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New Media program at UNT to give studio a digital-age makeover

Professors Liss LaFleur and Martin Back say the students in the University of North Texas New Media program are “astronauts.”

Breaking news: I-35E southbound lanes closed at Post Oak

Officials have closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 35E at Post Oak Drive in Corinth following a multi-vehicle accident. Officials say to expect the closures to last several hours.

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Separated brothers reunite at football game

A rare Friday night road trip to “the game” ended in a life-changing moment for two long-lost siblings.

UNT governing bodies pursue a middle ground for students

The state of student government at the University of North Texas has been shaky since spring, when student leaders from the Student Government Association and Graduate Student Council could not reach a middle ground on how to govern the student body.

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Bring on the barbecue

Construction is underway Thursday on Bone Daddy’s House of Smoke, a new barbecue restaurant near Unicorn Lake on Wind River Lane and the southbound Interstate 35E service road in Denton.

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Blotter: Police respond to group fight at complex

In the early-morning hours Wednesday, police came upon a large group of individuals — shirts off and punching at their hands aggressively — in front of an apartment complex in the 1400 block of Centre Place Drive after numerous residents called to report a disturbance.

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High water bills raise questions, concerns

City utility employees throughout Denton County have gotten a deluge of calls from people who said their August water bills have been abnormally high, sparking concern over whether technology is to blame....

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Accidents spur calls for sidewalks

Dawn Carlin got the phone call no parent wants to get — her 15-year-old daughter had been hit by a car.

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King center moves forward

Volunteers got one step closer to opening permanent emergency housing in Denton for the homeless this week.

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Holiday fun options improve

Officials expect Labor Day weekend to draw more people out on the water now that lakes are leveling out.

Blotter: Fire displaces family

A family of four was displaced from their home Tuesday afternoon after a fire started in their kitchen.

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Thursday, September 3 Calendar

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Securing the Square

Denton Municipal Electric employees install new security cameras on the Square on Tuesday . Cameras are being installed on each of the Square’s four corner light poles.

Wazny pushes for Denton budget cuts

District 3 council member Kathleen Wazny emerged as a budget hawk during another round of talks Tuesday morning that had city department heads on their toes.

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940’s slates opening

First, 940’s Kitchen & Cocktails lost the building where owners thought they would start the business. Then the chef left, and then the replacement chef left just weeks ago for California.

County approves penny tax decrease

The Denton County budget has been put to bed, for a year anyway. Tuesday, county commissioners approved the 2016 budget they have spent weeks hammering into shape.

Jury indicts suspect in Square shooting

A Lake Dallas man arrested earlier this year after allegedly shooting a man leaving a bar on the Square in downtown Denton has been indicted by a Denton County grand jury.

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Blotter: Pursuit leaves police empty handed

A K-9 search didn’t help Denton police locate a man Monday night.

Wednesday, September 2 Calendar

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Denton fire department explodes suspicious backpack

A backpack left near a gas pump at the 7-Eleven convenience store at Teasley Lane and Interstate 35E on Monday morning raised enough concern to warrant bringing out the Denton Fire Department bomb squad, officials said.

Foundation: Ordinance likely illegal

A 10-year-old city of Denton ordinance that could make criminals of City Council members who talk about City Hall secrets is probably illegal, according to the Texas Freedom of Information Foundation,...

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Blue Bell products return to select markets

While people across Texas are starting to enjoy Blue Bell ice cream again, the company still doesn’t know when the ice cream will be sold in North Texas stores.

Aune resigns position on Argyle ISD school board

Greg Aune, an Argyle ISD school board trustee, has resigned. Board members discussed in closed session whether to leave Aune’s position vacant, appoint someone to the seat or hold a special election to fill the position at Monday night’s school board meeting.

Blotter: Police searching for hit-and-run suspect

Denton police officers are searching for a hit-and-run suspect after a bicyclist was found lying in the road this weekend, according to a news release issued Monday.

Benefit concert set at Robson Ranch

The Exit 79 band is hosting a concert Saturday in the Robson Ranch community to benefit the Support Our Troops organization.

Tuesday, September 1 Calendar

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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.