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McKinney Wedding and Reception Venues to Suit Every Couple

When you imagine your dream wedding, what do you see? A sophisticated ballroom with luxe furnishings and crystal chandeliers? A chapel with stained glass windows? Contemporary décor juxtaposed with...
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McKinney’s ManeGait Delivering Unbridled Hope

When it’s time to mount up, Belle Gordon enthusiastically climbs into the saddle on her favorite horse. Blond braids peek out of the 6-year-old’s riding helmet as she takes...
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Mitas Hill Vineyards: A Little Slice of Heaven in McKinney

The beginning of a wine trail that will eventually zigzag through the North Texas region is located on a little slice of heaven in the northeast corner of McKinney. There,...
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Wonderful Wines to Pair With Every Food & Budget

During the spring, there’s perhaps nothing better than dining alfresco. To make your meals on the patio perfect, be sure to include a delightful wine that complements your menu....
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Healthy Cooking Classes for Chefs of All Ages

If you’ve ever wished that a cooking expert could personally help you and your family create healthier meals, consider that wish granted. Multiple cooking classes for adults – and children...
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Texas Sales Tax Holiday Set for Aug. 17-19; Shoppers Can Buy Back-to-School Supplies and...

Texans will not pay state and local sales taxes for school supplies and clothing under $100 as part of the state’s annual tax holiday on Friday, Aug. 17 through...
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McKinney Olympian Mary Killman Makes It to Duet Synchronized Swimming Finals

McKinney Olympian Mary Killman has made it to the finals after the preliminary round Sunday with synchronized-swimming partner Mariya Koroleva. "Made it to Finals!" Killman wrote on her Facebook page. "We're...
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Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites Talks Hockey, Describes Team as “Playoff Franchise’ During McKinney...

Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites spoke to a packed house at the McKinney Chamber’s quarterly CEO Series luncheon this week, giving the crowd insight into his job and a...
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Girl Scouts Deliver Presents for McKinney Young Professionals’ Christmas in July Toy Drive

Seven members of Girl Scouts Juniors Troop No. 3061 spent Wednesday morning shopping for toys to donate to the McKinney Young Professionals' second annual "Christmas In July" Toy Drive. When...
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Baylor Medical Center at McKinney Opens a Bit Early on Its Opening Day

Baylor Medical Center at McKinney had planned to open at 5 a.m. Friday, but when a patient arrived at the Emergency Room at 4:15 a.m. needing care, the staff...
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McKinney Business Owner Captured Storm Picture That Went Viral

McKinney resident Heather Rice was on her way home from errands about 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 when the ominous storm clouds rolling into the area captured her attention. So...
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Resources for Caregivers Whose Loved Ones Have Alzheimer’s Disease

When do regular forgetfulness and “senior moments” become something more – and how can you help an elderly loved one whose mental state worries you? If your loved one loses...
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