Digest, the garden is offering $2 general garden admission, $5 for parking, and $2 admission into the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden for the month of August. Dollar Days […]

Cancer survivor crafts new life in East Dallas

Cancer survivor crafts new life in East Dallas

By Shari Goldstein Stern When faced with adversity, some shrink. Others drink. Many go dark. But precious few become energized. Deanna Zuniga is one of the latter. According to the two-time cancer survivor: “I think one emerges from something like cancer one of two ways; either bitter or thankful. Personally, I refuse to be a […]

Dragon boat athletes head to Lake Lanier

Dragon boat athletes head to Lake Lanier

Team USA selected athletes to compete in the ICF Dragon Boat World Championships, which will be held at Lake Lanier Olympic Park Sept. 12-16. Four members of Dallas United Crew’s Dragon Boat team from White Rock Lake were picked for the championships. Paddlers Rich Stewart, Kristin Walsh, Shirley Che and Angie Fealy will compete in […]

Free, back-to-school health fair set for 8/18

Free, back-to-school health fair set for 8/18

  Church of the Incarnation Episcopal is hosting a free Back to School Immunization Clinic. The event is on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 1-3 p.m. at 3966 McKinney Avenue, just north of Blackburn Street. The event is free to the public and is an easy way to bring your child’s shots up to date. Free […]

Check out seeds from a library? Dallas says: Yes!

By Shelia Huffman Do you want to know what to plant, when to plant and where to plant? The J. Erik Jonsson Dallas Public Library has that information along with the seeds. And it’s all free! The “seed library” is located on the sixth floor of the central library at 1515 Young Street in downtown […]

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