Tag: Education

Early voting in runoff election off to slow start

For those who missed it, there is an election happening in Houston right now. Four City Council races wound up in run-offs after the November 8 municipal elections and Houstonians have until December 10 to decide the fate of...

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Dallas gets $1.28M HUD grant for HIV/AIDS

Officials with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have announced the allocation of nearly $9 million in grants to projects in seven states that provide permanent and transitional housing and support services to...

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Texas: A not-so-great state

As Perry eyes the presidency and Dewhurst makes a bid for the Senate, let’s look at the story the numbers really tell Phyllis Guest | Taking Note It seems that while David Dewhurst is running for the U.S. Senate, Rick Perry —...

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Drawing Dallas

Even with a big family (3 kids and 5 grandkids), retired schoolteacher Richard John du Pont projects a dandy’s fashion sense MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name: Richard John du Pont Occupation: Retired...

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Drawing Dallas

Makeup artist Tony Price is hoppy to be our Easter cover boy MARK STOKES  | Illustrator mark@markdrawsfunny.com Name and age: Tony Price, 20 Spotted at: Intersection of Lemmon and McKinney Occupation: Student in cosmetology and...

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Antigay Rep Heads Education Subcommittee

As states and school districts are looking for ways to reduce harassment and bullying in the classroom, a representative who was vehemently opposed to the passage of last year’s Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate...

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Glee Spoiler: Special Education

Stay out of the comments if you haven’t yet seen tonight’s episode. Otherwise, dive in and dish the strangeness. (The above clip may vanish from YouTube, of course.) Subscribe to Joe.My.God. Joe. My....

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Panels from AIDS quilt on display in Plano

Lavonne Barrows points to a quilt panel she made in 2004 Panels from the Names Project’s AIDS Memorial Quilt will hang at Event1013 in Plano through Wednesday, Dec. 1, World AIDS Day. Among the 13 panels are those from...

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