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Industry Veteran, Mike Rouse, Ups the Running Game with Run Texas, a Specialty Run Shop Opening in Dallas Suburb

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Frisco, Texas welcomes Mike Rouse’s thoughtfully curated and designed specialty run shop, Run Texas July 12, 2017 – Dallas, Texas 30-year industry veteran and 258-time marathon finisher Mike Rouse, announces the grand opening of his specialty run shop, Run Texas, in Frisco, Texas. Boasting 1,200 square feet of retail space and rustic wood accents, Run Texas will prove to be unlike …

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Frisco Teacher Arrested for Improper Relationship

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FRISCO, TX – On July 12, 2017, at 2:00 PM Frisco Police Department Detectives arrested Travis Chupe, a 35 year old male of Frisco, TX. Chupe is a Frisco ISD 8th grade teacher at Staley Middle School. He was arrested for Improper Relationship between Teacher/Student and Indecency with a Child, both of which are 2nd degree felonies. Police were made …

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Frisco Texas and CauseBot announce team sponsorship in global competition IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

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FRISCO, Texas, July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) announces its sponsorship of CauseBot, an official team competing in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. CauseBot, one of 147 teams across 22 countries accepted into the global competition, is the only team based in Texas. The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE is a four-year, $5M prize competition challenging teams globally to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate …

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Frisco Police Investigate Shooting

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(June 30, 2017) At approximately 10:43 am, Frisco Police responded to the 12000 block of Henderson Drive in reference to a 911 call of a gunshot. Upon arrival, officers located a 30 year old male gunshot victim outside, near the original call location. The adult male was transported to a local hospital with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound …

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Epa Announces Collin County, Texas Has Attained Air Quality Standard For Lead

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(June 29, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Collin County, Texas, has reduced lead contamination and now attains federal Clean Air Act standards. The area had previously been in violation of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for lead due to contamination from the former Exide lead smelting facility in Frisco, Texas. Collin County air monitors have registered three …

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Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco to Host Public Drive to Provide Supplies to Polly Tadlock Elementary School Teachers

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FRISCO, Texas June 26, 2017 – Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco, an assisted living and memory care community, is excited to host a supply drive in honor of its existing partnership with Polly Tadlock Elementary School, named for a person who holds a special place in the hearts of Frisco residents and the senior living community. Tadlock is a retired …

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Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile Virus; Frisco Lakes Community Treated With Larvicide

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(June 23, 2017) The City of Frisco has applied larvicide in stagnant water areas throughout the Frisco Lakes community after receiving confirmation a mosquito pool tested ‘positive’ for West Nile virus (WNV).  No human cases are confirmed in Frisco. “According to research by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), this early in the ‘mosquito season’, larvicide is the most effective …

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USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Potential Tropical Cyclone Three

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            WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by potential tropical cyclone three. The National Hurricane Center expects the potential tropical cyclone will affect the U.S. Gulf Coast from the central Texas coast to the western Florida Panhandle, late …

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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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Frisco Police Arrest Reports 05/29/2017 – 06/04/2017

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  ARREST # DATE CHARGE LOCATION 17001227 5/29/2017 DALLAS PD WARRANT DWI (1ST) W/OPEN CONTAINER LEWISVILLE PD WARRANT LEWISVILLE PD WARRANT POSS MARIJ-<2 OZ US HIGHWAY 380 / FM 423 17001228 5/29/2017 POSS MARIJ-<2 OZ HILLCREST RD / PAISANO DR 17001231 5/29/2017 DRUG PARAPHERNALIA MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL POSS MARJ<2OZ DFZ IAT STONEBROOK PKWY / LEGACY DR 17001230 5/29/2017 …