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“Main Street” Art Feature Unveiling at Ben Franklin

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Ben Franklin Apothecary & the Duncanville Design Studio would like to invite citizens to an unveiling of a permanent art feature on the walls of Ben Franklin on Thursday, May 11th at 12:15pm. The Duncanville Design Studio is a group of about twenty businessmen, city leaders, community volunteers & residents who meet each month to […]

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“Click it or Ticket” Campaign Saves More Than 5,000 Lives

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AUSTIN– This month marks the 15th anniversary of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign urging Texans to buckle up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that since its inception 15 years ago, our life-saving campaign has resulted in 5,068 fewer traffic fatalities. However, from 2015 to 2016, deaths among people not wearing seat […]

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DCHHS Urges Residents to Take Precaution as Mosquito Season Begins

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DALLAS  – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) today announced the start of mosquito season for Dallas County. DCHHS is urging residents to take precautions to avoid exposure to mosquitoes. “Mosquito season typically is between May and November in Dallas County, so residents should take precautions immediately to avoid exposure to mosquitoes,” said Zachary […]

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ERCOT Reports Indicate Enough Generation Resources for Summer, Coming Years

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AUSTIN, TX – ERCOT today released its Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) for the upcoming summer, a preliminary assessment for fall, and an updated Capacity, Demand and Reserves (CDR) Report for the coming years. The operator of the electric grid and competitive electric market for most of Texas expects to have sufficient generation to […]

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North Texans Will Walk to Cure Arthritis in May

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Arthritis Foundation’s North Texas Walk to Cure Arthritis Raises Funds for a Cure More than a thousand walkers are supporting the Arthritis Foundation’s mission to cure arthritis and help people with arthritis live a full life by participating in the 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis on Saturday, May 13th at Oak Point Park Amphitheater in […]

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Dallas/Fort Worth Locals Rally to Support Innovative Lung Cancer Research

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Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk on Sunday, May 21 to Fund Research and Double Survival Dallas, TX – Hundreds of local residents are joining forces to fight lung cancer, united in the belief that surviving lung cancer should be the expectation, not the exception. The Dallas/Fort Worth Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and […]

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Seasonal Forecasts Indicate Sufficient Generation Available for Spring, Summer

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Ben Franklin Apothecary Hosts Special Book Signing

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Anne Gordon Perry to sign copies of her new book, Magnificent Moles of Mede Meadow. Local Duncanville author Anne Gordon Perry is proud to present her new book to the community. Perry will be at Ben Franklin Apothecary on Saturday, February 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. signing copies of her new book. Young and […]

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Scam Money Runners

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by Amy Hebert | Consumer Education Specialist, FTC When you hear about people getting scammed into wiring money, do you ever wonder who’s picking the money up on the other end? In the case of people scammed by certain call centers in India, the answer was employees of PHLG Enterprises. Today the FTC announced that […]

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FBI Dallas Warns Citizens of Scam Involving FBI Phone Number

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DALLAS, TX—The FBI Dallas Division is warning the public to be on alert for a phone scam that displays an FBI phone number on the caller ID. The scammer impersonates a government official and uses intimidation tactics to demand payment of money supposedly owed to the government. In some cases, university students are targeted and […]

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