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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Texas Small Businesses
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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Texas Small Businesses

Small nonfarm businesses in 25 Texas counties and neighboring parishes in Louisiana are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in the following primary counties that began...

UNT Dallas
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UNT Dallas Ranked Best College in North Texas

The University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) received the highest rating of all North Texas colleges and universities surveyed in the latest Money Magazine annual “Best Colleges in America” report. UNT Dallas is the only college or university in the DFW region to receive a 4.5 (out of 5) score and one of just six statewide. Only...

10 Ways to Ensure Student Safety as They Head Back to School
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10 Ways to Ensure Student Safety as They Head Back to School

Summer’s over and schools are back in session. As students across Collin County return to school, the safety and well-being of our young learners and teenagers is a priority for parents, educators, and the community at large. With the world continually evolving, it’s more important than ever to establish effective safety protocols and measures. Here...

The Hurley Administration Building on the campus of the University of North Texas in Denton. Photo by Michael Barera.
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University of North Texas Announces Dissolvement of DEI Office

Since the passage of SB 17, UNT is the first Texas university to publicly announce the closure of their DEI offices. In the wake of the Texas Legislature passing a ban on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) offices and pressure from elected state officials, many universities have had to grapple with shuttering the doors of...

Dallas considers clear backpack mandate for school safety
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Dallas, Mesquite ISD Get New Security Rule: Clear Backpacks

When Mesquite ISD announced that all students would be required to carry clear backpacks and clear lunch bags to school this year, mom Elizabeth Rodriguez-Ross wasn’t happy.  “I didn’t like it because we didn’t have any input as a parent,” said Rodriguez-Ross. “I also thought it was going to be another financial hardship that I...

Dallas Startup Week 2023 Ignites the North Texas Entrepreneurial Scene
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Dallas Startup Week 2023 Ignites the North Texas Entrepreneurial Scene

Join Hall of Fame Cowboys Quarterback Troy Aikman, AOL Co-Founder Steve Case, Co-Founder of Next Door Nirav Tolia, Rapper turned Investor and Entrepreneur, Chamillionaire, Buzzballz CEO Merrilee Kick this September. Dallas Startup Week 2023, the largest entrepreneurial event in North Texas, organized by the 501 (c ) (3) non-profit, The DEC Network, is returning for...

6 North Texas Companies Make Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials List
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6 North Texas Companies Make Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials List

The Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials list for 2023 has been released—and six Dallas-Fort Worth companies made the cut by providing “great work experiences” for the sought-after demo. Born between 1981 and 1996, millennials aren’t the dew-faced youngsters they once were. Now hitting ages between 27 and 42, they’ve been supplanted in the youth market...

Texas is the #1 Worst State to Live
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Texas is the #1 Worst State to Live

How does life in your state compare to the rest of America? CNBC released its rankings of the best and worst states to live in the United States last week. Its rankings come from the network’s yearly research on the best states for business in 2023. One of the 10 criteria for the list is Life, Health...

Netflix to Produce 10-Episode DocuSeries on Jerry Jones
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Netflix to Produce 10-Episode DocuSeries on Jerry Jones

On Monday, Netflix obtained the rights to a 10-episode docuseries about the Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and his teams of the 1990s. According to reports, the deal isn’t finalized, but Netflix paid nearly $50 million in a bidding war with ESPN and others. That may be why the worldwide leader in sports (ESPN) laid off a handful of their employees in...