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  1. Expansion furthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... will add general-purpose lanes, managed toll lanes and frontage road improvements from Interstate 635 in Dallas County to U.S. Highway 380 in Denton. Starting 6 a.m. Saturday, the southbound I-35E entrance ramp at Lake Hill Drive will be reopened as ...

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  2. Senate Ethics Reform Bill Heavily Watered DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MyHighPlains.com

    ... as bond counsel for public entities. Sen. Royce West , D-Dallas, has represented public entities, including Dallas County, as bond counsel. His office successfully pushed for changes that strip the ban Abbott was seeking. As it's written now, the ...

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  3. Small Business Development Center opens satellite office at Addison TreeHouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    The DEC and the town of Addison have partnered to create the Addison TreeHouse, which now houses a SBDC satellite office. The Small Business Development Center recently opened a satellite office from the incubator to offer on-site counseling services for businesses in northern Dallas County.

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  4. Dallas-area police believe elderly woman murderedRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRGV

    ... Wade McDermett with murder in the death of Janet Vanderslice. The 45-year-old Sherman man is booked into the Dallas County jail with bond set at $250,000. No attorney is listed on McDermett's jail record. Police say McDermett is a contractor who had ...

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  5. Roofing contractor arrested in killing of Garland woman, 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Dallas Morning News

    David Wade McDermett, 45, of Sherman faces a murder charge in the July 19 death of Janet Vanderslice. He was arrested in Grayson County on Monday and transferred to the Dallas County jail on Wednesday.

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  6. Texas Senate: Skipping school shouldna t be a crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... but is it criminal?" Hecht asked lawmakers. Last month, the Justice Department launched an investigation into Dallas County's truancy system amid allegations that students were denied attorneys, treated unfairly and forced to pay exorbitant fines. ...

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  7. Sherman man arrested in connection with high-profile Dallas County murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A Texoma business is helping last minute tax filers make sure they get their documents post marked before Wednesday night's deadline. Employees at Goin' Postal say they're the only business in Carter County to extend its hours to make sure you're filings are postmarked by April 15th.

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  8. Contractor Charged in Garland Woman's Fatal StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NBC Dallas

    ... e said Wednesday that McDermett has been arrested and charged with the woman's murder and is being held in the Dallas County Jail.

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  9. Sherman man arrested in connection with high-profile murder in Dallas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... passed away last year. SHERMAN -- A Sherman man has been arrested in connection with a high-profile murder in Dallas County. David McDermett was arrested Tuesday at 11:37am at a home in the 900 block of S. Andrews Avenue in Sherman. Garland police ...

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  10. Garland police say 71-year-old woman was stabbed to death last July by her contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Dallas Morning News

    Joe Harn, spokesman for the Garland Police Department, says 45-year-old David Wade McDermett of Sherman has been charged with the murder of Janet Vanderslice, who was found slain in her home on Lennox Lane July 19. He's now in the Dallas County jail. It's not yet clear what led to the circumstances of McDermett's arrest - or when he was taken into custody.

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  11. Huge I-20 warehouse deal would fill a large new buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Dallas Morning News

    One of the largest speculative warehouses in the Interstate 20 corridor in southern Dallas County is close to landing a major tenant. Chicago-based publishing, logistics and information firm R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co.

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  12. What's in a name? 2 men named Omar Hammett in Dallas County jail on violent felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Dallas Morning News

    Public records searches show there might be only two Omar Hammetts in the U.S. If that's true, both are in the same jail charged with violent felonies. . They don't appear related.

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  13. Former Grand Saline hospital owner sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A 63-year-old Dallas County physician, who owned hospitals in East Texas, has been sentenced to federal prison for health care fraud and identity theft violations in the Eastern District of Texas. According to a news release by the U.S. Attorney Eastern District of Texas Office, Tariq Mahmood, 63, of Cedar Hill, was found guilty by a jury for conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud and seven counts of aggravated identity theft, following a four-day trial before U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider.

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  14. Former Dallas County probation employee admits being part of drug ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Dallas Morning News

    A Dallas woman who monitored offenders for Dallas County's probation department admitted in federal court Tuesday to playing a role in a violent drug trafficking ring that operated in South Dallas and the Dallas County jail, the U.S. attorney's office said. Selena Ball, 30, of DeSoto, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance .

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  15. Texas Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KYTX-TV News

    TYLER - A 63-year-old Dallas County, Texas, physician, has been sentenced to federal prison for health care fraud and identity theft violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. Tariq Mahmood, 63, of Cedar Hill, was found guilty by a jury of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud, and seven counts of aggravated identity theft following a four day trial before U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider.

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  16. Photographer Accused of Overcharging Sues Clients for DefamationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Popular Photography

    ... campaign taken worldwide on many websites and different forms of media," according to the petition filed in Dallas County, Texas. Polito claims that the couple misunderstood the contract they initially signed and when they contacted local media they ...

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  17. Garland man accused of breaking into home, sexually assaulting womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Dallas Morning News

    ... as Hughes, who fit the suspect description in the 3200 block of Oak Hill Drive. Hughes was booked into the Dallas County jail on Friday. Bond has been set at $100,000. Hughes also has a $5,000 hold from McLennanan County Sheriff's Office for ...

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  18. Amazon.com opened a fullfillment center in Coppell in fall 2013. DMN staff photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Dallas Morning News

    Amazon.com is asking for tax abatements as part of its plan to open another distribution center in North Texas, this time in southern Dallas. The facility would employ 500 to 900 people with average salaries of at least $30,000, the company said in its request to the Dallas County Commissioners Court.

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  19. Tesla Pokes Its Nose Into the Auto Dealers' TentRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Texas Monthly

    ... can add franchises, creating a more competitive market, especially in urban areas. For instance, in Dallas County, there are 154 licensed auto franchise holders; 275 in Harris County. There also are 109 counties with two or fewer franchised auto ...

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  20. Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman: Garland PDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NBC Dallas

    ... rive, according to police. Officers identified and arrested 30-year-old Gerald Hughes. Hughes was taken to the Dallas County Jail and charged with burglary of a habitation and intent to commit sexual assault. His bond was set at $100,000.

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