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Panama Canal expansion will impact Dallas-Fort Worth

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The International Affairs & Sister Cities Committee met to discuss the expansion of the Panama Canal and the impact it would have on Texas cities including Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston. Ambassador Juan Sosa, Consul

Two DCCCD colleges will help prisoners through Second Chance Pell program

Two DCCCD colleges will help prisoners through Second Chance Pell program

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As thousands of incarcerated Americans are released annually from the country’s jails and prisons, those men and women begin looking for jobs and for ways to build new lives. Correctional education is key to

Six basics to consider before investing with a robo advisor

Six basics to consider before investing with a robo advisor

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By Nathaniel Sillin You’re looking to grow your money, but you’re not quite sure how to get started. Should you go robo? Robo advisor, that is. A robo advisor is a digital investment management service that allows

Texas.gov makes Texans’ lives easier

Texas.gov makes Texans’ lives easier

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AUSTIN, Texas –Whether you are preparing for a vacation or just taking care of routine errands, Texas.gov is a great resource to help make your summertime plans a breeze. The state’s official website offers

El Centro College, DCCCD grieve the loss of lives caused by deadly Dallas shooting

El Centro College, DCCCD grieve the loss of lives caused by deadly Dallas shooting

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El Centro College and the entire Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) community are deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred in downtown Dallas on Thurs., July 7. The main campus of El

Tips to protect health in extreme heat

Tips to protect health in extreme heat

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reminds residents about steps they should take to protect their health from the extreme heat. “People may not often think about it but extreme heat can have

AirCheckTexas can help replace and repair vehicles

AirCheckTexas can help replace and repair vehicles

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Arlington, Texas – With millions of dollars in funding available, the AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine program continues to accept applications. Eligible individuals can receive a voucher to help replace or repair their vehicles. Vouchers

FBI seeks public’s assistance in armed, takeover-style bank robbery 

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The Dallas FBI Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying four subjects in an armed, takeover-style bank robbery at the Neighborhood Credit Union located at 13651 Monfort Drive in Dallas

Twelve charged in Dallas as part of largest national Medicare fraud takedown in history

Twelve charged in Dallas as part of largest national Medicare fraud takedown in history

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DALLAS – Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell recently announced an unprecedented nationwide sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force in 36 federal

Entomologists provide advice for women regarding Zika virus

Entomologists provide advice for women regarding Zika virus

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By Paul Schattenberg Initially, the Zika virus was considered a “mild” disease, but public health officials have become increasingly concerned that pregnant women who contract Zika can pass the virus to their unborn babies, said