from multi-city bike trail to new roadways

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Mesquite and the Texas Department of Transportation are working on several projects around the city, including roads, water pipelines, underground storage tanks and landscaping.

Here are the latest updates from the city on these projects.

Mesquite Heritage Trail

Project Description: The Mesquite Heritage Trail, which connects to a larger bikeway between Garland and Richardson, is undergoing construction to extend the current hike, bike and running path.

Status: Design is 100% complete. The city, county and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are reviewing the trail’s crossing under US-80. The crossing will be funded by city of Mesquite and constructed by

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Beware of hotel scams as summer travel increases nationwide

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – As the holiday weekend comes to an end, this may be the start of more planned vacations this year for Wisconsinites.

If you are traveling this year, the Better Business Bureau wants to warn people about a few hotel scams that are already on the uptick this travel season.

The first scam is called the ‘fake front desk call.’

“You may get a call in the middle of the night from someone who says that they are the front des, and that there was a problem with your credit card processing equipment, or that your

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Emma Talley has best finish in LPGA Tour event

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DALLAS, Texas — Sunday was a career day for a Kentucky native now playing on the LPGA Tour.

Emma Talley, who grew up in Princeton, Ky., and was a three-time Kentucky high school state champion, finished in a fourth-place tie at Old American Golf Club in the Volunteers of America Classic final round. The University of Alabama product fired a bogey-free, 8-under par 63.

The performance was a career-low score for the four-year LPGA Tour professional. It also matched the 18-hole tournament scoring record, a feat accomplished by tournament winner Jin Young Ko in the first round on Thursday.  By

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Six vaccinated Californians win ‘dream vacation’ packages in ‘Vax for the Win’ drawing

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In the state’s final lottery to incentivize Californians to get vaccinated, it offered up Thursday six multi-night vacation packages in San Diego, Anaheim, Los Angeles, Palm Springs and San Francisco.

Over two weeks after California reopened and with reports of the fast-spreading Delta variant cropping up, Tomás J. Aragón, director of the California Department of Public Health, reminded Californians why they should get vaccinated.

“Here’s the bottom line: Californians who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 are extremely vulnerable to this fast-moving variant,” Aragón said.

Already, Sacramento County has seen 67 cases of the coronavirus identified as being caused by the

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