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45 min ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Visa backlog has North Texas family stuck in China

A glitch in the U.S. State Department website is delaying the processing of visas, causing headaches for families here and abroad.

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Related Topix: China, TX, Melissa, TX

5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Collin commissioner revises resolution against using county money to house immigrant children

Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid has revised his resolution that opposes using county funds to house the unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, US News

9 hrs ago | CBS Local

Wylie Firefighters Battle Flames At Church

Emergency crews responded to a two-alarm fire at a church near Wylie on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Wylie, TX, Fire, Parker, TX

13 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Firefighter injured while battling blaze at Baptist church in Collin County

A firefighter was injured early Tuesday while battling a two-alarm fire that gutted a Baptist church in Collin County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Wylie, TX, Sachse, TX

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Princeton Hearld

Bodies discovered, investigation continues

Ji Xinxin, 45, and Jinxhong Diao, 46, were found at 2425 CR 564 outside of Princeton around 3 p.m. July 27. According to information from the Collin County Sheriff's Office, in preliminary investigation both were Frisco residents, but may have owned the property where they were found.

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CBS Local

Standing Room Only At Collin County Meeting About Immigrant Children

With the threat of a so-called "immigrant tsunami," Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid invited the public to attend commissioner's court on Monday -- and they did.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Collin County citizens share views on border kids

A large crowd gathered at a Collin County Commissioners meeting on Monday; most were heavily in favor of a resolution to block unaccompanied Central American minors to ever be housed in the county.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

WFAA-TV Dallas

Man arrested for allegedly luring kids with candy, fondling them

McKinney police have arrested a 66-year-old man for allegedly luring children into his garage with candy and then fondling them.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX, Kids, Family

Dallas Morning News

Second Wylie teen accused in schoolmate's death could stand trial as adult

A Collin County court hearing began this morning to determine if a second Wylie teenager accused in the killing schoolmate of Ivan Mejia will stand trial as an adult.

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Related Topix: Wylie, TX, Garland, TX

Sat Jul 26, 2014

North Texas e-News

11th Annual Bulb and Perennial Mart begins Aug. 1

The pre-sale for bulbs for the 11th Annual Bulb and Perennial Mart takes place from August 1-31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, McKinney, TX, Home Gardening, Home

WFAA-TV Dallas

Immigration protest planned for Judge Jenkins' Dallas neighborhood

McKINNEY -- Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid said he was speaking for his constituents when he added a resolution to the agenda of the commissioners court.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX, Dallas, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Taxable values up 6 percent in Dallas County

Local governments in Dallas County should enjoy a substantial bump in revenue, with finalized tax rolls reflecting growth of more than 6 percent in property values.

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Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Dallas, TX, Ferris, TX

WFAA-TV Dallas

Wylie teen murder case: Will he be tried as an adult?

A Wylie teenager is waiting to hear whether he will be tried as an adult in the murder of a classmate.

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Related Topix: Wylie, TX

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NBC Dallas

Cyclosporiasis Cases Climb in Dallas, Tarrant Counties

A growing number of cases of cyclosporiasis are being reported as a cyclospora outbreak continues to spread across North Texas.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Dallas County, TX, Tarrant County, TX, Denton County, TX

CBS Local

Collin County Commissioner Warns of "Illegal Immigrant Tsunami"

Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid is warning of an "illegal immigrant tsunami" if "illegal immigrant children" are housed there.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Dallas Morning News

Collin County commissioner's resolution says housing migrant children ...

Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid - the self-proclaimed " constitutional conservative " who reps West Plano, Frisco, Prosper, Celina and Northwest McKinney - wants his colleagues to stop "the illegal immigrant tsunami" at next week's commissioner's court meeting.

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Related Topix: Prosper, TX, Celina, TX, McKinney, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform

WFAA-TV Dallas

Cyclospora

Health officials in North Texas are trying to figure out what's causing reports of the uncomfortable intestinal illness, cyclospora.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Tarrant County, TX, Denton County, TX, Denton, TX

Courthouse News Service

Attorney Sues Judge Who Locks Court Doors

A Texas judge's bizarre habit of locking spectators out of his in-session courtroom is an unconstitutional denial of access, an attorney claims in court.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

DART attack: Concert-goers assaulted after concert

A great aunt and her niece from Collin County spent last Thursday night attending a Lady Gaga concert.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Carrollton, TX

NBC Dallas

Accused Wylie Teen's Attorney Presses Witnesses

Police say two 16-year-old boys accused of killing a high school classmate are being held on murder charges in Collin County.

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Related Topix: Wylie, TX

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