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Children’s Medical Center Plano Receives $1 Million for Expansion
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Children’s Medical Center Plano Receives $1 Million for Expansion

Plano – North Texas is on track to receive a significant boost in pediatric medical care, as the Children’s Medical Center Foundation has announced a groundbreaking donation of $1 million, targeted at the broad expansion of Children’s Medical Center Plano, Dallas Metro News reported. The donation initiative is further strengthened by the inclusion of Take 5 Oil Change,...

First United Bank Hosts Faith Pillar Lunch & Learn on August 23
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First United Bank Hosts Faith Pillar Lunch & Learn on August 23

First United Bank Plano Parkwood would like to invite the community to its August Faith Pillar Lunch & Learn, which is taking place on Wednesday, August 23rd, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. The event speaker, Yamaceeta Thompson, will help attendees discover the empowerment of dismantling doubt, diving into belief and words, and learning about...

Credit: City of Plano An aerial shot of West Plano neighborhoods and homes.
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Plano Ranked as Best City in the US for Family Renters

Plano ranks as the best city for family renters, a recent analysis finds.   The ranking analyzed a total of 136 cities with at least 10,000 apartment units across three main categories: cost of living and housing, local economy and quality of life. The categories were compiled from 25 metrics including availability of family-sized apartments and...

10 Ways to Ensure Student Safety as They Head Back to School
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10 Ways to Ensure Student Safety as They Head Back to School

Summer’s over and schools are back in session. As students across Collin County return to school, the safety and well-being of our young learners and teenagers is a priority for parents, educators, and the community at large. With the world continually evolving, it’s more important than ever to establish effective safety protocols and measures. Here...

Ericsson to Cut 750 Jobs in the U.S.
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Ericsson to Cut 750 Jobs in the U.S.

Ericsson has put employees on notice in North America over upcoming job cuts. Up to 750 people will be impacted by the layoffs set to take place later this year, Inside Towers reports. In February, Ericsson confirmed it’s cutting 8,500 jobs globally. A memo by the People Operations Team notes that from October 1, 2023, “all Ericsson US...

Belize Inspired Ice Cream Shop in Plano
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Belize Inspired Ice Cream Shop in Plano

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Biotechnology Boot Camp Includes Paid Tuition for Students Seeking Lab Technician Certificate
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Biotechnology Boot Camp Includes Paid Tuition for Students Seeking Lab Technician Certificate

Collin College has introduced a Biotechnology Boot Camp with paid tuition to prepare people for entry-level biotechnology jobs. Thanks to a U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant focused on biotechnology, biomanufacturing, and bioinformatics, the three-course series includes paid tuition and additional funding for a credentialing exam. Individuals who register for the boot camp will attend...

New CoreWeave data center facility in Plano, Texas.
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CoreWeave Opens New Texas Data Center to Expand Access to High-Performance GPUs

The investment represents a milestone in CoreWeave’s strategic expansion plan to meet the accelerating demand for premium computing power. CoreWeave, a specialized cloud provider of large-scale GPU-accelerated workloads, today announced a new data center facility in Plano, Texas, to be fully operational by December 31, 2023. The $1.6 billion data center is CoreWeave’s first facility in Texas and will support economic...

Plano ISD Hosting 5th Annual Back to School Fair July 26
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Plano ISD Hosting 5th Annual Back to School Fair July 26

Plano ISD and the City of Plano are getting ready for back-to-school with the 5th Annual Back-to-School Fair. Whether the summer flew by for you or has dragged on as long as the 100+ degree weather, back-to-school is coming up quick. Plano ISD and the City of Plano are gearing up with a back-to-school fair tomorrow to help families...