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State Rep. Matt Shaheen makes it official, decides against State Senate run

Texas State Rep. Matt Shaheen of Plano announced today that he won’t be running against Phillip Huffines in the Republican Primary race for State Senate in District 8. Shaheen said: “After much prayer, counsel and reflection on the Special Session, … Continue reading

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Staying in House: Representative Matt Shaheen not expected to run for State Senate

Former County Commissioner and current Texas State Rep. Matt Shaheen won’t be running for State Senate, our sources tell us. The Senate post is currently held by Van Taylor, who is expected to run for retiring Sam Johnson’s seat in … Continue reading

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Smoke restaurant announces on Facebook that doors are closing at Plano location

Nancy Nichols reports Sunday morning on DMagazine.com that Smoke will be closing its doors in Plano, Texas, on Preston Road. We’ve never known Nancy Nichols to be wrong. She beat everyone to the story. Smoke’s post on Facebook on Sunday … Continue reading

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Senior Alert: 85-year-old woman missing; Plano Police request you share so she can be found

PLANO POLICE officials said: “We need your help in finding a missing senior. Julia Shestakov, an 85-year old Plano resident was last seen around 3:40 p.m. at the WalMart  at 6001 Central Expressway in Plano. Plano Police said the Senior … Continue reading

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Plano Balloon Festival Preview – photographer badge drawing Aug. 10

Heads up Photographers! Join up at the InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival Preview and Hatch Stroll at Central Market / Plano – 320 Coit Rd, Plano, Texas 75075 from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 (come and go). … Continue reading

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Lightning strike hits Plano home; family of five saved by 14-year-old gamer who smelled smoke

Lightning has struck a Plano home in Timber Brook tonight around 2 a.m. just east of Jupiter Road west of Cottonwood Creek, south of Chaparral Road and north of Oak Point Park. A teenage gamer smelled smoke, woke of his … Continue reading

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Let’s welcome The Orchard School to Plano TX: How parents saved a school

If you have not heard about the heroic effort to save a local Plano school, here is the story. Local Plano parents stepped in to buy the Grove School on Independence when they learned the school would be closing. The … Continue reading

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Five places to be cool this week in DFW

You just moved into Collin County, and all you have seen so far is traffic on the tollways. Try these five local places to stay cool or be cool. The Texas Pool Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary Kayak … Continue reading

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Plano Chamber names Business Executive of the Year

Congrats to Plano City Manager Bruce Glasscock (second from left) on being selected as the Business Executive of the Year by the Plano Chamber of Commerce. Great choice by the Plano Chamber. Photo courtesy of Plano Chamber. Consider joining your … Continue reading

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Lil Wayne popping up at Plano Star Fest Music Festival in September; tickets on sale Aug. 7

One of our radio station friends at the “little Ticket” tipped us off to this good news for Lil Wayne fans. Tickets for the Lil Wayne go on sale on Monday, Aug. 7.   Lil Wayne is the first big … Continue reading

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