Last Word

The Last Word: TOSA’s Clara Guerrero on Donated Organs Drone Flights

by | Nov 30, 2022
A donated liver, kidney, and pancreas took an historic trip on November 15, when they were transported by drone between Lubbock, Oklahoma City, and San Antonio. The drone was actually a single-engine Cessna with an FAA-mandated pilot on standby inside. But it was operated remotely out of Dallas using robotic technology, according to San Antonio Report.
The Last Word: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson on Lighting the ‘Mayor’s Tree’ This Saturday
by | Nov 29, 2022
“The Mayor’s Tree” is 48 feet tall, weighs nearly 5,000 pounds, and will sparkle with 37,520 multi-colored LED lights and 3,836 ornaments. Following the tree-lighting ceremony this Saturday, it will stand on the south end of Hart Boulevard—the park’s main pedestrian thoroughfare— through January 9.
The Last Word: Dallas College’s Ben Magill on Sustainable Cities and Communities
Magill spoke last week at the annual summit of the Regional Center of Expertise of North Texas—a network of multidisciplinary stakeholders, including higher education institutions, businesses, non-governmental organizations, community associations, and local, regional, state and federal government agencies. His panel addressed Sustainable Development Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
EVERY LAST WORD 2022: The Q3 Archive
These quotable North Texans inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.