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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Economist's study raises eyebrows about State Fair's future in Fair Parksay the City of DalIas is mismanaging Fair Park, but I do think we have sub-opt
Economist's study raises eyebrows about State Fair's future in Fair Park
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 hours ago
say the City of DalIas is mismanaging Fair Park, but I do think we have sub-optimized Fair Park for a long time," Mayor Mike Rawlings said. The mayor also says he's open to reducing some of the State Fair's control over the space. Last week,... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas and Irving Feud Over Cypress WatersIrving to help provide utility and fire service to Cypress Waters. "Government
Dallas and Irving Feud Over Cypress Waters
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 hours ago
Irving to help provide utility and fire service to Cypress Waters. "Governments need to work together," Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said. "We've got to be able to break down silos and say what's good for citizens of Irving and what's good for... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Dallas Mayor Pleased With Grow South Initiative's ProgressDALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It is report card time for Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings’ Gr
Dallas Mayor Pleased With Grow South Initiative's Progress
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It is report card time for Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings’ Grow South initiative and while he wouldn’t call it “straight A’s”, the mayor is clearly pleased with the progress. During a briefing with reporters Tuesday, the Mayor... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Rawlings Gives Himself High Marks in 4th ‘Grow South’ AssessmentDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Tuesday released the fourth annual assessment of his
Rawlings Gives Himself High Marks in 4th ‘Grow South’ Assessment
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Tuesday released the fourth annual assessment of his “Grow South” initiative to spur improvement in Southern Dallas. This year, Rawlings’ program scored all A's and B’s in the ten point plan. “These are the best grades... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
What’s in store for GrowSouth’s year five campaignMayor Mike Rawlings steps to the plate today in GrowSouth’s season five, itchin
What’s in store for GrowSouth’s year five campaign
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
Mayor Mike Rawlings steps to the plate today in GrowSouth’s season five, itching for a home run while still doing the little things to put runners on base. Everyone’s eager for that big inning that will close the economic gaps between southern and... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Building A Plan to Fight Childhood Obesitya world of video games and social media, parents may wonder how to keep childre
Building A Plan to Fight Childhood Obesity
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
a world of video games and social media, parents may wonder how to keep children active and healthy. Tuesday, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings joins a panel of doctors and community leaders to find a solution to childhood Obesity. Dr. Laura DeFina,... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
New Life for Old Dallas High-Crozier Techpay for street improvements outside and environmental remediation and demolitio
New Life for Old Dallas High-Crozier Tech
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
pay for street improvements outside and environmental remediation and demolition inside the old building. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said he once worked in a private office across the street from the old school building and he is glad to see... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Even on a budget, Dallas must recommit to a policing plan like 3-per-1,000or 200 fewer than when he took the job in 2010 — with fewer civilian workers to
Even on a budget, Dallas must recommit to a policing plan like 3-per-1,000
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
or 200 fewer than when he took the job in 2010 — with fewer civilian workers to fill gaps. We’re encouraged to hear Mayor Mike Rawlings and other council members acknowledge the need to boost hiring. City Manager A.C. Gonzalez also sounds open to... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Will tenants’ voices add punch to city’s fight against landlord Topletz?fight the city in court than do what is right by tenants. While other major lan
Will tenants’ voices add punch to city’s fight against landlord Topletz?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
fight the city in court than do what is right by tenants. While other major landlords last year signed pledges with Mayor Mike Rawlings to repair their properties, Topletz refused. Dallas cannot allow Topletz to outmaneuver the city attorney’s... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Inside Texas Politics ()too many details about it remain unclear. Mothers Against Police Brutality is o
Inside Texas Politics ()
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
too many details about it remain unclear. Mothers Against Police Brutality is one of several organizations urging Mayor Mike Rawlings to say thanks -- but no thanks. John Fullinwider is here to explain the concern. Many said Dallas didn't stand... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas struggles with a sea of stray dogsand your council representative. (Don’t know which district you are in? Go to b
Dallas struggles with a sea of stray dogs
