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Best and Worst Drivers in Texas

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Texas, known as the Lone Star State, is the second most populous state in America. With nearly eight and a half million vehicles registered in Texas, it’s also the state with the second most cars. Millions of citizens and millions of vehicles means roads in Texas are packed with drivers. According to our earlier research, Texas residents rank as the …

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Mayor Cheney Unveils 100 Day Plan Including Nine Priority Areas For Frisco

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(June 21, 2017) The City of Frisco’s ‘Progress in Motion’ gets a “refresh” as Mayor Jeff Cheney unveils his 100 Day Plan which includes nine priority areas. Mayor Cheney introduced his plan for the next 100 days during a ‘State of the City’ luncheon hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.  “Starting today, we’re setting a new Frisco standard,” said …

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Frisco Approves Residential Homestead Exemption Of 7.5%

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(June 20, 2017) Frisco homeowners will soon get a break on their property tax bill in the form of a ‘homestead exemption’ beginning in fiscal year 2018. Tonight, the Frisco City Council unanimously voted to adopt a 7.5% residential homestead exemption. The exemption translates to an average savings of $143.00 on a future property tax bill based on a .45 …

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Family Science Night 2017: Family Learning at its Most Fun

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FRISCO, TX (June 20, 2017)–During summer in Texas, families face a challenge. Parents want to keep their kids learning. Kids want to have fun. Everybody just wants to stay cool. Frisco Public Library’s 3rd annual Family Science Night covered all three, and thousands of residents turned up to share it. The Perot Museum returned to amaze and delight with two …

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Frisco Chamber of Commerce State of the City Luncheon

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce business owners and area residents are invited to join our new Mayor Jeff Cheney at the Chamber’s annual State of the City Luncheon. In the spirit of transparency, the Mayor’s address will lay out his 100-Day Plan to deliver on commitments and critical objectives outlined during the campaign. Mayor Cheney is eager to move Frisco …

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LSC Basketball Championships Moving to Frisco, Texas

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FRISCO, Texas (Wednesday, June 14) – The Lone Star Conference and the City of Frisco announced Wednesday an agreement that moves the LSC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship tournaments to Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas, beginning in 2018. “We’re thrilled to announce Dr Pepper Arena and the City of Frisco as the new home of the Lone Star Conference Basketball Championship. …

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City of Frisco Unofficial Tabulation

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JUNE 10, 2017 GENERAL RUNOFF ELECTION CANDIDATES & POSITION   EARLY VOTES  ELECTION DAY VOTES  TOTAL VOTES  CANDIDATOS & POSICIONA TEMPRANO O DIA deELECCIONES SUMA CITY COUNCIL PLACE 6- EL LUGAR de AYUNTAMIENTO 6 BOBBY ROBERTI 834 483 3 1,317 35.12% BRIAN LIVINGSTON  1,691 742  2,433  64.88% TOTAL VOTES – SUMA 2,525 1,225 3,750 100.00% Registered Voters 90,127 Collin County …

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Play Ball! All-Star Line-Up On Deck For Dirk Nowitzki’s 2017 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game Saturday, June 24, At Dr Pepper Ballpark

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Dallas Cowboys Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant and Ezekiel Elliott, tennis legend Andy Roddick, former Rangers great Michael Young, Dallas Mavs J.J. Barea, Seth Curry and more, plus Hollywood actors join Dirk for seven innings of bad baseball benefiting the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and the Heroes Foundation FRISCO, Texas (June 1, 2017) – Fly balls, fast pitches and famous faces! There’s …

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3rd Annual Frisco Chamber of Commerce 5-Star Corporate Challenge

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2017 3rd Annual 5-Star Corporate Challenge on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Dr. Pink Field. The events begin at 9:00 AM. The 5-Star Corporate Challenge will pit local businesses against each other in a friendly competition while promoting team-building, business-to-business networking, and corporate wellness. Sixteen teams made up of 5 females …

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The Merry, Merry Month of May

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The month of May is chock-full of holidays and events across the globe.  In northern Europe, May 1st or “May Day” was seen as the ultimate welcome to Spring.  Now it serves as Labor Day outside of the U.S.  Then comes Cinco de Mayo, a celebration of the Mexican victory of Puelba.  Not to mention Mother’s Day, Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, …