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LaunchAbility® Announces Rick Van Hooser as New Executive Director

Nonprofit Veteran to Focus on Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships LaunchAbility, which helps people with learning and intellectual disabilities find work and lead independent lives, announced today the appointment of non-profit veteran Rick Van Hooser as its new executive director. Previously

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Chow Down! Dog-Friendly Dining Digs

Looking for a great place to eat that also welcomes your furry best friend? Check out these best bets that blend fantastic food with comfy, spacious outdoor seating for you and your canine pal. From ethnic restaurants to pub fare

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Dog Friendly Dallas

My Best Friend’s Park- Klyde Warren Dog Park   https://www.klydewarrenpark.org/Things-To-Do/Activity/dog-park.html   Address: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Suite 403, Dallas, TX 75201     Dog Park at Jack Carter Park   http://www.plano.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/Dog-Park-at-Jack-Carter-Park-29   Address: 2601 Pleasant Valley Dr, Plano, 75023  

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Barking Up the Right Tree

Dog Park Do’s and Don’ts by Lisa A. Beach Taking your pooch to a dog park sounds like fun, right? While it can turn into a doggie dream-come-true, it can also slide into a canine quandary if you’re not careful. 

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America’s Sex Trade Problem

Playground documentary helps Irma Rangel School educate students by Karyn Brodsky Sammie Casas and her classmates learned about child sexual exploitation and trafficking via the Nest Foundation Prevention Curriculum facilitated by New Friends New Life and taught by their teachers

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The Good Kid Award: The Making of a Leader

HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORE SAMMIE CASAS INSPIRES OTHERS TO SPREAD AWARENESS ABOUT SEX TRAFFICKING by Karyn Brodsky “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams At

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A Suburbanite’s Guide to a Food and Fun Filled Day in Dallas

  by Bobbie Ames | Food & Entertainment Editor Yes, yes, yes—I know we have great restaurants, amazing parks and trendy shops right in our own backyard. And I am certainly appreciative of all the perks that come with living

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Cool Me Down Summer Recipes

  by Bobbie Ames | Food & Entertainment Editor   Capers Signature Marinated Summer Salad INGREDIENTS 2 English cucumbers, seeds removed and diced 2 boxes (13.4 ounce) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 head of purple cauliflower, shredded 1/2 head

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Pool Movie Nights at Home

There’s something special about family night at the movies.  Here’s a cool idea to bring the big screen production home. by Tricia White | Managing Editor Staging the pool movie is easier than it sounds.   1. The A/V: To show

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