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Strategist Steve Bannon leaves Trump's turbulent White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.
Confederate flag no longer waves at Six Flags Over Texas
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Confederate flag will no longer wave at Six Flags Over Texas. Instead, the Dallas-area theme park will fly six American flags.
UNT regents move forward with land purchases, new chancellor
Regents for the University of North Texas named Lesa Roe the sole finalist for the chancellor position and authorized university officials to buy the IHOP and former McDonald's near the Denton campus during their Thursday meeting.
Donald Trump Jr. to be part of UNT speaker series this fall
Police: Attacks in Spain are linked, took long time to plan
Blotter: Motorcycle rider remains in critical condition after crash
Officers later found a man matching witness descriptions, and he was taken to Denton City Jail. 2800 block of South Interstate 35 — Denton police did not make any arrests when they responded to an attempted robbery at Ben E.
Racists had reasons for picking Charlottesville
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the "capital of the resistance" to President Donald Trump.
Austin College board names new president
58 dead in Philippine anti-drug bloodshed
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The Watchdog: We're on our own for property tax relief
I never paid attention to those boring quarter-page newspaper ads that appear every August and are bought by cities, counties and school districts. The ads announce the proposed tax rate for the coming year and accompanying public hearings. The ads display lots of numbers and confusing terms. Unless you're a government geek, they're hard to understand. But these notices are probably the most important public document local governments share with their tax-paying supporters.
The Watchdog: Another weapon against robocalls
Many people tell The Watchdog that the most helpful recommendation I've made to block annoying robocalls is to check out nomorobo.com. The call blocker works on iPhones and VoIP phone lines connected to a cable bundle package. But the award-winning blocker has weaknesses. The app doesn't stop scam calls to old-style analog landline phones. Its Android version isn't ready either.
UNT to scrimmage Saturday morning
North Texas will hold one of its final full scrimmages of fall practice on Saturday in advance of its season-opener.
Meeting to discuss establishment of deer, turkey food plots slated
The public is invited to learn how to establish cool-season food plots for deer and turkeys from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Rancho De La Roca, 2459 Blackjack Road West in Aubrey.
Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Sept. 13
The Texas Water Resources Institute's Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 in McKinney for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Upper Trinity/Denton County and Lavon Lake watershed.