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Historic downtown Plano is all set for a makeover much to the pleasure of business owners there. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Business Owners In Downtown Plano Upbeat About Revitalization

ig plans to revitalize historic downtown Plano will make it more accessible and appealing. It’s an early Christmas present of sorts for property owners such as Mona Crider.

12/12/2014

The soon to be completed Independence High School in Frisco. (credit: CBSDW.COM)

Frisco Officials & Residents Try To Balance Population Boom

Good schools and nice neighborhoods in Frisco ‎continue to act as powerful magnets. So people and home builders keep coming.

CBS 11–11/11/2014

Students relax on the lawns of a university campus. (credit: Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Universities Seeking Billions For Construction

Several Texas universities are seeking money from the Legislature to build and update facilities on their campuses.

11/05/2014

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Collin Co. Courthouse Closed Following Overnight Power Loss

According to county officials all trials and hearings at the Collin County Courthouse have been canceled for the day.

09/09/2014

Texas State Capitol

Suspicious Substance Closes Texas Capitol Basement

The state Department of Public Safety says part of the Texas Capitol’s basement has been temporarily closed while firefighters investigate a ‘powdery substance’ in a lawmaker’s office.

08/06/2014

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‘Urban Land Bank’ Offers Dallas Residents The American Dream

A City of Dallas project has city leaders hoping to bring a fresh outlook to neighborhoods battling the telltale signs of urban decay. The ‘Urban Land Bank’ program offers vacant lots and tax-seized properties at bargain basement prices.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

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Building Under Construction In Las Colinas Partially Collapses

The Irving Fire Department is on the scene of a building collapse in the Los Colinas area.

04/02/2014

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Historic Fort Worth Post Office For Sale?

Fort Worth outgrew city hall years ago. It now spends a million dollars a year to rent office space in other buildings. That money could go to buying the post office.

01/03/2014

Bentley Village Waterchase Estates (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Residents Upset Over Proposed Low Income Housing

Residents of an East Fort Worth Subdivision are upset about proposed plans for low-income apartments to be built nearby. And they are saying it would hurt home values.

10/08/2013

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Downtown Dallas Building Damaged By Fire

Fire broke out in a vacant downtown Dallas office building but emergency crews quickly put out the blaze that had forced the closure of nearby streets.

05/08/2013

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18-Wheeler Crashes Into City Administration Building

There were some frightening moments for workers at the City of Canton Administration Annex after an 18-wheeler careened out of control and crashed into the building.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2012

Wise County Courthouse

Aging Texas Courthouses Added To “Endangered” List

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has added more than 70 Texas courthouses, as a single entry, on the list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

06/07/2012

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