Denton school board contemplates tax ratification election
If an election is called, voters would be asked to approve an increase in the district's maintenance and operations tax rate, bringing it from $1.04 per $100 valuation to $1.06. The tax money goes into the district's operating budget that pays for salaries, supplies and other daily expenditures.
Time change for Saturday's candidate forum
District 3 candidates Don Duff and Paul Meltzer will be available for a meet-and-greet beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Denton Public Safety Training Center, 712 E. Hickory St. Forum begins at 11 a.m.
Texas voucher clash kills sweeping school finance fix
Mentally ill languish in jails despite funding hike
Lt. governor threatens special session over ‘bathroom bill’ deadlock
The Texas Legislature appears to be at a stalemate on a "bathroom bill" that could push the legislative session into overtime.
Lawyer: Kushner is ready to talk to FBI
If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner's encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats’ anti-Trump hopes
Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans ‘bad’ — on trade
U.K. Labour head links terror to war as campaign resumes
Four days after a suicide bombing plunged Britain into mourning, political campaigning for a general election in two weeks resumed Friday with the main opposition leader linking acts of terrorism at home to foreign wars like the one in Libya.
Ex-nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in ’80s
A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time.
Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in ‘80s
Governor signs law making Texas gun fees nation’s lowest
The Watchdog: Roofer arrested, congressman gets a sign and other sequels
On this Memorial Day weekend, The Watchdog catches you up on recent stories. Sometimes we don't get to share the endings. Here are the sequels.