Stopping TCU-area ‘stealth dorms’ will require neighborhood compromise

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For the frustrated residents in the neighborhoods surrounding the Texas Christian University campus, the solution to the problem of too many “stealth dormitories” — structures with as many as five bedrooms and five baths usually rented to students — is simple:

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A culture of harassment has no place at the police department and could harm relationships with the public

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The Metro ArlingtonXpress, otherwise known as MAX, bus route has gained some good footing during its first year of operation.

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