Dallas Official Confronts City’s Fear of Ebola in Person DALLAS — Shortly after he tried to reassure this city at a news conference that he did not put himself at risk of Ebola by coming into contact with the quarantined family of the nation’s first Ebola victim last week, Judge Clay Jenkins had a smaller ... 10/9/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Spraying continues as Dallas man's death linked to West Nile virus Spraying continues as Dallas man's death linked to West Nile virus Dallas County has amped up its efforts to battle West Nile virus after the death of a Dallas County resident appears to have been the nation's first death related to the virus this year. 08/15/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Dallas County announces fourth West Nile case Monday, involving Oak Cliff man Dallas County Health and Human Services announced Monday the fourth West Nile human infection of the season. The victim was a man over 60 who lives in ZIP ... when Dallas County was the nation’s hot spot for the virus. More than 400 residents developed ... 08/19/2013 - 8:40 am | View Link
Dallas man’s death from West Nile appears to be nation's first this year A Dallas resident who died this month appears to be the nation’s first death related to the West Nile virus this year, Dallas County health officials reported Monday. The victim, an unidentified man in his 60s, lived in ZIP code 75204, near downtown Dallas. 07/16/2012 - 5:13 pm | View Link
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The Scoop Blog | Dallas Morning News Dallas police are asking for help locating a missing woman who may be in danger. Yvonne Larel Jarrett, 22, was last seen about 3:30 this morning in the 6400 block of ... 09/3/2015 - 10:51 am | View Website
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As far as international climate agreements go, this year has the potential to be a historic one. In December, more than 190 countries — along with representatives from cities, companies, NGOs, and other actors — will descend on Paris in the hopes of emerging with a new international agreement to tackle climate change.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton unveiled her plan to combat substance and alcohol abuse earlier this week, penning an 800-word op-ed that appeared in the New Hampshire Union Leader, a media organization based in a region reeling from a surge in heroin overdoses. Clinton said conversations with concerned voters on the campaign trail inspired her latest proposal.
A photograph of a deceased Syrian boy who drowned in the Mediterranean and washed ashore on the Turkish coast shook the world Wednesday. A shot of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi’s little body resting face-down went viral on social media and Thursday it adorned the front page of most British newspapers. If you missed #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers last night – almost all UK newspapers lead on the death of Aylan pic.twitter.com/eKR3QfGCPs — Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) September 3, 2015 Kurdi drowned with his brother and mother (his father was the only survivor) on the way to Europe.
Wikipedia, the world’s online trove of collective knowledge, is in the midst of a international extortion scandal, where editors secretly charged businesses and artists a fee to create and “protect” articles. The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that sponsors but does not operate Wikipedia, announced Monday that at least 381 accounts have been suspended for “black hat” editing, in which editors charge and accept money for “to promote external interests.” The scam affects English Wikipedia, which boasts 4.9 million articles, has over 26 million users, and 1,343 administrators, according site statistics.
The success story of Dooce.com was once blogger lore, told and re-told in playgroups and Meetups—anywhere hyper-verbal people with Wordpress accounts gathered. “It happened for that Dooce lady,” they would say. “It could happen for your blog, too.” Dooce began in the late 1990s, when a young lapsed Mormon named Heather Armstrong taught herself HTML code and moved to Los Angeles.