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Sculptor says his Las Colinas mustangs ‘created such an impact in the area and people love it’

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Dallas Morning News on Sept. 24, 2015 Las Colinas is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its mustang statue one year late because of last year’s road construction. But organizers had several events lined up this week, including an opportunity to meet the sculptor, Robert

Flower Mound resident runs support group for sexually abused and assaulted women

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Dallas Morning News on Dec. 3, 2015 Flower Mound resident Michelle Robinson runs Shelter from the Storm, a support group for sexually abused and assaulted women. Robinson, 36, said she was abused and gang-raped as a child. “We don’t claim this is a counseling

Code violations at Irving Bazaar prompt lucha libre matches to move on

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Dallas Morning News on Dec. 4, 2015 For fans of the Mexican style of wrestling known as lucha libre, there’s one less venue available. Irving Bazaar removed its wrestling ring in mid-October after a small electrical fire broke out on Sept. 30, prompting a

Small but fervent crowd backs Irving mayor’s stance on Islam

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Dallas Morning News on Dec. 5, 2015 Attendance at a rally Saturday to support Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne was a little on the low side. The mayor herself didn’t show up. But the enthusiasm outside City Hall was abundant. “Most young people don’t

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