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  1. Southlake police seek help in gym burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Star-Telegram.com

    Southlake police and other local departments continue to request the community's aid in identifying a burglary suspect who targets vehicles in fitness center parking lots. Southlake's department released a statement asking residents to stay vigilant for a suspect who police believe is responsible for a string of smash-and-grab burglaries in eight cities.

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  2. Defining a secure borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Star-Telegram.com

    Texas legislators talk so often about securing the border it's almost a clichA . So is it too much to expect they have a clear sense of what "border security" looks like? At a state Senate Budget Committee hearing last Monday, lawmakers inquired how exactly the $815 million allocated for border security efforts in the upper chamber's biennial budget proposal would be spent.

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  3. Senators still livid over Racing Commission for trying to expand gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Star-Telegram.com

    Even after a conciliatory visit from the head of the Texas Racing Commission, the senators in charge of the state's budget are still threatening to defund the commission, calling it a "rogue" and "renegade" agency. Members of the Senate Finance Committee grilled racing commission Chairman Robert Schmidt for more than 40 minutes on Wednesday, making the case that the commission should have waited for the Legislature's approval before deciding last summer to approve a new form of gambling technology at Texas racetracks.

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  4. $4.6 billion in tax breaks proposed by Texas Senate leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    Flanked by a dozen Republican senators, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Tuesday announced a slate of legislation he said would provide billions of dollars in lasting tax relief to businesses and homeowners in Texas.

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  5. Senate package ups the ante on tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    The march toward statewide property and business tax relief is speeding up in Austin - and it looks like a race to see who can return the most money to taxpayers. Senate leaders held a news conference - their second on the subject - on Tuesday to detail their intentions.

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  6. ICYMI: Dale Hansen, a Signs of ChangeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    Love or hate Dale Hansen, the blustery but knowledgeable sports anchor for WFAA/Channel 8, there's one thing that's certain about him: His occasional "Dale Hansen Unplugged" commentaries get attention. This was most notable in February 2014, when a commentary -about the NFL's reaction in particular and the public reaction in general to the announcement by Missouri defensive end and draft prospect Michael Sam that he is gay and wants to play football professionally - went viral and earned him an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' afternoon talk show.

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  7. Bobcats maintain standards in tougher districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    What's impressive about Byron Nelson's boys basketball program is that it has remained perfect in two important categories: playoffs and 20-win seasons. In their first five years, the Bobcats have won at least 20 games and qualified for the playoffs.

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  8. Indians grab share of district titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    Keller's win over Central last Friday, coupled with Denton Guyer's loss to Northwest, gave the Indians a share of the District 5-6A boys' basketball title and a little momentum heading into the playoffs this week. Timber Creek, also a winner in their regular season finale with Fossil Ridge, pushed into a tie for third with Byron Nelson.

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  9. Lady Texans cap comeback season with playoff appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    Trailing by four points inside the final minute of the first half, all Northwest girls basketball coach Rusty Johnson needed a positive finish. The Lady Texans had the ball with a chance to cut Flower Mound's lead to two or one.

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  10. Lady Texans face tough first-round challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Star-Telegram.com

    This wasn't a fairy tale. Northwest's Lady Texans earned their berth in the girls basketball playoffs.

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  11. Keller, Timber Creek face final games before playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Star-Telegram.com

    And, although their places are assured for the playoffs starting next Monday and Tuesday, there were outside chances their playoff seeds were still mobile. The Indians jumped back up into the runner-up spot last week after they tagged Guyer, 84-79, with just their second loss of the season, while Timber Creek dropped a 51-49 game to Byron Nelson.

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  12. TCU baseball cruises past Southern Illinois in openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Star-Telegram.com

    Preston Morrison provided his usual steady outing, TCU's newcomers brought the offensive spark and the Horned Frogs opened their season Friday night with a 5-0 win over Southern Illinois at Lupton Stadium. Morrison, a senior right-hander who finished 2014 with a 1.32 ERA, tossed seven scoreless innings, striking out three and allowing only three hits.

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  13. Property tax proposal could be much betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Star-Telegram.com

    When Senate Finance Committee Chairman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick stepped up to a Capitol microphone on Jan. 27, they promised a 2015-16 state budget that would include "meaningful" tax relief that Texans "will actually see and feel."

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  14. TCU baseball: A position-by-position look at the Horned FrogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Star-Telegram.com

    The Horned Frogs return a lot of experience from last season's College World Series team, and it is experience in key positions - shortstop, center field, the starting rotation and the back of the bullpen. They have to make up for the loss of catcher Kyle Bacak and their best power hitter, Kevin Cron, plus Major League postseason hero Brandon Finnegan, who logged more than 100 innings for the Frogs last year.

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  15. Keller varsity hockey comes up just short in OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Star-Telegram.com

    The Keller varsity hockey team lost to McKinney on Thursday night by a score of 2-1 in overtime at the McKinney StarCenter South Arena. McKinney scored first in the game at the 7:12 mark of the first period to take a 1-0 lead heading into the second period of play.

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  16. Texas lawmakers fire back against racing commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Star-Telegram.com

    Texas Racing Commissioners last year approved a controversial plan to allow historical racing - the replaying of past races on devices that sound and look much like slot machines. The horse racing industry was looking forward to the financial boost they expect from the slot-like machines at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie and other major tracks statewide.

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  17. Need for drug test not shownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Star-Telegram.com

    In the 2013 Legislature, a bill to require drug testing for some welfare recipients made it out of the Senate, then died in the House because the session ended before a floor vote could be taken. The sponsor of that legislation, Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, has introduced another bill this term to require those seeking help from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to submit to a drug test based on their responses to a screening questionnaire, the Texas Tribune reported.

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  18. Fitness center burglar targets Burleson churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Star-Telegram.com

    A suspect wanted in a series of vehicle burglaries at North Texas fitness centers has added a church to his targets, authorities said Thursday. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office asked for help in identifying the man who broke into a vehicle at Cana Baptist Church, 2309 E. Renfro St., on Jan. 10 and stole credit cards.

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  19. A nonpolitical home for Public Integrity UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    When state Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, introduced the Senate's initial 2016-17 budget plan last week as chairwoman of the Senate Finance Committee, she said it includes no money for the Public Integrity Unit. That's the formerly state-funded office, supervised by the Travis County district attorney from 1982 until then-Gov. Rick Perry vetoed the funding in 2013, that prosecutes official misconduct cases against state officials and agency employees.

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  20. Maca s and Sage: familiar names, but new in GrapevineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    "The Grapevine crowd is different - we're seeing people from Coppell or Flower Mound we never saw before," said Rena Frost of Mac's on Main , newest of a 30-year-old local steakhouse partnership. Mac's is open for lunch and dinner daily, with a midafternoon break; 909 S. Main St., Grapevine, 817-251-6227, macsteak.com .

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