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  1. Mary "Junie" Smith, 73, ex-Farmers Branch council member survived 1967 plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Dallas Morning News

    On Nov. 20, 1967, Mary Miller Murphy "Junie" Smith was one of 12 survivors of TWA Flight 128 that crashed on approach to Greater Cincinnati Airport. Her husband was among the 70 killed by the crash.

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  2. Grave concerns and ghost stories at a forgotten cemetery filled with early Dallas settlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Dallas Morning News

    Behind the chain-link fence, beneath the overgrown weeds and shattered tree limbs, lies an unremembered, disregarded piece of Dallas' history. The far-faded sign barely affixed to the fencing explains everything and nothing: " Mooneyham Sparkman Cemetery ."

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  3. Man who fought to keep unauthorized immigrants out of Farmers Branch is named to Trump's voting panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Dallas Morning News

    A member of President Donald Trump's new commission to investigate allegations of voter fraud once made waves in North Texas as an architect of a controversial Farmers Branch ordinance that aimed to prevent unauthorized immigrants from renting property in the city. Trump signed an executive order Thursday that sets up a Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, a move borne out of his repeated - and unsubstantiated - claims that millions of people voted illegally in November.

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  4. Farmers Branch's Froehlich, Dye head to runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | Dallas Morning News

    Council member Harold Froehlich will head to a runoff with second-place mayoral candidate Robert Dye to replace Bob Phelps as mayor. Become a Digital Subscriber for unlimited access to all of Dallas News and SportsDay.

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  5. Continue reading Hrbacek to take seat on Carrollton-Farmers Branch school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | Dallas Morning News

    Incumbent school board member Nancy Cline will remain in her at-large school board seat. School board candidate Candance H. Valenzuela will take over for incumbent school board member James Goode, who has served on the board since 2014.

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  6. Congress' deal on certain temporary foreign workers may allow your lawn guy to staff up for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Dallas Morning News

    An increased demand for day laborers, caused by a construction boom , has made it hard to staff up for the peak season, he says. And adding to the squeeze has been a federal cap on a temporary migrant worker program that he and others say is essential to filling jobs they otherwise couldn't.

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  7. Continue reading This week's top commercial real estate transactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Dallas Morning News

    A local investment group has purchased the Midway Mixed Use Park at 13604 Midway Rd. in Farmers Branch. The 11-building office, industrial and retail project contains 235,042 square feet and in on almost 13 acres north of LBJ Freeway.

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  8. Continue reading Chase's $300 million Legacy West project tops outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Dallas Morning News

    The 50-acre project is under being built on the south side of State Highway 121 just west of the Dallas North Tollway. "Our new campus will make it easier for our employees to provide outstanding service and solutions to clients around the world," Steve Hemperly, managing director, consumer and community banking, JPMorgan Chase, said in a statement.

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  9. Major mixed-use project in the works for the Galleria neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A major mixed-use development in the works west of the Galleria Dallas would be the largest such project in that area in more than a decade. The 14-acre development at Inwood and Alpha roads would replace a vacant big box retail store on the west side of the Dallas North Tollway.

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  10. Carrollton police cite deporation fears as possible reason for decline in neighborhood crimes callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Just ask Carrollton police. When there were no car or home burglaries or car thefts reported in the department's District 11 for the entire month of February, the silence raised both eyebrows and concerns inside police headquarters.

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  11. Carrollton teacher accused of filming girls undressing was reprimanded earlier for acting improperlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A Carrollton high-school science teacher accused of secretly recording female students as they undressed was previously reprimanded twice for acting improperly. According to school records obtained by KDFW-TV , 54-year-old George Edwin Thomas III gave students rides in his car and ate lunch with students.

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  12. Pre-K isn't simply day care, it's a necessityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Educators say the best way to see what quality pre-K looks like is to spend some time watching 3- and 4-year-olds learn. On a recent morning at DISD's Harllee Early Childhood Center , active tots moved freely and orderly around vibrant classrooms, taking their turns at computers, working in teams, writing letters on dry erase boards.

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  13. Continue reading Landmark tollway high-rise hits the market for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    The iconic Providence Towers office complex at Spring Valley Road and the Dallas North Tollway is one of the most recognized buildings in the neighborhood. The post-modern high-rise is hard to miss with the 9-story archway in the center of the building.

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  14. Groundbreaking for $1 billion Mercer Crossing in Farmers BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Developer Centurion American Development Group is kicking off construction tomorrow on its $1 billion mixed-use development in Farmers Branch. The Mercer Crossing project on LBJ Freeway west of Interstate 35E has been in the works since 2015 when Centurion American bought 370 acres for the development.

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  15. 3 arrested in death of woman who OD'd on heroin in bathroom at Farmers Branch McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Three men have been arrested in the death of a woman who overdosed of heroin in the bathroom of a McDonald's in Farmers Branch last year. The woman was found dead about 9:45 p.m. June 8, 2016, in the bathroom of the fast-food restaurant on Valley View Lane in Farmers Branch, according to the affidavit filed with the criminal complaint.

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  16. Continue reading Author of masturbation fine bill says GOP lawmakers bent on retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    In another battle on the culture war front in the Texas House, a Democratic woman lawmaker said GOP legislators on Tuesday targeted her to show their displeasure with her attempt to satirize Republican efforts to curb abortion. "This was, as I was told, a way to put a woman in her place," said Rep. Jessica Farrar, D-Houston, calling the move an example of "misogyny" in the Republican male-dominated House.

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  17. Continue reading Carrollton selects internal candidate, Newman Smith graduate, as fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    After a nationwide search that started in January, Carrollton has appointed Assistant Chief of Operations Gregg Salmi as its fire chief. He will take the department head position in April when Chief John Murphy retires.

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  18. Bumpy road could lie ahead for LBJ Express builder after jury awards $248,000 to homeownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    For years homeowners living near the LBJ Express project complained that their homes were being torn asunder by the excavators ripping up their neighborhoods, often their very backyards. Each time construction crews went to work, churning the earth or building sound walls or tearing down overpasses to make way for new toll lanes and access roads, "it was like an earthquake," said Valencia Jones Powell, who grew up along LBJ near Rosser Road.

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  19. Continue reading Office block up for grabs in Dallas Midtown districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A big business move has left a chunk of office space in the middle of the development Dallas Midtown district on LBJ Freeway. Republic Insurance is moving its office from 5525 LBJ to another nearby building that was purchased by its parent company.

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  20. Dallas County Schools cutting up to 100 jobs after $42 million shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas County Schools plans to quickly cut up to 100 jobs after interim-CFO Alan King says the beleaguered bus contractor is $42 million behind budget projections. King said Tuesday during a meeting with the board that the agency's revenue was overstated by a significant amount.

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