Feeding Texas

No School Lunches: Food For Thought

Summer Meals Program Critical In Absence Of School Lunches During the summertime, we usually envision children running through sprinklers, learning new skills in camps, playing...
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Catching Danny Boy-Leprechaun In Captivity

The Irish have always been known for their storytelling. The following story is true. Well, at least it's as true as any other typical...
Dallas Police Shooting restores faith in humanity

Dallas Police Shooting Restores Faith In Humanity

First Person Account Shows Race Relations Are More Than Just Black and White By Ebony N. Smith, In Her Own Words After last Thursday I will...

How Texas Became Smart On Crime

Special to Focus Daily News by John Cornyn WASHINGTON—Thanks to a conservative, common sense approach to criminal justice reform, Texas has seen a dramatic drop...
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The Trouble With Towing Companies

DALLAS — Ok - honesty check. I was a bit late to the office Wednesday morning. Not because I overslept, traffic or even let...

Halloween Night Brings Out the Spooks

  A Halloween Night To Remember This particular Halloween night was somewhat special. I had foregone any parties that are usually associated with the season to...

Never Trust a Man Who Doesn’t Limp!

The pain started before the Christmas holidays. At first, it was tolerable, but as weeks bled into anguishing months, the pain became unbearable. I could...

Our Inaction Is Killing Us!

By Congresswoman Eddie B. Johnson - Special to Focus Daily News COMMENTARY—Our inaction is killing us! Our inaction has allowed mass shootings to become unacceptably...
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Philosophizing While Cleaning Out My Sock Drawer

  There are times when life is overwhelming.  It offers so many choices. There are even some things that need to be done immediately. When...
special education month

Celebrating Special Education Professionals

DESOTO—During the month of December, many are focused on the joy and cheer of the holidays and the hope and excitement of the new...