Plano Media Center

The City of Plano’s Media Center is a central hub to serve our media and marketing partners.  Resources include the recent news, accolades, brand assets and easy to find contacts for news stories.  We welcome partnerships to further the awareness of Plano as a City of Excellence.

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City of Plano

Repairs Continue One Year After Collin County Hailstorms (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 23

Dateline: Christina Morris drug dealer boyfriend took 5th amendment ( March 23

4 reasons why KHYI's Texas Music Revolution in Plano is, well, revolutionary (Dallas Morning News Guide Live) March 22

Texas Senate approves SB 2, 18-12 vote (Plano Star Courier) March 22

Church bounces back from Friday morning fire (Plano Star Courier) March 22

Video released of suspects in Plano West graffiti incident (WFAA-TV News 8) March 21

$5,000 reward offered, Plano police release video of 3 girls vandalizing Plano West High School (KDAF-TV CW 33) March 21

Arts, Culture & Heritage Manager Michelle Hawkins on Art and Stage radio show (On Air Live) March 21

Plano teen rescued after being stuck in washing machine (KDAF-TV CW 33) March 20

Plano firefighters rescue teen stuck in washing machine (Jack-FM 100.3) March 20

Plano Firefighters Rescue Teen Stuck in Washing Machine (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 19

Spring Cleaning At Its Finest? Plano Fire Rescues Teen Stuck In Washing Machine (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 18

Dallas-area boy fits in washing machine, then can't get out (Associated Press) March 18

Business/Economic Development

Brace Yourselves: Shake Shack Lands In Plano Next Week ( March 23

Enjoying The Iconic Poor Richard's Café (KRLD-AM 1080) March 23

How Toyota poured 500 years of work into its new campus - during a labor shortage ( March 23

Toyota gains access to Microsoft's connected car patents (Motor Trend) March 23

JPMorgan to start first move into Plano's Legacy West in September (Dallas Business Journal) March 22

Seafood restaurant The Keeper coming to the Shops at Legacy (Community Impact) March 22

Toyota rolls into its new hometown via the DFW Auto Show (Dallas Morning News) March 21

J.C. Penney store closures: The pros and cons (Dallas Business Journal) March 21

Automotive Minute: Toyota adds three new models to lineup for 2018 (PHOTOS) (Dallas Business Journal) March 20

Flippin Pizza bring New York-style pizza to Dallas Parkway this April (Community Impact) March 20

It's pina colada time as new Tommy Bahama restaurant sails into Plano (Culturemap Dallas) March 20

A hotel boom comes to Texas (New York Times) March 19

J.C. Penney store closures: See the full list (Yahoo Finance) March 17

A Year of Southern Food Halls (Gun & Garden) March 17

Plano Talk

Family Art Day set for March 25 (Plano Star Courier) March 23

You Can Hassell The Hoff! Join The Actor For A Cup Of "Hoffee" At XO Coffee Company In Plano (Jack FM 100.3) March 22

Plano's Hope Center launches THC JobLink to help job seekers ( March 22

Plano Teens Get Career Inspiration at Disney Dreamers Academy in Orlando (North Dallas Gazette) March 22

Hope's Door Resale Store opens on Plano's Parker Road (Community Impact) March 19

Trump's budget cuts would slash 32,000 Meals on Wheels in Collin County alone (Dallas Morning News) March 18

Theatre Britain to close this season after 21 years in Plano (Community Impact) March 18

Plano Profile 

The wow factor: Inside the garage, Capital One Plano's Center of Innovation (March 22)

Mango Mango: First Hong Kong Style Dessert Place Coming to Plano (Plano Profile) March 20

Skunk tests positive for rabies at Plano Animal Shelter (Plano Profile) March 20

29 nurses from Texas Health among the top 100 in DFW (Plano Profile) March 20

Captured Dimensions, a Collin County-based small business on the ground floor of virtual reality imaging (Plano Profile) March 20

Plano Receives "SolSmart Bronze" Award for Advancing Solar Energy Growth (Plano Profile) March 17

From Paris with Love: French creperie makes Dallas home (Plano Profile) March 17

MISSION POSSIBLE KIDS Wins DFW Spark Tank Prize (Plano Profile) March 17

FREE Dance and Music Series at McCall Plaza, Downtown Plano (Plano Profile) March 17

Outstanding in the Field comes to McKinney this October (Plano Profile) March 16

Collin County's Jurassic Park (Plano Profile) March 16

Plano Magazine

Meet David Hasselhoff at XO Coffee Co. (March 23)

Ice Cream Wasted (March 20)

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