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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Some Collin County Cities Scaling Back Water Restrictions

Some North Texas cities are already rolling back water restrictions - just hours after getting the okay.

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Related Topix: Richardson, TX, McKinney, TX, Plano, TX

8 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Collin County Might Kill Planned Toll Lanes, but Dallas Never Put Up a Fight

There's something fascinating happening in Collin County. Residents are voicing an opinion on an issue -- in this case they loathe the idea of tolled "managed lanes" running down their portion of Central Expressway -- and, lo and behold, their duly elected leaders, including Collin County's entire legislative delegation and commissioners court , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Dallas County, TX

11 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

DA Not Obliged to Pay for Subpoenaed Documents

A Texas bank cannot force a district attorney's office to compensate it for producing over 38,000 pages of subpoenaed account records, a Texas appeals court ruled.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBS Local

Collin Co. Leaders Criticize Plans For More Toll Roads

In Collin County, there's the Dallas North Tollway, the Sam Rayburn Tollway, and the President George Bush Turnpike.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Allen, TX, Plano, TX

Tue Aug 26, 2014

North Texas e-News

Collin County man arrested for Smith County bank robbery

A 37-year-old McKinney, Texas man has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

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Related Topix: Smith County, TX, McKinney, TX, Prison

D Magazine

Managed Toll Lanes Are Taking Over North Texas

The News published this story on Sunday about the proliferation of managed toll lanes.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NBC Dallas

Number of Texas Parents Saying "No" to Vaccines Rising

As kids head back to school, NBC 5 Investigates found three times as many parents are saying "no" to vaccines compared to just seven years ago and in some parts of the metroplex, the rate is even higher.

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Related Topix: Texas, Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Denton County, TX, Dallas, TX

Dallas Morning News

McKinney man sentenced to 20 years in third rape case; one more trial to go

A McKinney man was convicted of rape for the third time and sentenced on Friday to the maximum 20 years in prison.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX, Dallas, TX

Sun Aug 24, 2014

North Texas e-News

Spirit of the Cowboy comes alive at Chestnut Square Historic Village in McKinney Sept. 13-14

The Wild West is coming to McKinney on September 13-14 when cowboy celebrities and entertainers arrive at the Spirit of the Cowboy festival at Chestnut Square Historic Village.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Library fund limited

It looks more like a large, cramped office filled with too many books. Shelves upon shelves of them fill the room.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Ponder, TX, Denton County, TX, Plano, TX

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Princeton man sentenced to 50 years in prison without parole for molesting stepdaughter

A Princeton man was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after his conviction on sex crimes involving his stepdaughter, according to the Collin County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Princeton, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Business Journal

UPS expanding distribution capabilities in Dallas-Fort Worth

One is in the Alliance development of Fort Worth. It will create more than 300 package handler jobs and more than 50 tractor trailer driver positions.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Tarrant County, TX, Denton County, TX, McKinney, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Farmersville Times

BrotHERhood of service

Heavily dominated by men, a group of strong, athletic women are adding firefighting to their duties in addition to being wives, mothers and full-time employees.

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Related Topix: Fire, Nevada, TX, Wylie, TX, Melissa, TX, Lowry Crossing, TX

WFAA-TV Dallas

Toyota employees start touring Texas ahead of move

The sales pitches are behind them. The deal is done. Texas won. Toyota is moving to Plano, bringing thousands of employees with them.

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Related Topix: Plano, TX

Dallas Morning News

Collin, Denton, Hunt county agencies join forces with feds for new crime-fighting task force

David Marwell, special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations, talks about the new task force to fight crime.

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Related Topix: Hunt County, TX, Denton, TX, Denton County, TX

Business Journal

Future expansion of Dallas North Tollway could start in 2015 in Denton County

A building boom in Collin County, including the Nebraska Furniture Mart, is prompting Denton County to build a two-lane road that will become the future southbound frontage road for the Dallas North Tollway.

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Related Topix: Denton County, TX, Grayson County, TX, Frisco, TX, Prosper, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

Judge Advances Case Of Frisco Mother Accused Of Killing Son

Collin County prosecutors are on the verge of letting a grand jury hear the murder case against a Frisco woman accused of killing her son.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Frisco, TX

Dallas Morning News

Examining trial to review evidence against Frisco mother charged in 10-year-old son's death

An examining trail is expected to begin today before a Collin County Justice of the Peace to review police evidence against a Frisco mother accused of killing her son.

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Related Topix: Frisco, TX, Violent Crime

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NBC Dallas

Frisco Alcohol Sales Extension Heads to Nov. Ballot

The issue of extending alcohol sales in Frisco will go on the November ballot after the city council made the decision in a 4-1 vote Monday in a special session.

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Related Topix: Frisco, TX, Plano, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Family Badge

Man 26, shot after charging at officer [WATCH]

Updated at Noon, Aug. 11, by Tristan Hallman: The shooting was captured on private video, which shows that Gaynier charged at the officer, said Maj.

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Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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