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Denton ISD opens eighth middle school as new year begins
Bulldozers still rumbled in the background as parents dropped their kids off for the first day of school at Rodriguez Middle School on Wednesday. Administrators welcomed 611 newly minted Vipers to Denton ISD's eighth middle school located in Oak Point. Rodriguez was approved as part of the 2013 bond package to alleviate overcrowding at Navo Middle School, which housed 1,381 students last year. Its capacity was 1,000 students.
Arrest affidavit: Shooting victim said suspect owed him money
The victim in last week's shooting near Quakertown Park told investigators that the suspect owed him money before both men fired guns, according to a Denton police arrest affidavit.
Best view in Denton? New restaurant on the Square promises a lookout spot like you've never seen
The Wells Fargo building on the Denton Square has loomed there since 1963, like a chaperone over the shenanigans that take place on the blocks below. In 2018, the top floor of that building will transform into its own hangout: a restaurant with the best view in town.
County health officials confirm second human case of West Nile; more spraying scheduled
Trump disbands WH panels
Denton County Jail inmate found dead in her cell
A 30-year-old woman was found dead Tuesday morning inside her cell at the Denton County Jail, according to Sheriff Tracy Murphree. Denton resident Stormye Murphey was booked into the jail on Sunday on a Denton police charge of assault causing bodily injury. Murphree said she was found unresponsive during a routine cell check Tuesday and was pronounced dead at 11:46 a.m.
Victim’s mother urges action
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my child's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice the way she did.
Blotter: Pedestrian seriously injured after attempting to cross interstate
Indigenous groups get favor of Brazil’s top court in land dispute
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U.S., Japan discuss North Korean threat
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats are meeting in Washington to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the nuclear and missile threat.
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There goes the sun
Not much can bring Americans together these days, but Monday's solar eclipse has the country united in a singular excitement.
Andrus tallies 4 RBIs as Rangers cap 3-game sweep of Tigers
Elvis Andrus had the go-ahead home run among his four RBIs, Cole Hamels won again despite a shaky outing and the Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 12-6 victory Wednesday night.
Monuments’ fate up to communities
The public debate about Confederate statues and symbols is heated but healthy. Do we leave them alone? Do we adorn them with explanatory plaques to bring more historical context to the viewer? Do we move them to private museums or put them in storage like a family might put an old heirloom in the attic?