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  1. Prosper isn't backing down from fight to keep U.S. 380 bypass out of townRead the original story

    Monday | Dallas Morning News

    Residents and town officials here have said they don't want a freeway cutting through a corner of their small but growing Collin County suburb. And they want the Texas Department of Transportation to take their concerns seriously.

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  2. In bitter U.S. 380 fight, here's what Prosper, McKinney could learn from Dallas' North Central redoRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Dallas Morning News

    Whether expressed that bluntly or prettied up a little, that's how residents are talking about one another in the messy debate over U.S. Highway 380. The jam-packed roadway, one of the few east-west routes in fast-growing Collin and Denton counties, is badly in need of relief.

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  3. Continue reading How did Prosper become a serious contender for a potential U.S. 380 bypass?Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | Dallas Morning News

    They thought they didn't have to worry about the state building a high-speed road in a corner of their small but growing town. Residents have written to the Texas Department of Transportation, telling officials that they're furious the Prosper option was one of two revised alignments unveiled last week as part of the state's feasibility study to improve U.S. Highway 380.

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  4. Top D-FW commercial real estate deals for the week of Oct. 8Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | Dallas Morning News

    Houston-based Fidelis Realty Partners purchased McKinney Towne Crossing, a grocery-anchored shopping center on State Highway 121 in McKinney. The retail center was purchased from InvenTrust Properties as part of a 3-property acquisition.

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  5. Does McKinney's fancy new high school football stadium dim Friday Night Lights?Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Dallas Morning News

    With its August opening, the school district's 12,000-seat, $69.9 million facility reignited the debate about whether the stadium arms race is destroying beloved community traditions in favor of over-sized ambitions. I haven't attended a high school game in more than a decade, and I expected the worst as I headed to McKinney to check out the state's newest sports showcase.

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  6. Snake bites Plano ISD fifth-grader at Collin County adventure campRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Dallas Morning News

    A Plano ISD student was bitten by a snake Tuesday morning at a camp in Collin County, a school district spokeswoman said. The fifth-grade student at Shepard Elementary was walking near trails at the YMCA Collin County Adventure Camp and stepped into a grassy area where the snake was, Lesley Range-Stanton said.

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  7. Continue reading We must hold Texas lawmakers accountable for school fundingRead the original story

    Monday Oct 1 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas is a prosperous state, but lawmakers are failing to adequately finance public education. Communities and students are suffering the academic, physical and economic consequences.

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  8. We recommend Julie Luton for Texas House District 70Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 30 | Dallas Morning News

    Despite being largely ineffective in Austin, incumbent Scott Sanford has sailed to victory in his last three elections for Texas House District 70 by riding the Republican wave in Collin County. The executive pastor at Cottonwood Creek Church in Allen, who disappointingly supports school vouchers and the bathroom bill, faced no opposition in his first two campaigns. 2 comments

  9. McKinney man gets 45 years in prison for sexually assaulting special-needs teen over two yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Dallas Morning News

    A McKinney man was sentenced last week to 45 years in prison without the possibility of parole after sexually assaulting a special needs teen over two years. Augusto A. Carrera, 45, was convicted by a jury on eight counts, including continuous sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child and sexual assault of a child.

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  10. Child exploitation sting charges 12 with child porn, solicitation in D-FW area, officials sayRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | Dallas Morning News

    An multi-agency investigation of online child sexual exploitation ended in 12 arrests throughout the D-FW area in the past three weeks, and investigators say they've located at least one previously unidentified victim. Over a hundred investigative personnel from 20 local, state and federal agencies participated in Operation Zeus.

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  11. Dog About Town: Going for a dunk and more things to doRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The bad news: Many of last weekend's pool parties were rained out. The good news: This year's Doggie Dunk at the Keller Pointe Outdoor Pool has been rescheduled for Saturday.

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  12. Downtown Dallas' cheaper rents are luring businesses from Uptown and the burbsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    While most of the big corporate moves have been to the burbs, downtown is quietly adding to its business ranks with a growing number of small and mid-size lease deals. Just this week, two firms - West Monroe Partners and the national retailer Payless Shoe Source - joined the steady stream of businesses heading downtown.

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  13. Plano man who preyed on young boys and plotted to kill prosecutor...Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    A Plano man said he hoped to get probation Thursday after pleading guilty to committing sex crimes involving an underage boy and plotting to kill a prosecutor. But state District Judge Angela Tucker told Daniel B. Steffen, 70, he would find no mercy after a full-day hearing involving evidence that prosecutors described as "horrendous."

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  14. Anonymous donor gives $155,000 to help McKinney boy with rare diseaseRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are pioneering an approach that could help Will and thousands of children with similar genetic defects. The donation will allow UT Southwestern to kick off initial lab testing of the technique, known as custom gene therapy.

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  15. Coming to McKinney soon: Sleek 3 and 4-bedroom houses made out of shipping containersRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The McKinney home development will have almost three dozen houses built out of shipping containers. North Collin County Habitat for Humanity plans to build the neighborhood called Cotton Groves as a way to provide affordable housing in Dallas' pricey northern suburbs.

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  16. 911 outage hits multiple counties across Dallas-Fort Worth area a " here's who to call for an emergencyRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Officials have no time estimate for when 911 lines will be functional again. Here's a list of the areas affected, and who to call in the event of an emergency.

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  17. Continue reading Booming Collin County cities trying to keep pace with parks as pavement growsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The aging park also was once home to the city's first swimming pool -- a hole in the ground filled with water -- and a zoo that drew tourists to the then-small cotton farming community to gawk at squirrels, possums, porcupines, a "talking crow" and a black bear. Now it's a place where local residents every weekend lug coolers packed with ice, soda cans and juice boxes.

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  18. Name-calling, tensions growing as Prosper and McKinney weigh U.S. 380 solutionsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Absent new information about a divisive plan to relieve traffic "hell" on U.S. Highway 380, tensions and name-calling have ratcheted up in Collin County. One of the latest broadsides came from a Keller Williams agent at a recent McKinney City Council meeting.

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  19. Up in smoke: Feds accuse Addison firm of defrauding marijuana investorsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    As states relax marijuana laws, investors in tech, oil and other industries have poured money into cannabis-related companies. The flood of capital has led some to dub it the "Green Rush."

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  20. What's next for H-E-B and Central Market in Dallas?Read the original story

    Sep 4, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    B's Central Market division has more plans for new stores in Dallas. With the opening Wednesday at Midway Road and Northwest Highway of its third Central Market in the city limits, other projects in the pipeline will start to move ahead, the company said.

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