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  1. Jurors watch shootout at Lamborghini Dallas that somehow spared cop, schizophrenic gunmanRead the original story

    Wednesday | Dallas Morning News

    A 21-year-old man who broke into a Lamborghini dealership was legally insane last year when he shot at a Richardson officer and led police on a 33-mile chase into Collin County, his attorney said Wednesday. Justin Xavier Strait, 21, is charged with aggravated assault against a public servant for shooting at Richardson police Officer Robert Beddingfield.

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  2. What do elections mean for the future of school finance in Texas?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Dallas Morning News

    Tired of waiting for a state fix, this month voters approved the Dallas, Richardson and Frisco districts' pleas to funnel millions more a year for schools locally. But now school leaders are worried about what's next.

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  3. Continue reading Police seek man who robbed Richardson bank armed with only a noteRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Dallas Morning News

    The robber entered the Bank of Texas at 333 W. Campbell Road about 11:20 a.m. and passed a note to the teller. Bank Robbery 11/08/18 at 12:20PM the pictured suspect entered the Bank of Texas at 333 W. Campbell Rd, passed a note indicating a robbery.

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  4. Continue reading Dallas' high-rise apartment boom still has thousands of units on the wayRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Dallas Morning News

    The Dallas area has seen a flood of new high-rise, high-priced rental projects in the last few years and more are on the way. Developer Hines' 39-story Victor tower in Victory Park will be one of the biggest.

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  5. Richardson elementary students return to class after evacuating for gas leakRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Dallas Morning News

    Students at a Richardson elementary school have returned to class after a gas leak forced them to evacuate Wednesday morning. Mohawk Elementary School took students first to the school's baseball fields, then moved them next door to J.J. Pearce High School as Atmos worked to repair a broken pipe, the school said in a Facebook post.

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  6. Continue reading Dallas, Richardson and Frisco voters approve school tax increasesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Dallas Morning News

    Voters on Tuesday approved tax ratification elections intended to raise more money for schools in Dallas, Richardson and Frisco ISDs, according to unofficial results. The Dallas and Richardson school districts will each get an additional 13 cents on their maintenance and operations tax rate, placing it at the state maximum of $1.17.

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  7. Tuning in: Hospital therapy reaches patients through songRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Dallas Morning News

    The stroke patient sits impassive in her wheelchair, her legs wrapped in a light hospital blanket. Her face is expressionless.

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  8. Why Richardson ISD's longtime CFO has a 'vote no' sign in his yard...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Dallas Morning News

    Tony Harkleroad was apprehensive when he staked the sign that read, "Vote No" in big, block letters in his front yard. Harkleroad isn't a typical voter.

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  9. Amazon gave Houston the cold shoulder. So what's next?Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Dallas Morning News

    With almost 7 million residents, including nearly 1 million added this decade, the Houston metro area ranks No. 5 in population in the United States.

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  10. How knitting can instill peace, lower blood pressure and create some pretty thingsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 29 | Dallas Morning News

    When you wrap a strand of yarn around your finger, when you twist it around a needle and start creating, something happens. It happens in front of your very eyes.

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  11. Life after Amazon HQ2? Dallas is ready for it, win or loseRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 28 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas is still in the running for Amazon's next headquarters, and officials are prepared to handle whatever comes next, including rejection. "If Amazon comes here, great," said Dale Petroskey , CEO of the Dallas Regional Chamber.

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  12. Who's behind the push for school tax increases in North Texas?Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 27 | Dallas Morning News

    Thousands of dollars are being spent on mailers, yard signs and social media campaigns by political action committees to convince voters whether or not they should support three North Texas school districts' tax ratification elections. But who's forking over the cash to campaign for and against these tax increases? Public school officials say the state's complicated and dated school finance formula has stymied them as education costs and demands pile up leaving them no choice but to ask for more money locally.

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  13. Continue reading Voter intimidation reported in Dallas, Mesquite, Richardson during early votingRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas County elections officials say that reports of voter intimidation have been made during the first week of early voting. The county election administrator said that the harassment -- including name-calling and interrogating voters waiting in line -- is the worst she's seen in decades.

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  14. Texas Instruments says slowdown in chip demand won't halt plans for new plantRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | Dallas Morning News

    Despite warning of slowing demand across most of its markets, Texas Instruments Inc. says it still plans to open a new semiconductor plant in 2020 or 2021. The world's sixth largest chipmaker will proceed with long-term investment plans, even though "we are heading into a softer market," chief financial officer Rafael Lizardi told analysts in a conference call this week.

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  15. Note to AT&T's big boss: 'Stop acting like a communications dinosaur'Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | Dallas Morning News

    OK, that's fine. You're not here to eat. You're here so I can share your latest job evaluation.

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  16. Campaign signs for Beto O'Rourke and Colin Allred set ablaze in Richardson yardsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Dallas Morning News

    Police received three calls in a 30-minute span - one at 11 p.m., another at 11:06 and the third at 11:28 - reporting that yard signs for Beto O'Rourke and Colin Allred had been lit on fire in the Arapaho Heights neighborhood west of Heights Park, Sgt. Kevin Perlich said.

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  17. We recommend voters approve Frisco ISDa s tax ratification electionRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Dallas Morning News

    Voters in the Frisco school district - growing faster than any other in the state - will decide whether the district can keep pace with that growth while maintaining the quality schools that have drawn parents and the companies that employ them at a head-spinning rate. We recommend Frisco voters approve a tax ratification election that will bring in millions to hire more teachers and pay them a competitive rate.

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  18. DeSoto ISD delays paychecks to teachers, staff as cash flow falls shortRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Dallas Morning News

    Bad planning and a lag in cash flow means employees in the DeSoto school district will get their paychecks a week later than expected next month. That's according to DeSoto ISD officials, who say the Dallas suburban district is scrambling to fix its financial procedures even as law enforcement and officials investigate the possible misuse of money under previous administrators.

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  19. Dallas-Fort Worth leads the country in share of new high-end apartmentsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 22 | Dallas Morning News

    Last year, almost 100 percent of the apartments built in Dallas-Fort Worth had something in common: They were all high-end rental units. With developers in the biggest apartment-building market in the country aiming for the same slice of the rental pie, North Texas now ranks high among markets with the largest share of pricey, luxury apartment building.

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  20. Uptown Dallas' new Central Market store will anchor a high-rise mixed-use projectRead the original story

    Friday Oct 19 | Dallas Morning News

    Uptown will be getting more than just a new grocery store when Central Market opens its doors on McKinney Avenue. The supermarket will be part of a high-rise development planned for the block at McKinney and Lemmon avenues that will include offices, shops and restaurants.

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