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Local Golf Tournament to benefit Assist the Officer Foundation

McKinney BubbleLife iReporter 8/24 10:44A David Alvey
Impacted by the recent attack on Dallas police officers, Stayci Runnels, Director of Leaderboard Events, is organizing the Hit the Green, Back the Blue Golf Tournament at the Eldorado Country Club in...

McKinney Pets of the Week

McKinney Courier-Gazette 8/22 10:07A Staff report
Come see these, other pets at Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center

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2016 North Texas Giving Day Booster Series Starts Tomorrow

My Sweet Charity 8/23 4:30A Jeanne Prejean
Susan Swan Smith* “For the past seven years, our community has come together for 18 hours in September to celebrate the amazing nonprofits that fuel North Texas. North Texas Giving Day started in 2009...

Wind Energy in Texas What's Next?

McKinney BubbleLife iReporter 8/16 1:00A Rita Cook
Its not just any old wind that blows in Texas. Instead, it is a wind that has brought change over the past few decades, making Texas stand out as a super power when it comes...

3 Vehicle Maintenance Tips For College Students

McKinney BubbleLife iReporter 8/15 9:22A yannessa899
If you are a parent of a college student, or if you are a college student, we have some tips to make sure your vehicle is nice and safe for the upcoming school year. 1. Check it out before you go! If...

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MISD Board Approves 5 Cent Tax Rate Reduction

McKinney Independent School District 8/24 4:25A
McKinney, Texas - In April, McKinney ISD announced a larger than anticipated tax rate reduction of 4.5 cents. Now, after receiving the Collin County Appraisal District s...

Back to School Prayer Walk

McKinney BubbleLife iReporter 8/15 11:16A Wendy Shelley
Stonebridge United Methodist Church is once again planning the Back to School Prayer Walk for Sunday, August 21 at all area schools.  Mayor Brian Loughmiller will offer a City of McKinney Proclamation...

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Kenny’s East Coast Pizza Lands In Plano This Week

Eater Dallas 8/22 6:30A Amy McCarthy
More Italian from one of Dallas’ most familiar restaurant faces Pizza enthusiasts, rejoice –– classic East Coast-style pizza will land in Plano this week , courtesy of Boston-born Dallas restaurateur...

H-E-B Plots Its North Texas Invasion

Eater Dallas 8/16 4:16A Amy McCarthy
The legendary Texas grocer looks north North Texas fans of legendary San Antonio-based grocery chain H-E-B may have something to get pretty excited about. Over the next several months, the chain could...

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THE PERFECT LACE-UP TOP

Krystal Schlegel 8/24 8:02P krystal
Trying to fit in all of my summery white looks before Labor Day.   This lightweight blouse is the perfect lace-up top for this crazy Texas heat. I got it to wear now with white jeans and in the fall...

YOU NEED THIS TOP (IT’S UNDER $100)

Krystal Schlegel 8/24 12:52A krystal
Sometimes you just need a frilly top you can throw on for a fun night out!   This blue bow tie blouse and beaded earrings were perfect for a girls dinner part last night with Reward Style.  We learned...

PRETTY TRANSITIONS TO PRE FALL

Krystal Schlegel 8/23 4:03A krystal
1. The Nars body Oil : A pretty summer to fall scent. 2. Tibi open shoulder top : I love the subtly sexy cutouts on this blouse for date night. 3. Rag and bone booties : These are the most comfortable...

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Team Preview: McKinney Boyd Broncos

McKinney Courier-Gazette (Sports) 8/21 4:00A Jackson Long, jlong@starlocalmed
Boyd missed its chance at the postseason with a lost to Hebron in the final game of 2015. That was an anomaly for the Broncos, who had not missed the playoffs since 2009. They...

Team Preview: McKinney Lions

McKinney Courier-Gazette (Sports) 8/21 4:00A Jackson Long, jlong@starlocalmed
The Lions are making the climb into Class 6A and will enter one of the toughest districts in the state – a true trial by fire.

Team Preview: McKinney North Bulldogs

McKinney Courier-Gazette (Sports) 8/21 4:00A Jackson Long, jlong@starlocalmed
A lot of the starters are gone for the Bulldogs, but this will be a team of talent that has been percolating. Starting running back Lamar Lucas – a junior – was third on the...

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When a City Passes a Soda Tax, Who Pays? (Video)

Alternet 8/24 6:23A Willy Blackmore, TakePart
Taxes are levied against beverage distributors—but if the costs aren’t passed along to consumers, the policies don’t work. Two years after highly contested campaigns on both...

KFC Made Sunscreen That Smells Like Fried Chicken

Alternet 8/23 6:25A Kali Holloway, AlterNet
A gift to consumers that no one asked for. How many times have you wished for a sunscreen that makes you smell like fried chicken? If the answer is “Never,” you are not alone....

Homegrown Economy: Farmer’s Market Booth for Kids

Food Renegade 8/22 12:19P Chaya
A fiddle and an open case, homemade soap, fresh vegetables...kids learn the value of hard work at the farmer's market booth. But they develop so much more! Read what the moms...

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DIY Hairbow Display

Kids Activities Blog 8/24 1:00P Rachel
Here s how you can make a DIY Hairbow Display . We had fun as part of our plant theme, making hairbows. Now that we have these lovely hair bows we need a nice way to display them. This DIY Hairbow...

Work Life Play podcast with Aaron McHugh

Rage Against the Minivan 8/24 9:06A noreply@blogger.com (Kristen How
A couple weeks ago, Aaron McHugh reached out to me to see if I would be willing to do his Work Life Play podcast. His podcast has a unique format where he does...

Wednesday's Child: Faith

Rage Against the Minivan 8/24 9:00A noreply@blogger.com (lunareece)
Every Wednesday I feature a child recently highlighted by a local Wednesday's Child newscast to share the stories of children from around the country who are waiting for a...

First Day.

The Wiegands 8/24 7:15A CaseyWiegand
There are visual reminders of them everywhere. I mean it's just school, I realize that- but I miss them desperately. Drawings taped by my desk, little toys in piles, their shoes slumped by the back...

20 DIY Kitchen Projects

Days of a Domestic Dad 8/24 7:00A Colby
If you like to cook then you re probably spending a lot of time in the kitchen on a daily basis. There s nothing wrong with that .so am I! Even if you have a beautiful modern...

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