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In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Sunday, June 23, 2019

Five talked about stories from the previous week added each Saturday and Sunday

To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories across North Texas, each Saturday and Sunday we'll revisit 5 stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest with the most recent updates.

In our 5+5 format, we published the first 5 on Saturday morning, while you can find the second five below.

Fiance of Woman Killed When Dallas Crane Fell Recalls Chaos

As Kiersten Smith watched an episode of "Grey's Anatomy," her fiance prepared a lazy Sunday lunch of grilled cheese and tomato soup. Just feet away, Eric Ridenhour said they were chatting when a crane crashed into their downtown Dallas apartment complex. "I had zero vision but I could feel the air in front of me when I was yelling her name and it was just texture. I could feel texture. It was like you could grab the air," said Ridenhour, 34. Click here to read more about this story.

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Kiersten Smith, 29, seen here at her college graduation, was killed Sunday, June 9, 2019, when a crane collapsed into her Dallas apartment building. Photo courtesy of Smith's family.

Straight Line Winds Leaves Trail of Damage in Downtown Greenville

A severe storm struck Greenville, causing widespread tree and roof damage, but The National Weather Service determined damage was caused by straight line winds, not a tornado. Click here to read more about this story.

Greenville continues to clean up after a severe storm and possible tornado left damage in its wake.

McKinney Mom Suffers Stroke After Coughing Fit

A Frisco ISD school teacher is sharing a lesson that could potentially save lives. The 38-year-old mother of two suffered a stroke that was caused by something she least expected, but doctors say her quick recognition of the symptoms saved her life. Click here to read more about this story.

A Frisco ISD school teacher is sharing a lesson that could potentially save lives. The 38-year-old mother of two suffered a stroke that was caused by something she least expected, but doctors say her quick recognition of the symptoms saved her life.

Developers of Historic Baker Hotel Reveal $65M Restoration Plans

In its prime, Mineral Wells' Baker Hotel was the place to see and be seen. On Thursday, a $65 million restoration project will begin to bring this piece of Texas history back to life. Click here to read more about this story.

In its prime, Mineral Wells' Baker Hotel was the place to see and be seen. On Thursday, a $65 million restoration project will begin to bring this piece of Texas history back to life.

#SomethingGood: 91-Year-Old 'Moonmaid' Reflects on Her Big Break

If you've got a dream keep at it. That's the advice a 91-year-old wants to share with the younger generation. Click here to read more about this story.

If you've got a dream keep at it. That's the advice a 91-year-old wants to share with the younger generation.
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