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Property Tax Protests Up in Collin, Dallas, Denton Counties

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 6/13 12:51A BEN RUSSELL
North Texas property tax rates have been on the rise recently and new numbers suggest property tax protests are up in Collin, Dallas and Denton counties for 2017. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

DPS: Two Dead After Motorcycle Crash in Denton County

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 6/10 10:32A CHARLES NICHELSON
The Texas Department of Public Safety is reporting that two people are dead after a motorcycle crash on Highway 377 north of Aubrey, Texas. Photo Credit: Joseph Devenney

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20 Fourth of July Firework Shows in the DFW Area

Westlake BubbleLife iReporter 6/22 7:00A Riley Heruska
Fourth of July just wouldn't be the same without a healthy dose of sparklers and impressive explosions in the sky, am I right? Luckily, Texans like to go all-out when it comes to celebrating the...

Books Your Kids Will Actually Want to Read

Westlake BubbleLife iReporter 6/20 9:00A Riley Heruska
Recently, we talked about how important it is to keep reading and learning alive over the summer break, especially for young children. The problem is, most kids don't squeal with excitement at the...

North DFW 4th of July Events

Westlake Family eGuide 6/19 9:41A Valerie
North DFW 4th of July Events 2017 Below you ll find a list of DFW 4th of July activities in Flower Mound, Lewisville, and the surrounding cities (Carrollton, Coppell, Copper Canyon, Double Oak,...

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Fun Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over Summer Break

Westlake BubbleLife iReporter 6/14 10:00A Riley Heruska
It's no secret that, for most kids, summer break means hitting pause on education for a few months. As much as your children want to veg out all summer, that's not always the best way to spend the...

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Texas Tomatoes: Ripe And Ready For Summer

Westlake BubbleLife iReporter 6/19 4:42A Shelia Huffman
You say tomaato, I say tomauto. Whatever!  The brightly colored, highly anticipated round, red fruit is all over Dallas and is bursting with summer flavor.  There is something about Texas and...

Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine lives up to its name

DFW.com Chowtown 6/14 8:41A
A new Southlake location of the restaurant, which originated in Dallas, appeals to the senses, whether you re smelling the aromas, tasting the flavors or looking at the...

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Swimsuit Prep: Get Your Mind Into Shape First

DFW Style Daily 6/20 5:00A Natonya Medford
You look at your calendar and realize your special beach trip is two weeks away. Before you scramble through Pinterest looking for quick recipes or tricks to lose those extra...

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Ex-Miner QB Hired As Lehman OC

Texas HS Football News 6/22 7:26A Kyle Spishock
Photo via Matt Bush, USA TODAY Sports Lehman has hired former UTEP quarterback Mack Leftwich as their math teacher and offensive coordinator, as per recently hired HC Josh Kirkland: Lehman welcome new...

Texas Stix Earn Berth to the Connie Mack World Series!

Westlake BubbleLife iReporter 6/20 5:03A kima_x953552
Texas Stix Becomes 1 of 17 Teams Nationwide to Compete in Farmington Next to the College World Series or the MLB World Series, the opportunity to play in the Connie Mack World Series is one of the...

5 Thoughts From The Westlake 7 On 7 State Qualifying Tournament

Texas HS Football News 6/18 9:15P Hunter Cooke
First off, no one had more fun than Del Valle There was a bunch of fun to be had last Friday, but no one had more fun than the crew from Del Valle. Del Valle is having the most fun ever and it s great...

Austin Westlake RB Nakia Watson Commits To Wisconsin

Texas HS Football News 6/10 7:41A Tony Venegas
Photo via Brian Ullstead, TexasHSFootball.com The Wisconsin Badgers picked up a powerful commit on Saturday as Austin Westlake running back Nakia Watson announced his commitment to the Badgers....

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North Texas Cities Among Best Places for Families

Texas Real Estate Blog (Ebby.com) 6/14 11:22A Steve Smith
A new study lists several North Texas cities among the best places to raise a family in Texas. SmartAsset looked at 87 cities with a population greater than 25,000 for the study, and measured them on...

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Senate health care bill released

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/22 5:15A Betsey Guzior
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the chamber's version of the health care reform bill Thursday. What is emerging about the bill: Planned Parenthood: Slate is...

Clues to McConnell's secret healthcare bill

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/16 5:02A Betsey Guzior
Forces are lining up for and against the Senate's healthcare reform bill while details remain out of the public eye. The Washington Post reports that Senate Majority Leader...

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Burleson Aquaponics Farm Gains 'Naturally Grown' Certification

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/22 5:57A Adrienne Cohen
DFW Aquaponics Farms, LLC, with headquarters in Burleson, has become the first Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) aquaponics farm in Texas. The farm is only the 10 th aquaponics grower in the United...

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EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/22 5:00A Bernice Butler
The Connected Communities of West Jefferson and West Davis by Amy Martin Natural Awakenings DFW Edition and GreenSourceDFW.org are partnering in a new series called Green...

Flamingle in Garland Texas on National Pink Flamingo Day!

Features 6/22 2:56A Liz Berry
Don Featherstone and wife Photo courtesy Plastics News Pink Flamingo Day was declared in 2007 by Dean Mazzaralla, the mayor of Leominster, MA to honor the work of Don Featherstone, creator of the...

POLLINATOR WEEK JUNE 19-25

Features 6/21 5:36A Liz Berry
Ten years ago the U.S. Senates unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as National Pollinator Week marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator...

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Ocean Coloring Pages {Free Printable}

Kids Activities Blog 6/22 3:00P Andreja
Let s dive into the deep with these ocean coloring pages ! And when kids are done coloring they can do some simple and super fun  word  tracing. Your kids can color these the usual way or they can...

How to Teach Your Child Not to Be a Bully

Kids Activities Blog 6/22 1:11P Holly
Kids Activities Blog has partnered with JIMMY Patterson Books to share this information. I think most of us have been there. In a situation where someone was stronger, more influential or simply...

Universal Smartphone MyQ Garage Door Controller

My Crazy Savings 6/22 8:34A Courtney Solstad
I love being able to streamline and do more from my iPhone! I was offered a MyQ Garage Door Controller to review and knew this would be an easy product to fall in love with!...

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