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  1. Investigation uncovers improper contact between city employees, contractors

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    Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe

    An investigation into contracting irregularities at Denton Municipal Electric found that key employees had improper contact with bidders before the city awarded a pair of $100 million contracts last September, according to Denton City Manager Todd Hileman.

    Investigation uncovers improper contact between city employees, contractors
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    Scaramucci lobs grenades in already chaotic White House

    Scaramucci lobs grenades in already chaotic White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci went after chief of staff Reince Priebus Thursday as a suspected "leaker" within the West Wing in a pull-no-punches interview that laid bare the personality clashes and internal turmoil of Donald Trump's presidency.

Fed leaves rates alone but moves closer to selling off bonds

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged at a time when inflation remains persistently low. But it signaled Wednesday that it's edging closer to gradually shrinking its bond holdings, a step that would likely boost long-term borrowing rates including mortgages.

Russia sanctions bill exposes Trump’s legislative tug of war

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Vivian Salama

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia -- a remarkable concession that the president has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow.

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Thursday, July 27 Calendar

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Add your event to our online calendar at DentonRC.com/calendar; email drc@dentonrc.com; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.

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Beltre ejected in 22-10 loss to Marlins

Beltre ejected in 22-10 loss to Marlins

Marlins leadoff hitter Dee Gordon homered on the first pitch thrown by Yu Darvish, and things got no better for the Rangers as Miami set a franchise record for runs in a 22-10 victory Wednesday night.

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James A. Mann: 'Separation of church and state' has long been misinterpreted

James A. Mann: 'Separation of church and state' has long been misinterpreted

In other words, it cannot set up a religion or cause to achieve permanent acceptance or recognition of a religion, which includes promoting one over another.   Likewise, the federal government may not forbid or prevent an American's religious exercise. (We might note here the President Barack Obama administration's and candidate Hillary Clinton's preference for the phrase "freedom of worship" instead of "freedom of religion".   The difference, of course, is that worship takes place...