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West Nile virus cases reported in local area

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the city of Richardson uses agent orange in mosquito adulticide sprays. The...

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Plano councilman sues city over recall

A Plano City Council member is suing the city and city secretary to stop a recall election to end his term early in...


Community holds vigil for Plano shooting victims

Almost two weeks after a deadly mass shooting in Plano, community members organized a vigil to remember the nine victims’ lives. The event,...


Five UTD alumni killed in mass shooting at Plano home

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication. The original version of the article is included below. UTD alumni were...


Religion mixes with politics on campaign trail

Plano church forum with presidential candidates highlights growing influence of Christianity on conservatives The church auditorium was filled with enthusiasm as the six...


GOP candidates attend church forum in Plano

On Oct. 18, 2015, Republican presidential candidates gathered for the North Texas Presidential Forum at the Prestonwood Baptist Church. Candidates in attendance included...

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Fourteen Eighteen offers perfect mix of good coffee, relaxation

So a couple weeks ago, I admitted that I’m a total coffee snob. The other thing I’m a complete sucker for is a...


Alumna missing since August

Friends and family of UTD alumna Christina Morris gathered around Celebration Parkway in Allen on Sept. 18 for a candlelight vigil. The Plano...


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