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Bringing it Home: Dance troupe celebrates 16th season closer at Collin College
With 16 years of touring the Metroplex under its belt, Elledanceworks Dance Company is finally closing its 2013 season where it all began.
History in the making: Plano's black leaders react to historic election
No matter the outcome of the Plano mayor's race, it was going to be a landmark event.
School board to discuss possible tax election
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees will likely begin discussing the possibility of a tax ratification election in August, Superintendent Richard Matkin said at Tuesday's board meeting.
Longtime Plano ISD theater coordinator retires
When former Plano ISD theater students think back on their time in the classroom of Carla Todd Rich, they remember one thing: Her ability to inspire.
Plano PD honors fallen officers
Twelve Texas peace officers killed in the line of duty were honored Tuesday morning at the Plano Police Department's annual Peace Officer Memorial Service at Haggard Park.
Plano begins next chapter: City Council swearing in ceremony set for 5 p.m. Monday
The city of Plano will welcome its new mayor and say goodbye to its old one at two events Monday night.
'Mesh Mask Bandit' hits another bank: Man suspected of robbing Plano bank earlier this month
A little more than one week after a Chase Bank was robbed in Plano, authorities suspect the same man robbed a Chase Bank location in Garland.
New Plano mayor looking forward to challenge
When Harry LaRosiliere is sworn in Monday night, he will become the 38th mayor in Plano's history.
Runoff slated for final Plano City Council spot
While Election Day has come and gone, candidates in one City Council race should not pick up their campaign signs just yet.
Man sentenced to 20 years for Plano armed robbery
Antonio Dean, 27, of Dallas, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for armed robbery, the Collin County District Attorney's office announced Thursday.
Plano retailers ready to start carrying liquor
Less than a week after voters approved package liquor sales in the city of Plano, local beer and wine retailers are ready to expand their offerings, and are looking to do so as soon as possible.
City seeks reversal of median left turn at Preston and Legacy
When the Plano City Council last discussed the controversial median left turn at Preston Road and Legacy Drive, the plan was to put the brakes on bringing the design to other city intersections but keep the existing intersection as it is.
Ray Wylie Hubbard to perform at Heritage Farmstead Museum June 8
More than 40 years into the music business, and Texas legend Ray Wylie Hubbard is showing no signs of slowing down.
'The best thing that's ever happened to me': Innovative acid reflux surgery first of its kind in Metroplex
For Plano resident Holly McCool-Heimsath, living with acid reflux disease was a 28-year nightmare.
Long days at the State Capitol: As session nears end, lawmakers work well past sundown
At the invitation of Rep. Jeff Leach, reporter Bill Conrad shadowed the first-term Plano representative for two days at the Capitol in late April.
LaRosiliere, liquor win big in Plano: Place 8 city council seat heading for runoff
A historic election has concluded in Plano, with Harry LaRosiliere easily winning election. LaRosiliere will be the first black mayor in the 260,000-person city's history.
Plano voters say 'yes' to liquor sales
Plano voters have overwhelmingly approved a measure on the May 11 ballot to allow package liquor sales in the city.
Incumbents sweep Plano ISD races
Plano ISD will see no changes in board-level leadership now that incumbents have defeated all challengers in the May 11 election.
Incumbents show strong leads in Plano ISD trustee election
Early votes for Plano ISD Board of Trustees show promise for incumbents in all five open seats.
Early voting results favor liquor referendum
Early voting results for the Plano liquor election are in, with 67 percent of voters casting ballots in favor of allowing package liquor sales for off-premises consumption.
Early voting numbers show solid turnout in Plano
Nearly 9 percent of registered voters cast ballots during the early voting period for the Plano municipal elections.
Welcome to the neighborhood: Exhibit showcases popular faces of downtown Plano
A project in downtown Plano has taken an artistic spin on the city's landmark by incorporating some familiar faces to it.
Plano police, FBI seeking serial bank robber
Plano police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man they say is responsible for a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon.
Budding artist shows off talent
A young lady showed off her artistic side in a recent contest.
Traffic accidents in Plano: 'Worst' intersections average less than two crashes per month
With 260,000 residents in Plano, traffic accidents are bound to happen.
Claim of 150 liquor stores stirs controversy
One week remains until voters decide whether package liquor sales will be allowed in Plano, and the battle between groups representing both sides of the issue is showing no signs of slowing down.
Still no campaign documents from Save Plano, Plano Citizens for Economic Equality raising big dollars
The deadline for the latest campaign finance reports from political action committees was May 3, and the city of Plano has not received any campaign documents from anti-liquor group Save Plano.
A 'beatable foe': Firefighter's son, battling brain cancer, becomes honorary firefighter
On Wednesday evening, 12-year-old Cooper Anderson didn't have to worry about his fight with inoperable brain cancer.
Plano honors chamber volunteers
The Plano Chamber of Commerce has nearly 1,000 members, but it was a select few who were recently honored by Mayor Phil Dyer.
Collin County Christian Prayer Breakfast celebrates 15 years
For the past 15 years, the Collin County Christian Prayer Breakfast has been one of the most popular annual gatherings for the Plano faithful.
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