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  1. Longtime local business owner dies at 87

    Brian Briscoe recalled his father, Jack Edward Briscoe, as a devoted businessman who told masterful stories and volunteered in Denton schools long after his own children graduated. Jack Briscoe, the former owner of Briscoe Alignment & Tire, died Wednesday. He was 87.

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Fights, sex, drugs: Texas juvenile lockup on the verge of crisis, reports show

Fights, sex, drugs: Texas juvenile lockup on the verge of crisis, reports show

The Gainesville State School for delinquent juveniles has been on the verge of crisis for more than a year, according to interviews and hundreds of pages of documents obtained by The Dallas Morning News. The youths — and staff who are supposed to protect them — are often abused and victimized.

TB Winds, a boutique music shop, now open in Denton

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Saxophonist and repairman Tony Barrette has worked out of a high-profile shop in Michigan, his own space in Boston, and now at TB Winds — a new music shop he owns with Jen Guzman, who spent the last year in the music entrepreneurship program at the University of North Texas.

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The Watchdog: Activists' beef with conservative legislators may reshape Texas politics

The Watchdog: Activists' beef with conservative legislators may reshape Texas politics

A long-overdue war has broken out between the state's billion-dollar education establishment (Big Ed) and conservative state lawmakers who sometimes vote against Big Ed's wishes. The battlefield is the ballot box. Organizers of the anti-tea party campaign set a goal of getting every school district employee in every district to register and vote in next year's Republican primary on March 6.

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