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  1. Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

    LOS ANGELES — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83.

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Eric Plainin
Study: Naps can boost brain power

Study: Naps can boost brain power

President Donald Trump prides himself on getting by with just four or five hours of sleep at night, which leaves him plenty of time early in the morning to scan cable TV news and tweet before going to work. During last year's rough-and-tumble campaign, he scoffed at "low-energy" rivals Republican Jeb Bush and Democrat Hillary Clinton for carving out nap time.

College tuition in Texas is poised to climb slightly in 2018

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Matthew Watkins

Following a legislative session in which major funding cuts were considered, five of the state's six big public university systems have signaled an intent to raise undergraduate tuition for the 2018-19 school year — or have already approved increases. The sixth, the Texas Tech University System, hasn't made a decision yet.

Ryan playoff tickets on sale

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DRC Staff

Tickets for Friday's Class 5A DI area round playoff game between the Ryan Raiders and the Birdville Hawks are on sale today and Tuesday at the C.H. Collins Athletic Complex.

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Safety essential for DART riders

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Dallas Morning News Editorial

The brutal beating of DART train passenger Kennan Jones this summer thrust the transit system into a spotlight on security that it did not want.

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Denton Record-Chronicle Readers
Letters to the editor, November 20

Letters to the editor, November 20

Department of Justice to attack his one-time political foe to distract the public from an investigation that ties him to Russian dictator Vladimir Putin's apparent tampering with our 2016 election.