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Opening Remarks: Advice For Graduates

If at first you don’t succeed, just be yourself Sponsored Message It’s high school and college graduation time again and,…

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At its peak, Wynnewood Village had it all.   Built in the early 1950s, Wynnewood offered shopping, banking, entertainment, doctors…

The trumpet of the robot

In high school, I played the trumpet. Baseball was my first love, and I would have much preferred playing on…

Guest Column: Roots Of The Problem

We Dallasites, on the whole, care about our trees. The good news is that the proposed update of the Dallas…

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We’ve got high schools and middle schools, and upper and lower and elementary schools. There are magnet schools and alternative…

Social media recluse

When I go into a meeting these days, many of my co-workers — most of the young ones, anyway —…

Inside Views: Turning over a new leaf?

For three years, the Urban Forestry Advisory Committee, with members appointed by mayors Miller and Leppert, has been meeting regularly…

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Oak Cliff business tycoon C.R. McHenry collaborated with Texas billionaire and later Hollywood producer, Howard Hughes to fulfill his dream…

Guest Column: Turning Over New Leaves?

City officials are considering changes to the tree ordinance For three years, the Urban Forestry Advisory Committee, with members appointed…

My wife hates sports

When my wife-to-be and I were dating, our favorite activity was attending sporting events. We sat in the upper deck…

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Most golf aficionados wouldn’t think of Oak Cliff as having much of a golf history. They would be wrong. For…

Opening Remarks

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the days of blindly buying things for ourselves are over. Forever. And ever….