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  1. a I didna t agree with your flaga : Thief replaces churcha s rainbow flag with American oneRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 |

    When Betsy Friauf donated a rainbow flag to her local church in Plano, Tex. last October, she was hopeful - but expected the worst.


  2. Prayer rooms are just one way public schools accommodate students and religious freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 |

    A classroom used as a prayer room at Liberty High School in Frisco got the attention of the Texas attorney general's office last week. The office sent a letter raising constitutional concerns about the room.


  3. Chop House Burger opening Friday in downtown Fort WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 |

    The Chop House burger with fries at Chop House Burger The "Gobbler" a turkey burger with cranberry mojo, provolone, sage, yellow onion, parsley, red onion, tomato and argula at Chop House Burger Back in 2014, when reviewed the Euless location of Chop House Burger , the review mentioned that the CHB website said that locations were coming to Fort Worth, Southlake, Plano and Frisco. Nearly three years later, the Fort Worth one is opening in City Place Center, also home to Wild Salsa and Avanti Fort Worth .


  4. a Quieres un TollTag?a NTTA phone app now available in SpanishRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 |

    Tollmate is a phone application that can be used to manage a TollTag account, which is a common method for making electronic payments on the North Texas Tollway Authority's road system. Tollmate is a phone application that can be used to manage a TollTag account, which is a common method for making electronic payments on the North Texas Tollway Authority's road system.


  5. Say yes to a discounted dress at these March DFW bridal trunk showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 |

    Brides-to-be, get ready to mark your calendars. Several of DFW's top bridal boutiques are hosting special events coming up, and it's the perfect opportunity to score your dream dress.


  6. J.C. Penney to close 13 to 14 percent of storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 |

    J.C. Penney said Friday that it will be closing anywhere from 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. The closures represent about 13 percent to 14 percent of the department store operator's current store count, and less than 5 percent of total annual sales.


  7. Two teens killed, one hospitalized after Porsche crashes into tree in PlanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 |

    Two 16-year-old females were killed and other is in serious condition after their vehicle crashed into a tree Friday night in Plano. Police said the Porsche Macan was traveling southbound near the 1600 block of Mira Vista Boulevard about 11:30 p.m. when it crashed into a tree at a high speed and caught fire.


  8. House Republican eyes alternative approach to "bathroom bill"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 |

    A Republican in the Texas House is pitching an alternative to the "bathroom bill," saying he wants to focus more on local control than bathrooms. State Rep. Matt Shaheen , R-Plano, filed legislation Monday that would prohibit local governments from setting restroom policies for private businesses.


  9. Rodeo Goat to open a third locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 |

    The Dallas-Fort Worth businessman who likes to name his restaurants after critters -- Bird Cafe , Lark on the Park , Mudhen , just to name a few -- is planning to open a third location of his popular gourmet burger joint Rodeo Goat in Plano. He'll open his 10th Flying Fish there, too, at the new Heritage Creekside development near the intersection of US 75 and the George Bush Turnpike, according to a news release from developer Rosewood Property Company.


  10. NTT Data shifting North American headquarters to Legacy West in PlanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 |

    Information technology firm NTT Data International is moving its North American headquarters and 600 people to the $3 billion Legacy West Development in Plano. The Japan-based company, which last year purchased the former Perot Systems operations from Dell, will lease five floors in the new One Legacy West tower on Legacy Drive at State Highway 121 in Plano.


  11. More bang for your book: another bookstore coming to DFWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 |

    A new bookseller, Interabang Books -- operated by Nancy Perot, Lori Feathers, and Jeremy Ellis, a former general manager of Houston's legendary Brazos Bookstore -- will open in North Dallas in May, according to the web site . The 5000-square-foot space , at the intersection of Preston Road and Royal Lane, plans to carry upwards of 12,000 fiction and non-fiction works and have an event space with a capacity of 100 people.


  12. J.C. Penney sells Plano campus for more than $400 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 |

    The sale, one of the largest of the year in North Texas, was quietly completed in the final hours of 2016, Collin County deed records show. A partnership headed by investor Sam Ware's Dreien Opportunity Partners paid more than $400 million for the 1.8 million-square-foot headquarters complex just west of the Dallas North Tollway.


  13. Meet the three Texans who could be agriculture secretary under Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 |

    Former Texas A&M president Elsa Murano holds up a medallion after being formally named the university's 23rd president in 2008. Murano is one of three Texans who could become agriculture secretary under President-elect Donald Trump.


  14. Families of fallen Dallas officers receive donations to pay off homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 |

    The casket of Dallas Police officer Patrick Zamarripa arrives at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas, July 16, 2016. Members of color guards await the start of the service for Dallas Police officer Patrick Zamarripa at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas, July 16, 2016.


  15. Plano alumna pays it forward by erasing elementary studentsa lunch debtsRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2016 |

    The law student started a GoFundMe to raise $423.68 - the outstanding balance for kids with overdraft lunch accounts at Thomas Elementary in Plano. "Whether you're Thomas Elementary alum, a Plano resident or native, Texas resident or native, or someone in the giving spirit, every dollar counts! Let's help make this Christmas special for somebody else!" she wrote on the page.


  16. TX Bourbon line stretches around the blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 |

    More than 500 people waited for several hours on a chilly December Saturday to buy one of the first bottles of Firestone & Robertson's first straight bourbon. The first person in line got there before 7 a.m. for a noon opening.


  17. Sex on park bench with student lands Plano teacher, 23, in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 |

    A Plano high school teacher was arrested last week and accused of having a sexual relationship with one of her students. The student, a 16-year-old boy, told police he had a relationship with his algebra teacher, Alaina Ferguson, in which they had sex on a park bench in Lewisville, in the back of his pickup after a football game and in her apartment several times, WFAA reported.


  18. 50 Plano residents evacuated from homes for 8 hours due to gas leakRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2016 |

    On Thanksgiving morning, about 50 people in Plano were evacuated for at least eight hours because of a gas leak. Plano police posted on Twitter that the area of West Spring Creek Parkway and Alma Drive was closed about 8:30 a.m. Thursday because of the gas leak, and that it'll be closed for a minimum of eight hours.


  19. Penneya s reports 3Q sales shortfall, cuts outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 |

    J.C. Penney cut its sales outlook for the year after reporting a surprise decline in a key sales figure for the third quarter as it wrestled with sluggish clothing sales. The report is a setback for Plano-based Penney, whose business has been volatile, bouncing back in the summer after a tough start to the year.


  20. North Texas is a Halloween hot spot, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 |

    DFW is one of the best places to be for fans of Halloween, according to a study of 100 of the largest cities in the U.S. Three North Texas suburbs were ranked in the top 17 cities for celebrating Halloween with activities "that won't frighten your wallet," according to a study by WalletHub, a financial advice website that conducts surveys and studies about economic comparisons around the country. Plano ranked No.


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