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Violent crime falls 13% in Oak Lawn hotspot

But jumps in vehicle burglaries, auto thefts fuel overall increase in 2011 for Maple-Wycliff TAAG JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com Violent crime fell roughly 13 percent last year in the...

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Another pedestrian hit on Cedar Springs

For the third time in six weeks, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the Cedar Springs strip over the weekend. This time, the victim reportedly is a 10-year-old girl, but her injuries aren’t believed to be...

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Fatal hit-and-run raises safety concerns

Pedestrian struck, killed near unlighted crosswalk on Cedar Springs strip JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com A fatal hit-and-run accident on the Cedar Springs strip last week has led to renewed debate...

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Griggs knocks off Neumann in District 3

With 52 of 56 precincts reporting, challenger Scott Griggs leads incumbent Dave Neumann in the District 3 Dallas City Council race. Griggs, endorsed by both Stonewall Democrats and the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance, appears...

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Natinsky gets endorsement nod from DGLA

REACHING OUT | Dallas mayoral candidates, from left, Mike Rawlings, Ron Natinsky and David Kunkle listen to a speaker during the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance PAC endorsements screenings. All three of the major candidates...

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Hunt ends speculation over mayoral candidacy

Angela Hunt, left, and James Nowlin District 14 councilwoman won’t for mayor, but gay candidate James Nowlin pledges to stay in race and challenge three-term incumbent From Staff Reports editor@dallasvoice.com Dallas City...

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Hunt, Kunkle to visit LGBT groups next week

Former DPD Chief David Kunkle The Dallas LGBT community will have a chance to get up close and personal with one announced candidate for mayor — and another possible candidate for mayor — next week. Local activist Jesse Garcia...

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2 candidates launch mayoral campaigns

Jim Moore, left, and Ron Natinsky Natinsky, Moore outline campaign issues, both claim LGBT support Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice With incumbent Dalla Mayor Tom Leppert confirming this week that he will not run...

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Hunt considering run for mayor

Angela Hunt LGBT political leaders praise her advocacy for the community, say they want to see who else enters race RELATED STORY: Openly gay candidate considers run for Hunt’s District 14 seat TAMMYE NASH  |  Senior...

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Can Razzle Dazzle be revived?

Group of business owners, nonprofit reps call for meeting to set up board, discuss options for reinstating Dallas’ June Pride event Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Scott Whittall More than 25 years ago,...

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Help Troy Aikman make the Katy Trail safer

In the wake of the tragic death of jogger Lauren Huddleston, who suffered fatal head injuries when she was struck by a bicyclist, Friends of the Katy Trail is kicking off a Safety Awareness Drive with the help of former Cowboys...

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DGLA hosts rally for safe schools in Oak Cliff

About 50 people gathered around a pavilion in Lake Cliff Park in Dallas on Friday evening for a safe schools rally organized by the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance. The crowd, which included several local TV news crews and about...

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