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Weekly news updates featuring the most recent government, business, development and transportation stories from Community Impact Newspaper.

The DFW Breakdown Community Impact News

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Weekly news updates featuring the most recent government, business, development and transportation stories from Community Impact Newspaper.

    Frisco Chamber president talks Small Business Saturday & Texas legislative season ramps up

    Frisco Chamber president talks Small Business Saturday & Texas legislative season ramps up

    On this special Thanksgiving week episode, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce’s president and CEO Tony Felker weighs in on how holiday shopping will affect local economies amid concerns of a recession. Plus, Community Impact statehouse reporter Hannah Norton preview the upcoming Texas Legislative Session.

    The DFW Breakdown is a production of Community Impact. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with editing by Marie Leonard. 

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    • 20 min
    Roanoke awaits Peabody Hotel & DFW gets ready for turkey

    Roanoke awaits Peabody Hotel & DFW gets ready for turkey

    Community Impact editor Cody Thorn joins the podcast with news from Roanoke, where the city continues to await development on a new landmark attraction for the Dallas-Fort Worth region, the Peabody Hotel. 

    The DFW Breakdown is a production of Community Impact. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

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    • 12 min
    Lake Highlands PID sees renewal & Lewisville’s Northern Gateway gears up for growth

    Lake Highlands PID sees renewal & Lewisville’s Northern Gateway gears up for growth

    Community Impact reporters Rebecca Heliot and Destine Gibson bring development insights from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, including discussions of projects planned in the newly-renewed Lake Highlands public improvement district in Dallas and in Lewisville’s Northern Gateway.

    The DFW Breakdown is a production of Community Impact. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

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    • 11 min
    DFW grocery landscape evolves with H-E-B & Texas education advocates push for a change in school ratings

    DFW grocery landscape evolves with H-E-B & Texas education advocates push for a change in school ratings

    Community Impact editor Miranda Jaimes discusses how H-E-B’s emergence in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has shaken up the local grocery industry. Plus, statewide reporter Hannah Norton digs into the current conversation surrounding whether Texas should rely less on standardized test scores when assessing school performance.

    The DFW Breakdown is a production of Community Impact. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

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    • 16 min
    Flower Mound Ranch clears a hurdle & Grapevine gears up for the holidays

    Flower Mound Ranch clears a hurdle & Grapevine gears up for the holidays

    This episode takes a look at the massive proposed mixed-use development Flower Mound Ranch, which stands to add significantly more housing to the town over the coming decades. Also, Community Impact reporter Hannah Johnson discusses Grapevine’s seasonal turn as the Christmas Capital of Texas—a role it’s already ramping up for this year.

    The DFW Breakdown is a production of Community Impact. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

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    • 14 min
    McKinney voters consider liquor sales & Richardson’s Belt + Main project takes shape

    McKinney voters consider liquor sales & Richardson’s Belt + Main project takes shape

    Community Impact editor Miranda Jaimes discusses how a proposition on McKinney’s Nov. 8 ballot could bring packaged liquor sales to the city and reporter Jackson King discusses progress on Richardson’s Belt + Main mixed-use development. Plus, stay tuned until the end of the episode to hear the opening date for DFW’s latest location of H-E-B. 

    The DFW Breakdown is a production of Community Impact. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

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    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

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18 Ratings

LilSwallow ,

The perfect start

This podcast has become the perfect start to my Friday morning. It is a quick snapshot of the impactful regional news that I need to know for my community. I love that they incorporate their other newspapers and use their reporters for the interview. Thanks so much community impact!

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Great local unbiased news.

Love it! Keep it up CI

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