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  1. McKinney's Public HS for Students in Recovery Gets New HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | NBC Dallas

    Serenity High School, a public school designed to support students recovering from addiction, is celebrating a move to a permanent space this Saturday. Serenity High School, a public school designed to support students recovering from addiction, is celebrating a move to a permanent space with a ribbon cutting celebration this Saturday.

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  2. Teens Build Plane, Learn to Fly in McKinney SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | NBC Dallas

    Inside a shop, adjacent to an airplane hangar at McKinney National Airport, is a hands-on learning experience for the next generation of pilots, mechanics and aviation professionals. Inside a shop, adjacent to an airplane hangar at McKinney National Airport, is a hands-on learning experience for the next generation of pilots, mechanics and aviation professionals.

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  3. Collin Co. Cities Try to Keep Pace With ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | NBC Dallas

    McKinney's parks department estimates in the next five years, it will need about 180 acres for new neighborhood parks In the battle of parks-versus-pavement, rising land prices and construction and labor costs pose a challenge to future park growth and renovations in Collin County. "Residents come, and we have to build more parks so we'll always be catching up," said Michael Kowski, McKinney's director of parks and recreation.

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  4. McKinney ISD Football Stadium to Open With Repairs NeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | NBC Dallas

    The new McKinney ISD stadium opens on Thursday and will still need repairs to unexpected cracks in the new concrete. On Wednesday morning, McKinney ISD gave reporters and photographers a first look at its new $69.9 million football stadium.

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  5. McKinney Student Battling Cancer Told She Can't Wear Turquoise WigRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    A McKinney student who lost her hair after chemotherapy treatment has been told she can't wear her turquoise wig because it violates dress code. A North Texas teenager fighting terminal brain cancer was told this week she's not allowed to wear her wig at school.

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  6. McKinney ISD to Open New Stadium Aug. 30, Postpone RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    Officials with the McKinney Independent School District say they don't know when their new $70 million stadium and event center will open after several cracks have been found in the concrete, Thursday, May 31, 2018. Repairs to cracks in the concourse not found to compromise strength; will be postponed until after football and soccer season.

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  7. McKinney Stadium Cracks Don't Compromise Slab: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    Photographs from McKinney ISD show cracking in the concrete of the district's new $70 million stadium and event center. A final report on the third section of cracks, located in the lower bowl wall, has not yet been made public.

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  8. Old McKinney Courthouse Gets FaceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    For nearly 150 years, the old Collin County courthouse has anchored downtown McKinney's historic square. In some places, the exterior is starting to show its age.

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  9. Amid Burn Ban, McKinney Requires 'Hot Work' PermitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    With a burn ban in place in Collin County, the city of McKinney is taking matters one step further by requiring businesses that perform "hot work" - anything that could potentially generate a spark - to apply for a temporary work permit. The Hot Work Permit is free of charge and can be picked up from the city Fire Marshal office located at 2001 Community Avenue.

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  10. 3 Cities Rank as Best Places for 1st-Time HomebuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    Here is more proof that North Texas is increasingly becoming the place to be - three Collin County cities were just ranked near the top of WalletHub's list of the Best Places to be a First-Time Homebuyer . WalletHub , a personal finance website, compared the cities "across three key dimensions": affordability, real-estate market and quality of life.

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  11. North Texas Cities Among the Best for First-Time Home BuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    July is one of the top months for home sales and nearly 40% of 2017's single-family home purchases were made by first-time buyers. WalletHub has released a list of best and worst cities for first-time home buyers.

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  12. Cracks in New McKinney Stadium May Delay Games Played ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    McKinney ISD received an update Tuesday on cracking in the concrete of its new stadium. No decision on repairs is expected for at least six weeks.

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  13. McKinney Football, Soccer Seasons Could Be Canceled: CracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    McKinney ISD received an update Tuesday on cracking in the concrete of its new stadium. No decision on repairs is expected for at least six weeks.

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  14. Families to Take Metal Detector Push to School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    An effort by some families to bring metal detectors to schools comes after McKinney Police say a student brought a gun to school and used it to shoot himself inside an empty classroom on June 1, the Friday before the last week of the school year. Gathered around a kitchen table, Deanna Rosenbaum and Melody Timmons edit a speech they intend to present to the McKinney ISD School Board in a push to install metal detectors inside every McKinney school.

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  15. Return of Remains Brings New Hope for Collin County VeteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    Remains of U.S. troops who disappeared in the Korean War are being returned, President Trump said Friday. President Trump said Friday that North Korea has started returning the remains of US troops who disappeared in the Korean War.

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  16. McKinney Officials Seek Input on New Master PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    It's no secret Collin County has been a hotbed for growth lately. In fact, McKinney, has more than doubled in population in the last 14 years.

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  17. McKinney HS Stadium Issues Not a 'Life Safety Concern'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    The first of three reports on excessive cracking in McKinney ISD's yet-to-be-opened $69.9 million football stadium indicates the district is dealing with far less of a nightmare than did its neighbor, Allen ISD. "The cracking at the home side concourse slab-on-grade is excessive and unsightly; however, does not presently compromise the strength to the slabs or otherwise pose a life safety concern," says the report, described as preliminary in nature and sent to Rob Daake, an attorney representing McKinney ISD, on May 15 by Nelson Forensics.

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  18. Group Calls for Metal Detectors in McKinney SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    Hours after a student used a gun to commit suicide on campus, parents of a junior at McKinney North High School formed a group on Facebook called McKinney Parents and Students for Metal Detectors. Monday, McKinney ISD says it will have extra counselors and security available for students returning to school following an on campus suicide by a student on Friday.

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  19. Date Night at the Heard 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    NBC 5 and the Heard invite you to Date Night at the Heard, a fun, outdoor fundraising event benefiting Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. This event will offer live music from the Blandelles, dancing, a cash bar featuring Tupps Brewery, and food trucks.

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  20. McKinney Student Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot WoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | NBC Dallas

    Students at McKinney North High School are being sent home early Friday after a student died on campus from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. District officials said the school was initially placed on lock down at about 11 a.m. after reports of a gunshot.

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