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Texas Gov. calls for resignation of GOP official over George Floyd conspiracy theory

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has called for the resignation of a county GOP chair who posted a conspiracy theory that the death of George Floyd was staged.

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Experienced balloonmeister to lead flight at Highland Village Balloon Festival

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Dallas Morning News on Aug. 15, 2014 It is the Tuesday night after world-renowned balloon pilot Pat Cannon of Highland Village garnered eighth place against 58 other pilots at the 2014 US National Championship. Cannon, 67, is balloonmeister for this weekend’s Highland Village Balloon

Jack’s Lounge signature cocktails include the Red Poppy Cosmo, (left) and the Spicy Rita (right). (Photo by Adam Schrader)

Jack’s Lounge offers local experience, cocktails and small plates

Jack’s Lounge, at the south end of Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center, offers a gastropub experience without providing a full dinner. The bar offers small plates and pairings in a room characterized by rustic chic decor.

In Double Oak, types of escaped animals can prompt a double take

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Dallas Morning News on Dec. 4, 2015 It’s common for livestock to escape in Double Oak, a town just west of Flower Mound that is often considered an urban farming community because of its large acreage properties. But regardless of its regularity, escaped livestock

Construction begins on Lewisville's Coyote Drive-In theater.(Photo by Adam Schrader)

Anticipation for Coyote Drive-In grows, company postpones opening for rain

Drive-in theaters have been absent from the Denton County community since The Rancho in Denton closed in the 1980s. There hasn’t been a theater like it in Lewisville since one closed off Business 121 in the 1970s.

21-year-old Lewisville native Anne Winters pursues acting dream in Los Angeles

Anne Winters, 21, uses her youthful looks to her advantage, usually playing 15- to 17-year-olds on shows like The Fosters, Wicked City and Tyrant.

Disabled Lewisville couple faces unique challenges to remaining independent

Shawn Koester and his wife, Monica, claim one functioning arm and a pair of unbalanced feet between them. But their brains are as sharp as ever.

Police designate safer space for trades

The Flower Mound Police Department recently put up two signs marking two adjacent spaces in its parking lot. Police hope the signs, which read “online exchange zone,” will encourage smarter shopping with online classified sites such as Craigslist.

Fracking the Bakken Formation in North Dakota (Photo by Joshua Doubek used under Creative Commons)

Smitherman asks city officials not to approve ban on fracking in letter

Barry T. Smitherman, chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, has asked Denton city officials not to approve a ban on hydraulic fracturing within city limits.

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