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Monthly Archives: May 2013

How to Use Hashtags on Twitter

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By Market With Mario I had  a conversation with a small business owner the other day about how using the proper hashtags is essential on Twitter.  They immediately looked at me like I was crazy and asked, “um…what’s a hashtag?”  That’s when I realized that I needed to get the word out on what it was and how to use ...

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Collin College Announces President’s and Dean’s Lists

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Submitted by Marisela Cadena-Smith, Collin College Students from McKinney were well represented when Collin College released a list of its top students from the spring semester on Friday. President’s List: To qualify for this particular distinction, each student must take a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework and maintain a perfect 4.0 grade point average in that coursework. McKinney Students ...

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McKinney Fire Department Reminds: Look Before You Lock!

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Submitted by Stacie Durham, McKinney Fire Department An average of 38 children in the USA die every year as a result of heat related illness, after being left in a vehicle. Texas consistently reports the highest numbers of these incidents. “More than half of all vehicle-related heatstroke deaths in children are caused by a child accidentally being left in the ...

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Patton Named COO At TAPS Public Transit

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TSB Community Contributor Tim Patton has been named Chief Operating Officer at TAPS Public Transit, effective immediately. TAPS CEO and Executive Director Brad Underwood made the announcement today. “We recruited Tim last year with the intention of strengthening the management team,” said Underwood. “Over the past eight months Tim has demonstrated leadership qualities and has been extensively involved in our ...

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McKinney Offers Environmental Education: Green Seminars in June

Submitted by Martha Cavazos Fipps Summer is here!  Our calendar is packed with a variety of Green Seminars, everything from irrigation efficiency, to rainwater harvesting, container gardening. firewise landscaping, composting and even planning ahead for a fall vegetable garden! Join us for a seminar or two and bring a friend! Click here to register for any of the seminiars below ...

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Let’s Work Together to Stamp Out Butthurt!

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By Eliska Counce, TSB Columnist Butthurt! Yes, I said “butthurt.” It’s a real term, albiet not a clinical one, and if you spend much time online, you’ve  probably either seen it or experienced it. And while butthurt was once a condition relegated to the internet, I am noticing it becoming pervasive in real life. I, dear reader, am on a ...

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Concert Review: Hollie Cavanagh is On The Mark While Online During Live Concert For Fans

By Christine Baker, TSB Staff             Hollie Cavanagh’s first online concert lasted only 20 minutes Thursday night, but the 2011 McKinney Boyd graduate and former Lady Bronco soccer player did an amazing job and put on a great show. The British-born singer, who is originally from Liverpool, has recently moved to Los Angeles with her ...

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Three MISD Seniors Receive National Merit Scholarships

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Submitted by Shane Mauldin, McKinney ISD The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced approximately 2,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. on Wednesday, and three McKinney ISD seniors were among the recipients. McKinney North High School senior Rachael Couch has won a National Merit College Scholarship from the University of Oklahoma, McKinney Boyd High School senior ...

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NTTA Toll Rates Scheduled to Increase Effective July 1

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Submitted by NTTA The North Texas Tollway Authority will increase toll rates on July 1, implementing a biennial toll rate schedule announced in 2009. The rates will adjust less than a penny per mile from 15.3 to 16.2 cents. Tolls go directly toward quality maintenance of existing tollways and the NTTA’s safety and service programs. NTTA does not use tax ...

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Z Gallerie Opens At Watters Creek

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Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm, North Dallas’ premier resort-style shopping destination, is pleased to announce that Z Gallerie will open an 8,500-square-foot store in a prime location across from Luke’s Locker on June 1. Shoppers will find a unique selection of fashion forward and exclusive home furnishings, art and accessories at affordable prices. “Watters Creek is thrilled to welcome Z ...

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