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  1. Stafford votes to move forward with TI property projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Fort Bend Star

    Johnny Baiamonte, Steve Robinson, developer Brian Murphy, and Jeff Wiley of the Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Corporation react to the final 6-1 vote of the Stafford City Council to move forward with development of the former Texas Instruments property. By mid-May Stafford officials will learn the names of the businesses that developers say will attract money and visitors to the 192 acres in the proposed $500 million former Texas Instruments site project.

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  2. Stafford wins district track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Fort Bend Star

    Stafford High senior Kenneth Bodwin makes a leap during the long jump during the district championships Thursday at Sealy High School. The Stafford High School boys track and field team won the district championship.

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  3. Scholarships help students get a chance to go to collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Fort Bend Star

    Angel Moran stands with Valerie Tolman and Syeda Tayyaba and Jasmin Gil. Tolman and her husband provide scholarships to help students break cycles of poverty in their community.

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  4. Stafford moves closer to approving development over mayor's objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Fort Bend Star

    Attorney Steve Robinson , representing Street Level Investment, and Jeff Wiley of the Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Corporation urge passage of $500 million proposal at a meeting of the Stafford City Council. A developer's plan to create transformative changes to the old Texas Instrument property are one step closer to reality after the Stafford City Council approved the first reading of the project by a 6-1 vote last week with the mayor voting no, citing "serious and grave concerns."

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  5. Cruz in StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Fort Bend Star

    Sen. Ted Cruz brought his re-election campaign to Stafford Monday night at the Redneck Country Club. Hundreds of people turned out to hear the junior senator from Texas talk about his success in the senate and plans moving forward for the next six years.

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  6. 25th Annual Stafford Citywide Pride Spring Clean Up is April 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | Fort Bend Star

    The City of Stafford, along with Keep Texas Beautiful, will be holding its 25th Annual City Wide Pride Spring Clean Up, a part of Keep Texas Beautiful Don't Mess With Texas and The Great American Clean-Up, on April 14 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the City of Stafford, Keep Texas Beautiful, Texas Department of Transportation, and many corporate sponsors and local businesses. For the 600-plus volunteers' hard work, they will receive a T-shirt and be fed a gourmet lunch of hot dogs and hamburgers.

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  7. TI redevelopment plan creates rift in StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | Fort Bend Star

    April 3, 7 p.m.: Public hearing at a joint meeting of the Stafford Economic Development Corporation and Stafford City Council, 2610 S. Main St. Businessman Felix Sorkin, president of General Technologies, Stafford's largest employer lays into developer Brian Murphy, who won't build unless the city gives them $13 million and the zero tax break everyone gets. Depending on whom you ask, the proposed $500 million redevelopment of nearly 200 acres of land at the old Texas Instruments campus will be a boon or bust for the city.

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  8. Stafford mayor concerned about TI property 'crap shoot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Construction work continues at the site of the former Texas Instruments campus in Stafford at the intersection of Highway 59 and Airport Road. An approval to accept an economic development agreement between the City of Stafford and the developers of a 192-acre $500 million project designed to attract millennials who want to work and play where they live, could change the future of Stafford.

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  9. Career day opens doors to opportunity and eyes to a changing worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Friday was career day at Stafford Intermediate School. I was invited with several other professionals to come and visit the fifth and sixth grade classes and in the span of less than 15 minutes tell them about what I do for a living.

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  10. Municipal elections heat upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    If federal, state, and county elections were not enough, voters in several Fort Bend County cities will be casting ballots May 5 for mayors and city council members. Sugar Land, Stafford, and Meadows Place all have contested races.

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  11. Sugar Land says so long to SaberCatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Matt Trouville scores his first try of the season for the Houston SaberCats during the exhibition match Saturday against the Ontario Arrows at Constellation Field. It began eight weeks ago as the unlikely marriage of a bunch of rugby players from Fiji, Guam, Australia, England, Ireland, Stafford and other parts of the United States, a curious group of fans more familiar with football and baseball, and Constellation Field, a baseball stadium.

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  12. Stafford culinary arts students to get a taste of ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Pictured from the left are Chef Deidra Goodhue, Chris Novak, Carolyn Perea, Samantha Gonzalez, Maria Espitia, Angie Perea, Desiree' Brewer, Chef Courtney Ralls TeKylah Simpson, Cesar Benitez, Kierra Felder, Rama Dwarkanauth Jr., Leslie Ramirez, and Anisa Mars. Eleven students from the Stafford High School Culinary Arts Program will spend their spring break getting a real taste of Italy.

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  13. Mamie George Branch Library in Stafford to close for minor renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Fort Bend County Libraries' Mamie George Branch Library, located at 320 Dulles Avenue in Stafford, will close Monday, March 12, for minor renovations. The library will remain closed for approximately two months.

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  14. Stafford basketball makes playoff pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Andrell Jones of Stafford dribbles past Columbia defenders Jonathon Higgins and Chase Laday during the playoff game Feb. 20 at George Ranch High School. The Spartans won 35-32 but lost the next game to Wimberley 51-50 in overtime.

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  15. Stafford grad returning to his roots as principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Raymond Root, a 1998 graduate of Stafford High School, is returning to the school next year as the principal. The Stafford MSD Board of Trustees voted to hire 1998 Stafford High School graduate Raymond Root as the new principal of Stafford High School.

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  16. Civil Servant of the Month: Rudy RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Rudy Roberts' students will tell you that he rocks, so it's no surprise that the Stafford Intermediate Teacher of the Month is from the city that rocks, Cleveland, Ohio. "Being named Teacher of the Month is an honor," said Roberts, who teaches sixth grade math.

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  17. Agencies offer help with tax preparationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    In that time, the 110-year-old nonprofit organization, with the support of the United Way and dozens of volunteers, has prepared over 288,000 tax returns, and helped hardworking families and individuals claim $390 million in net refunds. This year, BakerRipley will once again be providing this free service at 11 convenient locations in the local region for all families and individuals that earn up to $58,000.

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  18. Elkins moves to 6A, Hightower to 5A in sports realignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Four Fort Bend ISD schools will be playing in different districts next season after the Texas University Interscholastic League announced the 2018-2020 district alignments for football, basketball and volleyball last week. Elkins increased its enrollment from 2,114 two years ago, to 2,322.5 and qualified to play in Conference 6A.

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  19. Missouri City to open visitors center, hold Black History Month celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Missouri City will mark two community unity milestones on Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10 with the grand opening of the state-of-the-art visitors center and the commemoration of the Fourth Annual Black History Month Celebration of Culture and Music. The festivities will launch with City Council and staff showcasing the visitors center on Feb. 9 at a 5 p.m. grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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  20. Creating a distressed lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Fort Bend Star

    Catrina Kidd, the star of DIY Network's "Texas Flip N' Move" teaches how to give new wood a distressed look during her first session Saturday at the Sugar Land Home and Garden Show, held at the Stafford Centre. The two-day show attracted thousands of guests who came to see and learn the latest products and services for homes and gardens.

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