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Councilman Mark Clayton, like most politicians, is concerned with how he’s perceived by the public. “Here’s where I’m going to get creamed for this article,” he tells the Advocate. “People will say: ‘Oh he’s bringing Section 8 housing to the…

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If you’ve been hesitant to attend an event in support of Forerunner Mentoring, the group which matches men with fatherless Lake Highlands students for guidance and support, take heart. Founder and former LHJH football coach Zach Garza says the Forerunner…

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The Dallas Police Department is seeking information that would help them solve what they have deemed an “unexplained death.” Police over the weekend released what little they know about the death of Jon Pappas, the 63-year-old man found unconscious on…

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When Amy and Jason Moore left the hospital with their son, Wyatt, everything was, according to medical professionals, normal. But as Wyatt’s parents anticipated the usual baby milestones — rolling over, sitting up, walking — which never happened, they…

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Lake Highlands High School 2010 grad Jordan Brooks recently landed a role in Stomp!, the long-running off-Broadway sensation still selling out the Orpheum Theatre on 2nd Avenue, and this week Brooks and 7 fellow cast members appeared on the Harry Connick,…

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When Highlander School hosts its 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, November 5th, volunteers planning the event hope to see alums, parents and former teachers from the school’s first five decades. They’ve taken to social media to invite graduates now…

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Mel Gibson has returned to the director’s chair after a ten-year absence, and his war film Hacksaw Ridge proves to be a worthy effort. It’s a blunt-force but highly effective treatise on the horrors of war as well as those who rise above the brutality to…

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Halloween falls on a Monday this year. That makes it tough, but hang in there, for this is the night of free candy, if you play your cards correctly. (Kids, I must sift through those bags; it’s for your Snickers safety.) You are likely worn down from…

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From the Advocate archives, October 2008: The eerie white mask is unmistakable. Most of us recognize it as the Michael Myers getup from “Halloween” — but to the Highland Hills kids, it’s a telltale sign that it’s time for trick-or-treating. “Every year,…

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Adan Zavala, age 48, was crossing the breezeway of a north Lake Highlands area apartment community at about 9:30 Monday night when he was shot and killed. “The suspects in this offense were driving a silver-colored four door vehicle with black or no hub…
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