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  1. Legislative DeadlinesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Texomaland

    Texas child care daycare association 972-496-4600 serving, Garland, Richardson, Rowlett, Mesquite, Murphy, Sachse, Wylie, Plano, and all the surrounding areas of Dallas, Texas. Our goal is to provide parents with free quality home based This week I will talk about the legislative process, and specifically some of the deadlines that the legislature works under every session.

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  2. Dallas sells Lake Ray Hubbard park for $31.8M; paves way for new developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Business Journal

    Elgin B. Robertson Park on Lake Ray Hubbard has been sold to the city of Rowlett for $31.8 million, which Dallas said it plans to implement a program to redevelop existing community pools and bring new pools to the city's parks. The Dallas City Council has approved the sale of Elgin B. Robertson Park on Lake Ray Hubbard to the City of Rowlett for $31.8 million deal, which will pave the way for new development for the suburb that sits in both Dallas and Rockwall counties.

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  3. Tracy Rowlett, Byron Harris Rip Bill O'Reilly's Claim in 1970s Suicide StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | D Magazine

    ... March of 1977. Wrote O'Reilly: "As I knocked on the door, I heard a shotgun blast. He had killed himself." But Tracy Rowlett and Byron Harris, two of O'Reilly's former colleagues at WFAA, have come forward to refute O'Reilly's claim, telling the ...

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  4. Dallas OK's sale of park to Rowlett despite water park spending concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Dallas Morning News

    The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday morning to sell the 257-acre Elgin B. Robertson Park on Lake Ray Hubbard to Rowlett for $31.8 million, money that will go toward building community and regional water parks throughout the city. There was just a single nay vote: council member Philip Kingston, who insisted that voters who approved selling the park in 2013 were "duped" into parting with the it.

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  5. Tracy Rowlett, Byron Harris Rip Bill O'Reilly's Claim in 1970s Suicide StoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | D Magazine

    ... March of 1977. Wrote O'Reilly: "As I knocked on the door, I heard a shotgun blast. He had killed himself." But Tracy Rowlett and Byron Harris, two of O'Reilly's former colleagues at WFAA, have come forward to refute O'Reilly's claim, telling the ...

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  6. Tracy Rowlett: 'Bill O'Reilly's a Phony'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | D Magazine

    ... investigation. O'Reilly was working in Dallas at the time. Two guys who worked with O'Reilly at WFAA - Tracy Rowlett and Byron Harris - say the guy made the whole thing up. Aside from the specific details of the suicide, Rowlett had this to say ...

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  7. Rowlett Man Wants Cities to Crack Down on Handicap Parking -- By Hiring His CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Dallas Observer

    Rowlett Mayor Todd Gottel, like all decent human beings, hates it when able-bodied individuals park in handicap parking spots. "It really disgusts me," he says, "because the handicapped deserve the same rights as we have.

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  8. Dallas set to make $31.8M by selling 257 acres of Lake Ray Hubbard parkland to RowlettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Dallas Morning News

    For several weeks, Dallas city officials have been meeting behind closed doors to discuss parting ways with the 257-acre Elgin B. Robertson Park on Lake Ray Hubbard. Finally, we know how much Dallas will pocket from its likely sale to Rowlett: $31.8 million, in addition to $2 million annually in shared tax revenue beginning 21 years after the closing of the sale.

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  9. GovQA Customers Score an "A" in Texas Transparency StudyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | PRWeb

    ... Texas cities that use the GovQA platform and received an "A" grade are: Addison, Allen, Carrollton, Frisco, Murphy, Rowlett, Rockwall and University Park (See City Grades at ). Other ...

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  10. Platinum Storage Gets Initial Zoning Approval for Self-Storage Development in Rowlett, TXRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Inside Self-Storage

    Platinum Storage received zoning approval last week for a planned self-storage development in Rowlett, Texas. The city council voted 6-1 in favor of the zoning, agreeing the property behind the RaceTrac convenience store and gas station is better suited to self-storage than retail or offices, according to the source.

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  11. San Francisco Giants extend spring training invite to Steven OkertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Frisco Fastball

    ... Four and five-out saves are somewhat rare on the major league level, and so therefore all the more valuable. The Rowlett, Texas product has a 2.45 ERA in his three minor league seasons, and has made stellar progress at each step of the way. He gave ...

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  12. Photos: Rowlett boys knock off district-leading Lakeview Centennial in key 11-6A contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Dallas Morning News

    Rowlett's Evan Ghormley grabs a rebound away from a cluster of players in the first half during the Garland Lakeview Centennial High School Patriots vs. the Rowlett High School Eagles District 11-6A basketball game in Garland on Friday, February 13, 2015. Rowlett's Evan Ghormley grabs a rebound away from a cluster of players in the first half during the Garland Lakeview Centennial High School Patriots vs. the Rowlett High School Eagles District 11-6A basketball game in Garland on Friday, February 13, 2015.

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  13. Recruits get raw deal with late coaching changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | ESPN

    ... at it and take the emotions out of it, all of this is really a business." Omenihu, a 6-foot-5 defensive end out of Rowlett, Texas, had heard whispers Florida was interested in Rumph when new Florida head coach Jim McElwain was hired in December. But ...

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  14. Epilepsy patient Alexis Bortell of Rowlett, at the Texas Capitol in 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Texas Tribune

    ... struck an emotional chord in Texas. In 2013, when Alexis was 7, she had her first seizure in the family's home in Rowlett, near Dallas. Since then, doctors have struggled to find medication that would offer her relief. As the legislation is written ...

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  15. Texas signees react to DL coach Chris Rumph's departureRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Burnt Orange Nation

    Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong will start the process of hiring a new defensive line coach after Chris Rumph departed for the Florida Gators on Friday, but he should probably make a few phone calls to Horns signees first. Cy Falls defensive tackle Du'Vonta Lampkin and Rowlett defensive end Charles Omenihu weren't particularly happy after Florid announced Rumph as its new defensive line coach: Its not even the fact he left.

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  16. Quinlan man guilty in child porn case linked to deer huntingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... vestigators linked the card to Walker and determined it included child porn videos done at his previous residence in Rowlett.

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  17. Alexis Bortell's family plan to move to Colorado to get cannabis oil treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Daily Mail

    ... a week, and though they're non-violent, they are still serious and other drugs don't seem to help. Alexis, from Rowlett, Texas, is unable to ride a bike or sleep over at friends' houses because adults who can administer her emergency relief medicine ...

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  18. Rowlett girl needing cannabis oil leaving TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    "Medical cannabis will help me," the 9-year-old told WFAA.com. "It's illegal in Texas, and we're trying to change that."

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  19. TRENT v. WADERead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... sons, in the order listed in the caption. At all times relevant, the defendants-appellants were police officers in Rowlett, Texas-Steven Wade a patrol officer and Matthew Walling the Chief of Police. The Trents filed a lawsuit pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ...

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  20. Commercial real estate transactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Conti Warehouses' Ryan Wood. Briarwood Capital purchased 15 acres near the northwest corner of Lakeview Parkway and Rowlett Road in Rowlett to build a retail center anchored by a Sprouts grocery store. David English of Ridge Pointe Commercial Real ...

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