Police respond to great goat escape in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas – You’ve goat to be kidding me!

Arlington police officers found themselves hoofing it through neighborhood streets Tuesday morning as they worked to corral a herd of escaped goats near the Crystal Canyon Natural Area.

Officers responded to the call around 7:30 a.m. when the herd was seen wandering in a neighborhood near Brown Boulevard and Winding Hollow Lane. A section of Brown Boulevard was closed temporarily while the team worked to return the goats to their enclosure.
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🔔 AUDIO 🔔 River Legacy naturalist opens the door to the next generation of nature lovers

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ever since he was a kid, Jorge Garcia thought he wanted to be a doctor. But now, as an adult, you won’t find him in a hospital or clinic. Instead, Garcia spends his workdays surrounded by scaly, furry and hard-shelled coworkers.

Garcia is a naturalist at River Legacy Park and Nature Center, where he leads nature education programs for groups of all ages and helps care for River Legacy’s wildlife ambassadors, including rats Alfredo and Linguini, Buttons the opossum and a three
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Second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Health Fair paints the town pink

ARLINGTON, Texas — Arlington residents and healthcare organizations gathered at the Bob Duncan Center on Oct. 13 for the second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Health Fair.

The fair, hosted by City Council District 3 Rep. Nikkie Hunter, offered free mammograms, well-woman exams, flu shots and prostate screenings on-site.

The event also gave residents a chance to connect with local hospitals and public health groups that were distributing information about a wide variety of topics like diabetes,
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Breast Cancer Awareness Health Fair offers free mammograms to Arlington residents

ARLINGTON, Texas — Arlington’s second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Health Fair is scheduled to take place Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bob Duncan Center.

The event is free and open to the public, and mobile health clinics will be providing mammograms, well-woman exams and prostate screenings on-site.

City Council District 3 Rep. Nikkie Hunter, whose background is in healthcare management, said she was inspired to host the first health fair last year when she realized how many women we

Sexual assault is not just a Greek life issue: Spirit groups are failing to address it.

“Diet Greek life”: That’s the running joke about spirit groups in some circles on campus — pockets of us who became disillusioned after years of membership in these organizations and time spent on their executive boards. On paper, spirit groups seem to be the solution to so many issues Greek life is often lambasted for: racist recruitment practices, homophobia and transphobia, dangerous hazing, extreme financial