Collin County

Voters Statewide and Local Report Problems with Electronic Voting Machines

By Bethany Erickson / October 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
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As record numbers of voters hit the polls during early voting, reports statewide and locally have begun to trickle in regarding malfunctions in electronic voting machines. In some areas, like Harris County, voters have reported that their votes for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke were changed to incumbent Ted Cruz when they voted straight […]

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North Texas Shatters First Day Early Voting Records

By Bethany Erickson / October 23, 2018 / 2 Comments

Voters are fired up — and that enthusiasm was borne out in Monday morning’s record-shattering early voting tallies across the state. And that makes sense — 15,793,257 people are registered to vote in this November’s election, a record number. In the 2014 midterms, only 4.7 percent of the 14 million registered at the time voted. […]

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A In-Depth Look at McKinney’s New Affordable Shipping Container Homes Neighborhood

By Shelby Skrhak / September 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Repurposing shipping containers into buildings, so-called cargotecture, isn’t a brand new concept, but it’s groundbreaking for Habitat for Humanity of Collin County, which hopes to build 35 affordable homes in Cotton Groves, the nation’s first residential neighborhood built entirely from upcycled steel containers. Habitat affiliates in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Ohio have explored building affordable housing from […]

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There’s a Lot in This Little-Looking Frisco Home That’s Perfect for Families

By Shelby Skrhak / July 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Don’t let the quaint exterior of this Frisco home fool you into thinking this is a small house. This DR Horton-built home at 7920 Southmark Drive is long and narrow, but it’s a huge two-story with four bedrooms and three full baths coming in at 2,635 square feet. It’d be a perfect home for a […]

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Frisco Colonial Would be Perfect For a Growing Family — If You Catch it in Time

By Shelby Skrhak / April 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s not surprising that this 3,000-plus-square-foot Frisco Colonial for under $400,000 went under contract after just two days on the market. Not only does this red brick colonial at 10306 Mallory Drive have plenty of room — and four HUGE bedrooms — it checks all the boxes with an optional HOA in this sought-after neighborhood, great […]

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If You Haven’t Been Following the Brockovich Water Controversy, This Will Catch You Up

By Shelby Skrhak / April 6, 2018 / 1 Comment

Is our water safe? That’s the question concerned residents are still asking three weeks after activist Erin Brockovich called B.S. (literally using the hashtag #StopTheBullshit) on Plano and the regional water district’s claims that the water was fine, despite its pungent chlorine smell. Now those residents are especially fired up after Brockovich revealed Thursday night […]

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