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    Denton ISD opens eighth middle school as new year begins

    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.

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Denton County Jail inmate found dead in her cell

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.

Police adapt to new law

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HOUSTON -- Even as a new Texas law targeting so-called sanctuary cities remains in legal limbo, police chiefs and sheriffs are making changes to comply, rewriting training manuals and withdrawing policies that prevented officers from asking people whether they are in the United States illegally.

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