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DISD Superintendent candidate Mike Miles. (credit: Facebook)

Teacher’s Groups Say DISD Superintendent Should Be Fired

Protestors lined up with at DISD headquarters armed with signs and chanting that it’s time for Superintendent Mike Miles to go.

CBS 11–09/19/2013

Luis Delagarza, aka Mesh Mask Bandit (mugshot: Dallas Co Sheriff)

Immigration Rights Activist Alleged ‘Mesh Mask Bandit’

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Hispanic leaders in North Texas are stunned that an accused serial bank robber was once one of their own. Luis Delagarza was arrested for the April robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank, […]

06/22/2013

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Texas Voting Map Fight Back In Federal Court

A three-judge panel in San Antonio on Wednesday will hear arguments from state attorneys and minority rights groups for the first time since the November elections.

05/29/2013

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DISD School Board Appoves Plan To Dismiss Principals, Teachers

By a vote of seven to two, the DISD school board approved a plan to dismiss two high school principals and 444 teachers.

05/24/2013

DISD Superintendent candidate Mike Miles. (credit: Facebook)

Critics Want DISD Superintendent Fired Over Principal Evaluation Plan

Mike Miles has not yet made it to his one-year mark as superintendent of Dallas Independent Public Schools, and he continues to meet resistance in his efforts to right that troubled ship.

05/08/2013

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Groups Want Teacher Fired For Pencil Shavings

Local organizations are demanding answers from the Arlington ISD after a junior high school teacher was suspended, not fired, for allegedly pouring pencil shavings into a student’s mouth.

02/19/2013

Early voting in Ohio (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hispanic Vote Could Sway Races

Canvassers in several predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods in North Dallas are getting the word out to vote in advance of Tuesday’s elections. Several polling groups are expecting more than 12 million Hispanics to vote across the country this year.

11/05/2012

Supreme Court Expected To Rule On Obama's Health Care Act Tomorrow

LULAC Asks Court To Stop Texas Voting Map

A Latino civil rights group is asking the Supreme Court to stop Texas from using congressional districts drawn by a lower federal court in the November election because they discriminate against minorities.

09/07/2012

Texas State Capitol

Minority Groups Oppose New Texas Voting Maps

Angry over the latest Texas voting maps handed down by federal judges, minority rights groups looked to a separate court as their last hope.

03/01/2012

Texas State Capitol

Do New State Voting Maps Diminish Minority Power?

Federal hearings will get underway on Tuesday to determine if Texas lawmakers violated the Voting Rights Act when they redrew political maps.

01/17/2012

A police officer displays his badge. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Police Under Fire After Arlington Mom’s Murder

It has been over a week since Evelia Valencia’s children discovered her strangled body. Her family gathered on Tuesday to plead for justice.

06/01/2011

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LULAC Mentoring Program Goes Before School Board

The drop-out prevention program uses members of LULAC as mentors, something the city’s mayor is not happy about.

KRLD–12/01/2010