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Yesterday | Business Journal

The Dallas Arboretum: Beauty and an economic beast

WFAA/Channel 8 reported that the Arboretum will announce that figure on Thursday after hiring Southern Methodist University to study the facility's economic impact over the past two years.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Hustle and bustle on Hilltop as SMU's new dorms make debut

From the new dorms at SMU, students can look out over the landscaped campus and the grounds of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Life, Food, Dining

Log Cabin Democrat

Artist to present painting to Hendrix

Rizzie was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Hendrix in 2005. He lives and works in Sag Harbor, New York, and has paintings in museums and galleries throughout the United States, including: Dallas Museum of Art; El Paso Museum of Art; Mayo Clinic; Mesa Arts Center; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Fine Art; New York Public ... (more)

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Sag Harbor, NY, Hendrix College

EurekAlert!

High school students discover stars at SMU research program

Two Dallas high school students discovered five stars as members of a Southern Methodist University summer physics research program that enabled them to analyze data gleaned from a high-powered telescope in the New Mexico desert.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Deseret News

8 reasons why prayer is good for you

Prayer isn't just about throwing words up at the sky and hoping something comes back.

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Related Topix: Baylor University, University of Rochester

Star-Telegram.com

DART begins rail service to DFW Airport

A new era of regional connectivity kicked off Monday when Dallas Area Rapid Transit officially launched its light-rail service to Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.

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Mass Transit

Wade Cooper to Join Capital Metro Board

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization has announced that Wade Cooper has been selected to serve on Capital Metro 's board of directors.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Candidate Profile: Gubernatorial Candidate Rick Scott

Incumbent candidate Rick Scott is seeking a second term as Governor of Florida. Currently running neck and neck in the polls with leading Democratic candidate Charlie Crist the battle for the Governor's Mansion is currently a toss-up with months to go before the gubernatorial election.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, University of Missouri Kansas City

Daily Mountain Eagle

Jasper native Marona Posey turns history and imagination into family-saga murder mysteries

Marona Posey has just published "Back for Tomorrow," the third novel in her "Look Away, Dixieland" series.

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Related Topix: Jasper, AL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

North Texas e-News

Austin College botanist releases new book

Texas has more native ferns than any state in the continental U.S., so say the experts.

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Related Topix: Texas, Austin College, Plant Biology, Biology, Science

Thu Aug 14, 2014

North Texas e-News

Austin College botanist releases new book

Texas has more native ferns than any state in the continental U.S., so say the experts.

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Related Topix: Texas, Austin College, Plant Biology, Biology, Science

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Off the Kuff

On the death penalty

Most of what you need to know about this story concerning Wendy Davis, the death penalty, and the Governor's race can be found at the end of it.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Texas, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Art Daily

Martin Museum of Art hosts 'Henry A. McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor'

The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University features Henry A. McArdle: Texas Painter, Patriot, and Baylor Professor beginning August 12 and running though September 21. Henry McArdle was one of the earliest artists in the Republic of Texas and his work documents historically significant events as well as instrumental individuals who helped shape ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

DTC Welcomes Foe Destroyer as the Rocky Horror Show Musicians; Show Runs 9/11-10/19

Dallas Theater Center announced today that Austin/Brooklyn band Foe Destroyer will return to the DTC stage in the upcoming production of The Rocky Horror Show.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Theater, Arts, Dance

Sun Aug 10, 2014

North Texas e-News

1884 photo of Honey Grove Square published in Texas A&M Press book

A wonderful 1884 photo of the Honey Grove square has been published in a new volume from Texas A&M Press, titled Lens on the Texas Frontier , by Lawrence T. Jones III.

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Related Topix: Honey Grove, TX, Watches

Sat Aug 09, 2014

NewsOK.com

Achievers: Oklahoma City metro-area achievers

Oklahoma City attorney Arthur F. Hoge III has been given the Legion of Honor Award by the Phi Delta Theta international fraternity.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Phi Delta Theta, Student Society, Fraternities, University of Denver, University of Oklahoma

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

'Secure the border': From Tea Party shout to GOP slogan

"We must remember that the vast majority of illegal immigrants are decent people who work hard, support their families, practice their faith and lead responsible lives," he said, calling for peaceful illegal immigrants to stay legally as temporary workers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Tea Party, Illegal Immigration, West, TX, Texas

Chicago Tribune

Taxes go to operation of presidential libraries

Statues of former Presidents George W. Bush, right, and his father, George H.W. Bush, are on display at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

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Related Topix: Libraries, W., George Bush, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, University of Arkansas

Thu Aug 07, 2014

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Stress in a Marriage Affects Interaction with Kids

Many children have natural radar systems that go into overdrive when there's an undercurrent of tension in the house between mom and dad.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Business Journal

SMU receives cyber education designation from NSA

Southern Methodist University has been re-designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education through 2021.

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