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The Stix Icehouse coming to McKinney, some Ann Taylor and Loft stores may close: News from DFW

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Plano ISD students opt for remote learning, cookie shop coming to McKinney: Most popular news from DFW

Read the most popular Dallas-Fort Worth-area news from the past week.

Q&A: Medical expert discusses what parents, teachers should consider when schools reopen in 2020-21

As the new school year approaches, districts are tasked with protecting students and staff from further COVID-19 spread while parents face tough decisions.

Dallas County sees fewer coronavirus cases than in prior weeks

Collin County also saw a 10% decrease in new cases from the prior week.

Some Ann Taylor, Loft locations close as parent company files for bankruptcy

As a result of the bankruptcy, the business will close all Catherines locations; many Justice stores; and a few Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey stores nationwide.

Bipartisan bill introduced by Texas, Minnesota senators to provide relief to independent music venues

The Save Our Stages Act would provide grants worth six months of financial support for independent live music and entertainment venues.

Federal regulatory change could affect environmental reviews, infrastructure projects in Texas

The Trump administration said a new update to the National Environmental Policy Act is aimed at streamlining reviews for a variety of federal projects.

Ecclesiastical supply business Saint Sophia Bookstore coming soon to Richardson

The business offers high-quality ecclesiastical goods, hand-painted Orthodox art and handcrafted wood items.

Developers break ground on Florence project in McKinney, sales tax holiday approaches: News from DFW

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Nature’s Mercantile + CBD Store closes its Richardson location

The business's Denton and Hurst locations will remain open.

Comptroller: Texas has lost 2 million jobs, is projected to lose $4.6B due to COVID-19

The state of Texas gained 50,000 new jobs in February, but since the coronavirus pandemic hit, more than 2 million jobs have been lost.

Name changes could be on the horizon for one Richardson ISD school, mascot

The district is considering name changes for Bowie Elementary School and the mascot at Westwood Junior High

Here's how to participate in Texas' annual sales tax holiday Aug. 7-9

This year sales tax-exempt purchases can be made online, over the phone or by mail.

Mandatory masks, staggered arrivals and more: Richardson ISD announces plan for the fall

The plans for reopening, which were put together by a district task force, include detailed information to ensure the safety of students and staff.

Grapevine Golf Course to add clubhouse, RoughRiders to play sans fans: News from DFW

Read the latest news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

$118M in emergency relief funding allocated to support Texas higher education initiatives

The funds will come from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, made available through the federal coronavirus relief bill.

DATA: 2018-20 Richardson real estate market at a glance

Here is how the local housing market has changed over the past two years.

Richardson nears end of $115 million bond program, ramps up planning for potential 2021 package

The last municipal bond was approved in 2015. Projects included improvements to public buildings, streets, parks and sidewalks.

Q&A: Constitutional law expert discusses COVID-19 orders, enforcement

Seth Chandler, a professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center, spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about local and state governments' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic this year.

The Soccer Box now offering lessons and clinics in Richardson

The sports facility offers private and small group lessons for youths as well as clinics and field rentals.

Lewisville Western Days to be virtual, fire station opens in Richardson: News from DFW

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UPDATE: In clarified guidance, TABC now states customers may not drink on brewery patios

In a July 22 update, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission states that breweries may not have customers consume alcohol on patios.

UIL releases modified sports calendar for 2020-21 school year

The University Interscholastic League released July 21 modifications to the 2020-21 UIL calendar and updated COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines that will take effect Aug. 1.