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Statler Hilton Could Have Guests Again
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Mon, Jun 6, 2011
The latest plans from new owners of the former Statler Hilton Hotel call for reopening the 55-year-old downtown Dallas building as a hotel.The hotel was among the finest in the nation when it opened in 1956, but it was abandoned and has been decaying for the past 10 years.The city of Dallas has rated it as a dangerous building in the past several years because of serious code violations.In March, Ricchi Dallas Investments purchased the hotel building at 1914 Commerce St., along with the former Dallas Public Library building beside it at 1954 Commerce St.The library closed in 1981.On Monday, a Dallas City Council Committee received...

Dallas Police Chief insists that sergeants become leaders
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Sat, May 28, 2011
DALLASSpeaking at a graduation ceremony for Dallas Police Department sergeants who completed a leadership course May 27, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said he insisted that they become leaders, and, Im not going to take no for an answer.:namespace prefix = o / Brown spoke briefly at the graduation ceremony the W.W. Caruth Jr. Police Institutes Sergeants Supervisory Series. Twenty-nine sergeants were honored at the luncheon at the University of North Texas at Dallas where the classes were held. Brown said he had to leave early to attend the funeral of Boston Grant, former track coach at South Oak Cliff High School, who mentored him...

Dallas mayoral candidate Ron Natinsky
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Thu, May 12, 2011
Four candidates are vying to be the new mayor of Dallas. This time, we spotlight Ron Natinsky.The 65-year-old father of two is a businessman, an avid white-water rafter, and a scuba diver.Natinsky voted against a property tax hike last year and won't support another one. He touts a five-point plan to bring economic development to Dallas.On improving life in the southern sector, he says the city should build on the successes so far of the University of North Texas at Dallas, the inland port, and Pinnacle Park.Natinsky fondly remembers visiting Fair Park and the Music Hall as a teenager.During his most recent visit, he recalled what...

Love of art spills over into future math teachers work
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Tue, Apr 26, 2011
DALLAS, Texas When Fabiola Liviera first attended her Cross Curricular Literacy class at the University of North Texas at Dallas this semester, she knew she had finally found her creative outlet. Liviera attended Mountain View College for four years earning an associates degree, and since August 2009 she has been a student at UNT Dallas. During that time, she has taken the required courses for becoming a teacher, and all of them were theory classes, she said. In her mind she kept asking, When will I take a class where I get to do hands-on activities that I can relate to a real classroom? The first day she attended the childrens...

Dallas Police Lieutenants lead sergeants training for first time
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Tue, Apr 26, 2011
DALLAS The W.W. Caruth, Jr. Police Institute opened its second Sergeants Supervisory Series for the Dallas Police Department April 25, and for the first time graduates of the Institutes Lieutenants Leadership Series will lead the course. Twenty-nine Dallas Police Department sergeants are taking the four-week course at the University of North Texas at Dallas. Media are invited to cover the sessions. Lt. Gil Garza and Lt. Catrina Shead will speak from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. April 26. A presentation by Dallas Police Chief David Brown highlighted the first day of class. Brown said one change his administration is making is that he wants all 427...