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Varsity Brands founder talks sale to Bain Capital

Dallas Business Journal 6/21 1:53A Meagan Nichols
Founder Jeff Webb discusses the sale of Varsity Brands Inc., based in Farmers Branch, Texas, to a global private investment firm, Bain Capital Private Equity, in a deal valued...

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How to Enjoy Six Flags When It's 100 Degrees Outside

Farmers Branch BubbleLife iReporter 6/19 5:00A Riley Heruska
Summertime and theme park adventures are pretty much a package deal, which is why so many North Texans flock to Six Flags Over Texas during the summer. The park contains 212 acres of roller coasters,...

Review: The Long-Awaited Incredibles 2

Farmers Branch BubbleLife iReporter 6/15 1:00A Riley Heruska
Today, the sequel to a series that spans generations is finally  hitting the big screens. Giddy adults, nostalgic teens, and young kids are all flooding the theaters to catch a glimpse of their...

Last-Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas

Farmers Branch BubbleLife iReporter 6/14 5:00A Riley Heruska
Father's Day is speeding around the corner, but there's still time to pick out a snazzy gift for the dad in your life before Sunday. Here are a few suggestions that every father will enjoy and that...

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YouTube Me at Exploration Academy

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD 6/21 4:49A Shelley Gammon
Students attending Exploration Academy at Perry Middle School this summer have the option to take two enrichment classes in their areas of interest. Students in Ms. Jones YouTube Me class are learning...
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Field Student’s Essay Earns Trip to Washington, D.C.

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD 6/18 9:42A Shelley Gammon
Field Middle School 8 th grader, Juliana Rios, has been awarded a trip to Washington, D.C. Rios composed an essay for the  Do The Write Thing Challenge 2018 . Rios essay advocated for teens to play a...

RLT Counselor Named Leadership Fellow

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD 6/18 3:49A Shelley Gammon
R. L. Turner High School counselor, Jennifer Ritter, has been named Leadership Fellow. Texas OnCourse , an initiative empowering all Texas students to succeed after high school, announced the...

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Simple Crock-Pot Recipes for Summer Meals

Farmers Branch BubbleLife iReporter 6/20 7:00A Riley Heruska
Nothing makes a summer night more relaxing than a meal that's had all day to cook. These Crock-Pot recipes are incredibly easy to make and sure to please the whole family. Which one will you try...

5 Trendy Donut Shops in Dallas to Try This Summer

Farmers Branch BubbleLife iReporter 6/12 4:00A Riley Heruska
Lazy summer mornings without school carpool lines or extracurriculars call for one thing: donuts. If you're looking for a place to grab some sugary sweet treats, here are some of the most popular (and...

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Kate Spade Foundation donates $1M to suicide prevention

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/21 3:45A Anne Stych
The Kate Spade Foundation will donate $1 million to organizations that promote mental health awareness and suicide prevention, the company announced Wednesday. The foundation...

Pharma company facing opioid lawsuits lays off salesforce

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/21 3:29A Anne Stych
OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma LP has laid off about 350 employees including the remainder of its sales staff as the beleaguered company carries through with a promise...

Roche to spend $2.4bn buying rest of Foundation Medicine

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/19 3:40A Ralph Atkins
Swiss drugmaker Roche will spend $2.4bn buying out remaining shareholders of Foundation, which is based in Cambridge, after it paid $1.03bn in January 2015 for a 56.3 per cent...

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Kids Spend Summer Days in Nature

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/20 5:00A Bernice Butler
Summer Nature Center Discover Camps For kids from 10 to 14 years old at Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve. All camps are from 1 to 4 p.m., and there are camps available for younger kids. Four,...

Dallas to Houston Bullet Train Is Electric

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/19 7:00A Bernice Butler
The 200 mph Texas Bullet Train has completed its environmental impact assessment, and the way has now been cleared for the train to move ahead, linking the states two largest urban and economic...

New Food Scrap Pick-Up Service

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/17 8:00A Bernice Butler
Urban agricultural start-up Turn has launched a food waste pickup service for restaurants, businesses, special events and residents of Dallas, in zip codes 75204, 75206, 75214, 75218, 75228 and 75238....

Help Improve Air Quality on June 22

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/15 5:00A Bernice Butler
North Texans can come together to  do something extra to reduce ozone-causing pollution, as part of the ninth annual Clean Air Action Day on June 22. With more than 20 possible clean air choices,...

This is Our Moment to Zero in on the Farm Bill

Civil Eats 6/13 11:00P Earl Blumenauer
Health care, climate change, economic development, and jobs are some of the major issues at the heart of current American politics. And there’s major legislation making its...

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Goodbye.

The Wiegands 6/20 7:24P CaseyWiegand
I can still smell the summer air on my grandparents farm. The wind in my face as I sat on their porch and the feeling in my heart as I played in my own “purple room”. Two months ago at my grandads...

Wednesday's Child: AJ

Rage Against the Minivan 6/20 9:00A noreply@blogger.com (lunareece)
Every Wednesday I feature a child recently highlighted by a local Wednesday's Child newscast to share the stories of children from around the country who are waiting for a family. My hope is that this...

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