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Grand Prairie, Texas is located in Dallas County. Zip codes in Grand Prairie, TX include 75053, 75052, and 75050. The median home price in Grand Prairie is $170,000 which is roughly $67/per square foot. More Grand Prairie information.

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11 hrs ago | The Family Badge

Rowlett, Texas, Man Arrested for Sending Hundreds of Hoax White Powder Letters

According to the complaint, since December 2008, more than 500 hoax letters were mailed from the North Texas area to cities across the U.S. and to U.S. Embassies abroad.

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18 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

Fifth Harmony perform new songs at the Live on Tour

Chandelier/Miss Movin' On Better Together Reflection - NEW SONG! We Know - NEW SONG Going Nowhere - NEW SONG Over - NEW SONG BO$$ - NEW SINGLE "Fifth Harmony's 'BO$$' debuted in the top 50 of the Hot 100 with the highest debut for a girl group in almost a decade" slay

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Eats Beat: Old-school soft-serve draws crowds to a new-generation Dairy Queen

In its 75th year, Texas' iconic small-town drive-in chain is back, promoting itself as "better than you remember."

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Reuters

U.S. man arrested for sending hundreds of letters with white powder

A man charged with sending hundreds of hoax letters containing a mysterious white powder was arrested in Texas by U.S. law enforcement on Monday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Wild parrots bring South American flair to Tarrant County city

Ask just about anyone in Everman, and they can tell you exactly where the birds are.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Many North Texas schools lack fire suppression sprinklers

The former Lamar Elementary in Grand Prairie is one of three sites that may be selected to house immigrant children when they come to North Texas.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Grand Prairie police searching for robbery suspects

The men went in to the store in the 3500 block of South Carrier Parkway, near the President George Bush Turnpike and Interstate 20, at 10:05 p.m. They tried to purchase beer without valid identification.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

MediaPost

Record Results At Six Flags; Other Parks Strong

In further evidence that Americans are dialing up the fun factor this summer, Six Flags Entertainment Corp. says its second-quarter revenue grew 4% to a record $377 million.

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SFGate

Focus Daily News Names Texas Trust Credit Union Best Financial Institution and Mortgage Company

The Focus on Excellence Awards for best financial institution and best mortgage company was claimed for 2014 by Texas Trust Credit Union.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBS Local

Immigration Debate Hits DFW Overpasses

Groups on both sides of the immigration issue took their messages to the streets on Saturday, as plans move forward to locally house children who have been caught unaccompanied at the Mexican border.

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NBC Dallas

Murder Victim Families Gather in Euless

"She was 19, she was mentally challenged, she was going to work and these two guys kidnapped her and brought her out here and murdered her," she said.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBS Local

Federal Officials Inspect Sites To House Immigrant Children

Rebekka Ramirez watched her three children play in a Grand Prairie park and thought of the tens of thousands of children fleeing their homes in Central America and taking the dangerous journey to the U.S. "I wouldn't want to see my kids like that," said Ramirez But just down the street from the playground, is one of three potential Dallas County ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBS Local

Separating Fact From Fiction at Grand Prairie ISD Meeting On Immigration

Living across the street from Lamar School for the last 30 years, Diana Gorski wonders how her view will change in the next couple of weeks.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Grand Prairie residents address school board about border children

At Grand Prairie Independent School District's board meeting Thursday, the board heard public comment on the proposal to house unaccompanied migrant children in its vacant Lamar Alternative School.

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Star-Telegram.com

Purse snatcher snags 40-year prison sentence

A woman used a cellphone tracking device to lead police to a purse snatching suspect and Wednesday a Tarrant County jury sentenced him to 40 years in prison.

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CBS Local

GPISD To Hold Public Meeting About Housing Immigrant Children

Grand Prairie residents will soon learn more about Dallas County's plan to house undocumented children in one of the city's schools.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Parkland leaders sign off on deal for South Dallas clinic

After lengthy negotiations, Parkland Memorial Hospital leaders approved a 25-year rental agreement Wednesday that allows private construction of a community clinic in South Dallas.

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New York Daily News

Formerly conjoined Texas twins celebrate 1st birthday

After a hellish year of surgeries, two formerly conjoined twins from Texas celebrated their first birthday this week - with a cake fit for kings.

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Dallas Observer

Where Migrant Kids Will Likely Live in Dallas

With Central American kids streaming across Texas' border and nothing but partisan posturing on the horizon, Dallas County, under the leadership of County Judge Clay Jenkins and in partnership with the feds, is preparing to shelter thousands of unaccompanied minors from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, starting as soon as this summer.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Dallas Observer

Welcome to the 'Hood, Kids: Visiting the Grand Prairie School Expected to House Migrants

Lamar Alternative Education Center will soon house unaccompanied Central American kids, provided the district and city first work out logistics with neighborhood residents.

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