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McKinney Housing and Community Development Asks for Citizen Opinion

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McKINNEY, Texas (April 2, 2015) – The McKinney Housing and Community Development Department will host a series of community forums, public hearings and surveys to gain understanding of community needs to shape the city’s five-year Housing and Community Development Consolidated Plan. Residents will be asked to comment and help prepare the city’s plan, which includes community needs, resources and priorities ...

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Angie Bado: Gone But Never Forgotten, We Remember Truett Street Murder Victims

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For my family and me, March 12, 2004 remains a date that will forever be etched firmly into our minds. Like 9/11, we remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when we heard the awful, mind-boggling news. That news was that two of my son’s friends and fellow football players from McKinney North High School had been ...

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Square Off: Great Discussion in the Studio as TSB Welcomes a Special Guest This Week

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With regular anchor Matt Bado unavailable this week, TSB welcomes special guest into the studio. Discussion topics run the gamut from this week’s resignation of our city manager to weekend plans to basketball. By the way, the McKinney North High School girls basketball team won on Thursday night in Austin (read the entire game story here) and will play for ...

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Angie’s Insights: City Manager’s Resignation Provides Opportunity for Assessment

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The dust has settled a bit since City Manager Jason Gray’s resignation on Tuesday morning. Frankly, I wondered if by Tuesday evening most of city staff was out celebrating a sense of freedom and the vanishing tension in the work place. The dark cloud that has hung over city hall for months has lifted. During Monday night’s executive session, the ...

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Angie’s Insights: Seriously Starbucks, More Temptation in January?

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Like some of you, I’m working on getting rid of a few (ok, so more than a few and I can’t bear to see the number in writing) unwanted holiday pounds, which appear to be the result of weeks of over-indulging (think eggnog, a martini or two … or maybe three, my favorite raspberry bar cookies, chocolate cookies, sugar cookies ...

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TSB’s Square Off Unplugged

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TSB offers a peak at some of the humorous Square Off video footage that didn’t make the final cut. Thanks Matt and Sara for keeping us in stitches laughing.

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Movie Review: Romeo and Juliet, Classically Reborn

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Romeo and Juliet, a story of love, murder and perhaps the most dangerous…youth. Young teens facing forbidden romance and sweeping passion is a catalyst for woe and despair. Not even Bahz Lurman’s highly stylized 1996 adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet could capture the delicate tone of the play and the fragility of the setting. From elebrorate costumes and ...

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Running for Help, Hope…Here

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Momma always did say I was hard headed. And it’s true. Pretty much and historically, the quickest way to get me to do something is to either a) tell me I can’t do it or b) forbid me to do it. I’m not saying it’s necessarily always a character value, or that it’s always served me well. But in some ...

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TSB Sports Talk: Raise The Curtains on The MLB Playoffs

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The scene: On a cold Sunday night in Boston, beloved Red Sox hero David Ortiz steps to the plate. Boston trails the Detroit Tigers 5-1 in the bottom of the 8th inning, two outs and bases loaded. To this point, the Red Sox have been thoroughly dominated by the Tigers’ ace, and for all accounts, the 2013 American League Cy ...

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Letter to the Editor: Gateway Hotel and Convention Center

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The following was submitted to TSB by Clayton Myhre and posted verbatim in response to “Gateway Hotel and Site Plan Approved.”  Lost in all the discussion about the buildings look, is the size of the hotel and the convention center, which is why McKinney got involved in the first place. The city originally intended it to be a five-story, 224-room hotel and ...

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