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Facing Tough Times Together

What are parents to do when their child faces adversity and disappointment? By Dr. Dean Beckloff | Contributor Dreams are great! Many times as parents, we see our kids pursuing dreams with great vigor and enthusiasm. We can feel so proud

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NFL’s Rex Burkhead Wants to Help Find a Cure for Pediatric Brain Cancer

By Deb Silverthorn The Team Jack Foundation scored a touchdown at Plano’s Clark Field and Plano Sports Authority (PSA) II when more than 350 children and adults participated in the Second Annual Team Jack Trifecta chaired by New England Patriots

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Royal Scones

    Ingredients: 2 c. all-purpose flour 1/3 c. granulated white sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 c. (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold 1/2 c. heavy whipping cream, cold 3 tsp. vanilla extract 1 c.

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Dutch Pancake

  Ingredients: 3 eggs 1/2 c. flour 1/2 c. milk 1 tbsp. sugar 4 tbsp. butter pinch of nutmeg Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Combine eggs, flour, sugar and nutmeg. Blend together while adding the milk. Place butter in

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DART + Bike to Work Day on May 18

On National Bike to Work Day, May 18, Dallas Area Rapid Transit is encouraging North Texans to leave their car at home, and instead, ride their bike to the nearest DART Rail Station or bus stop. On your way, stop

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6 Steps To Fulfill Your Dreams

If you think it’s too late, think again By Deborah Dobbs, M.A. / Contributor It was February 2006, the week before I delivered my daughter. I was enjoying lunch with my father at Lavendou Bistro, my favorite place. I remember savoring

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Collin College Offers Residential Homestead Exemption

Last August, the Collin College Board of Trustees passed a new residential homestead exemption. This is the first year that qualifying Collin County homeowners will benefit from a reduction in taxes from the exemption. The exemption is equal to the

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DART: The Greener Choice

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is your ally in making North Texas more environmentally friendly. While transit is eco-friendly by nature – taking cars off our congested roadways and reducing harmful greenhouse and air pollutant gases that contribute to air

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The Parents’ Guide: Getting Ready for College

By Alicia Wanek When it comes to getting kids off to college, the parents and students are usually thinking about very different ways to prepare.  Your students are likely thinking about decorating their dorm rooms, getting a good schedule, sorority

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