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  1. Senators say tax cuts, debt relief shouldn't count toward Texas' spending capRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Texas Senate leaders want their tax cuts but they also want to buy down debt and spread some money around, too, to fix long-festering state needs such as holes in pension funds - and in the walls of some state buildings. A constitutional spending limit, though, is starting to bite.

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  2. Jones: Loosened-up pot laws backed by CPARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Dallas Morning News

    Ann Lee, 85, of Houston, is executive director of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition . Because of her son's medical needs, Lee worked with her husband, Bob, to try to legalize the plant, and she went to lobby at CPAC in spite of her husband's recent death.

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  3. Senators spar over tax cuts, whether Texas is meeting - basic needs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Dallas Morning News

    Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, center, is joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, right, and Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, left, at last week's press conference about proposals to cut school property taxes and business taxes.

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  4. Police: Man commits suicide after shooting and injuring his wife FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Dallas Morning News

    Flower Mound police are investigating after a man suspected of shooting and injuring his wife was found dead in an apparent suicide Friday evening. When officers arrived in the 4000 Block of Beacon Street, they found a woman with a gunshot wound.

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  5. ESPN's Ed Werder tells story of family's cancer battle through TwitterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Dallas Morning News

    Back when Christie Werder married Trey Bomar in June of 2012 she was the sick one and he was the healthy one. Christie postponed complicated brain surgery that spring so she could walk down the aisle with the man who had loved her in sickness and not so sickness.

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  6. Texas Senate tax break plan comes in at $4.7B in cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Dallas Morning News

    Senate leaders upped the ante on tax cuts Tuesday, unveiling a proposal that would boost homestead exemptions to give homeowners a break from school property taxes, slash the business-franchise tax and total $4.7 billion in tax reductions. The plan's centerpiece would expand homestead exemptions for homeowners, providing $2.44 billion in school-tax relief over the next two years.

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  7. Senators' $4.2B tax cuts package includes $240 break for Texas homeowners, cuts for businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Dallas Morning News

    Senate GOP leaders on Tuesday proposed a cut in school property taxes that would be worth about $240 next year for the average Texas homeowner and closer to $275 per homestead the following year. The senators, trying to stay ahead of Gov. Greg Abbott and House Republicans in promising the most tax relief, unveiled a package of tax cuts that would cost more than $4.6 billion in the next two-year budget cycle.

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  8. Flower Mound, Plano East teams show unity week after - White' and - Power' signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Dallas Morning News

    After Lewisville ISD officials indicated Friday that a racist phrase had been displayed intentionally at a Flower Mound-Plano East basketball game last week, the teams met again in competition - and a show of unity. The teams huddled in solidarity before a playoff game in The Colony while police and private security were on hand to ensure there was no trouble after signs reading "White" and "Power" were held side by side in the Flower Mound fan section Feb. 13. After completing an investigation into the controversy, Lewisville ISD officials did not explicitly confirm two people had deliberately held signs together to create the racist slogan.

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  9. Investigation indicates Flower Mound fans meant to spell out 'White Power.' Well, yeah.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Dallas Morning News

    Fans on the Flower Mound side of the gym held up signs Friday that read "White" and "Power," according to a photo shared on Twitter by Devin Gifford, a player from the visiting team, Plano East. There are many ways one could define "white privilege."

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  10. Lewisville ISD completes investigation into controversial 'White' and 'Power' signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Dallas Morning News

    Lewisville school officials said they completed their investigation into the controversial signs and vandalism that occurred last week's basketball game and that disciplinary actions have been taken. However, it is unclear at this point if the "White" and "Power" signs held together were done intentionally at the Flower Mound High School game against Plano East Senior High.

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  11. Floyd: Stunt or not, - WHITE' and - POWER' signs a stain on Flower MoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Dallas Morning News

    Message to Flower Mound kids who thought it would be a hilarious laugh riot to juxtapose signs reading "WHITE" and "POWER" As it happens, I live in Flower Mound. I like it there.

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  12. Stunt or not, - WHITE' and - POWER' signs a stain on Flower MoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Dallas Morning News

    Message to Flower Mound kids who thought it would be a hilarious laugh riot to juxtapose signs reading "WHITE" and "POWER" As it happens, I live in Flower Mound. I like it there.

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  13. Dallas developer will begin construction of 7,200-acre Fort Worth residential communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Dallas Morning News

    "The Walsh family did a national search to find a development partner," said Republic co-president Jake Wagner. "They sent the request for proposals to 40 development firms around the country.

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  14. Dallas developer will kick off construction of 7,200-acre Fort Worth residential communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas-based Republic Property Group has landed the job to build one of the largest new residential communities in North Texas. Republic has been selected as the developer of the 7,200-acre Walsh Ranch on Interstate-20 about 14 miles west of downtown Fort Worth, which eventually could have more than 15,000 homes.

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  15. Abbott says schools, roads, border - and tax cuts - are prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Dallas Morning News

    Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas should reorder its fiscal priorities to do more for education, roads and border security - and hand out $4.5 billion in tax cuts - even as it clamps down on spending for many programs. In his first State of the State speech Tuesday, Abbott noticeably shifted his plans for the Texas-Mexico border to accede to demands by Lt.

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  16. Lewisville ISD investigating signs at Plano East-Flower Mound basketball gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Dallas Morning News

    "I have been involved with our internal investigation regarding the unfortunate occurrence at Friday night's Flower Mound High School vs. Plano East varsity boys' basketball game," said Dr. Kevin Rogers, Lewisville ISD Interim Superintendent in a statement. "I want to be clear that this type of incident - however it has been perceived - has not and will not be tolerated in LISD.

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  17. UT-Austin officials plead with lawmakers to fund millions in vets' education mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Dallas Morning News

    University officials urged key lawmakers Tuesday to start sharing the tab for a veterans' tuition benefits program, known as the Hazlewood Act. University of Texas System Chancellor Bill McRaven, a former Navy SEAL, told lawmakers that while he supports the exemption for veterans, the program is burdensome to colleges and non-qualifying students.

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  18. Flower Mound woman reclaims mobility more than 15 years after debilitating car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Dallas Morning News

    Vicki Johnson was unable to stand or walk for more than 10 years. Now, the Flower Mound resident is able to do leg presses.

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  19. Flower Mound police warn of red-light fine scam, remind that town has no red-light camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Dallas Morning News

    Flower Mound has no red light cameras, but that didn't stop a scam artist from trying to collect the fines. Police say a scam artist is posing as a Flower Mound officer on the phone to collect thousands of dollars in bogus red light fines.

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  20. Call for big tax cuts meets some resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Dallas Morning News

    A Republican and Democrat on the budget-writing committee questioned whether Texas can afford the sizable tax cuts outlined in a draft proposal. What's at stake: Lt.

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