The Tree City Ranks #1 Best Place To Live In The Nation, New York Times Says (DeSoto #7, Cedar Hill #8)

Euless, TX - The Tree City made an impact this year and is listed as the best place to live in the nation, according to an opinion column in The New York Times. Euless beat out the competition when examining criteria such as the cost of living, jobs, racial diversity, and climate.

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Officer dies after being shot outside Mesquite grocery store, police say

MESQUITE, Texas — An officer has died after being shot while responding to a disturbance near a Mesquite grocery store Friday afternoon, officials say. A suspect who was also shot remains in critical condition.

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North Texas business owners hope residents shop local this holiday season, as they bounce back from pandemic and supply chain issues

DALLAS — The holiday shopping season is here. Some businesses are scrambling to make sure stores have enough supply and options for customers. Many retailers, large and small are trying to bounce back during a pandemic. At the same time, they are dealing with national supply chain issues.

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Ellis County residents can receive healthcare enrollment assistance

Prism Health North Texas (PHNTX) recently has received a three-year award as part of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas consortium group to offer multiple services supportive of engaging individuals with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Dallas County launches Emergency Business Assistance Program | Monday, Nov. 1

Dallas County, TX - Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, Dallas County small businesses are facing a significant financial crisis. It has been estimated that only about one-half of America’s small businesses were able to apply for federal assistance before that first round of funding was committed,

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City leaders break ground on new affordable housing community in Southern Dallas

Dallas, TX — A new affordable housing development is under construction in Southern Dallas.  Workers are clearing the land and the dirt is turning on land near South Lancaster Road and Crouch Road, symbolizing the groundbreaking on The Ridge at Lancaster Apartments.

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TSTC Drafting and Design students go back to basics in challenge

Waco, TX - Texas State Technical College Drafting and Design students are going back to the basics.  Throughout October, several students and instructors are participating in the Inktober challenge.

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STATE REPRESENTATIVE TONI ROSE CLEARS FIRST HURDLE IN SECURING FUNDING FOR NEW STATE MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITAL SERVING DALLAS-FORT WORTH

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 161, joint authored by State Representative Toni Rose (110), clearing the first major hurdle in securing a $237.8 million appropriation to the Health and Human Services Commission for the construction of a new state psychiatric hospital serving the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

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17,000 criminal cases affected by Dallas PD data loss; full update expected this week

DALLAS - This week, Dallas city leaders should be getting a clearer picture of just what kinds of Dallas police case data were deleted during two data loss events this year. 

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Southwest Airlines Flight Cancellations Continue Into Monday

Dallas, TX - Southwest Airlines canceled hundreds of more flights Monday following a weekend of major service disruptions.  By midmorning Monday, the carrier had canceled about 360 flights and more than 600 others were delayed, according to FlightAware.

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City of Duncanville and City of Lancaster City Managers to be Inducted into the National Academy of Public Administration's 2021 Class of Academy Fellows

Duncanville/Lancaster, TX - The National Academy of Public Administration today announced that 39 leaders in the field of public administration have been selected for the 2021 Class of Academy Fellows.

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