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Texas Officials To Vote On $1B For Water Projects

State officials will vote later this week on approving $1 billion in loans and financial help to fund future water projects across Texas.

07/21/2015

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Texas Faces Drought Danger Amid Population Boom

Amid record-shattering rainfalls and flooding, it’s hard for Texans to think of something like a drought. The fact, however, remains: It will be a problem in the near future. Planners speculate that with Texas’ booming population, preparation for a drought it something we should be taking more action on.

06/14/2015

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Report: Texas Population Could Double By 2050

A report is projecting the state’s population to double by 2050 if migration into Texas continues at the same pace it did in the last decade.

03/06/2015

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Transportation Official: Gridlock, Growth Overwhelming Texas Highways

While Texas has bragging rights to a network that includes the most highway lanes in the nation, everything is not rosy.

01/15/2015

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Housing Boom Continues In North Texas

The growing numbers of people has given way to a competitive housing market where buyers usually get outbid and end up having to go over budget to buy their ideal homes.

03/27/2014

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Booming Austin Sees Costs Of Living Skyrocket

Austin is booming in economic and population growth, but the city’s success is also making it more expensive.

01/05/2014

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Texas Voters OK Spending $2B On Future Water Projects

Tuesday’s ballot measure was widely expected to pass. It had the backing of environmental groups and most of the state’s top elected officials, including Republican Gov. Rick Perry.

11/05/2013

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Frisco Neighbors Protest New Gas Station

In the struggle between progress and preservation, the City of Frisco finds itself at another intersection. This time it’s Legacy and Warren.

CBSDFW.COM–10/03/2013

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Concern Over Water Supply As North Texas Continues To Grow

The phenomenal growth north of Dallas draws some concern about future growth if the water supply becomes an issue.

06/14/2013

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Big Texas Cities Show Strong Growth

New census estimates show most of the nation’s largest cities have further enhanced their allure — including several in Texas.

05/23/2013

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Population Soars In Metro Regions Of Texas

The U.S. Census Bureau reports the population of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region soared faster over a one-year period than any other in the country, with the Houston area coming in second.

03/14/2013

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Frisco Population Growth Due In Part To School System

Families from across the state and nation are moving to the city of Frisco. While they all have their various reasons for packing up and heading out, many go to the city for one main reason: the schools.

CBS 11–12/12/2012

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