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  1. Former Flower Mound Marcus, Skyline coach Que Brittain dies at 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    Former Flower Mound Marcus and Skyline coach Que Brittain died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at 68. State title-winning football coach Que Brittain died Sunday, after a battle with cancer. Brittain, 68, was best known for his teams' high-powered offenses and the breadth of his coaching tree.

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  2. Senator: Shame on budget writers if pensions, roads aren't fundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Dallas Morning News

    Senate budget writers must fix public employee pension funds and cough up more money for roads or hang their heads in shame, a maverick Republican senator said Thursday. Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, said a Senate panel's nearly completed version of a two-year state budget would leave between $15 billion and $20 billion of state money unspent.

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  3. As Texas Senate takes up tax cuts, Dallas' Huffines pushes for 'margins tax' repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Dallas Morning News

    Republican candidate for District 16 of the Texas State Senate, Donald Huffines, is fired up as he introduces himself at the Far North Dallas Tea Party meet the candidate night at the Valley View Mall Community Center, Thursday, April 17, 2014. As the Texas Senate prepared to debate tax cuts Wednesday, the chamber was abuzz over Dallas Republican freshman Sen. Donald Huffines' push for a pledge to phase out the unpopular business-franchise or "margins tax" over the next seven years.

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  4. All Texans' birth dates would be private information under Garland lawmaker's billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Dallas Morning News

    "How old are you?" The question may soon be easier to dodge thanks to a bill from state Rep. Cindy Burkett, R-Garland. Burkett's measure, filed March 10, would make all birth dates confidential under the Texas Public Information Act.

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  5. Texas Senate bill would exempt thousands of high school seniors from graduation examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Dallas Morning News

    The Senate voted Tuesday to ease the state's high school graduation requirements, clearing the way for thousands of seniors to be exempted from state end-of-course exams this year. Under the measure by Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, seniors who meet certain requirements could be exempted from having to pass all five of the end-of-course tests now required to receive a diploma.

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  6. Senate panel OKs average tax break of $206 for Texas homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Dallas Morning News

    Senate tax writers on Tuesday approved a school property tax cut of $206 for the average homeowner next year, along with various tax breaks for businesses, especially small companies and service firms. The package would deliver $4.7 billion in reductions over the next two years - the amount promised by Lt.

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  7. Senate votes to exempt thousands of high school seniors from graduation examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Dallas Morning News

    The Senate voted Tuesday to ease the state's high school graduation requirements, clearing the way for thousands of seniors to be exempted from state end-of-course exams this year. Under the measure by Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, seniors who meet certain requirements could be exempted from having to pass all five of end-of-course tests now required to receive a diploma.

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  8. Senate panel advances tax-cut plan that would give average homeowner a $206 breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Dallas Morning News

    Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, center, pictured at a tax-cut press conference last month, was joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, right, and Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston.

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  9. Ragland: As OU case shows, embers of racism still burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Dallas Morning News

    University of Oklahoma President David Boren's swift and decisive action against Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the fraternity members caught uttering racist chants on a viral video deserves a resounding cheer. His message was loud and clear: Racist rants and attitudes, particularly those that publicly humiliate the whole university and threaten to put a damper on recruitment, won't be tolerated.

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  10. Developers team up for warehouse project near D/FW AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas-based commercial real estate firm Transwestern is teaming up with a Denver developer to build a 2-building industrial project north of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Transwestern and Huntington Industrial Partners have bought 24 acres on Lakeside Parkway in Flower Mound for the DFW Airport North Distribution Center II project.

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  11. Heavy metals' industry groups vocal on Senate tax-cut plan they say falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Dallas Morning News

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is joined by Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, and more than half of the Senate's 20 Republicans at a Feb. 24 news conference about tax cuts. AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera Six business and trade associations representing Texas' heavy industry sent a letter to Lt.

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  12. Photos: Skyline's balance too much for Flower Mound despite star's triple doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Skyline players celebrate after a 61-34 win over Flower Mound at their UIL Class 6A state semifinal girls basketball game on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

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  13. Senators say tax cuts, debt relief shouldn't count toward Texas' spending capRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas Senate leaders want their tax cuts but they also want to buy down debt and spread some money around, too, to fix long-festering state needs such as holes in pension funds - and in the walls of some state buildings. A constitutional spending limit, though, is starting to bite.

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  14. Jones: Loosened-up pot laws backed by CPARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Dallas Morning News

    Ann Lee, 85, of Houston, is executive director of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition . Because of her son's medical needs, Lee worked with her husband, Bob, to try to legalize the plant, and she went to lobby at CPAC in spite of her husband's recent death.

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  15. Senators spar over tax cuts, whether Texas is meeting - basic needs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Dallas Morning News

    Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, center, is joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, right, and Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, left, at last week's press conference about proposals to cut school property taxes and business taxes.

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  16. Police: Man commits suicide after shooting and injuring his wife FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Dallas Morning News

    Flower Mound police are investigating after a man suspected of shooting and injuring his wife was found dead in an apparent suicide Friday evening. When officers arrived in the 4000 Block of Beacon Street, they found a woman with a gunshot wound.

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  17. ESPN's Ed Werder tells story of family's cancer battle through TwitterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Dallas Morning News

    Back when Christie Werder married Trey Bomar in June of 2012 she was the sick one and he was the healthy one. Christie postponed complicated brain surgery that spring so she could walk down the aisle with the man who had loved her in sickness and not so sickness.

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  18. Texas Senate tax break plan comes in at $4.7B in cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Senate leaders upped the ante on tax cuts Tuesday, unveiling a proposal that would boost homestead exemptions to give homeowners a break from school property taxes, slash the business-franchise tax and total $4.7 billion in tax reductions. The plan's centerpiece would expand homestead exemptions for homeowners, providing $2.44 billion in school-tax relief over the next two years.

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  19. Senators' $4.2B tax cuts package includes $240 break for Texas homeowners, cuts for businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Senate GOP leaders on Tuesday proposed a cut in school property taxes that would be worth about $240 next year for the average Texas homeowner and closer to $275 per homestead the following year. The senators, trying to stay ahead of Gov. Greg Abbott and House Republicans in promising the most tax relief, unveiled a package of tax cuts that would cost more than $4.6 billion in the next two-year budget cycle.

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  20. Flower Mound, Plano East teams show unity week after - White' and - Power' signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    After Lewisville ISD officials indicated Friday that a racist phrase had been displayed intentionally at a Flower Mound-Plano East basketball game last week, the teams met again in competition - and a show of unity. The teams huddled in solidarity before a playoff game in The Colony while police and private security were on hand to ensure there was no trouble after signs reading "White" and "Power" were held side by side in the Flower Mound fan section Feb. 13. After completing an investigation into the controversy, Lewisville ISD officials did not explicitly confirm two people had deliberately held signs together to create the racist slogan.

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