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  1. How Texans' influence helped Philadelphia become first U.S. city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Dallas Morning News

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Only Berkeley, California, had a similar law.

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  2. How Texans' influence helped Philadelphia become first U.S. city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Dallas Morning News

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Only Berkeley, California, had a similar law.

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  3. Philadelphia becomes 1st major American city with soda tax; some...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Dallas Morning News

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Only Berkeley, California, had a similar law.

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  4. Watts riots, not jail time, helped Mike Milken find the profit in peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Dallas Morning News

    In 1957, an 11-year-old Mike Milken wrote to President Dwight D. Eisenhower to say he was ready to lead the United States into space. After all, he had all the prerequisites, having read every comic book on the planet and never missing a math or science problem.

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  5. Milken is an investor in humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Dallas Morning News

    In 1957, an 11-year-old Mike Milken wrote to President Dwight D. Eisenhower to say he was ready to lead the United States into space. After all, he had all the prerequisites, having read every comic book on the planet and never missing a math or science problem.

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  6. Arlington High senior accepted at 8 of America's top collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Joel Swann hasn't yet clinched the valedictorian spot at his school, but one thing is certain: Eight of America's most prestigious colleges want the Arlington High School senior to be part of their freshman class. The list includes six Ivy League schools, including Princeton, Yale and Harvard - along with Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported .

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  7. Southwest Airlines provides new details on college student removed from plane after speaking ArabicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A Southwest Airlines jet takes off at Dallas Love Field on Monday, April 4, 2016. Southwest Airlines released a new statement Monday afternoon with additional details regarding the removal of a 26-year-old college student from an Oakland-bound flight earlier this month after another passenger raised concerns about comments the man made in Arabic.

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  8. Southwest Airlines must apologize to student kicked off flight for speaking ArabicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    This is what happens when we allow fear and xenophobia to get the best of us: A college student gets kicked off a commercial flight for speaking in a foreign tongue. In case you missed it, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a 26-year-old student at the University of California-Berkeley, says he was kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight and drilled by the FBI for talking in Arabic.

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  9. College student removed from Southwest flight after speaking Arabic on planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A college student who came to the United States as an Iraqi refugee was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight in California earlier this month after another passenger became alarmed when she heard him speaking Arabic. The student, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a senior at the University of California Berkeley, was taken off a flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Oakland on April 6 after he called an uncle in Baghdad to tell him about an event he attended that included a speech by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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  10. Michael Webber: Fixing America's water problem could cost trillions of dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    America has a water problem. To put it simply, the national network for providing safe, clean water is falling apart.

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  11. First chapter for Parkland babies starts with gift of bilingual - Read to Me' bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Dylan's parents, Ester Escobar and Jorge Luis Aguilar, greeted their 7-pound, 7-ounce baby determined to give him the best life possible. They believe that the free copy of the book Read to Me they received will put him on the path to a purposeful life.

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  12. Elizabeth Ann Thompson: - Laughing while black' is no laughing matterRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    The issue of "driving while black" has long been documented. But the latest social media firestorm was born from an instance of "laughing while black."

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