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
and your council representative. (Don’t know which district you are in? Go to bit.ly/DallasDistricts to find a map.) Mayor Mike Rawlings ... 214.670.3301 Scott Griggs, District 1 ... 214.670.0776 Adam Medrano, District 2 ... 214.670.4048 Casey... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Walters and Ho: Why Dallas has the right to block the Exxxotica expo from the convention centerWhen Mayor Mike Rawlings and the Dallas City Council first began debating wheth
Walters and Ho: Why Dallas has the right to block the Exxxotica expo from the convention center
Dallas Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
When Mayor Mike Rawlings and the Dallas City Council first began debating whether to allow the Exxxotica convention to be held only on private property, rather than on city property at the Dallas Convention Center, they were repeatedly warned that... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Meet The Dallas Doctor Who Treated Ebola Victims Thomas Eric Duncan, Nina Phamof having Ebola, and Clay Jenkins contributes his perspective from dealing with
Meet The Dallas Doctor Who Treated Ebola Victims Thomas Eric Duncan, Nina Pham
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
of having Ebola, and Clay Jenkins contributes his perspective from dealing with the spotlight on the city along with Mayor Mike Rawlings and David Lakey, the state health commissioner. Here’s a short clip: To revisit more on Ebola in Dallas,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Federal judge upholds Dallas' ban on 3-day sex expositioneconomic development and revenue generation for the city." The expo runs counte
Federal judge upholds Dallas' ban on 3-day sex exposition
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
economic development and revenue generation for the city." The expo runs counter to that aim, Fitzwater said. Mayor Mike Rawlings said in a statement that the council's ban "was reasonable and not based solely on the subject matter." "Many... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Federal Judge To Decide Whether To Allow Sex Expo In Dallason the road to several cities across the United States each year. Officials wi
Federal Judge To Decide Whether To Allow Sex Expo In Dallas
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
on the road to several cities across the United States each year. Officials with Exxxotica sued the city, Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas City Council members who on February 10 voted to deny use of the venue to Three Expo Events, the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in DallasAbout 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Offici
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in Dallas
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 15 days ago
About 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Officials with Exxxotica sued the city, Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas City Council members who on Feb. 10 voted to deny use of the venue. Dallas officials say the 2015... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in DallasAbout 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Offici
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in Dallas
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
About 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Officials with Exxxotica sued the city, Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas City Council members who on Feb. 10 voted to deny use of the venue. Dallas officials say the 2015... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in DallasAbout 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Offici
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in Dallas
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 15 days ago
About 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Officials with Exxxotica sued the city, Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas City Council members who on Feb. 10 voted to deny use of the venue. Dallas officials say the 2015... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in DallasAbout 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Offici
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in Dallas
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 days ago
About 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Officials with Exxxotica sued the city, Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas City Council members who on Feb. 10 voted to deny use of the venue. Dallas officials say the 2015... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in DallasAbout 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Offici
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in Dallas
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 15 days ago
About 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Officials with Exxxotica sued the city, Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas City Council members who on Feb. 10 voted to deny use of the venue. Dallas officials say the 2015... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in DallasAbout 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Offici
Federal judge to decide whether to allow sex expo in Dallas
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 15 days ago
About 15,000 people attended last summer's Exxxotica event at the site. Officials with Exxxotica sued the city, Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas City Council members who on Feb. 10 voted to deny use of the venue. Dallas officials say the 2015... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Judge to decide whether Exxxotica expo returns to Dallasnot what specially-hired attorneys for the city argued in court on Monday. Som
