Find symmetrical, French design in this ‘soft contemporary’ five-bedroom home in Old Preston Hollow

A combination of French architecture and modern details, the symmetrical design of this Old Preston Hollow home is apparent from the curb.

The home was initially built as a speculative home in 2018 by Barrow Builders Group. Listing agent Gretchen Brasch said the sellers have lived in the home gently, so it still looks new.

Brasch said this property in particular is perfect for those looking to buy a new build because, though it is a few years old, it still has the shine of newness but is completely finished out.

“It’s that best way to buy new construction, because it has that bonus of completion,” she said.

The landscaping has grown in completely. The home has window treatments, and its systems have been checked, It also has some customizations.

At 7,551 square feet, the home has five bedrooms, six bathrooms and two half-bathrooms, with a bonus room on the

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Kansas City Newspaper Urges Mike Pompeo to ‘Stay Away’ from Home State

The Kansas City Star urged U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to stay away from his home state of Kansas on Wednesday as it argued that the state would be “much better” without the top Trump administration official.

Publishing an op-ed as the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, the newspaper argued that America would be “better” once Pompeo had left office, and hit out at his “sad record” at the Department of State.

The Kansas City title, based in the Missouri city bordering with Kansas, added that Pompeo had tried “his best to wreck” American foreign policy as the incoming Joe Biden administration neared the Oval Office.

“In about a week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s service will mercifully come to an end,” the Kansas City Star wrote. “America will be better when he leaves office. Kansas will be much better if he decides

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Tide players from Florida want to finish with win in home state

Alabama has a history of recruiting some of the top talent out of the state of Florida and getting those players to continue their football careers in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Crimson Tide’s 2020-21 team, which will compete for a national championship on Monday, is no different.

Top-ranked Alabama (12-0) has 15 scholarship players from the state of Florida on its current roster, and those 15 players will return to their home state this weekend for the College Football Playoff national title game against No. 3 Ohio State (7-0) in Miami Gardens, Fla.

“We’re all very excited to come back home and play in the national championship,” said cornerback Patrick Surtain II, a native of Plantation, Fla. “All our families are going to be there. They’re going to be excited. Repping the hometown is an exciting feeling, knowing how much tradition you’ve brought into the South Florida world.

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A truly green home surrounded by nature for sale in mid-Michigan

VASSAR, MI — There’s a “captivating” newly-built home near Frankenmuth that has a contemporary design, green features, and is surrounded by nature.

This 3,000-square-foot home, located at 7394 Evergreen Trail in Vassar, about 5 miles East of downtown Frankenmuth, is MLive’s House of the Week. Homes across the state are showcased every Wednesday.

“It’s beautiful, very sleek,” Realtor Coleen Hetzner of Century 21 Signature Realty said of the contemporary design. “I just think it’s a beautifully designed home.”

This unique home, built in 2019, is listed for $499,900.

The kitchen, which features a six-burner gas range, double ovens, two farmhouse-style sinks, granite countertops, and a “huge” walk-in pantry, is “perfect for somebody that likes to cook,” Hetzner said.

Designed with energy efficiency in mind, the listing touts insulated concrete form block construction, in-floor heat, high-efficiency heating, lighting and windows, a generator and a steel panel roof.

The home is located

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New Mexico judge sides with man who sued state for blocking nursing home visits with wife

New Mexico judge this week decided in favor of 78-year-old Gary Hein, who sued the state for keeping him apart from his wife, who currently lives in a nursing home, during the coronavirus pandemic, according to local reports.

The New Mexico Health Department must revise a provision enacted in March allowing nursing homes to make their own rules regarding visitor bans, State District Judge Matthew Wilson ordered Monday after hearing Hein’s case, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported.

“Loss of familial association for even minimal amounts of time constitutes irreparable injury,” Wilson’s ruling states, according to the outlet. “Nothing, such as video conferencing, is a substitute for in-person, physical contact with a loved one.”

The public health order regarding visitation must be revised in consideration of the constitutional rights of residents and families, he ruled. The New Mexico Department of Health did not immediately respond to

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