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Rare breed

Rudy Burns is a rodeo clown. He protects bull riders when their 8-second ride is over. It’s not an easy job. It’s the kind that leaves you with beats and bangs and bruises by the end of the night.

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Flights of fancy

Parked at the Denton Enterprise Airport, and ready to fly if enough people sign up, is the Flagship Detroit.

Better than fair

The North Texas Fair and Rodeo wrapped up this weekend, and attendance estimates look promising.

Blotter: Vehicle thefts reported

Two vehicles were stolen from in front of their respective homes late Saturday night. A woman called police at 9:22 p.m., saying her husband’s motorcycle, which was for sale, had been stolen from outside their home in the 1000 block of Scott Drive.

Monday, August 31 Calendar

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When a breath is hard to catch

Kaden Bush faces a long climb back.

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Retiring captain has seen UNT grow

From crowded frat parties to students’ intimate moments, University of North Texas police Capt. Jim Coffey has seen it all in his 30-year career.

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Careful tending pays off

For the Bullock sisters, the last day of the North Texas Fair and Rodeo is always a time to come together.

Insight Denton: Can I put yard waste in my recycling bin?

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Blotter: ATV stolen, crashed and abandoned

Police are looking for a man in connection with a stolen all-terrain vehicle found abandoned Friday at an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Scripture Street.

Sunday, August 30 Calendar

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Katrina chaos

She was packing like it was a short vacation, throwing handfuls of clothes in a duffel bag.

UNT slates Frisco satellite campus

FORT WORTH — The University of North Texas is joining the ranks of the Dallas Cowboys and IKEA — the university is expanding to Frisco.

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Saturday, August 29 Calendar

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35Express officials give update on project

Small-business owners and curious residents gathered in the food court of the Golden Triangle Mall on Thursday morning for the latest update on the 35Express project.

UNT to expand to Frisco

The University of North Texas is expanding to Frisco, pending university officials signing a lease for roughly 30,000 square feet for offices and classrooms.

UNT board continues fall meetings

FORT WORTH — The University of North Texas Board of Regents is expected to vote today on the university budget and a capital projects plan, after briefings Thursday.

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Students help crack case after perusing eBay

A former University of North Texas music student is facing charges after allegedly stealing drum equipment worth between $500 and $1,500 from a student in the jazz studies program.

Blotter: Man reports incident involving gun on roadway

A driver pointed a gun at a 39-year-old man recently during what appears to be a case of road rage.

Friday, August 28 Calendar

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Campus parking congestion returns

Out of the large parking lots with roughly 12,500 spaces, University of North Texas junior Erin Shaw couldn’t find an open parking space she was authorized to use on Monday, the first day of school.

Austin suit gets local interest

A lawsuit filed this week by the city of Austin against the Travis Central Appraisal District has gotten the attention of Denton County appraisers and others across the state.

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Deadline for FEMA grants today

Today is the last day for Texans to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a disaster grant and the U.S. Small Business Administration for a low-interest loan.

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New partnership helps preserve natural area

Lining the southern shore of Lewisville Lake is a 2,000-acre chunk of what ecologists call the “real” Texas.

Blotter: Pursuit leads to arrest

An 18-year-old man from The Colony was arrested after he fled from sheriff’s officials recently, according to reports.

Lewisville police search for suspect in shooting

Lewisville police are searching for a 19-year-old woman they believe is connected to a homicide last month.

Thursday, August 27 Calendar

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Cry for help

The last time Connie Griffin spoke with her son, Carl Chadwick Snell, he was in jail. Snell, who was 39, never made it out alive.

Details about relationship emerge

A former student at Lake Dallas High School alleged she had sex with Dugan Walker, the school’s former softball coach, in his home nearly two years ago, according to Walker’s arrest affidavit released Tuesday morning by Corinth police.

Links pitch misses mark

Denton City Council members showed little appetite for a partnership with Texas Woman’s University that would keep the Pioneer Golf Course open.

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Moscow Ballet soloist crowns pageant winner

Trinity Nielsen was crowned this year’s Miss North Texas Fair and Rodeo on Tuesday night by visiting Moscow Ballet soloist Mariia Skoruk.

Top 10 Taxpayers

County on defense as tax rate process continues

Denton County commissioners found themselves on the defensive as the tax rate process continues.

Blotter: Man caught urinating at red light

When you stop to use the restroom, make sure no one is watching.

Wednesday, August 26 Calendar

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Blotter: Stolen vehicle recovered after traffic stop

A man speeding along the 800 block of South Mill Street in Lewisville recently led police to recover a stolen vehicle.

Providence Elementary principal works through first-day ‘butterflies’

AUBREY — The phrase “no child left behind” took on a whole new meaning Monday at Providence Elementary School. The sound of screaming echoed through the corridor of the school’s kindergarten wing. The hysterical screams came from a visibly upset boy starting kindergarten. It was his very first day of school. His first time away from his mother, school officials said.

County preparing for upcoming elections

It may not be a presidential election, but Denton County voters have some work to do on the November ballot.

Golf course on city agenda

A City Council briefing this afternoon during its work session is expected to cover the future plans for the Texas Woman’s University campus in Denton, including the school’s golf course.

Bolivar Cemetery Association

Association looking for answers on accident

Damage early Saturday morning to a 100-year-old cemetery fence has left the Bolivar Cemetery Association searching for answers.

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Back on campus

University of North Texas students return to class on the first day of school for both of the Denton universities and Denton ISD on Monday in Denton.

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Tuesday, August 25 Calendar

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Rescue eagle pictured with Donald Trump lands at North Texas Fair and Rodeo

Of the 20 birds of prey featured at the North Texas Fair and Rodeo, the 28-year-old bald eagle named Uncle Sam is the star.Master falconer and wildlife rehabilitator Jonathan Wood, who’s worked with birds...

County to work on redrawing precinct lines

Denton County’s growth has reached its voter precincts.A small number of precincts have swelled over the limits, which has led the county’s elections administrator, Lannie Noble, Denton County Republican...

Congregating for community

Adeline Tsbibwabwa looks at a Bible as she holds one of her six children, Joseph Tshibwabwa, 3, on Sunday during the Imitate Jesus 2015 convention of Jehovah’s witnesses at the Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Krum. Tsbibwabwa traveled from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to attend the convention, which was a three days long and featured programs in English and Swahili.