Petitioners Want Voters To Expand Alcohol Sales In FriscoEfforts to expand liquor sales in Frisco are going into overdrive for the next few days. That's because a key deadline is approaching in order to get the issue to voters in November.
Sudden Controversy Over Names Of Two Dallas SchoolsTwo Dallas elementary schools named after prominent Confederate generals has dozens of people fired up after a parent proposed changing the names.
FCC: 'Redskins' Not Profane; Radio Station Keeps LicenseSaying the word 'Redskins' on the air isn't obscene or profane -- at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission.
Students Start Petition Drive To Fight Book CensorshipA group of Highland Park students believes books shouldn’t be censored in their community and have started a petition drive to ban the practice of banning books.
Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super BowlA recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year's biggest football game got the "Eat Singer" thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.
Denton Council Votes Against Fracking Ban; Issue Goes To Voters This FallThe proposed ban on hydraulic fracking in Denton will go to city voters this November after City Council members voted early Wednesday against an outright ban in a 5-2 vote that came after an eight-hour plus public hearing.
Hundreds Expected At Meeting To Decide Fracking In DentonThe City of Denton will draw statewide attention Tuesday as it considers a petition to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking. If approved, the ban could have a ripple effect not only in the state but across the nation.
TX Congressman Wants 'Trade-Off' To Free U.S. Marine From Mexico'It's ironic that we can deal with the Taliban and get an American soldier released but we can't get a Marine across the border released,' Rep. Poe says.
Dallas Animal Advocates Petition Against City Budget CutsA possible $30 million shortfall has the city of Dallas considering budget cuts this year, which includes funding for its Animal Services Department.
Lawsuits, Petitions Circulate In Open Carry DebateBoth sides are firing new shots in the highly charged North Texas debate about carrying guns in public.
DISD Looking For People To Serve On Home Rule Charter CommissionFor weeks now there has been talk of creating a Home Rule Charter in the DISD. Now the district is looking for individuals to serve on the 15-person Dallas ISD Home Rule Charter Commission.
DISD Board To Hear Arguments For & Against Home RuleOn May 22, for the first time, the Dallas Independent School District will hear arguments for and against a home rule charter. The pros and cons will come from the two main groups who've formed on both sides of the issue.