Judge to decide whether Exxxotica expo returns to Dallas
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 16 days ago
not what specially-hired attorneys for the city argued in court on Monday. Some Dallas city leaders -- including Mayor Mike Rawlings -- are fighting to keep eXXXotica out of the convention center next month. A one-minute video was a key part of... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Cremated Body Found Along Trinity Rivercrack down on illegal dumping, adding security cameras and more focus to the is
Cremated Body Found Along Trinity River
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
crack down on illegal dumping, adding security cameras and more focus to the issue. In response to this story, city mayor Mike Rawlings sent the following statement: "The dumping is a serious concern. City officials from multiple departments have... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Leaders Announce Program to Train More STEM Teachersthe number of teachers with backgrounds in science and math in the Dallas Indep
Dallas Leaders Announce Program to Train More STEM Teachers
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 19 days ago
the number of teachers with backgrounds in science and math in the Dallas Independent School District. Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings outlined the plan with representatives from Paul Quinn College and the Tom Joyner Foundation. The goal of the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas anti-trafficking group asks men to stop paying for sexEnding sex slavery in Dallas may be as simple as cutting off demand. Much like
Dallas anti-trafficking group asks men to stop paying for sex
Dallas Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
Ending sex slavery in Dallas may be as simple as cutting off demand. Much like Mayor Mike Rawlings’ campaign to end domestic violence by asking men to stop hitting women, a Dallas anti-human trafficking group is telling men to stop paying women for... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Brandon Carr Deserves Off the Field Praisehis 5th season with a mentoring program for students at Dallas’ Carter High Sch
Brandon Carr Deserves Off the Field Praise
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 22 days ago
his 5th season with a mentoring program for students at Dallas’ Carter High School and Mark Twain Elementary. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings last week recognized and honored Carr for his expansive community work, and it’s time we did too. Carr hasn’t... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
4 Separate Pleasant Grove Shootings Leave Many Injured, 1 Deadviolence happens as the Dallas Mayor and Police Chief work to combat a spike in
4 Separate Pleasant Grove Shootings Leave Many Injured, 1 Dead
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 23 days ago
violence happens as the Dallas Mayor and Police Chief work to combat a spike in crime. Chief David Brown and Mayor Mike Rawlings announced a crime initiative last week. The plan calls for a 170-officer crime task force and has officials in... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
The southern Dallas neighborhood you never knew you wanted to live inthey trek to NorthPark or retail choices in Mesquite. Parkdale and neighboring
The southern Dallas neighborhood you never knew you wanted to live in
Dallas Morning News / Posted 26 days ago
they trek to NorthPark or retail choices in Mesquite. Parkdale and neighboring Urbandale are among the targets of Mayor Mike Rawlings’ GrowSouth effort. Finding just one good grocery to drop anchor would spark development momentum, but so far,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
CitySquare CEO Larry James On Tent City And The Scope Of Homelessnessour problem. We need to find a way to provide those services to people, but not
CitySquare CEO Larry James On Tent City And The Scope Of Homelessness
KERA North Texas / Posted 26 days ago
our problem. We need to find a way to provide those services to people, but not under bridges and tents.” …On Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings’ effort to clear Tent City, despite his previous role as the city’s homeless czar: “Tent City is not... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Dallas mayor stands by police chief in face of crime numbersrise in domestic violence and drug-related crimes. The numbers were unveiled a
Dallas mayor stands by police chief in face of crime numbers
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 27 days ago
rise in domestic violence and drug-related crimes. The numbers were unveiled at a press conference held Thursday by Mayor Mike Rawlings and Police Chief David Brown to announce that state, sheriff’s department, and other agencies were riding in to... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Dallas Mayor Discusses Plan Of Attack To Reduce CrimeDALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – After a staggering spike in Dallas violent crime numbers,
Dallas Mayor Discusses Plan Of Attack To Reduce Crime
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 27 days ago
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – After a staggering spike in Dallas violent crime numbers, police chief David Brown and Mayor Mike Rawlings met today to roll out a new plan to combat it. Brown said the department will use state and federal resources to serve... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Will Dallas Try To Take 2017 NBA All-Star Game From "Shoeless Hillbillies?"in 2010. “We don’t discriminate it Dallas. No way, no how. Bring it on! We’re
Will Dallas Try To Take 2017 NBA All-Star Game From "Shoeless Hillbillies?"
