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Sailor from The Colony narrowly...

WFAA.com (Local News) 6/19 5:18P Marie Saavedra
The mother of Petty Officer Second Class Joshua Tapia recounts how her son escaped from his flooding living quarters on the missile destroyer, after it was hit by a 29,000 ton...

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The Best Beaches to Visit in Texas

The Colony BubbleLife iReporter 6/23 2:00A Riley Heruska
Our state isn't exactly known for its crystal clear waters or white sandy beaches, but that doesn't mean the beaches aren't worth checking out. With the intense heat of July bearing down on us, it's...

20 Fourth of July Firework Shows in the DFW Area

The Colony BubbleLife iReporter 6/22 2:00A Riley Heruska
Fourth of July just wouldn't be the same without a healthy dose of sparklers and impressive explosions in the sky, am I right? Luckily, Texans like to go all-out when it comes to celebrating the...

DFW Events 2017 June 23-29

The Colony Family eGuide 6/21 2:26P Valerie
DFW Events 2017 June 23-2 DFW Events 2017 June 23-29: Find special events in the North DFW suburbs of Flower Mound, Lewisville, Highland Village, Carrollton, Coppell, Grapevine, The Colony, and more!...
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Simple iPhone Photography Tips and Tricks

The Colony BubbleLife iReporter 6/21 2:00A Riley Heruska
In today's society, most people rarely tote around an expensive camera on a daily basis. Why should they when their smartphone probably has a camera feature with all the whistles and bells? More than...

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Fun Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over Summer Break

The Colony BubbleLife iReporter 6/14 5:00A Riley Heruska
It's no secret that, for most kids, summer break means hitting pause on education for a few months. As much as your children want to veg out all summer, that's not always the best way to spend the...

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Texas Tomatoes: Ripe And Ready For Summer

The Colony BubbleLife iReporter 6/18 11:42P Shelia Huffman
You say tomaato, I say tomauto. Whatever!  The brightly colored, highly anticipated round, red fruit is all over Dallas and is bursting with summer flavor.  There is something about Texas and...

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Swimsuit Prep: Get Your Mind Into Shape First

DFW Style Daily 6/20 5:00A Natonya Medford
You look at your calendar and realize your special beach trip is two weeks away. Before you scramble through Pinterest looking for quick recipes or tricks to lose those extra...

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Health care plan roils Senate

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/23 5:03A Betsey Guzior
The release of a draft of the Senate's healthcare reform plan Thursday was met with immediate protests and skepticism from lawmakers worried about cuts to Medicaid and Planned...
Related: Senate health care bill released Dallas Business Journal (Health Care)

Clues to McConnell's secret healthcare bill

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 6/16 5:02A Betsey Guzior
Forces are lining up for and against the Senate's healthcare reform bill while details remain out of the public eye. The Washington Post reports that Senate Majority Leader...

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Bee App coming! And Pollinator Webinar coming!

Features 6/24 4:58A Liz Berry
In keeping with National Pollinator Week (June 19-25) I thought this rainy morning that I would write about two related developments:  The creation of a Bee App by the Center for Food Safety that is...

Burleson Aquaponics Farm Gains 'Naturally Grown' Certification

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/22 5:57A Adrienne Cohen
DFW Aquaponics Farms, LLC, with headquarters in Burleson, has become the first Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) aquaponics farm in Texas. The farm is only the 10 th aquaponics grower in the United...

North Oak Cliff

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/22 5:00A Bernice Butler
The Connected Communities of West Jefferson and West Davis by Amy Martin Natural Awakenings DFW Edition and GreenSourceDFW.org are partnering in a new series called Green...

Flamingle in Garland Texas on National Pink Flamingo Day!

Features 6/22 2:56A Liz Berry
Don Featherstone and wife Photo courtesy Plastics News Pink Flamingo Day was declared in 2007 by Dean Mazzaralla, the mayor of Leominster, MA to honor the work of Don Featherstone, creator of the...

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Sometimes Dads Give The Best Advice on Twitter

Days of a Domestic Dad 6/26 6:27A Colby
On Father’s Day, Jimmy Fallon asked the world to give their best #Dadvice and #DadQuotes on Twitter…and the world didn’t let us down. When Dad is normally giving us advice or...

Teach Object Permanence to Your Baby with Fun Games

7 on a Shoestring 6/26 6:19A Staci Salazar
Disclosure: This post is made possible with support from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease...

Cupcake Liner Turtle Craft

Kids Activities Blog 6/26 4:00A Melissa
Do your kids love turtles? If so, they will adore this Easy Cupcake Liner Turtle Craft ! It s simple, fun and only requires basic, minimal supplies. Cupcake Liner Turtle Craft Cupcake liner crafts are...

Advice: An Answer to How Does She Do It?

Dallas Single Mom 6/26 12:59A Teia Collier
Dallas Single Mom How does she do it? How do you do it? It s a question that gets asked of moms everywhere, and I have a feeling that it gets asked of single moms even more so.  I, myself, was asked...

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