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A week after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., protesters will gather at City Hall Plaza in Dallas on Saturday night to denounce white supremacy.

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Bachman Lake Together Family Center provides extensive child development services and parent engagement programming for low-income families.

Director Jerry Hawkins and parent Denisse Gutierrez talk about the life-changing impact of surrounding children with support and helping parents to be leaders in their communities. 

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As a teenager, Jeanie Greenidge was homeless and hopeless – until a teacher saved her life.

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The Dallas Stars hockey team has become the first Texas professional sports franchise to speak out against the so-called "bathroom bill."

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KERA has won a station-record 39 awards this year, including a nation-leading four honors from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. and its first-ever national Edward R. Murrow Award.

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The chief executive of the Irving-based Boy Scouts has apologized to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump's recent speech to the Scouts' national jamboree.

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A day before the special session of the Texas Legislature begins, Dallas-Fort Worth CEOs are warning state leaders about the potential financial hit Texas would take over the so-called “bathroom bill.”

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Senate Republicans Thursday unveiled their revised plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. This version of the Better Care Reconciliation is similar to the proposal last month. That version of the bill didn't gain enough support among lawmakers to bring to a vote. 

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President Donald Trump is in Paris for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. Trump was invited to take part in Bastille Day celebrations and to commemorate the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I.

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An investigation into the ambush shooting a year ago that killed five Dallas law enforcement officers and injured nine others as well as two civilians will be turned over to the Dallas County District Attorney's office early next week, police officials said Friday.

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On July 7, 2016, a peaceful protest in downtown Dallas was punctuated with gunfire that killed five police officers and injured nine others plus two civilians. Look back at the sights and sounds of the 24 hours surrounding that tragic event. 

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A night after protesters disrupted his July 4th appearance in McAllen, Sen. Ted Cruz is part of a town hall in McKinney. Watch here.

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North Texas will commemorate the anniversary of July 7, 2016, with a wide range of community events. Here's a list that will be updated as more events are announced.

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The 85th Texas Legislature ended with dramatic flair last month, leaving key legislation in the balance and tensions high between the House and Senate.

And it’s not over: In July, lawmakers return to Austin for a special session. Texas has seen legislative overtime before, but nothing packed quite like this.

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Tuesday afternoon.

He fielded questions about Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election, the ongoing investigation of Russian contacts with Trump campaign and administration officials, and the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey. 

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A handful of state lawmakers on Friday will discuss consequential matters for the city of Dallas in a conversation with The Texas Tribune.

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Friday, The Texas Tribune launches a series of events focusing on the major policy debates of the 85th Texas Legislature — and what they mean for Dallas and its surrounding communities.

It’s back-to-school time! Monday is the first day of school for most public schools across North Texas. To get in the spirit, some of us at KERA are sharing our vintage school pictures. (Bangs, braces, backpacks, oh my!)

Tour the virtual yearbook below.

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The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

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A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation.

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The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the University of Texas' affirmative action program by a 4-3 vote.

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Updated to include statements from the governor, attorney general: The Texas Supreme Court on Friday issued a ruling upholding the state’s public school funding system as constitutional, while asserting it could be better.