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
in 2010. “We don’t discriminate it Dallas. No way, no how. Bring it on! We’re ready,” said Forsythe. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau did not respond to requests for comment. (©2016 CBS Local Media, a... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Leaders Balk at Tent City Closure Plansto secure the I-45 site after is it cleared, but TxDOT has not made a commitmen
Dallas Leaders Balk at Tent City Closure Plans
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
to secure the I-45 site after is it cleared, but TxDOT has not made a commitment to money for better fencing. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings wanted City Council consensus in favor of the tent city plan Wednesday but said after the meeting it will get... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fort Worth Approves Stockyards Historic District; Dallas' Tent City Ideas UnclearLast week during testing, more than 14,000 exams were affected including studen
Fort Worth Approves Stockyards Historic District; Dallas' Tent City Ideas Unclear
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
Last week during testing, more than 14,000 exams were affected including students from Arlington ISD. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings spoke about next week's fourth annual Dallas Arts Week. It features more than 100 cultural events, including... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Dallas officials discuss solutions for homeless encampmentwas made when you got the council to sign off on this plan in the first place,”
Dallas officials discuss solutions for homeless encampment
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
was made when you got the council to sign off on this plan in the first place,” said Councilmember Phillip Kingston. Mayor Mike Rawlings said what’s really needed is a bond issue that invests in more permanent housing opportunities for people... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas to Address Chronic Homelessness, 'Tent City'city" will receive the full attention of Dallas city council members Wednesday.
Dallas to Address Chronic Homelessness, 'Tent City'
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
city" will receive the full attention of Dallas city council members Wednesday. Several council members, including Mayor Mike Rawlings, want the homeless out and tent city closed by next month. Rawlings has worked on the city's homeless problem... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Jordan Spieth: the making of a golfing superstar | Ewan Murrayas a library assistant doesn’t so much as recognise his name. But when tributes
Jordan Spieth: the making of a golfing superstar | Ewan Murray
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 29 days ago
as a library assistant doesn’t so much as recognise his name. But when tributes arrive, they are unfailingly warm. Mike Rawlings, the mayor of Dallas since 2011, handed the first of his keys to the city to Spieth. This was before the golfer... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Leaders Pledge to Jail Domestic AbusersDallas, there are about 800 family violence suspects with outstanding arrest wa
Dallas Leaders Pledge to Jail Domestic Abusers
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 30 days ago
Dallas, there are about 800 family violence suspects with outstanding arrest warrants. Brown and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings agree that the majority of family violence suspects are repeat offenders and have committed other crimes as... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Uber’s southern Dallas push makes senseMake no mistake, the app-based car service business in Dallas is booming and he
Uber’s southern Dallas push makes sense
Dallas Morning News / Posted 1 months ago
Make no mistake, the app-based car service business in Dallas is booming and here to stay. Now, Mayor Mike Rawlings and execs at Uber hope to make the convenience as accessible in southern Dallas as it is in the northern part of the city. Their... Read more
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Officer.com
Officials Discuss Deploying Troopers in Dallascurrent president Lt. Thomas Glover denied his actions were personal. He sent a
Officials Discuss Deploying Troopers in Dallas
Officer.com / Posted 1 months ago
current president Lt. Thomas Glover denied his actions were personal. He sent a letter to the city manager, Mayor Mike Rawlings and City Council members last week saying that his group can no longer “blindly support” Brown. He said the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Uber Seeks 2,500 New Drivers to Serve Southern DallasDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings endorsed ride-sharing company Uber’s drive for more
Uber Seeks 2,500 New Drivers to Serve Southern Dallas
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 1 months ago
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings endorsed ride-sharing company Uber’s drive for more drivers and better service in southern Dallas this week. Rawlings said it is new support for his “Grow South” initiative to bring investment and jobs to the city’s... Read more

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