Plano In the News

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City of Plano

Plano Combating Trash, Silt Buildup in Ponds With New Approach (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 21

Candidate Q&A: Lily Bao runs for Place 7 seat on Plano City Council (Community Impact) March 21

Candidate Q&A: LaShon Ross runs for Place 7 seat on Plano City Council (Community Impact) March 21

Candidate Q&A: Ann Bacchus runs for Place 7 seat on Plano City Council (Community Impact) March 21

Troopers suspect drunk driving in four-vehicle crash on Dallas North Tollway (WFAA-TV News 8) March 21

Dallas North Tollway Reopened Following Crash (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 21

Sherman man causes 4-car crash (Plano Star Courier) March 21

Dallas North Tollway Shutdown After 4-Vehicle Pileup (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 21

Plan could open up HOV lanes on Hwy. 75 most of the time (KDFW-TV Fox 4) March 21

Plano Police Push to Close Gender Gap in Law Enforcement (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 20

Good news: The dog stolen in a car in Plano has been found (WFAA-TV News 8) March 20

Sam Johnson senior center reopens (Plano Star Courier) March 20

Central Expressway to have hybrid lane to ease congestion (WFAA-TV News 8) March 20

U.S. 75 HOV lane to be converted after regional agreement (Plano Star Courier) March 20

Congestion Relief Coming To Highway 75 (KRLD-AM 1080) March 20

HOV lanes on US 75 in North Texas to open to all drivers this year-with occasional tolls (Community Impact) March 20

Plano Police Find Dog Taken During Car Theft (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 19

Plano Police searching for stolen vehicle with dog inside (KRLD-AM 1080) March 19

Running car stolen outside Plano store with woman's Shih Tzu still inside (Dallas Morning News) March 19

Rental Car Stolen in Plano With Small Dog Inside (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 19Florida investor snaps up two Plano office buildings (Dallas Morning News) March 20

SJC Opening (Plano Star Courier) March 18

Photo slideshow: Hundreds attend opening of Sam Johnson Recreation Center for Adults 50+ (Community Impact) March 18

DART station expansion projects to begin in Plano, Richardson (Community Impact) March 18

DART station expansion projects to begin in Plano, Richardson (Community Impact) March 18

Candidate forums set for Plano elections (Plano Star Courier) March 17

North Texans Show Support for Victims of New Zealand Massacre (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 15

Business/Economic Development

Texas may allow all restaurants to welcome dogs to their patios (Dallas Business Journal) March 21

Florida investor snaps up two Plano office buildings (Dallas Morning News) March 20

PepsiCo Lays Off Employees as They Push Towards Automation (My Tech Decisions) March 20

Plano company downgraded on $200M in debt to fund acquisition, agency says (Dallas Business Journal) March 19

Booming Dallas suburb boasts the biggest rent increase in the U.S. (culturemap Dallas) March 19

Rent-A-Center's merger termination is valid, court rules (Dallas Business Journal) March 18

Dallas Waffle Stall Will Appear on ABC's 'Shark Tank' This Weekend (Eater Dallas) March 18

Would you eat Flamin' Hot Cheetos cupcakes? They're in Dallas and Plano (Dallas Morning News GuideLive) March 17

Judge rules for Rent-A-Center, but reverse breakup fee undecided (bizjournals.com) March 15

Education

PISD upgrades security cameras, adds officers (Plano Star Courier) March 21

Q&A: Cody Weaver is running for Place 7 seat on Plano ISD board of trustees (Community Impact) March 20

Q&A: Jeri Chambers is running for Place 6 seat on Plano ISD board of trustees (Community Impact) March 19

Q&A: Heather Wang is running for Place 4 seat on Plano ISD board of trustees (Community Impact) March 19

Plano ISD trustees, staff to re-evaluate change in honors designation for high school music courses (Community Impact) March 19

Plano Talk

These Southern Hidden Gem Cities are Perfect for Retirees (gobankingrates.com) March 21

Plano in North Texas Tops List Of Happiest Cities In The US 2019 (Tech Times) March 19

This North Texas city was just named the happiest in America (Dallas Morning News) March 18

Local Profile

LVL29, residential high-rise to open in Legacy West in July (March 19)

Inside The Turning Point, the only rape crisis center in Collin County (March 18)

Plano Magazine

Barx Sox (March 20)

Where Does My Trash Go (March 19)

Meet Local Artist, Reyon Nurse (March 18)