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New Headquarters for North Texas Performing Arts

The Willow Bend Center for the Arts home of North Texas Performing Arts and Plano Children’s Theatre Groundbreaking Ceremony took place on March 15th.  This Summer Plano Children’s Theatre, the flagship of the North Texas Performing Arts family of theatres,

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UT elects first Latina, physically disabled student president

From Statesman.com Fourth-year government and Mexican-American studies major Alejandrina Guzman made University of Texas history Thursday when she was elected to be the Austin campus’ first Latina, physically disabled student body president. A campus-wide run-off election concluded with Guzman and

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Samantha was the Epitome of Love

Samantha Sacks, the beautiful, boisterous 16-year-old with a heart as big as Texas, was the epitome of love. Everything she did was based on love. “Sam” loved life. Just one look on her social media affirms that Sam emulated love. 

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Audiences are “Eating Up” Linda Daugherty’s Masterful EAT

  EAT illuminates the struggle of those who suffer and of those who love them.”   – Stephanie Setliff, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders at UT Southwestern Medical School by Tricia White | Managing

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Operation Kindness Teams Up for Supurrrrbowl Sunday

Operation Kindness Teams Up with North Shore Animal League Kick Off Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl with Cat Care Starter Kit Operation Kindness – the original and largest no-kill shelter in North Texas – is teaming up with North Shore Animal League

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Award Winning Actor Alan Cumming will Entertain Guests at An Evening of Hope Gala

  Hope’s Door New Beginning Center is excited to have Broadway and television star Alan Cumming sing at the 30th Anniversary Gala, Saturday, February 25, 2017. Honorary Chairman, Chef Kenny Bowers founder of Kenny’s Restaurants, Gala Chair, Kim Woodard, and

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DART Helps You Discover More

Not owning a vehicle or choosing not to drive is an option when you live North Texas, thanks to DART. Trains and buses make it possible for you to get to the places that matter most to you – like

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Red Ribbon Week

  Some Startling Stats to Be Aware Of Submitted by a High School Teacher who has taken the additional task of organizing Red Ribbon Week because of her dedication to the students. As a teacher I hear a lot of

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Raising Awareness About Sex Trafficking in the U.S.

Richland College art professors Jen Rose and Marian Lefeld are raising awareness about the epidemic of sex trafficking in the U.S. with “In You We Trust,” an art exhibit that gives a tangible representation of children sold on the streets

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