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Flashing lights won’t fix Cedar Springs’ No. 1 problem: Shabbiness

Community must work together to spiff up our strip, which wasn’t even included in Dallas’ ‘Complete Streets’ program until recently Phyllis Guest Taking Notes Afriend and I went to a Jan. 12 meeting at the Round-Up Saloon, hosted by Dallas … Continue reading

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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 1-square-mile hotspot that encompasses the Cedar Springs entertainment … Continue reading

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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 life-threatening. Dallas … Continue reading

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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 about what can be done to make … Continue reading

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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 well on his way to … Continue reading

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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 sought the DGLA endorsement, which … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Dallas already requires contractors to have LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination policies

On Monday, the Nashville city council voted to require contractors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their nondiscrimination policies. According to a report from the Human Rights Campaign, Nashville joined cities including Bloomington, Austin, Tucson and St. Louis … Continue reading

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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 Councilwoman Angela Hunt, a staunch LGBT ally who … Continue reading

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Angela Hunt isn’t running for mayor, and James Nowlin isn’t dropping out of the District 14 race

James Nowlin Dallas City Councilwoman Angela Hunt, a staunch LGBT ally who represents the heavily gay District 14, tells Unfair Park that she’s opted not to run for mayor in 2011, and will instead seek re-election to her council seat. … Continue reading

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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 sends … Continue reading

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