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  1. Flower Mound police searching for man suspected in burglaries outside fitness centersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    Flower Mound police are looking for a man they say could be responsible for a string of burglaries in and around the city. The man is suspected of targeting vehicles parked around fitness centers and waiting for women to park their cars.

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  2. Lt. Gov. Patrick announces Senate committees; only 2 of 14 chaired by DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Morning News

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced senate committees and chairs for the 2015 Legislature on Friday, keeping a campaign promise to cut the number of Democrats chairing committees. The 14 committees - down from the previous 18 - will be chaired by a dozen Republicans and two Democrats.

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  3. Frisco council approves construction of pump track for bikersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Dallas Morning News

    Kevin Stasun of Dallas and Barry Bishop of Richardson ride at The Woods, part of a Dallas Off Road Bicycle Association trail at Katie Jackson Park in Far North Dallas. Frisco's pump track will be the third in the area.

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  4. Watchdog: You and me. Let's push legal fixes in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Dallas Morning News

    I've selected five areas where new laws protecting Texans need to be passed. These five are based on an unending stream of reader complaints.

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  5. Flower Mound Sen. Jane Nelson calls for tougher ethics laws in social services outsourcingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Dallas Morning News

    Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, says she'll try to toughen conflict of interest provisions and require disclosure of all no-bid contracts at Texas health and welfare agencies. A leading state senator says she will propose tougher safeguards against unethical behavior by those involved in awarding contracts to the private vendors who increasingly deliver medical care and social services to vulnerable Texans.

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  6. Texan of the Year finalist: anti-fracking activist Cathy McMullenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Cathy McMullen moved from rural Wise County to a quaint, 100-year-old farmhouse in Denton to escape the fumes and noise of natural gas drilling. Surely, city ordinances would protect her from drilling operations on her doorstep.

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  7. Ringleader of North Texas home invasions arrested, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    The ringleader of a North Texas crime spree was nabbed at his mother's house in Houston on Thursday after evading police three days earlier, officials said. U.S. marshals took Octavius Scott into custody at 12:30 a.m. without incident and booked him into the Harris County Jail, according to Flower Mound and Allen police.

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  8. Panel's move would ease about one-third of Texas' highway fund shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Sen. Jane Nelson speaks at the Interstate 35Express groundbreaking with Denton County Judge Mary Horn listening in Highland Village in October A specially created Texas legislative panel on Thursday approved a mechanism that, this year at least, will fill about one-third of a highway funding shortfall with energy-production tax money that otherwise would have piled up in the state's savings account. The panel voted 6-0 to set $7 billion as a temporary minimum for the rainy day fund, which in the current fiscal year frees $1.74 billion of oil and gas severance taxes for building and repairing bridges and roads that aren't toll roads.

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  9. Marshals in Houston arrest suspect in Allen, Coppell, Flower Mound home invasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Carrollton police say one of the suspects in a recent string of North Texas home invasions was arrested in Houston early this morning. The U.S. Marshals have custody of Octavius Scott, who local authorities believe was the leader of a crime ring that targeted homes in Coppell, Allen and Flower Mound last weekend.

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  10. Allen police used phone pings to track home invasion suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Signals from a stolen smartphone put Allen police on a trail that led them to the suspects in a series of North Texas home invasions this weekend. One woman and two men were recently arrested in connection with four residential robberies in Coppell, Allen and Flower Mound.

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  11. Review panel backs big consolidation of Texas social service agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    A review panel that periodically looks at whether state agencies are efficient urged Wednesday that five social services agencies be merged into one. The unanimous vote by the Sunset Advisory Commission adds momentum to its staff's October proposal that lawmakers consolidate health and human services programs into an even bigger mega-agency than they created in 2003.

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  12. Man arrested, charged with sexually assaulting a child in Pleasant GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    About 8:30 a.m., police responded to a call about a family friend who had sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl in Pleasant Grove. Alvarado has holds from the Flower Mound Police Department for driving with an invalid license, expired registration and failure to appear in court.

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  13. Charges filed in suburban home invasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Police also identified the person they believe to be one of the masterminds, 22-year-old Octavius Scott, who is at large. Scott is a suspect in New York, New Jersey and Michigan home invasions, said Allen police Sgt.

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  14. Two home invasion suspects charged with carjacking while third remains on the looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Lewisville police announced this morning that they're charging Juan Fernando Olaya and Rodney Granger with robbery after a carjacking Sunday night. Law enforcement officials believe suspects in a Flower Mound home invasion Sunday fled to Lewisville and carjacked a resident.

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  15. Police hold 3 in Flower Mound robbery, seek Allen, Coppell linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Police have made three arrests and are reviewing evidence that they say links a Flower Mound residential armed robbery to three brazen home invasions in Allen and Coppell this weekend. In all four home invasions, armed robbers in masks forced their way into homes at night, when families were present.

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  16. 3 arrested, 1 suspect at large after Flower Mound home invasion leads to carjacking in LewisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Police from multiple agencies are trying to determine whether a home invasion in Sunday night Flower Mound is tied to similar residential armed robberies Friday night in Coppell and Saturday night in Allen. On Sunday, four masked men armed with handguns forced their way into a home just before 9 p.m. in the 5600 block of Suncrest Drive.

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  17. Allen QB Kyler Murray on hot streak never before replicated in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Regardless of how Allen fares against DeSoto this week, it's been a legendary high school career for Murray. Corbett Smith takes a look at how he measures up with some of the other championship quarterbacks the Dallas/Fort Worth area has seen in the past 30 years: His record as a starter - 37-0 - stands alone as one of the state's great accomplishments, especially considering that Allen has won 38 in a row playing in the UIL's largest classification and in a region that's loaded with talent.

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  18. Cheryl Hall: Companies rise to the top by caringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    These companies keep their employees in the loop, treat them with respect and provide the tools and training they need to advance their careers. They make workers feel like they are part of a much larger mission than simply earning a paycheck.

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  19. Flower Mound has the No. 1 female recruit in the country, and even LeBron James is taking noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    When you're a 6-4 girl, it's hard to walk into a gym or restaurant or even your school, Flower Mound High, without turning heads. When you lead team USA to the U17 world basketball championship in the Czech Republic and get a Twitter shout out from LeBron James, strangers tend to forget their inside voices when blurting, "That's her!" "I always think of it this way: It's just a number," Cox said.

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  20. Stars and Rally House set alumni autograph signings for coming monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    The Dallas Stars and Rally House announced today the upcoming schedule for Dallas Stars alumni signings at the Rally House locations. Stu Barnes , Brent Severyn and Marty Turco will each appear at Rally House locations over the next month.

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