VolunteerNow presents 12th Annual Hearts of Texas Luncheon

Photo courtesy of Roger Staubach

VolunteerNow will honor former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach with the 2018 VolunteerNow Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to transforming North Texas through volunteerism. Mr. Staubach will receive the award at the 12th Annual Hearts of Texas Luncheon.

Staubach, a Vietnam War veteran and innovative real estate and business powerhouse, has served his country and community for decades. From putting his football career on hold to complete his Navy service, to raising millions for critical North Texas nonprofits, Staubach embodies the spirit of giving...

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New Grapevine mixed-use project will include shopping and two apartment communities

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Developer Billingsley Co. – whose Cypress Waters community has grown to one of North Texas most successful office and apartment projects – is headed to Grapevine with a new mixed-use development.

Billingsley has received approval from Grapevine’s city council to build a 30-acre retail and apartment project near Grapevine Mills Mall.

The project – between the mall and Kubota Tractor’s new North American headquarters campus – is at 3570 and 3580 North Grapevine Mills Boulevard.

The development will include renovation of the existing Grapevine Mills Crossing shopping center.

Billingsley plans to construct a 4-building, 27,400-square-foot retail center called The Shacks...

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Dallas Cowboys release WR Dez Bryant

Dallas Cowboys release WR Dez Bryant

After the meeting, Bryant took to Twitter with his immediate thoughts on parting with the Cowboys.

— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) April 13, 2018

Cowboy nation I need you to know this wasn’t my decision.. I will always love y’all… forever Dallas in my heart

— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) April 13, 2018

The Cowboys selected Bryant with the No. 24 pick of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Jerry Jones released the following statement on the decision to cut ties with Bryant:

"As an organization we hold Dez Bryant in the highest regard, and we are grateful for his passion, spirit and contributions to this team for the past eight years. He will always be a valued member of our family.

Dez and I share a personal and professional relationship that is very strong, and he is one of just a handful of players with whom I have...

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Four Hurt After Car Crashes into TX Home, Burst into Flames

Four people were taken to local hospitals after a vehicle crashed into a house in Hurst and caused it to burst into flames.

April 07–HURST — Four people were taken to local hospitals after a vehicle crashed into a house in Hurst and caused it to burst into flames.

A husband and wife, who was listed in critical condition, were taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, according to Kara McKinney, a city of Hurst spokeswoman.

Their son was taken to Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB Hospital, McKinney said. Surveillance video captured footage of the crash, according to our media partners at WFAA.

A Hurst police officer suffered minor injuries and was taken to HEB Hospital for evaluation...

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Corpus Christi Affordable Apartment Community to Open, Thanks to $476K Grant from Wells Fargo and FHLB Dallas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thanks, in part, to a $476,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant to Prospera Housing Community Services from Wells Fargo and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), Corpus Christi has a new apartment complex for low-income residents.

A $476K grant from Wells Fargo and @FHLBDallas aided in the construction of an apartment complex for low-income Corpus Christi residents. Grand opening and ribbon cutting on April 3 at 10 a.m.

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The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives at a ribbon cutting event at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Glenoak Apartments at 711 Glenoak Drive in Corpus Christi.

The $476,000 AHP grant, which was awarded to Prospera Housing Community Services in 2015, provided gap...

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Where are Millennials, Gen Xers and Boomers headed? The top housing markets by generation

Generation gap

It’s not just age that separates the nation’s biggest generations. According to recent data from Realtor.com, it’s also preferences in housing markets.

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Where Millennials are moving

Realtor.com recently studied U.S. Census Bureau migration data, Realtor.com searches and page views, and changes in homeownership rates to determine the most popular housing markets by generation.

According to the study, Millennials are largely flocking to tech hubs and places with lots of culture – cities where they can “make good money and still have a good time.”

Home buying trends: Millennials are more conventional than you might think

Top spots for Millennials include San Francisco, Seattle, Houston, Dallas and Washington, D.C...

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Lincoln Property Company Names Top Apartment Communities in Portfolio for 2018

DALLAS, March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Property Company, manager of over 184,000 apartment units throughout the country, announced the winners of their second annual "best of" awards program, the Lincoln Legendaries. Created to recognize apartment communities that were best in class among the company’s residential portfolio, properties from across the United States submitted their final presentations and proposals to take home one of the coveted awards. Congratulations to these Lincoln-managed communities.

Best Amenities Package
Winner: Optima Signature – Chicago, IL
Runner Up: Bartz Ranch – Austin, TX
Honorable Mention: Alexan West Dallas – Dallas, TX

Best Vintage Community
Winner: The Residences at Slatersville Mill – Slatersville, RI
Runner Up: The Stahlman – Nashville, ...

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The Latest: Texas Democratic midterm primary turnout grows

Supporters of U.S. Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke cheer during a Democratic watch party following the Texas primary election, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary elections in Texas (all times CST):

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Democratic turnout for Texas’ primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, when the party was beginning its slide into the political wilderness in a state that had for decades been a Democratic stronghold.

More than 1,036,950 voters cast ballots for the U.S. Senate race in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, the party’s highest midterm primary election total in at least 24 years.

Republicans also set a new non-presidential year primary turnout record, exceeding 1.5 million votes Tuesday.

Democrats haven...

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With Rising Voter Turnout, Democrats Hope To Turn Parts Of Texas Blue

Bins of signs are seen in a storage are at the Bexar County Election offices last month in San Antonio.

Texans are casting their votes in their primaries Tuesday, the first contests of the 2018 election cycle. But voters in the Lone Star State have been voting for almost two weeks already — and there’s been a big surge in enthusiasm across the board.

Driven by anti-President Trump fervor, in this typically deep red state, there are plenty of positive signs for a once-latent Democratic Party in the state. Early vote turnout for the minority party has surpassed GOP totals — and even bested their 2016 numbers. Democrats have also fielded a record number of candidates in all 36 congressional districts, and there’s the potential to flip maybe three or more seats come November.

There are eight...

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Why you soon might have to pay up to ride the Dallas streetcar

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The free ride could soon be over for Dallas Streetcar passengers, Dallas City Council members said Monday.

Members of the council’s Mobility, Infrastructure and Sustainability Committee expressed support for a fare on the Dallas Streetcar, which is operated in partnership with Dallas Area Rapid Transit. But the council members said their support isn’t about money generated by a fare — the revenue would only cover a small portion of the streetcar’s annual cost — but, rather, a matter of fairness.

"Everyone else who rides a DART bus or a DART rail pays a fare," said Sandy Greyson, who represents Far North Dallas. "It seems to me if people are riding the streetcar, they should pay a fare."

The streetcar, a 2...

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