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Waste in the water

Waste in the water

Pictures of trash on beaches, a whale found with a belly full of garbage and turtles with plastic straws up their nose are no laugh­ing matter. They are all just a tiny snapshot of reality today. The impact of the world’s overuse of plastic is causing hav­oc on the...

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Staying fit without a facility

Staying fit without a facility

Working out takes discipline but working out without your instructor and peers supporting you takes even more discipline. For the past six weeks, regu­lar fitness club attendees have had to rely on the cyber com­munity to support their workout efforts. Large or small,...

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Therapists fight to spread hope

Therapists fight to spread hope

Although the pandemic has caused an increase in anxiety and depression, hope has been increasing as well. Mental health issues are statistically on the rise with more people stuck at home and under stress. But that doesn’t mean resources and recovery aren’t possible....

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Design contract awarded for park

Design contract awarded for park

A contract for construction design fees to build J.J. “Book” Wilson Memorial Park on S. Beauchamp Blvd. received approval Monday morning from the Princeton City Council. The council convened by way of a teleconference because of concerns about meeting in chambers...

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Quilt guild adopts mask-making project

Quilt guild adopts mask-making project

Members of the Farmersville Quilt Guild have been busy the last two weeks with a new sewing mission prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. The lack of masks currently available to those in the healthcare industry has not only affected hotspots across the country, but...

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Updated COVID-19 cases reported

Updated COVID-19 cases reported

Collin County health authorities reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Collin County  as of 7 p.m. this evening, April 4, bringing the county total to 268 confirmed cases. There are 165 active cases and 100 cases have recovered. There have been 3 deaths and 27 cases...

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Who is at elevated risk for COVID-19?

Who is at elevated risk for COVID-19?

COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines across the globe. This novel coronavirus first made headlines in late 2019 after an outbreak in Wuhan, the sprawling capital city in China’s Hubei province. The virus has since spread beyond China’s borders, leading to school...

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