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Interim leader of Dallas Animal Shelter will return to police department

Today’s story about the mayoral debate on animal issues focused on problems in Dallas Animal Services and the possibility of a “no-kill” shelter.

What I didn’t mention was the strong feeling among animal advocates that things have turned around ther…

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Dallas CM Dave Neumann says he has ‘no clue’ who broke into his former business

Roy Appleton reports:

Dallas police investigated a break-in and the unauthorized use of a computer last October at a business formerly co-owned by City Council member Dave Neumann.

Two days after a divorce settlement awarded his ex-wife, Frances Ne…

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Real Estate Council endorses Mike Rawlings for Dallas mayor, along with every council incumbent

The Real Estate Council, a reliable indicator of the larger business community’s interests, has issued its endorsements for the May 14 City Council election.

Former Pizza Hut chief executive Mike Rawlings gets the nod over council member Ron Natinsky,…

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Dallas City Council briefed on once-every-decade redistricting effort

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The Dallas City Council was briefed Wednesday on the coming redistricting process, a once-a-decade endeavor to create districts with equal populations and ensure minorities fair representation.

Aside from the mayor, Car…

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Meet the District 6 candidates Tuesday’s West Dallas Chamber meeting

This just hit my inbox…

As one of its public meetings planned for 2011, the West Dallas Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters invite you to a forum with the candidates for Dallas City Council District 6.

Dallas City Council District …

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Here’s a close look at Dallas’ populations of Hispanics and blacks

The folks at Dallas’ redistricting office were kind enough to send me these maps after last night’s redistricting meeting. Pretty interesting to look at, especially as you’re thinking about how to create four or five Hispanic-dominated City Council districts and maintain four dominated by blacks.

We’ll see if the City Council, at this afternoon’s briefing, have some thoughts on it.

The first map here shows the concentrations of Hispanics throughout the city. The second, after the jump, shows the percentages of blacks.


–Steve Thompson / Reporter

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Will this be the last Dallas City Council election in May?

The city’s lobbyist, Larry Casto, just spent about an hour describing how the state legislature could lighten Dallas’ wallet to balance its own budget by grabbing about $24 million in revenue.

We have reported on City Manager Mary Suhm’s concerns ab…

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Let’s plant 3 million trees in North Texas

The City Council is hearing this morning about a bold plan to have 3 million trees planted in North Texas over the next 10 years.

It’s an important goal, backers say, for the region’s long term health, its air quality and its livability.

“If we pull …

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