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Wildfire threat spurs training
Area fire department representatives practice Friday escaping a wildfire with an emergency fire shelter at the Denton County Emergency Management Building on Teasley Lane in Denton.
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Plain old joe no more
Owner John Punch stands behind the coffee counter at Yogurt Fusion & Coffee, which is bringing on a new line of coffee options.
Feral cats get some hope
Veterinary technicians Tess Hood and Ty Davis put a newly sterilized and vaccinated feral cat back into the trap in which it was brought to the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection on Sunset Drive in Denton on Wednesday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Judge: School funding still unconstitutional
A judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional again Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer, the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly among school districts in wealthy and poor areas.
West Nile virus found in Denton
A mosquito trap came back positive for West Nile virus for the first time in Denton this year, officials said Friday.
Mounting fracking foes have oil industry concerned
A fight over fracking is looming in Texas. Another stand-off is shaping up in Colorado.
DCTA budget includes plans to provide bus service to Fort Worth
The Denton County Transportation Authority is looking to include in next year's budget a study to see whether providing bus service to Fort Worth is feasible.
XC opens season at Appalachian State on Friday
The men's side welcomes a large freshman class as they bring in eight runners along with a transfer from East Carolina, while on the women's side, they welcome two freshman in Erin Nelson and Caroline Sang.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Jury delivers guilty verdict
Jurors found a 26-year-old Denton man guilty of aggravated assault and attempted capital murder Thursday at the Denton County Courts Building and sentenced him to 15 years in prison on each charge.
Denton Approves First Waiver in Drilling Moratorium
Vantage Energy will be allowed to start planning with the city for 5 fracking sites in western Denton, but leaders say they have not authorized any drilling.
Argyle ISD Arms Its Teachers for Back-To-School Security Initiative
The tiny city of Argyle has its own police department and school police chief -- do their teachers need to carry firearms as well? With around 2,000 students in the district's three campuses, Argyle ISD is a small, quiet district located smack dab in the middle of Denton and Fort Worth, off Interstate 35. And this school year, some teachers at ... (more)
Urban Acres Gets a New Chef: David Rodriguez
If you haven't stopped in to Urban Acres , the groovy spot on Beckley Avenue in Oak Cliff, add it to your things-to-do list.
Blotter: Woman gets additional charge after arrest
Denton police pulled over a 51-year-old woman with four outstanding warrants Tuesday and found a controlled substance in her possession after she was taken to the city jail, according to a police report.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Best Sunday Fun Days in Dallas
And on the seventh day, God created Fun Day. Well, okay, maybe not, but really that should have been the case.
Texas Proposes Tougher Rules On Fracking Wastewater After Earthquakes Surge
A sign placed along the sidewalk reads 'Common Sense Against Earthquakes' as a small group with Frack Free Denton protest outside city hall, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Denton, Texas.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Just verdict' sought in trial
The trial for a man who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend and attempted to kill a Denton police officer began this week at the Denton County Courts Building.
Will drivers' I-35 'love' include TxDOT's planned toll road push?
The Texas Department of Transportation , one of the state's most influential yet unelected and unaccountable users of public funds, is rolling out a $500,000 media campaign reminding Interstate 35 drivers to "Be Safe.
Flow Festival Day 2 in pics: The National, How to Dress Well, Polica, ...
Earlier this month, we sent longtime BrooklynVegan contributor Dominick Mastrangelo to the 2014 Flow Festival in Helsinki, Finland.
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Cult-favorite Hypnotic Donuts to open, finally, in Denton
Hypnotic Donuts might change your perception of what a "doughnut" is. Here's Canadian Healthcare, a yeast-raised long john topped with maple icing, a full strip of bacon and syrup.