5 takeaways from Dallas’ new plan to add 20,000 homes and bring back the middle class

Staff Photographer Dallas City Hall’s affordable housing strategies would be overhauled under a new proposal unveiled Monday after months of anticipation from the City Council. The new comprehensive housing policy, a top priority for the council and major undertaking for City Hall, is based on a recent market-value analysis of Dallas neighborhoods. In a city …

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Why restricted free agent David Irving expects to be back with the Cowboys in 2018

This Story is About… The Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday placed a second-round tender on restricted free agent defensive lineman David Irving. Any team competing for Irving’s services would have to give up a second-round pick for the three-year veteran in this year’s April draft. The Cowboys also have the right to match any other team’s …

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Discrimination Still a Challenge to Mobility for Voucher Holders

Stacia Belcher aspires to get back to school to earn a business degree, specializing in nonprofit administration. After that she wants to start her own nonprofit, helping young returning citizens reintegrate in ways that keep them out of the criminal justice system. There’s plenty of that work needed on the south side of Chicago, where …

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Saratoga gymnastics team claims 17th straight Section 2 title

The Saratoga Springs gymnastics team captured its 17th consecutive Section II title on Valentine’s Day at Shaker High School. Feb. 14, 2018. STAN HUDY – SHUDY@DIGITALFIRSTMEDIA.COMSaratoga Springs gymnast Savana Schalberg hits the top of the vault table Wednesday night at the Section II gymnastics championship hosted by Shaker High School. Feb. 14, 2018. LATHAM, N.Y. …

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Roundup: Streaks star breaks Section II record

Saratoga Springs freshman Ava Dallas, left, broke the Section II vaulting record Tuesday night. Ava Dallas broke a Section II record when she recorded a 9.40 vault score in Saratoga Springs’ 176.05-155.60 gymnastics dual meet win over Bethlehem Tuesday. The longstanding record had previously been 9.325. Dallas, a freshman, added victories in the floor exercise …

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New 309-apartment project planned for Katy Trail condo site in Uptown

Developers are eyeing a new apartment project on Dallas’ popular Katy Trail. Builder Lincoln Property wants to construct a 309-unit rental community along Carlisle Street in Uptown. The apartments would replace an aging condo complex on the site between Hall and Bowen streets. But first Lincoln Property will have to get zoning changes for five- …

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