4 hrs ago
CPRIT reform bill heads to governor's desk
The bill overhauling Texas' embattled cancer-fighting agency, nervously watched by supporters and detractors for months, was sent to Gov.
Fri May 24, 2013
A special session may be on the horizon for Texas lawmakers
In the waning days of the 83rd legislative session, some lawmakers see more than light at the end of this 140-day tunnel.
Overhaul of troubled cancer agency heads to Perry
In a unanimous vote Friday, the Senate gave final approval to sweeping reforms at the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Thu May 23, 2013
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Portland City Manager Mike Tanner set to retire this summer
Tanner's last day working for the city, where he has spent half his career, will be July 23.
Final days of Texas Legislature flush with high-stakes gamesmanship
The final days of a Texas legislative session can just as easily produce Cinderella endings as it can the brutality of a gunfight at the OK Corral.
Budget stalemate ends in Austin
Breaking a budget impasse with days left in the 2013 session, House and Senate members approved key elements Wednesday of a two-year spending plan that boosts education funding and addresses a looming water shortage.
Wed May 22, 2013
PRLog US Entertainment
Alternative Rockers Outcast Hero! release debut album.
May 21, 2013 - FLOWER MOUND, Texas -- BlackGinger Media, C4 Management, and Outcast Hero! announce the debut album "Cotyledon". The CD Release Event will be held at Trietsch Family Life Center located at 6101 Moriss Rd., Flower Mound, TX 75028.
Mon May 20, 2013
Preliminary reports show rise in values
Preliminary reports from the Denton County Central Appraisal District show the county with a slight bump in tax value over last year.
Sun May 19, 2013
Dallas suburb solar panel fight exposes problems
A legal battle between a suburban Dallas neighborhood association and a homeowner seeking to install solar panels on his house exposed problems with a state law passed in 2011.
Sat May 18, 2013
Blotter: Police charge four suspects with robbery
Denton police charged four suspects, ranging in age from 16 to 26 years, with robbery Thursday after responding to a suspicious activity call in the 3400 block of Joyce Lane.
Police bust massage parlor
Sun Ae Yun, 58, of Flower Mound, Texas, and Tae Sook Lee, 45, of Flushing, N.Y., were arrested Thursday by state police after a four-month investigation allegedly showed the women exchanged sex for money at the Garden Health Spa, 2062 Old Route 220, Duncansville.
Thu May 16, 2013
Bill allows Grapevine to join Fort Worth Transportation Authority
The state Senate unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to allow Grapevine, which is participating in the TEX Rail commuter project, to have representation on the Fort Worth Transportation Authority's board.
Cleburne Teacher Resigns Amid Sex With Student Allegations
Administrators with the Cleburne Independent School District have accepted the resignation of a high school teacher and girl's soccer head coach after the man's arrest for Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student.
Tue May 14, 2013
Family nurse practitioner Jean Gisler at her office in Victoria, Texas.
Advanced practice nurses and physician assistants under the supervision of a physician may soon have broader authority to prescribe controlled substances, after the House gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to the so-called "scope-of-practice" bill.
CPRIT funding almost back on track
State Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, is the primary author of legislation to reform the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Mon May 13, 2013
Realty Capital selects UCR to market Lakeside DFW
The initial phase of Lakeside DFW off Lake Grapevine in Flower Mound will have more than 53,000 square feet of retail space.
Budget Negotiators Tentatively Restore CPRIT Funds
If the state Legislature approves reforms to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, the embattled agency should have its financing restored, budget negotiators decided on Monday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Family plan cancellations derail dreams of thousands
For years, Darlene Dominguez , 33, got her birth control pills, Pap smears and breast cancer exams at a Planned Parenthood clinic in downtown San Antonio.
Sat May 11, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Close races shaping up in Flower Mound, Lewisville, LISD
Denton County early voting results are showing some close races in the Flower Mound and Lewisville council elections and for a seat on the Lewisville school board.
Fri May 10, 2013
Gainesville Daily Register
NCTC offers business management program
North Central Texas College offers many degree plans and certifications including one in business management.