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Grand Prairie, Texas is located in Dallas County. Zip codes in Grand Prairie, TX include 75053, 75052, and 75050. The median home price in Grand Prairie is $170,000 which is roughly $67/per square foot. More Grand Prairie information.

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23 hrs ago | MediaPost

Record Results At Six Flags; Other Parks Strong

In further evidence that Americans are dialing up the fun factor this summer, Six Flags Entertainment Corp. says its second-quarter revenue grew 4% to a record $377 million.

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Monday | SFGate

Focus Daily News Names Texas Trust Credit Union Best Financial Institution and Mortgage Company

The Focus on Excellence Awards for best financial institution and best mortgage company was claimed for 2014 by Texas Trust Credit Union.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBS Local

Immigration Debate Hits DFW Overpasses

Groups on both sides of the immigration issue took their messages to the streets on Saturday, as plans move forward to locally house children who have been caught unaccompanied at the Mexican border.

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NBC Dallas

Murder Victim Families Gather in Euless

"She was 19, she was mentally challenged, she was going to work and these two guys kidnapped her and brought her out here and murdered her," she said.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBS Local

Federal Officials Inspect Sites To House Immigrant Children

Rebekka Ramirez watched her three children play in a Grand Prairie park and thought of the tens of thousands of children fleeing their homes in Central America and taking the dangerous journey to the U.S. "I wouldn't want to see my kids like that," said Ramirez But just down the street from the playground, is one of three potential Dallas County ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBS Local

Separating Fact From Fiction at Grand Prairie ISD Meeting On Immigration

Living across the street from Lamar School for the last 30 years, Diana Gorski wonders how her view will change in the next couple of weeks.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Grand Prairie residents address school board about border children

At Grand Prairie Independent School District's board meeting Thursday, the board heard public comment on the proposal to house unaccompanied migrant children in its vacant Lamar Alternative School.

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Star-Telegram.com

Purse snatcher snags 40-year prison sentence

A woman used a cellphone tracking device to lead police to a purse snatching suspect and Wednesday a Tarrant County jury sentenced him to 40 years in prison.

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CBS Local

GPISD To Hold Public Meeting About Housing Immigrant Children

Grand Prairie residents will soon learn more about Dallas County's plan to house undocumented children in one of the city's schools.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Parkland leaders sign off on deal for South Dallas clinic

After lengthy negotiations, Parkland Memorial Hospital leaders approved a 25-year rental agreement Wednesday that allows private construction of a community clinic in South Dallas.

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New York Daily News

Formerly conjoined Texas twins celebrate 1st birthday

After a hellish year of surgeries, two formerly conjoined twins from Texas celebrated their first birthday this week - with a cake fit for kings.

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Dallas Observer

Where Migrant Kids Will Likely Live in Dallas

With Central American kids streaming across Texas' border and nothing but partisan posturing on the horizon, Dallas County, under the leadership of County Judge Clay Jenkins and in partnership with the feds, is preparing to shelter thousands of unaccompanied minors from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, starting as soon as this summer.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Dallas Observer

Welcome to the 'Hood, Kids: Visiting the Grand Prairie School Expected to House Migrants

Lamar Alternative Education Center will soon house unaccompanied Central American kids, provided the district and city first work out logistics with neighborhood residents.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Music-News.com

Bobby Brown quits New Edition tour

Bobby Brown has left the current New Edition Tour. The remaining members, Ricky Bell, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant and Michael Bivins, are continuing including tonight's show in Grand Prairie, TX along with the remaining ten dates of the tour.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Dallas County shelters for border children awaiting a federal contractor

Moving 2,000 Central American children to Dallas County in a little more than two weeks still seems optimistic, considering how much work remains.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Suspect in Grand Prairie stabbing death booked into Dallas jail

The man wanted in connection with the July 2 stabbing death of another man was booked into the Dallas County Jail on Thursday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Dallas county commissioners hear strong opinions in immigrant housing debate

The county effort would provide temporary housing for about 2,000 children from Mexico and Central America who were caught at the border.

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Dallas Morning News

Speakers line up at Dallas County Commissioners Court to discuss plan to house 2,000 children

The weekly meeting of the Dallas County Commissioners Court is packed with residents planning to share their opinions about the county's plan temporarily house about 2,000 children who have entered the country illegally.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Free Republic

Want to get hung up on about illegal immigration, call Grand Prairie, TX.

Called Grand Prairie, TX, local govt. about their decision to house 2000 illegal immigrants, and I talked to the secretary Lydia and she said that the Fed govt.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Grand Prairie leaders 'more at ease' with hosting undocumented kids

Four days after firing off a strong letter to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, city leaders in Grand Prairie are "more at ease" with the possibility of housing hundreds of undocumented and unaccompanied children at a former elementary school.

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