Grand Prairie


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Grand Prairie,

city (1990 pop. 99,616), Dallas and Tarrant counties, N Tex., halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth; inc. 1909. Located in a highly urbanized and rapidly growing area, the city's boom caused its population to double between 1970 and 1990. Grand Prairie is a distribution center with a large aerospace industry. Other industries include food packaging and the manufacture of tools, machinery, furniture, and electronic and excavating equipment. A nearby auto assembly plant adds to the city's economy. The "Six Flags over Texas" amusement park is nearby.
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He was leader of the Diversity Committee, working closely with Board members to ensure the needs of the Grand Prairie business community were being addressed.
Since moving to Arkansas more than 20 years ago, he's carried on that family tradition, being heavily involved with the Grand Prairie Historical Society, for which he currently serves on the board.
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Today, mallards are still king on the Grand Prairie, but weather and drought have sometimes kept huge flocks north.
Grand Prairie starter Lance Day (6 innings, 2 runs, 5 hits, 5 strikeouts) contained the Tornadoes through the first six innings until Worcester (14-25) did some damage in the seventh.
Grand Prairie police spokesman John Brimmer said a row broke out between Tan Do and his wife and "escalated to the point where he pulled a gun and started shooting".
There s just no cause for this," Aaron Feldt, a resident of Grand Prairie, told The Dallas Morning News newspaper, adding that children and adult were among the guests at the party.
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